EXPERIMENTAL music has been an important part of my path of finding my true voice. Being a 'vocal artist' or a singer are not one and the same thing. There is a dimension to vocal arts that can be very abstract. In my vocal work I sometimes listen purely to resonance or the friction of the sounds I make. There is a sense of freedom and discovery. It can express a wide range of emotions and connect us with the subconscious elements within.
This is a short clip from a live concert at Super Deluxe, Tokyo in 2009 at an event called Test Tone. It was a preliminary work-in-progress for what later became my solo performance I Eye I.
COSMIC RADIO is a general name I use for my solo vocal improvisations. Intuitively, in a free flow, I tune in with various timelines, places, levels of consciousness and 'broadcast' live what comes through. I sometimes think of it as a bit of a shamanic process, where I can enter both the upper realms as well as the underworld. In this video you can hear a bit of the animalistic, wilder parts. Let it vibrate through your body, like inner earthquakes, to awaken wordless worlds within you: