Death Ambient / Drunken Forest with Fred Frith & Ikue Mori (Tzadik 7264)

Listen Greenhouse and Lake Chad

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Kato Hideki: acoustic & electric bass, analog synth, acoustic guitar, banjo, mandolin,ukulele, lapsteel guitar, water & ice; Ikue Mori: laptop computer; Fred Frith: electric guitar & Jim Pugliese: percussion

recorded at Shadow World by Kato Hideki and at Guerrilla Recording by Myles Boisen 2004-2006

produced & mixed by Kato Hideki

mastered by Scott Hull

 

Tremolo of Joy

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Kato Hideki: acoustic bass; Charlie Burnham: violin; Briggan Krauss: alto sax; Ed Tomney:analogue synths; & Calvin Weston: drums & trumpet

recorded at Location One by Kato Hideki & Grey Gersten

mixed, mastered & produced by Kato Hideki

album cover: Kevin Bud Jones; artwork by Lisa Beck

 

Bardo:

music for dance" There and Here" by TAKE Dance Company

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Kato Hideki: modular synthesizer & percusion

recorded at Headlands Center for the Arts, CA in July 2012; and at The Schimmel Center at Pace University, NY on March 26-28, 2015

mixed & mastered by Kato Hideki

image: Yuko Takebe (dancer: Nana Tsuda)

 

Death Ambient / Synaesthesia with Fred Frith & Ikue Mori (Tzadik 7226)

Kato Hideki: electric & acoustic bass; Ikue Mori: drum machines & Fred Frith: guitar

recorded at BC Studio by Martin Bisi in 1999

 

Death Ambient with Fred Frith & Ikue Mori (Tzadik 7207)

Kato Hideki: electric & acoustic bass; Ikue Mori: drum machines & Fred Frith: guitar

recorded at Greenpoint Studio by Robert Musso in 1995

 

Green Zone / Bayt with Otomo Yoshihide & Uemura Masahiro (Disc Callithump CPCD-002)

Listen to Bayt (excerpt from 45 min. track)

Kato Hideki: electric bass, analog synth, violin, viola & water ; Otomo Yoshihide: electric guitar & Uemura Masahiro: drums

recorded live in Japan and remixed at Shadow World by Kato Hideki

 

Green Zone (doubtmusic dmf-106)

Kato Hideki: bass, violin (track11); Otomo Yoshihide:guitar & Uemura Masahiro:drums

recorded live in Tokyo by James Fei in 2004

mixed by Kato Hideki

 

OMNI with Nakamura Toshimaru & Akiyama Tetsuzi (Presquile Records PSQ-3)

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Kato Hideki: electric bass and bass synthesizer; Nakamura Toshimaru: fedback electric guitar & Akiyama Tetsuzi: prepared electric guitar

recorded, mixed & mastered by Kato Hideki in 2008

 

AMORPHOUS with John King

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Kato Hideki: electric guitar, baritone guitar, acoustic guitar, viola, banjo & electronics; John King: electric guitar, viola, Dobro and acoustic guitars & electronics

 

AMORPHOUS: Active Installation / live electro-acoustic music @ Olin Concert Hall, Bates College onNovember 13, 2014

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Kato Hideki: analogue & digital synthesizer; John King: viola & electrnoics


Sieves with James Fei (Improvised Music from Japan IMJ-522)

Kato Hideki: electric bass and bass synthesizer

James Fei: oscillators, filters, spring reverb, contact mike, and miscellaneous electronics

recorded by Kato Hideki & James Fei in 2003

 

Turbulent Zone (Music for Expanded Ears)

Solo Electric Bass CD, using Prime Number tuning

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Kato Hideki electric bass

recorded by Kato Hideki in 1998

 

Hope & Despair (Extreme)

An acoustic CD with musicians in NYC and in Japan

Kato Hideki: acoustic bass & acoustic guitar

John Zorn: piano

Zeena Parkins: harp

Dougie Bowne: drums

Michiaki Tanaka: percussion

Gen Ogimi: percussion

Kono Masahiko: trombone

 

Karada wa Oto o Dasu Mono /Bass Army (Trigram)

Dual Bass trio with the original Ruins bassist & Ground Zero drummer

Kato Hideki: electric bass

Kimoto Kazuyoshi: electric bass

Uemura Masahiro: drums