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Ikue Mori

Ikue Mori
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Ikue Mori (もりいくえ, Mori Ikue) (born 17 December 1953, Tokyo, Japan), also known as Ikue Ile, is a drummer, composer, and graphic designer. After coming to New York in 1977, she joined in the seminal No Wave band DNA, playing drums even though she had no prior experience as a percussionist. She was an early adopter of drum machines, and developed ways of using them in improvised settings. The exploration of new technologies in experimental music has been one of her continuing interests, and she has worked with a wide variety of other musical innovators.
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http://ikuemori.com
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Releases on file (15)
Fred Frith — All Is Always Now - Fred Frith Live at The Stone Fred Frith — All Is Always Now - Fred Frith Live at The Stone
(Intakt CD 320, 2019, 3CD)
Mahobin — Live at Big Apple in Kobe Mahobin — Live at Big Apple in Kobe
(Libra 204-050, 2018, CD)
Wadada Leo Smith / Natsuki Tamura / Satoko Fujii / Ikue Mori — Aspiration Wadada Leo Smith / Natsuki Tamura / Satoko Fujii / Ikue Mori — Aspiration
(Libra 204-043, 2017, CD)
Cyro Baptista — Bluefly Cyro Baptista — Bluefly
(Tzadik TZ 4014 , 2016, CD)
Zeena Parkins — Three Harps, Tuning Forks & Electronics Zeena Parkins — Three Harps, Tuning Forks & Electronics
(Good Child GCM0006, 2016, CD)
John Zorn — In Lambeth - Visions from the Walled Garden of William Blake John Zorn — In Lambeth - Visions from the Walled Garden of William Blake
(Tzadik TZ 8309, 2013, CD)
Cyro Baptista's Banquet of the Spirits — Infinito Cyro Baptista's Banquet of the Spirits — Infinito
(Tzadik TZ 7630, 2009, CD)
Zeena Parkins & Ikue Mori — Phantom Orchard Zeena Parkins & Ikue Mori — Phantom Orchard
(MEGO 071, 2004, CD)
Lesli Dalaba — Timelines Lesli Dalaba — Timelines
(Tzadik TZ 7713, 2004, CD)
Wadada Leo Smith — Luminous Axis (Caravans of Winter and Summer) Wadada Leo Smith — Luminous Axis (Caravans of Winter and Summer)
(Tzadik TZ 7083, 2002, CD)
Ensemble Modern — Fred Frith: Traffic Continues Ensemble Modern — Fred Frith: Traffic Continues
(Winter & Winter 910 044-2, 2000, CD)
Mark Dresser / Fred Frith / Ikue Mori — Later... Mark Dresser / Fred Frith / Ikue Mori — Later...
(Victo cd 070, 2000, CD)
Death Praxis — Mystery Death Praxis — Mystery
(Tzadik TZ 7217, 1998, CD)
Ikue Mori — Painted Desert Ikue Mori — Painted Desert
(Avan 030, 1995, CD)
Tenko / Ikue Mori — Death Praxis Tenko / Ikue Mori — Death Praxis
(What Next WN0011, 1993, CD)

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