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猟奇浪漫アイドルバンド エロチカ Erochika : Early Days 1984

by エロチカ Erochika

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Erochika (1984 - 1992) is the X-certificate Japanese-style prog band that was led by Makoto Kawabata.
This original cassette “Erochika (猟奇浪漫アイドルバンド エロチカ) in a limited edition of 10, was sold at their last gig of this line-up (Kawabata formed with the new line-up in 1986) on September 1984.
This is the early recordings of Erochika, it’s really different from their later years even same songs.
Kawabata remastered for reissue on Bandcamp, and added an out take (different mix) and demo recordings for wanted members in 1985 as bonus tracks.


released October 14, 2021

1. プロローグ Prologue
2. 桃色弁天の呪い Momoiro Benten No Noroi
3. 昼下がりのエキス Hirusagari No Ekisu
4. 大暗室のお秘め事 Daianshitsu No Ohimegoto
5. サイケな夏がやって来た Psyche Na Natsu Ga Yattekita
6. 歌姫愛の四畳半 Utahime Ai No Yojohan
7. 続・歌姫愛の四畳半 Zoku Utahime Ai No Yojohan
8. ヘルペス Herpes
9. 猟奇サーカス少女地獄 Ryoki Circus Shojo Jigoku
10. エピローグ Epilogue
- bonus track
11. ヘルペス Herpes (different mix) *
12. 愛の四畳半 Ai No Yojohan (demo) **
13. 昼下がりのお秘め事 Hirusagari No Ohimegoto (demo) **

* out take in 1984
** demo for wanted members in 1985

エロチカ Erochika :
Mika : vocals
Kawabata Makoto : guitar, bass, shamisen, tape, sitar, synthesizer,
Iwaki : drums, percussion

all words & songs by Kawabata Makoto (except for “Herpes”)
recorded at Studio Gen (Osaka) July 1984 (track 1 - 10) and Makoto’s room in 1985 (track 12 - 13)
produced by Kawabata Makoto and Iwaki


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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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