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Koenjihyakkei

Koenjihyakkei
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Japan
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Koenjihyakkei (高円寺百景, "Hundred Sights of Koenji"), also written Koenji Hyakkei, is a Japanese Zeuhl band led by Tatsuya Yoshida of Ruins fame. The band released their first (self-titled) album in 1994 with Aki Kubota from Bondage Fruit on vocals and keyboard. Though rhythmically not as complex as Ruins, Koenjihyakkei still evokes a feeling of unfamiliarity due to non-standard modes and chanting in a nonsensical language. The group has been through a number of personnel changes.
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http://www.myspace.com/koenjihyakkeijp
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Releases on file (8)
Koenjihyakkei — Dhorimvishka Koenjihyakkei — Dhorimvishka
(Skin Graft GR128, 2018, CD / 2LP / DL)
Koenjihyakkei — Live at Koenji High Koenjihyakkei — Live at Koenji High
(Magaibutsu MGDV-07, 2010, DVD)
Koenjihyakkei — 070531 Koenjihyakkei — 070531
(Magaibutsu MGDV-04, 2008, DVD)
Koenjihyakkei — Angherr Shisspa Koenjihyakkei — Angherr Shisspa
(Skin Graft GR 78CD, 2005, CD)
Koenjihyakkei — Nivraym Koenjihyakkei — Nivraym
(Skin Graft GR95CD, 2001/2009, CD)
Koenjihyakkei — Viva Koenji! Koenjihyakkei — Viva Koenji!
(Skin Graft GR83CD, 1997/2006, CD)
Various Artists — Neu Konservatiw Various Artists — Neu Konservatiw
(God Mountain GMCD-009, 1995, CD)
Koenjihyakkei — Hundred Sights of Koenji Koenjihyakkei — Hundred Sights of Koenji
(Skin Graft GR90CD, 1994/2004, CD)

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