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This is a special new digital album of the collaborated trio AFRIMAKOTO by Osaka based wild primitive girls duo Afrirampo and Kawabata Makoto of Acid Mothers Temple.
This is the latest studio recording session on 14th September 2020.
All music and words were totally improvised, also No over-dubbed No edited.
Also Kawabata Makoto joined Afrirampo's streaming live on 7th October 2020.
It may be released on CD later.

[Afrirampo]

Formed in Osaka in 2002. Guitar rock duo consisting of Oni (vo, g) and Pika (vo, dr). The primitive musicality of their sound and their astounding live shows quickly brought them national and international notoriety.

Released their debut album "A" in 2003. In 2004 they went to live and record with a Baka pygmy community deep in the forests of Cameroon, with a CD of these recordings being released in 2006 as "Baka ga kita!!" In 2005 they released "Urusa in Japan" on the Japanese major label, Ki/oon Records, and "Koregamayakuda", their first overseas release on Tzadik. Toured the US, and Europe with Sonic Youth.

Released a collaborative album with Acid Mothers Temple called "We're Acid Mothers Afrirampo!" and played shows together.

Played at the All Tomorrow's Parties festival, where they performed together with Yoko Ono.

Released "Suuto Breakor" in 2007 and "We are Uchu no Ko" in 2010.

In 2010 they announced that they were breaking up and in 2001 they released a CD and DVD called "Never Ending Afrirampo" (Ki/oon Records) of their farewell show.

Six years later, in 2016, they reformed. Released "Afriverse" in 2018.

Both members are now mothers in their private lives, but they continue to perform at a more relaxed mommy's pace.

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released November 4, 2020

1. 世界はたいへん (The world Is Trouble)
2. バナナパンデミック (Banana Pandemic)
3. あふりマコト~どんぐりコロコロ行って来いっ!~ (AfriMakoto ~ Roll Over Acorn Boy, Come To Go!)

AFRIMAKOTO :
ONI : voice, guitar
PIKA : voice, drums
MAKOTO : guitar

all music and words were totally improvised. No overdubbed No edited.
recorded at Studio Puzzle (Osaka) 14th Sep. 2020
engineered and mixed by Kawabata Makoto

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Kawabata Makoto Japan

Guitarist and multi-instrumentalist. Leader of Acid Mothers Temple.
While he's best known for his earsplitting, guitar heroics with AMT, he's also the founder of his own school of ecstatic guitar drone using bowing and glissando techniques.
His first started releasing works for electronics and homemade instruments in 1978. Since then his activities have been almost too wideranging to grasp:
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