24 Feb 2017

Hikashu: Experimental sounds from Japan

From Upbeat, 1:25 pm on 24 February 2017

Since 1978, Koichi Makigami has been making music with Hikashu, a collective who have taken in post-punk, new wave, krautrock and free jazz. With techniques and sounds borrowed from various indigenous cultures, from nature, and his own imagination, Makigami is a master of his instrument - the voice. In New Zealand for shows, he and bandmate Kazuto Shimizu join Kirsten Johnstone to demonstrate their art. Read the full story and listen to the interview here.


Hikashu Photo: Supplied