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F.M.N. Sound Factory

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FMN Sound Factory
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c/o Parallax Records, #103 Heights Ecrat 201, Sugadaizin-cho Bukkoji Shinmachi-dori, Nishi-iru Shimokyo-ku, Kyoto 600, Japan
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Japanese avant-rock label.
Releases on file (2)
Various Artists — Riddle of Lumen Various Artists — Riddle of Lumen
(F.M.N. Sound Factory FMC-001, 1995, CD)
Tatsuya Yoshida & Ron Anderson — A Is for Accident Tatsuya Yoshida & Ron Anderson — A Is for Accident
(F.M.N. Sound Factory FMC-009, 1998, CD)

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2020-03-17
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