Greetings from Accretions!

2015 marks the 30th anniversary of Accretions and as part of our celebration we will be offering many new releases including rare tracks and videos, and new features to our website.

Our newest release, Pure Melt, is the long-awaited first album from Melt, the trio of Takashi Ueno, Jyoji sawada and Marcos Fernandes.

Directed by Hans Fjellestad, Sounding the Space is the latest DVD release from Accretions and features performances by Seiichi Yamamoto, Yumiko Tanaka, Carl Stone, Marcos Fernandes and more.

We've got more new releases in the works so please visit often and enjoy our continuing sonic explorations.

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Melt: Pure Melt
CAT. #: CDALP-057
Melt, the trio of guitarist Takashi Ueno (Tenniscoats), bassist Jyoji Sawada (Choro Club) and drummer Marcos Fernandes, create a distinctive sound often fueled by driving rhythms and rich harmonies informed by rock, techno, improvisation and world musics.

Hans Fjellestad: Sounding the Space DVD
CAT. #: AVD002
Percussionist Marcos Fernandes reconnects with his homeland by staging elaborate concerts in four historical buildings designed by his grandfather Uheiji Nagano (1867-1937) in Japan.

sroM: one
CAT. #: CDALP-056
In the debut album "one," sroM manipulates an arsenal of vintage analog synthesizers to create hypnotic textures within an altered sonic reality.

Nazo Zakkak: a pause by any other name
CAT. #: CDALP-055
A wholly unique album both in the fields of piano music and ambient music, a pause attempts to expand the definition of what we consider to be beautiful piano music.

Santiago Latorre: Eclíptica
CAT. #: CDALP-054
Santiago Latorre uses voice, saxophone and electronics to break you free of gravity, make you float and take you on a trip around the Cosmos.

Eric Glick Rieman: In My Mind, Her Image Was Reversed
CAT. #: CDALP-053
The sole instrument on this recording is Eric Glick Rieman's modified, prepared, and extended Rhodes electric piano.

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