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GHOST – ‘Ghost’ (1990) {Post Rock / Acid Folk from Japan}

GHOST – ‘Ghost’ (1990)
{Post Rock / Acid Folk from Japan}

Ghost is an experimental rock group formed in Tokyo, Japan, in 1984.

Core-member Masaki Batoh grew up in Kyoto, Japan where he attended a private school. During this time, he became interested in American rock music ranging from Bob Dylan and Pink Floyd to the Velvet Underground and Japanese rock bands such as the Taj Mahal Travellers and the Flower Travellin’ Band.

Later, Batoh formed Ghost with a large and often varying lineup. According to reports posted on the All Music Guide, the group lived a nomadic existence, drifting from ruins of ancient temples to disused subway stations around the Tokyo area.

The band began releasing their work with the albums Ghost and Second Time Around, which were released, respectively, in 1991 and 1992. The American independent label Drag City licensed each of the albums for distribution, and the Los Angeles The Now Sound label picked up two of Batoh’s solo albums, released together as well under the title Collected Works. Two albums, Tune in, Turn on, Free Tibet and Snuffbox Immanence, were released simultaneously in 1999.

As well as their own work, Ghost have recorded and performed with the ex-Galaxie 500 duo Damon and Naomi. Five years after releasing both Snuffbox Immanence and Tune In, Turn On, Free Tibet Ghost returned with Hypnotic Underworld, and there were some changes in the band. Cellist Hiromichi Sakamoto and percussionist Setsuko Furuya left and were replaced by a rhythm section of Takuyuki Moriya (electric bass guitar, double bass, and cello) and Junzo Tateiwa (drums, tabla, and percussion).

In January 2007, Ghost released a new album titled In Stormy Nights.

Ghost was the debut album by the band Ghost.

It was originally released in 1990 and reissued by Drag City Records in 1997.

The song Sun is Tangging also appeared on the compilation Tokyo Flashback Vol. 2 (1992).


1. “Sun is Tangging”
2. “Guru in the Echo”
3. “Moungod Te Deum”
4. “I’ve Been Flying”
5. “Ballad of Summer Rounder”
6. “Moungod Asleep”
7. “Moungod Radiant Youth”
8. “Rakshu”

Here be ghosts!

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July 3, 2008 Posted by | Music_Electronica, Music_Experimental, Music_WorldMusic, The Black Ghosts, _MUSIC | 19 Comments

The Black Ghosts – Black Ghost (2008)

The Black Ghosts – Black Ghost (2008)

According to the boys themselves, the sound like “Chains rattling on the stairs… voices from the other side….”!

No detailed info about the LP yet, not even in their site!

Check em out here;

Thanks to “Indie People” & Iraklis


Any Way You Choose To Give It
It’s Your Touch
Repetition Kills You
Until It Comes Again
I Want Nothing
Full Moon
I Don’t Know
Something New
Don’t Cry
Some Way Through This

Here be ghosts:
no pass

How to download from
0. go to the bottom of the page
1. click: сюда or просмотра рекламы
2. click link ( – лучшие вакансии) or any other link
3. wait 30 seconds (look right – up corner)
4. a new page appears with 4 numbers code (like a rapidshare, at the bottom of the page)
5. write it and click on red arrow >
6. click : ckayatb > (or click on red arrow or click link)


look here:

and a tip:
in the last page with the link, you can use Flashgot (Firefox plugin) and get it with Flashget with a lot of parts.
Much-much faster!

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June 16, 2008 Posted by | Music_Alternative, The Black Ghosts, _MUSIC | 1 Comment