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Founded by ex-Japan/Rain Tree Crow musicians, Steve Jansen, Richard Barbieri and Mick Karn, the now defunct, Medium Productions became the home of many of the trio's most daring and heartfelt work.

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jakko m. jakszyk - kingdom of dust (mp3 download)

Dating from 1994, Jakko M.Jakszyk's Kingdom Of Dust represented an accessible and melodic fusion of Pop sensibilities and Art Rock ambition that found Jakko working alongside the ever-inventive trio of Jansen, Barbieri and Karn (ex-Japan/Rain Tree Crow).

For this special download edition of the mini-album an extra track, Fly, has been added.

All proceeds will be donated to the Mick Karn Appeal.

'Literate adult pop with more than a sprinkle of luscious art-rock atmosphere.' Misfit City

'For my pal Mick.' - Jakko

steve jansen / richard barbieri - other worlds in a small room

With 'Other Worlds In A Small Room', Steve Jansen and Richard Barbieri created an atmospheric collection of instrumentals that they considered, 'Ambient in the traditional sense'.

This release features music from the the original Japanese only album, "Worlds in a Small Room", which was originally commissioned by JVC to accompany a documentary on the Space Shuttle "Challenger's" mission.
Also available as mp3 / flac download.

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steve jansen / richard barbieri - stone to flesh

Taking in elements of epic Art Rock and Ambient atmospherics, 'Stone To Flesh' comprises a diverse collection of pieces that vary from the dynamic to the hauntingly meditative.

Featuring guest performances from Porcupine Tree's Steven Wilson and Colin Edwin, and harmonica great, Mark Feltham (Talk Talk, The The etc).
Also available as mp3 / flac download.

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Mick Karn - The Concrete Twin (cd)

Boldly defying easy categorisation, The Concrete Twin is a dense and dramatic instrumental outing from the former Japan legend, Mick Karn.

Laced with symphonic ambition and unexpected Jazz, Swing and Drum & Bass textures and rhythms, TCT marks yet another series of creative stylistic departures for the ever-inventive Karn.

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jansen / takahashi - pulse remix (cd)

A collection of remixes based on tracks from Jansen and Takahashi's Pulse album, including contributions from 4 Hero, Spacer, DJ Spooky, Reflection, Fantastic Plastic Machine, and Steve Jansen himself.

mick karn - each eye a path (cd)

A uniquely adventurous and evocative selection of tracks written and arranged between 1995 and 1999 and finally released in 2001. Mick at his most intimate and unfettered.

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yoshihiro hanno / mick karn - liquid glass (cd)

Liquid Glass is the superb outcome of Mick Karn's collaboration with Japanese contemporary artist Yoshihiro Hanno. Snaky and innovative drum'n'bass rhythms collide with a rich and atmospheric sound palette to produce one of the most unique albums in Mick's distinguished catalogue.

jansen / barbieri / karn - seed (cd)

A special-priced mini album containing a reworking of the landmark Jansen, Barbieri, Karn track 'Beginning To Melt'. Porcupine Tree's Steven Wilson contributes guitar to 'Prey'.

Out of stock.

jansen / barbieri / karn - ism (cd)

The first album to feature the ex Japan trio working as a unit. Weird
textures, twisted rhythms and strange instrumentation dominate this album. Features Zoe Niblett, David Torn, Aziz Ibrahim and Theo Travis.

Out of stock.

jansen / barbieri / karn - playing in a room with people (cd)

A live album recorded in London and Tokyo that covers material from the trio's back catalogues. Two completely new tracks are included here, one being a live solo performance by Barbieri. Featured musicians are Steven Wilson, Theo Travis and Natacha Atlas.

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suzanne j barbieri / richard barbieri - indigo falls (cd)

Haunting atmospheric songs. Lush arrangements and textures. Guests include Jakko Jakszyk, Theo Travis, Mick Karn and Steve Jansen.

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jansen / barbieri / takemura - changing hands (cd)

Collaboration with respected Japanese DJ/Remixer Takemura takes this work into a new musical area for Jansen and Barbieri. Trance, Groove and electronic pieces come together to form a hypnotic listening experience.

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jansen barbieri karn - beginning to melt (cd)

A compilation of collaborative works intended as the first in a possible series of writing collaborations.

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mick karn - each eye a path remix (cd)

A remix album based on tracks taken from Mick's powerfully inventive 5th solo album Each Eye A Path (2001), which featured Mick on vocals and a variety of instruments as well as some typically tasteful contributions from Steve Jansen, who also mixed the album.

Featuring Ryuichi Sakamoto, David Torn, Richard Barbieri and others.

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jansen / takahashi - pulse (cd)

Steve Jansen and the YMO's Yukihiro Takahashi combine forces for this excellent, predominantly electronic-based recording.

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medium label - sampler (cd)

A sampler of the Medium label which features material from 9 albums. An additional rare live recording of the Japan track "Life without Buildings" is included.

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steve jansen / richard barbieri - stone to flesh (cd)

Taking in elements of epic Art Rock and Ambient atmospherics, 'Stone To Flesh' comprises a diverse collection of pieces that vary from the dynamic to the hauntingly meditative.

Featuring guest performances from Porcupine Tree's Steven Wilson and Colin Edwin, and harmonica great, Mark Feltham (Talk Talk, The The etc).
Also available as mp3 / flac download.

Out of stock.

steve jansen and claudio chianura - kinoapparatom (cd)

A live recording of Jansen and Chianura's sensitive film soundtrack.

Out of stock.

 




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