Koshiro Hino's 'Geist' summons spirits with sound and light

Music Apr 18, 2018

Koshiro Hino's 'Geist' summons spirits with sound and light

by Erik Luebs

Despite being a fraction of the size of Tokyo, Osaka boasts a long history of underground music that pushes boundaries. The tradition is being kept alive by experimental musician Koshiro Hino. His newest project, "Geist," is a multisensory sound-and light-show that features 13 performers, live ...

Dark sounds for dark times from avant-garde group Goat

Music Nov 20, 2015

Dark sounds for dark times from avant-garde group Goat

by Erik Luebs

It's at a showcase for Berlin's Pan record label, where I first stumble on Osaka band Goat. As I walk down the concrete steps of Shinsaibashi venue Conpass, I can already hear the music. The gradually increasing reverberations of sound grow ever more tight ...