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Acid Mothers Temple

Acid Mothers Temple
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Japan
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Back around 1995, guitarist Makoto Kawabata, together with a collective of like-minded musicians, founded this wacko noisy psych band from Japan. Many variations of the name have been used, such as Acid Mothers Temple and the Melting Paraiso UFO, Acid Mothers Temple and the Cosmic Inferno, and so on. They have also collaborated with a number of other artists, usually using a new name combining Acid Mothers with the collaborator's name.
Website
http://www.acidmothers.com
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Releases on file (33)
Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso UFO — Wandering the Outer Space Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso UFO — Wandering the Outer Space
(Buh Records BR86, 2017, CD / LP / DL)
Acid Mothers Temple & the Cosmic Inferno — Doobie Wonderland Acid Mothers Temple & the Cosmic Inferno — Doobie Wonderland
(Paralax Sounds PS24, 2013, CD)
Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Son of a Bitches Brew Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Son of a Bitches Brew
(Important Records imprec356, 2012, CD)
Acid Mothers Temple with Natsuki Kido — 2010: A Space Ritual Acid Mothers Temple with Natsuki Kido — 2010: A Space Ritual
(Acid Mothers Temple AMTCD-02, 2011, CD)
Acid Mothers Temple & the Cosmic Inferno — For How Much Longer Do We Tolerate Goofy Funk? Acid Mothers Temple & the Cosmic Inferno — For How Much Longer Do We Tolerate Goofy Funk?
(Chaotic Noise CHAOTIC-011, 2011, CD)
 Acid Mothers Temple SWR & Umezu Kazutoki — Sax and the City Acid Mothers Temple SWR & Umezu Kazutoki — Sax and the City
(Magaibutsu MGC-37, 2011, CD)
Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Cometary Orbital Drive Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Cometary Orbital Drive
(Bam Balam BBCD 012, 2008, CD)
Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso UFO — Interstellar Guru and Zero Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso UFO — Interstellar Guru and Zero
(Homeopathic Records HMC003, 2008, CD)
Acid Mothers Temple & the Cosmic Inferno — Journey into the Cosmic Inferno Acid Mothers Temple & the Cosmic Inferno — Journey into the Cosmic Inferno
(Very Friendly VF046CD, 2008, CD)
Acid Mothers Kaidan — Kill the King of Noise Acid Mothers Kaidan — Kill the King of Noise
(Alchemy Records (Jpn) AMSDVDR-022, 2008, DVD)
Acid Mothers Temple & the Cosmic Inferno — Pink Lady Lemonade - You're from Outer Space Acid Mothers Temple & the Cosmic Inferno — Pink Lady Lemonade - You're from Outer Space
(Riot Season REPOSECD019, 2008, CD)
Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Acid Motherly Love Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Acid Motherly Love
(Riot Season REPOSECD16, 2007, CD)
Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Crystal Rainbow Pyramid under the Stars Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Crystal Rainbow Pyramid under the Stars
(Important Records IMPREC146, 2007, CD)
Acidmothersguruguru — Psychedelicnavigator Acidmothersguruguru — Psychedelicnavigator
(Important Records imprec160, 2007, CD)
Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Have You Seen the Other Side of the Sky? Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Have You Seen the Other Side of the Sky?
(Ace Fu Records ace 041, 2006, CD)
Acid Mothers Gong — Live in Tokyo Acid Mothers Gong — Live in Tokyo
(Voiceprint VP382CD, 2006, CD)
Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Myth of the Love Electrique Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Myth of the Love Electrique
(Riot Season REPOSECD012, 2006, CD)
Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso UFO — Power House of Holy Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso UFO — Power House of Holy
(Acid Mothers Temple AMTCD-01, 2006, CD)
Acid Mothers Temple & the Cosmic Inferno — Anthem of the Space Acid Mothers Temple & the Cosmic Inferno — Anthem of the Space
(EKTRO-035, 2005, CD)
Acid Mothers Temple & the Cosmic Inferno — Demons from Nipples Acid Mothers Temple & the Cosmic Inferno — Demons from Nipples
(vivo2005015CD, 2005, CD)
Acid Mothers Temple SWR — SWR Acid Mothers Temple SWR — SWR
(Very Friendly VF020CD, 2005, CD)
Acid Mothers Afrirampo — We Are Acid Mothers Afrirampo Acid Mothers Afrirampo — We Are Acid Mothers Afrirampo
(Acid Mothers Temple AMTCD-01, 2005, CD)
Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Born to Be Wild in the USA 2000 Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Born to Be Wild in the USA 2000
(Wabana Ore ORE 39, 2004, CD)
Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Does the Cosmic Shepherd Dream of Electric Tapirs? Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Does the Cosmic Shepherd Dream of Electric Tapirs?
(Space Age ORBIT 041 CD, 2004, CD)
Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Mistrel in the Galaxy Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Mistrel in the Galaxy
(Riot Season REPOSECD07, 2004, CD)
Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso UFO & Escapade — A Thousand Shades of Grey Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso UFO & Escapade — A Thousand Shades of Grey
(Fünfundvierzig142 , 2003, CD)
Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Univers Zen Ou De Zéro à Zéro Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Univers Zen Ou De Zéro à Zéro
(Fractal Records Fractal020, 2002, CD)
Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Absolutely Freak Out (Zap Your Mind!!) Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Absolutely Freak Out (Zap Your Mind!!)
(staticresonance#4, 2001/2002, 2CD)
Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — In C Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — In C
(Eclipse ECL-010, 2001, CD)
Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Troubadours from Another Heavenly World Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Troubadours from Another Heavenly World
(PSFD-123, 2000, CD)
Various Artists — Floralia Vol. 3 Various Artists — Floralia Vol. 3
(Mizmaze WoT4CD99003, 1999, CD)
Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Ivan Piskov's Wild Gals A-Go-Go Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Ivan Piskov's Wild Gals A-Go-Go
(Acid Mothers Temple AMCD-001, 1999, CD)
Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Pataphisical Freak Out Mu!! Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O. — Pataphisical Freak Out Mu!!
(P.S.F. Records PSFD-106, 1999, CD)

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