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Though Matsunaga has split his time between Osaka and Berlin for six years, his English isn't perfect. It's also clear that Matsunaga thrives on the give-and-take of collaborative work. That total has now climbed to But in the past decade, Matsunaga has become increasingly fascinated by the idea of working with, or through, those limitations.

Telepathics Meh In-Sect Connection featured Matsunaga, Pan Sonic's Mika Vainio and Sean Booth of Autechre improvising in entirely different parts of the world, their contributions cohering, so the idea went, through thought alone.

Every subscription supports the running of our service. First it was Japanese noise legend Merzbow, who, in the '90s, would introduce him to the European electronic avant-garde. We've detected that your browser isn't showing ads. But they also reflect a growing interest in the clean, hypnotic palette of minimal techno.

Keep the limitation, but still go outside. Happy to see ads on our site? The Dance Classics series is by no means Matsunaga's first foray onto the dance floor. It reflects Matsunaga's newfound conviction that "less expression, less melody" can somehow, in the right context, amount to more. In particular, Autechre's fusion of vintage b-boy hip-hop, hardcore techno and extreme electronics bears striking parallels with Matsunaga's oeuvre.

Kouhei Matsunaga

He describes its appeal in near-spiritual terms. When we go to some restaurant there is folk music playing, and Sensational was dancing with the folk music and I was quite impressed.

So my computer sounds went through his pedals. This torrent of material is then sent to Bill Kouligas—a friend in Berlin—who has collected a tiny portion of it on a pair of albums for his label, PAN.

Adblock Plus Click the AdBlock Plus button on the top right of your browser's toolbar addons and click Disabled on whosampled. The album was assembled in a studio in a single day.