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Taku Unami: Performer of multi-instrumental, improvised, or unclassifiable (non-)music. Bandleader and guitarist of depressive easy-listening group HOSE (discontinued). Composer of film scores for directors including Isao Okishima and Takeshi Furusawa. Founder of hibari music, an experimental music record label and distributor. Work influenced by cosmic-pessimism, science-fiction, and supernatural-horror. Proficient in string instruments, piano, synthesizers, recording hardware and software, and “obfuscated everyday, non-musical objects”. Member of HONTATEDORI, Kanji Nakao Trio … Collaborators include Evan Calder Williams, Rhodri Davies, Masafumi Ezaki, Klaus Filip, Jean-Luc Guionnet, Kazushige Kinoshita, Eric La Casa, Radu Malfatti, Masahiko Okura, Keith Rowe, Eugene Thacker, Nikos Veliotis, Moe Kamura … Recorded or mastered numerous records for labels such as Erstwhile Records, skiti, slub music … Published more than 30 solo or collaborative records and performed in Asia, Europe, Middle East, and United States. Notable publications include Teatro Assente with Takahiro Kawaguchi (Erstwhile Records 2011), motubachii with Annette Krebs (Erstwhile Records 2010), Malignitat 2 (Free Software Series 2009), Tengu et Kitsune I and II with Taku Sugimoto (slub music 2006, 2009), Attention with Mattin (h.m.o/r 2007), Malignitat (skiti 2007), I Was with Burkhard Stangl (hibari music 2006) … unami.hibarimusic.com