Eiko Ishibashi taps Jim O’Rourke, American ambassador to Japan, for forthcoming Drag City album, Car and Freezer

Eiko Ishibashi taps Jim O'Rourke, American ambassador to Japan, for forthcoming Drag City album, Car and Freezer

Japanese singer Eiko Ishibashi is a voice that has emerged from the fertile Japanese experimental scene, collaborating with the likes of Jim O’Rourke, Keiji Heino, Akira Sakata, and Merzbow (I had you at “Japanese experimental,” right?). Ishibashi has just announced news of a forthcoming album, which we will now relay to you in haiku form:

Imitation of
Life was her first release on
Drag City last year

Now her follow up
Will be called Car and Freezer!
Excitement ensues

Jim O’Rourke features
Again on this new album
Along with whole band

Collaboration
The entire record is
Art made in real time

Drag City release
Will be Japanese version
With some translation

So prepare your ears
For Eighteenth of November
Car and Freezer! time!

Car and Freezer! tracklist:

01. (Boring Stories)
02. Car and Freezer
03. (My Little Princess)
04. Mr. Cloud
05. A Part of Your Life
06. Borderline in Shadow
07. (Lap Top Blues)
08. Tonight

• Eiko Ishibashi: http://www.eikoishibashi.net
• Drag City: http://www.dragcity.com

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