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Seiji Nagai // Electronic Works CD / CD + POSTER

Seiji Nagai // Electronic Works CD / CD + POSTER

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Original member of Japanese psychedelic band Taj Mahal TravelersThe excavated work of Seiji Nagai has been released on CD.

In the week held in the summer of 1979Wataru event "Fifth column week!"There is also a limited edition that comes with a reprint of the poster (20% reduction).

Below is a description of the label.

Seiji Nagai was one of the original members when the Taj Mahal Travel Group was formed in 1969.From the late 1970s after Taj Mahal, he devoted himself to Indian music and learned sitar at home, but at the same time he started making music on a computer.This work was kept by ONNYK, an improvisational performer living in Iwate and Morioka, who had an exchange with him at that time.Although he had a personal computer, his two 30-minute long songs "Medium" and "Sea", which were made in a situation far from the modern sophisticated music production environment, can be said to be the origin of his own computer music. thing.In addition to the liner by ONNYK that reflects the interviews with Mr. Nagai and other related parties, the photographs and materials of his planned event in which Mr. Nagai also participated are also part of the experimental music scene of the 2's and 70's.

Born in Tokyo in 1948, Nagai studied drums in a music class when he was in junior high school. He opened his eyes to free jazz and improvisation, started an improvisation concert with Tokio Hasegawa in 1967, and played the trumpet as a member of the "Taj Mahal Travelers" in 1969.
After that, Mr. Nagai studied sitar at an music school in India. After he returned to Japan, he performed sitar concerts all over Japan.
He started composing on a computer around 1979, so this time his works will be introducing works at that time. Two pieces were recorded on each side of cassette tape, which are written only as Medium and Sea, are a minimalist, floating sound composed mainly Of synthesizer refrains, with ambiguous beginnings and endings. The sound of real waves is added to the Sea. From that time on, he was interested in environmental sounds.
The two works revealed this time are regarded by Mr. Nagai himself as "these are the origin of my synthesizer and computer music." --From liner note by ONNYK

artist: Seiji Nagai

label: Edition Omega Point

Original member of Japanese psychedelic band Taj Mahal TravelersThe excavated work of Seiji Nagai has been released on CD.

In the week held in the summer of 1979Wataru event "Fifth column week!"There is also a limited edition that comes with a reprint of the poster (20% reduction).

Below is a description of the label.

Seiji Nagai was one of the original members when the Taj Mahal Travel Group was formed in 1969.From the late 1970s after Taj Mahal, he devoted himself to Indian music and learned sitar at home, but at the same time he started making music on a computer.This work was kept by ONNYK, an improvisational performer living in Iwate and Morioka, who had an exchange with him at that time.Although he had a personal computer, his two 30-minute long songs "Medium" and "Sea", which were made in a situation far from the modern sophisticated music production environment, can be said to be the origin of his own computer music. thing.In addition to the liner by ONNYK that reflects the interviews with Mr. Nagai and other related parties, the photographs and materials of his planned event in which Mr. Nagai also participated are also part of the experimental music scene of the 2's and 70's.

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Born in Tokyo in 1948, Nagai studied drums in a music class when he was in junior high school. He opened his eyes to free jazz and improvisation, started an improvisation concert with Tokio Hasegawa in 1967, and played the trumpet as a member of the "Taj Mahal Travelers" in 1969.
After that, Mr. Nagai studied sitar at an music school in India. After he returned to Japan, he performed sitar concerts all over Japan.
He started composing on a computer around 1979, so this time his works will be introducing works at that time. Two pieces were recorded on each side of cassette tape, which are written only as Medium and Sea, are a minimalist, floating sound composed mainly Of synthesizer refrains, with ambiguous beginnings and endings. The sound of real waves is added to the Sea. From that time on, he was interested in environmental sounds.
The two works revealed this time are regarded by Mr. Nagai himself as "these are the origin of my synthesizer and computer music." --From liner note by ONNYK

artist: Seiji Nagai

label: Edition Omega Point