Tetuzi Akiyama & Tom Greenwood – Stoned Runes

Recorded live at Ringoya Tokyo, Japan - June 2008.

Originally released by U-Sound Archive as a CD-r in 2008.

Reissued by AKTI Records as a CD in 2021.

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Tetuzi Akiyama / acoustic guitar
Tom Greenwood / acoustic guitar

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Original mastering of the CD-r by Toshimaru Nakamura
Re-mastered by Pasi Salmi at Pori Film Lab Studio

Album art: Heikki Hautala
Layout: Kai Johansson

Tetuzi Akiyama

"One of the more accessible of avant-garde guitarists, Akiyama eschews linearity in extreme degrees, and when removed from familiar progressions, his playing evokes a distinct sense of discomfort. Melody and rhythm are left begging here, unrequited in the face of such slurred dynamics… Sometimes delicately and sometimes boldly, he controls sound volumes ranging from micro to macro, in an attempt to convert the body into an electronic entity.". - Michael Crumsho