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half his life and now

Kotobuki Hikaru was born in 1964. Early in 1980, he joined Morio Agata ‘s tour as the guitarist and also keyboardplayer. After that, Morio Agata and Kotobuki organized the unit “Yukiyama brothers” and also he played piano in Sigeru Izumiya’s street concert.1987, Kotobuki became a member of P-MODEL as the keyboard player. They played many concerts and released a video. However one yaer later, the band took 4 years recess.1989, Kotobuki organized an experimental band “VARICHEF HOMIUM” while playing in Susumu Hirasawa ‘s tour. Kotobuki had continued to play in the tour as the keyboard player and also computer music system’s until 1993. Kotobuki also perticipated in solo tour of Jun Togawa.1991, P-MODEL was reorganized. During this time Kotobuki had woked with a variety of artists other than members of P-MODEL. song writing, composition, arrangement. It was made to play in kotobuki’s computer system.1993, Kotobuki withdrew from P-MODEL, because wanted to travel through asia.1994, Lion Mary, Taniguchi and Kotobuki jokingly formed a new band ” Phnonpenh MODEL “. When the first album’s recording was over, he moved away Tokyo.1997, Somehow Phnonpenh MODEL started their second album’s recording. 1998, Phnonpenh MODEL does European tour / Germany, France.1999, Private studio”BEEP HEADS” flotation.2000, Phnonpenh MODEL does 2nd European tour / Germany, France, Italy, England.2000, “sonic construction-BEepz” flotation.2001, appeared on Yokohama Triennale(tsuyoshi ozawa tonchiki house).2001, invited to “BATOFAR SEEKING TOKYO”(Invitation of the japonese electronic scene) in Paris / France.   In 2002, solo works “mosaic via post” with Ken Morioka (soft ballet) Andrew Sharp Lee (Stock Hausen & Walkman), Toshiyaki Chiku (Tama) Umezu Kazutoki. In the midst of the 2012 Senkaku protest demonstration, China Tour (Shanghai, Suzhou, Chengdu, Beijing,,), India tour in 2013. Lee Scratch Perry – remix work ettc.eetc..


Kotobuki Hikaru
2002-CDmosaic via postC&A/PrometheusCAPR-0002
2003-DVDextra vergine clipbon-bon japanBJDV-3001

Kotobuki Hikaru with Phnonpenh MODEL
1994-CDDesk Top Hard LockDIW/SYUNSYUN-004

Phnonpenh MODEL
1998-CDPATCHWORKSCaptainTripRecordsCTCD-097
1999-CDMelting High / berlin~paris~tokyoClub LunaticaCL-008
2000-CDSHINONOMEClub LunaticaCL-010
2007-CDGeneral MidgeIRQ inc.IRQC-1964

P-MODEL
1988-VHSsankaino jintai chizuMODEL HOUSEOMH-V001
1992-CDP-MODELPOLYDORPOCH-1128
1992-VHSBIT MAP 1979-1992POLYDORPOVH-1027
1993-CDbig bodyPOLYDORPOCH-1195
1993-CDPAUSEDIW/SYUNSYUN-002
1994-CDLIVE no houhouDIW/SYUNSYUN-003
1995-VHSsankaino jintai chizu(relapse)DIW/SYUNSYUN-016
2002-CDAshu-on in the solar systemTESLAKITECHTE-0005~21
2004-CDGOLDEN BESTUNIVERSAL MUSICUPCY-6022
2005-DVDsankaino jintai chizuTESLAKITECHTE-0032
2014-DVDBITMAP 1979-1992 [DVD]UNIVERSAL MUSICUPBY-5015

Susumu Hirasawa
1990-VHSerrorPOLYDORPOVH-1002
1990-CDerror CDPOLYDORPOCH-1028

Spitz
1992-CDhoshi no kakeraPOLYDORPOCH-1148

Mikako Mihashi
1990-CDGRACEJARAJARAJC-003

MAG-NET
2004-CDMAG-NETENSEMBLEENCK-2004

touzoku
2005-CDUtsutsuWood RecordsNOCD-0001
2006-CDeikoWING-musicTZK-0001

kokusyoku sumire
2007-CDKidounokoufu to FuragonohoshiIRQ inc.IRQC-1965

ISAO TOMITA
2012-CDTOMITA SYMPHONY IHATOVDENONCOGQ-62
2014-BDSYMPHONY IHATOV Blu-rayCOLUMBIACOXO-1074
2017-CDDr.CoppeliusCOLUMBIACOCQ-85337

Various Artists
1986-SonokinmiraihaSyo-nenTenrankai#1garasRecordGASO001
1986-SonokinmiraihaSyo-nenTenrankai#2garasRecordGASO002
1999-CDfunade;tones from far eastClub LunaticaCL-006
1999-CDThe Last Famous International GluttonsSnowdoniaSD-004W
2000-CDPakistani space album !Snowdonia
2001-CDBATOFAR CHERCHE TOKYOSONORESON-17
2001-CDPARIS CHERCHE TOKYOBatofar002102001
2002-CDJ-WAVE COMMUNE CD whiteJ-WAVE/JIVECAJV-0001
2003-CDMESSAGE original soundtrackavex traxAVCD-17259
2004-CDSTRANGE & CUTEviewsic DISCSCSCA-002(TGCS-2029)
2011-HSRUN FOR COVER (REMIX)Megawave USB005HLT2CY
2013-CDAgata Morio no Sekai-si B #4diskunionFJSP-217
2014-CDX’mas Collections music from BRAVELY DEFAULTSQUARE ENIXSQEX-10458
2015-CDMECANO chiku jyu nenmecanoCD-003/4

Sampling Software
2002-CDROMVintage:RdiscoverysoundDFSD500
2003-CDROMSound SpiraldiscoverysoundDFSD550

TV / RADIO CM
TOKYO MODE GAKUEN, ROTTE, BANDAI, RYUKAKUSAN, MITSUBISHI MOTER, FUJITSU, TOEI Co, MARUI/Marusa………

other works
the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, TOKYO SYOUKEN, NIHON YUSEN, EPSON, JR TOKAI, DiscoveryFirm, TECHNOS JAPAN, NHK………..

kotobuki hikaru => ことぶき光