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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-CD mosaic via post C&A/Prometheus CAPR-0002
2003-DVD extra vergine clip bon-bon japan BJDV-3001

Kotobuki Hikaru with Phnonpenh MODEL
1994-CD Desk Top Hard Lock DIW/SYUN SYUN-004

Phnonpenh MODEL
1998-CD PATCHWORKS CaptainTripRecords CTCD-097
1999-CD Melting High / berlin~paris~tokyo Club Lunatica CL-008
2000-CD SHINONOME Club Lunatica CL-010
2007-CD General Midge IRQ inc. IRQC-1964

P-MODEL
1988-VHS sankaino jintai chizu MODEL HOUSE OMH-V001
1992-CD P-MODEL POLYDOR POCH-1128
1992-VHS BIT MAP 1979-1992 POLYDOR POVH-1027
1993-CD big body POLYDOR POCH-1195
1993-CD PAUSE DIW/SYUN SYUN-002
1994-CD LIVE no houhou DIW/SYUN SYUN-003
1995-VHS sankaino jintai chizu(relapse) DIW/SYUN SYUN-016
2002-CD Ashu-on in the solar system TESLAKITE CHTE-0005~21
2004-CD GOLDEN BEST UNIVERSAL MUSIC UPCY-6022
2005-DVD sankaino jintai chizu TESLAKITE CHTE-0032
2014-DVD BITMAP 1979-1992 [DVD] UNIVERSAL MUSIC UPBY-5015

Susumu Hirasawa
1990-VHS error POLYDOR POVH-1002
1990-CD error CD POLYDOR POCH-1028
2012-CD HALDYN DOME TESLAKITE CHTE-0054~0069

Spitz
1992-CD hoshi no kakera POLYDOR POCH-1148

Mikako Mihashi
1990-CD GRACE JARAJARA JC-003

MAG-NET
2004-CD MAG-NET ENSEMBLE ENCK-2004

touzoku
2005-CD Utsutsu Wood Records NOCD-0001
2006-CD eiko WING-music TZK-0001

kokusyoku sumire
2007-CD Kidounokoufu to Furagonohoshi IRQ inc. IRQC-1965

ISAO TOMITA
2012-CD TOMITA SYMPHONY IHATOV DENON COGQ-62
2014-BD SYMPHONY IHATOV Blu-ray COLUMBIA COXO-1074
2017-CD Dr.Coppelius COLUMBIA COCQ-85337
2018-BD space ballet symphony Dr.Coppelius COLUMBIA COXO-1150

Various Artists
1986-Sono kinmiraihaSyo-nenTenrankai#1 garasRecord GASO001
1986-Sono kinmiraihaSyo-nenTenrankai#2 garasRecord GASO002
1999-CD funade;tones from far east Club Lunatica CL-006
1999-CD The Last Famous International Gluttons Snowdonia SD-004W
2000-CD Pakistani space album ! Snowdonia  
2001-CD BATOFAR CHERCHE TOKYO SONORE SON-17
2001-CD PARIS CHERCHE TOKYO Batofar 002102001
2002-CD J-WAVE COMMUNE CD white J-WAVE/JIVE CAJV-0001
2003-CD MESSAGE original soundtrack avex trax AVCD-17259
2004-CD STRANGE & CUTE viewsic DISCS CSCA-002(TGCS-2029)
2011-HS RUN FOR COVER (REMIX) Megawave US B005HLT2CY
2013-CD Agata Morio no Sekai-si B #4 diskunion FJSP-217
2014-CD X’mas Collections music from BRAVELY DEFAULT SQUARE ENIX SQEX-10458
2015-CD MECANO chiku jyu nen mecano CD-003/4
2018-Vinyl NIHON NO WAVE mecanica mec030

Sampling Software
2002-CDROM Vintage:R discoverysound DFSD500
2003-CDROM Sound Spiral discoverysound DFSD550

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