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Tipographica
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Tipographica was a Japanese progressive / free-jazz ensemble consisting of Akira Sotoyama, Tsuneo Imahori, Hiroaki Mizutani, Osamu Matsumoto, Naruyoshi Kikuchi, and Akira Minakami. After the band's split, Kikuchi formed Date Course Pentagon Royal Garden and Imahori started Unbeltipo.
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Tipographica — Floating Opera Tipographica — Floating Opera
(Sistema SICD-1, 1997, CD)
Tipographica — God Says I Can't Dance Tipographica — God Says I Can't Dance
(Mellow MMP 310, 1996, CD)
Tipographica — The Man Who Does Not Nod Tipographica — The Man Who Does Not Nod
(Pony Canyon PCCR-00181, 1995, CD)
Various Artists — Neu Konservatiw Various Artists — Neu Konservatiw
(God Mountain GMCD-009, 1995, CD)
Tipographica — Tipographica Tipographica — Tipographica
(God Mountain GMED 005, 1994, CD)

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