Ground Zero

limited 2x12" Vinyl
Revolutionary Pekinese Opera ver. 1.28

Item number: HAPAX_ZERO

Date of release: 08.08.2020

Limited to 300 copies worldwide
Comes with 1 small insert and one obi
A and C side on LP1
B and D side on LP2
Remastered for vinyl by James Plotkin at Plotkinworks, 2019

Limited reissue of one of the milestones of the Japanese free rock scene.
Recorded in 1995, Otomo and his band unleashed an unprecedented and yet unmatched maelstrom of sounds, ranging from trad to noise.
Presented here as a double LP with a super heavy cover, and containing on side D the original 1984 Goebbels & Harth take on the Pekinese opera, that was extensively sampled in the 1995 Ground Zero rendition.
Sold at Otomo concerts in december of 2019 only in japan, without the obi and the inserts. Later released with obi and inserts internationally during the early months of 2020

Based on a re-sampling of Heiner Goebbels and Alfred Harth's sampled rendition of 1960's Revolutionary Pekinese Opera from China the Peking Oper (from the LP Frankfurt/Peking, CD Goebbels Heart) from 1984.
Ver. 1.28 is a updated edition of the original version released from Trigram in 1995.

Re-mix and re-mastered at Sank-oh-so Studio and Kojima Recordings, Tokyo Jan. 1996.
Recorded and mixed at GOK Sound, Tokyo, March 1995.
Mastered at Foothill Digital, NYC, 4th April 1995.

Special thanks to: the original Pekinese Opera group, Heiner Goebbels, Alfred 23 Harth, Jon Rose, Amaya Norimizu, Hashimoto Osamu, Steve Beresford, Rudolf Ebner, Compostela, Peter Kraut (Impro Bern/TAKTLOS), John Zorn, David Newgarden, Mark Fischer and Skin Graft Records, Jim O'Rourke, Chris Cutler, Tanaka Yumiko, Christian Marclay, Watanabe Hirotsugu (Locus Solus), Sat-co, Tsunoda Tsuguto and his father.

Category: Vinyl

69,99 €

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LP1 Side A

  1. Opening ~ Flying Across The J.P.Yen
  2. Consume Mao
  3. Rush Capture Of The Revolutionary Opera - 1
  4. Red Mao Book By Sony

LP1 Side B

  1. Crossing Frankfurt Four Times
  2. The Glory Of Hong Kong - Kabukicho Conference
  3. Paraiso - 1
  4. Announcing Good News From The West
  5. Revolutionary Enka 2001
  6. Grand Pink Junction Ballad

LP2 Side A

  1. Crossing Snow Mountains With Yamaha Bike
  2. Rush Capture Of The Revolutionary Opera - 2
  3. Yellow Army, Beloved Of The Various Nationalities
  4. Triumphant Junction (Grand Finale)
  5. International - Epilogue
  6. Paraiso - 2

LP2 Side B

  1. Heiner Goebbels & Alfred Harth - Peking-Oper

specific features: limited
Band: Ground-Zero
media amount: 2
Label: Le Narthécophore
color: black

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