Otoroku

Light Never Bright Enough
Keiji Haino & John Butcher
Otoroku
Edition of 500 with obi strip.  "Keiji Haino, one of the foremost exponents of the Japanese avant-garde, always provides a masterclass in constantly shifting improvisation. John Butcher is a saxophonist of rare grace and power, who has expanded the vocabulary…
Live at Cafe Oto
Kan Mikami, John Edwards & Alex Neilson
Otoroku
"Japanese bluesman Kan Mikami is nothing less than an unalloyed force of nature. A skin-shredding blast of frozen wind from the poor, rural north of Japan that he calls home. In the late 1960s, like thousands of other Japanese young…
Spirits Rejoice!
Louis Moholo Octet
Otoroku
Rejoice indeed! Now having recent criticisms of being “too jazzy” revoked (surely better than behaving TOO PUNKY or TOO PROGGY!?) as this titan of the late 70s is unleashed back into the world. One of the studio assistants seemingly git…
Super Majnoon (East Meets West)
أحمد [Ahmed]
Otoroku
Double LP of spirit lifting, free jazz sorcery from Pat Thomas, Antonin Gerbal, Joel Grip & Seymour Wright.