BAM BALAM RECORDS
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Makoto Kawabata, Richard Pinhas, Tatsuya Yoshida "Trax"
CD Digisleeve : BBCD 053 - OUT NOW !!
LP : BBLP 052 - OUT EARLY JANUARY 2018

Makoto Kawabata (Acid Mothers Temple)
Richard Pinhas (Heldon)
Tatsuya Yoshida (Ruins)

What remains to be said?

Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O.
Featuring. PIKA
"ASTRO INFINITY DISCOTHEQUE"
Bam Balam BBLP 051 - (2xLp) - September 2017
One of the greatest Japanese psychedelic band

Recorded at "15th Acid Mothers Temple Festival" Takuzo (Nagoya ) 10th Dec.2016

Kaos Karma
"11 43"
BBLP 048 - September 2017
Third Kaos Karma album.
A Revelation.

Richard Pinhas Single Collection 1972-1980 (2xLp)
Schizo, Heldon, THX, Richard Pinhas
The records are pressed specifically for French Record Store Day, and are distributed to shops participating in the event.

Bam Balam Records - BBRP 050
-2x LP -Vinyl limited edition of 500-
April 22, 2017.

OUT NOW :
Rough & Wojtyla
Drums and electronic duo.

Vinyl only edition (BBLP047)

The Rough & Wojtyla album offers a 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle to recreate a monochromatic landscape.
Drones are supported by a tentative jazz drum beat, and just when you think you have found some stability in the listening, ruptures happen and keep multiplying.
OUT NOW :
FUJI-YUKI "Orient" 2017
BBLP 044 Lp -Vinyl edition only

FUJI YUKI is a Japanese female vocalist as know as member of the ethereal
drone pop duo "Sarry".
She is influenced by ancient music, Buddhist ritual music, Krautrock, Progressive rock, Noise music and abstract experimental music.
Vocal style is including a little unusual singing approach - minimal
phrase repetition, voice drone, etc.
For fans of: Djong Yun ( Popol Vuh), Lisa Gerrard...

Gakusei Jikken Shitsu "HEKIZAN" 2017
BBLP 045 & BBCD 045
Records coming out in May 2017.

Electronic experiments and free saxophone.
Recorded in studio at Nagoya in 2014 and 2016 by Gakusei Jikken sitsu ( GJS).
The title ‘HEKIZAN’ comes from the poem ‘Sanchu Mondo’ by Ri-Haku.

Ryoko Ono (Sax)
Hiroki Ono (Electronics)
Yuko Oshima (Drums)

squimaoto : "squimaoto"
Female Japanese trio
(produced by Kawabata Makoto)

Makoto Kawabata (Acid Mothers Temple) presents “squimaoto".
For him, this the best female Japanese trio of the 2000s!!

Vinyl only edition JUNE 2017 (BBLP046)
"Their music is so unique, humble like typical old-fashioned Japanese women, but also strong like typical recently Japanese women... " - Makoto Kawabata -

ALREADY AVAILABLE :


BBCD 041
à qui avec Gabriel et Michel Henritzi
"Koyonaku" is the result of the encounter in downtown Tokyo between Japanese accordeonist À Qui Avec Gabriel and guitarist Michel Henritzi.
The duo re-interprets through improvisation Enka music, soulful and melancholic popular Japanese songs.


Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O.
"La Nòvia" - CD 2016 - BBCD 042
The classic album La Nòvia. One of the best Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O. album .


Richard Pinhas, Tatsuya Yoshida & Ryoko Ono
"Tusk Live 2015" LP (vinyl edition only) 2016 - BBLP040
French psych-experimental-rock genius
Richard Pinhas in collaboration with
"Sax Ruins" drummer Tatsuya Yoshida
and saxophonist Ryoko Ono.



Richard Pinhas "De l'un et du Multiple" (C1996/P2016) - 2xLPThe classic album “De l'un et du Multiple" BBLP 036
Available for the very first time on double vinyl.
20th Anniversary Edition - 2016 - featuring brand new cover art.
Bonus track "Humain trop humain" 6:31
Pinhas/Nietzsche - Voice: Maurice Dantec


BBLP 038 Signs of the Silhouette "NU" (2016) LP Limited edition
BBCD 039 Signs of the Silhouette "NU" (2016) CD
Signs of the Silhouette Psychedelic/Avant-Garde Band from Lisbon...
Side A1-"Tent" 17:7/ A2-"Tame" 3:14
Side B1-"Throw" 15:32 / B2-"Thyself" 7:39
Great avant-garde-improvised-jazz-psychedelic album...


Balam Records - BBLP 032 -
-Vinyl edition only - 2016.

Very Limited Edition  100 copies

Indie lo-fi folk, freak folk, free folk, acid folk.



Balam Records - BBLP 035 -
-Vinyl edition only - 2016.
(SPECIAL RECORD STORE DAY RELEASE) :
Richard Pinhas & Tatsuya Yoshida "Hakata Shibuya - live in Japan 2014"
44 minutes live, progressive, psychedelic, electronics.


Balam Records - BBLP 033 - -Vinyl edition only - 2016.

 Jorge Nuno guitarist of the avant-garde, psychedelic band "Signs of the Silhouette"


JOXFIELD PROJEX & RYOKO ONO
Great Japanese saxophonist, improvised music and works for saxophone and electronics
- LP out january 2016 -

D. GRIMAUD & V. VILHET
French "Underground".
Ex Camizole et auteur avec Eric Deshayes de "L'underground musical en France"

STEVE DALACHINSKY & THE SNOBS
New York beat poet with avant-garde and electronic music - CD

PORNO TEO KOLOSSAL
Psycho-kraut-experimental-chronicle
in music from Italy

Joxfield ProjeX & Cotton Casino
"Casino Royal" LP
With members of Acid Mothers Temple, psychedelic electro pop.


Acid Mothers Temple
et Rosina de Peira
"Live in Tolosa"
LP and CD (Japan)
Acid-Folk and Occitan traditional music


Signs Of The Silhouette
"Spring Grove"
2xLPs and CD (Portugal)
Free psychedelic improvisations and powerful metronome-like rhythms.


Rinji Fukuoka & Michel Henritzi
"Descent to the Sun" -
LP (Japan - France)
Avant-garde, repetitive, psychedelic, noise.

Charlie Plane "way out" (France)
Digifile CD (France)
One of the greatest female voices in french folk/rock music.


David Sait - Digifile CD -
Instrumental improvisation, played on electric guzheng (an ancient Chinese instrument)


Acid Mothers Guru Guru Gong Ep
Featuring Daevid Allen (Gong) and Makoto Kawabata!

Shane Faubert - Lp & Cd-
New York singer-songwriter

Kawabata Makoto et À qui avec Gabriel -Japan-
Digisleeve CD (guitar-drone & accordion)

Schober's Cabinet & Daria -Canada-
Psychedelic and cabaret!

Makoto Kawabata -Japan-
Cd (guitar-drone)

SCHOBER'S CABINET -Canada-
Cd psychedelic album, which seems to have come directly from 1967-1968.

Steve Dalachinsky and The Snobs. -Digisleeve Cd-
Collaboration between authentic New York beat poet and French art-rockers!

ACID MOTHERS TEMPLE -Japan-
LP and Digipack CD-
Unique and distinctively psychedelic sounding Japanese band.

The Sacred Sailors -Sweden-
(Digipack CD)
Good old rock´n´roll with a timeless and modern sound!