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Due to Government guidelines, Islington Assembly Hall show will now take place on June 13th.


With a promised end to lockdown in sight, we are confident this date will remain secure.

Original tickets remain valid.

As this is a restricted capacity show, tickets are limited. Get them while you can:


Pleased to share this new instrumental album 'Recalling' out today under Café OTO's label Takuroku. You can listen to the full album and many other great releases by becoming an OTO member or buy the digital album. All profits split 50/50 to support the artist and venue during lockdown.

Available now

1. Recalling 2. Making My Eyes Bleed 3. Cracks 4. Near The Dam 5. Behold A Pale Horse 6. Endless Cypress

Victor Herrero - guitar on track 5 Paz Maddio - synth on track 3

Koichi Yamanoha (Grimm Grimm) strips back his wide-screen psychedelic pop and gifts us 6 instrumental ditties on new mini album 'Recalling'. A delectable selection of exotica, swamp-like dirges, oneiric keyboard refrains, uneasy easy listening and foggy melancholia.

Collected from a mixture of solo bedroom recordings and playful vignettes made with friends, 'Recalling' takes snapshots of memories and brings them into the present. 'Crack', a whimsical improvisation on drum machine and synth, recalls the usually bustling tennis court beside his house during the first lockdown in April. 'Near the dam' swims through a memory of the Takizawa Dam in West Tokyo, rendering a sense of cinematic wonder in a set floating keyboard motifs. 'Behold a Pale Horse', the only track made before lockdown, documents a session with Victor Herrero in his house, with Koichi's theremin painting brushstrokes of electronic melancholia over Victor's wistful acoustic guitar.

'Recalling' sees Koichi plant new seeds in his practice and watch them grow, both coming to terms with the past and creating memories of the future. A treat for fans of his technicolor pop and new fans alike.

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