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Alchemy Records (Jpn)

Name
Alchemy Records Jpn
URL
http://www.kt.rim.or.jp/~jojo_h/ar/p_top/index.html
Email
ams@alchemy.club.ne.jp
Phone
Address
1-6-26-2F, Nishi-Shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0086, Japan
Profile
Based in Osaka, Alchemy Records is run by Jojo Hiroshige and has been active since 1984. While Alchemy started as a noise label, progressive and psychedelic rock albums also make up a large portion of its catalog.
Releases on file (5)
Angel'in Heavy Syrup — II Angel'in Heavy Syrup — II
(Alchemy Records (Jpn) ARCD-055, 1992, CD)
Angel'in Heavy Syrup — III Angel'in Heavy Syrup — III
(Alchemy Records (Jpn) ARCD-072, 1995, CD)
Angel'in Heavy Syrup — IV Angel'in Heavy Syrup — IV
(Alchemy Records (Jpn) ARCD-114, 1999, CD)
Acid Mothers Kaidan — Kill the King of Noise Acid Mothers Kaidan — Kill the King of Noise
(Alchemy Records (Jpn) AMSDVDR-022, 2008, DVD)
Ryoko Ono — Alternate Flash Heads Ryoko Ono — Alternate Flash Heads
(Alchemy Records (Jpn) ARCD-241, 2015, CD)

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