An Unofficial Keiji Haino Homepage -- Recent News

An Unofficial Keiji Haino Homepage
Recent News

photo credit: Kazuyuki Funaki

This page has a summary of some recent news. More information on this news is to be found in the appropriate section of this site. Thanks to all who contributed information to this page. Particular thanks to Alan Cummings and Takeshi Goda.

Contributions to this page should be sent to david "at"

January 8, 2018
Upcoming Live Date:   Some years ago we stopped posting live dates on the Haino site. However, here is one worth mentioning.

March 2 (Fri)
doors 19:00; start 19:30
Club Goodman, Akihabara, Tokyo
The Silence + Fushitsusha 1981

Fushitsusha 1981 will be the 1981 line-up, i.e. Haino (g, vo), Hiroyuki Usui (dr), Hiroyuki Watanabe (bs). There are no released recordings of this line-up.

January 8, 2018
Discography Items on   Some folks have written in that their are items on that don't appear in the discography maintained on this site. The items include some items that may be legitimate releases, such as
  • a 2004 limited edition of 100 boxed cdr reissue of the Table of the Elements Guitar Series (Vol 2) link
  • a 2016 limited edition of 48 cdr "San Francisco 1994" on no label sold at Faust concerts (Vol 2) link
  • a 2003 limited edition of 20 cdr "Fushitsusha Secret Box" on aRCHIVE link
There are also some random bootleg live recordings that, for some reason, have ended up on, including link and link.

We could potentially add the legitimate releases to the discography. If visitors to the site have more information on any of these, feel free to email us.

January 1, 2018
Releases in 2017:   For those keeping track at home, it appears that the full slate of Haino releases and reissues for the calendar year 2017 rounds out at 11.
  1. Keiji Haino + John Butcher - Light Never Bright Enough (Otoroku, Roku018, December, 2017, lp, also available on cd)
  2. Keiji Haino + Konstrukt - A Philosophy Warping, Little by Little That Way Lies a Quagmire (karlrecords, KR043, December 1, 2017, lp+mp3dl)
  3. Keiji Haino, Jim O'Rourke & Oren Ambarchi - This Dazzling, Genuine "Difference" Now Where Shall It Go? (Black Truffle/Medama Records, bt030/mr08, November 17, 2017, lpx2)
  4. Various Artists, including Keiji Haino, Fushitsusha - Tokyo Flashback 1 (Black Editions, BE-001/012, October 20, 2017 (originally released 1991), lpx2+mp3dl)
  5. Nazoranai - Beginning To Fall In Line Before Me, So Decorously, The Nature Of All That Must Be Transformed (W25.TH, W25-02, October 6, 2017, lp+mp3dl)
  6. Various Artists, including Keiji Haino - Music of the Polygonola (A Polygonal Flat Musical Instrument) (Applied Vibro-Acoustics, Inc., NSAVA-0001, 2017, cd)
  7. Yumiko Tanaka - Music Performance "KIYOH" (Ftarri/Meenna, meenna-986dvd, June 25, 2017 , dvd)
  8. Keiji Haino - Watashi dake? (Black Editions, BE-000, June 16, 2017 (originally released 1981), lp+mp3dl)
  9. Various Artists, including Keiji Haino, Fushitsusha - Tokyo Flashback P.S.F. - Psychedelic Speed Freaks (Super Fuji Discs, FJSP 270/271, May 24, 2017, cdx2)
  10. Keiji Haino, Fushitsusha - unheard pieces of the late XXth and early XXIst centuries / vocations de l'ombre Haino Keiji une autre voix/voie du rock (les presses du réel, ISBN: 978-2-84066-811-4, March, 2017, cd+book)
  11. Keiji Haino, Jozef Dumoulin and Teun Verbruggen - Miracles of Only One Thing (Sub Rosa Records, SR 439LP, January 27, 2017, lp, also available on cd)
There is a collective review of all eleven releases over at the Poison Pie Publishing House.

If there are missing items in this list, please email me.

In addition to these records, there is some information regarding the following releases planned for 2018.
  1. Keiji Haino & Sumac - American Dollar Bill - Keep Facing Sideways, You're Too Hideous to Look at Face On (Thrill Jockey, Thrill-463, February 23, 2018, lpx2 or cd)
  2. Reissue of Fushitsusha PSFD 15~16 on vinyl (Black Editions, ??, 2018, lpx4+mp3dl)


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