Kohei Matsunaga aka NHK yx Koyxen will release his next album on DFA Records in October. Exit Entrance is the Japanese techno artist’s first record for the veteran New York label. According to a press release, the album’s eight tracks cover “elegant arrangements and crisp drum breaks”. The album closes with ‘Outset’, a “somber hushed techno tune” dedicated to the late Mika Vainio, who collaborated with Matsunaga on several records over the years.
"Entrance", the group's fourth studio album and their first to feature new vocalist Tony Niva. There's no wasted time on this album;every song will keep the listener interested, especially 'Waiting', Shotgun Messiah', the inspirational 'Believe', or the ballad 'Through the Clouds'. This new opus from the foursome also features the keyboard work of Matt Olausson, of Yngwie Malmsteen fame, who creates excellent backgrounds for this stunning collection of metal.
The German based band Emergency was founded in 1970 by Czech musician Hanus Berka, who already had a career as an arranger and sideman in the States among others with Jan Hammer and Miroslav Vitous. The multicultural band consisted of Berka (sax & keyboards) fellow Czechs Jiro Matousek (keyboards), Otto Bezloja (bass) and Dusko Goykovic (trumpet), German drummer Udo Lindenberg and Englishman Barrie Newby on guitar.
The band recorded two jazz-rock records with brass arrangements for CBS. 'Emergency' (1971) and in 1972 'Entrance' with a changed line-up.
BULLET was formed in 1970 following on from JOHN DU CANN and PAUL HAMMOND's very successful period in ATOMIC ROOSTER. Joining forces with JOHN GUSTAFSON who had also experienced considerable commercial success with BIG THREE, MERSEYBEATS and QUATERMASS and you had the template for a 'supergroup'