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instant cytron ;

Goro Nagase
electronic & acoustic guitars, chorus, programming


Tomoko Kataoka
vocal, toy piano, moog, stylophone, keyboards, flute,
strings&horns arrangement, programming





It becomes impossible to part with this evergreen touch anyhow,
once "instant cytron" is in your ears.

Goro makes musics which have pop melodies having Japanese feelings... should not explain. Even in Japan his melodies are very special, nostalgic, romantic, happy and warmly.
He was influenced by many American or British singer song writers, for example Brian Wilson, Joey Spampinato(nrbq), Paddy McAloon(Prefab Sprout), besides 80's fake jazz, Fred Astaire, Les Paul, and more.
Tomoko, the member of Instant Cytron, says Goro makes his musics using major chords like Paul MaCartney, that's his own thing. Surely it's easy to make people move using mainly minor chords as a ballad than major ones. Goro is still holding a kids heart.

On the one hand, Tomoko, she is known well as a "Mondo Girl". Because her knowledge about music is deep and she has more than 10000 records. It goes across the various genre and covers the United States, Europe, Brazil, Japan, and the other country of the world. Moreover, she loves strange and cute musics very much, for example Jean-Jaques Perrey, Roger Roger, Moondog, cartoon musics for children, etc... And her Inclination is reflected in the music nature of instant cytron.

Tomoko is sung in whisper voice. But seemingly, she "puts and is going to sing the soul". Although it will be a fact, it thinks it sure that her singing is "Whisper" since listeners are reached gently.
The guitar which Goro plays has a jazzy tension abundantly, and his originality is full also of simple inside everywhere. Cutting of an acoustic guitar good at him is keeping the performance at the high position in order to express the most beautiful sound in a code.
The music which two persons, Goro and Tomoko, make is the best dreamy pop backed by a clear aesthetic sense. I hope many people listen to the music of instant cytron.




biography

about1993 Goro & Tomoko & Muneyoshi Matsuo started instant cytron
1993-95 instant cytron released two mini-albums containing 4 songs at the label "Por Supuesto"
1995.06 Transferred to Toshiba-EMI. Matsuo left instant cytron. 1st single 'See for miles' was appointed with the campaign song of the Marui Department Store.
1995.09 Rerealed 1st album 'Change this world'AA new idea, such as carrying out the feature of fantastic arrangement which used the string, horns and a child's chorus, became the center of attention.
1995.09 Live in the first full band was held after the major label transfer in the Fukuoka IMS Hall. 700 mobilization was recorded.
1997.10 Rerealed 2nd album 'Cheerful Monsters' created scores of the strings only by themselves, featured voice of "Chipmunks", sampler and an analog synthesizer. also introduced and a MONDO(means STRANGE) taste explodes.
1997.?? Participated in compilation album under producing of famous Japanese DJ, Tomoyuki Tanaka (FPM) with Goro/guitar and Tomoko & Terry Adams (nrbq)/duet vocals in Archies"Sugar Sugar."
1998.04 Left Toshiba-EMI, and started free-lance activity.
1998.10 'wham!japon' assumed name of instant cytron, vagabond c.p.a. and Butterfield, participated in the cover album of theme music of Japanese cartoon.
The arrangement using strange instruments, such as kazoo and musical saw, won popularity as BGM of TV.
2000.09 Rerealed 3rd album 'Little Gang of the Universe' performed with Terry Adams & Tom Ardolino (from nrbq).
2001.12 Rerealed 4th album 'Una Marcia' from DREAMSVILL RECORDS
2002.12 Rerealed 5th album 'Utrecht & Maestro' from DREAMSVILL RECORDS
2002.12 The song; Le monde avec le luisant ('Utrecht & Maestro') was used as BGM of CM (SEIKO LUKIA)
2003.08 Participated OST-NINTENDO GAME "Mother1+2"
2004.02 Participated OST_images "Ja Zuster Nee Zuster" Japan only edition






instant cytron had happy sessions with Terry and Tommy from nrbq !!!

"LITTLE GANG OF THE UNIVERSE"

1st edition

from ETIQUETTE RECORDING


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Ma petite fille (with Terry Adams & Tom Ardolino )*
Little gang of the world
Playtime'll be over

Love your way (with
Terry Adams & Tom Ardolino )*
Happy puppy in the desolation
My melodies (with Terry Adams & Tom Ardolino )*
Christmas kills me
Stylissimo!
Good day broken heart
Jolly fellows

* Recorded with TERRY & TOM at VIVID SOUND STUDIO(JAPAN) on 23rd MAY, 2000







discography

-singles-
1995.06.28 See for miles/ It's a fancy day [Toshiba EMI, TODT-3539] out of print
1995.09.06 Shiawase na jikan/ (Make me your)Special girlfriend [Toshiba EMI, TODT-3574] out of print
1996.04.10 Nijimasu no machikado/ So fine [Toshiba EMI, TODT-3709] out of print
1996.07.10 Summertime in the place/ Hoshi no meguri-Starwheel [Toshiba EMI, TODT-3762] out of print

-mini albums-
1993.10.15 "Baby,You're Love" [Por Supesto, STAP-0315] out of print
1994.04.20 "Cytron's Fancy Manifesto" [Por Supesto, STAP-0419] out of print

-albums-
1995.10.25 "Change This World" [Toshiba EMI, TOCT-9237] out of print
1997.10.22 "Cheerful Monsters" [Toshiba EMI, TOCT-9937] out of print
2000.09.20 "Little Gang of the Universe" [Etiquette Recordings, EQTR-2003] out of print
2000.12.21 "Little Gang of the Universe with 2 bonus tracks" [Dreamsville Records, YDCD-0043]
2001.08.30 "Change This World + 1" [Dreamsville Records, YDCD-0061]
2001.10.21 "Cheerful Monsters + 4" [Dreamsville Records, YDCD-0067]
2001.12.20 "Una Marcia" [Dreamsville Records, YDCD-0074]
2002.12.21 "Utrecht & Maestro" [Dreamsville Records, YDCD-0091]


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