First monograph dedicated to guitarist and singer Keiji Haino—the cursed angel of the Japanese underground rock
scene, with a previously unpublished CD (Haino solo & Fushitsusha).
The work of
underground musician Keiji Haino
(born 1952 in Chiba, Japan
, lives and works in Tokyo) has included rock
, free improvisation
, noise, percussion, psychedelic
music, minimalism and drones. Besides his legendary bands Fushitsusha and Lost Aaraaff, he has worked with artists and bands like Boris, The Melvins, Jim O'Rourke, Oren Ambarchi, Peter Brötzmann and Steve Noble.
See also Keiji Haino, Jozef Dumoulin, Teun Verbruggen