Ftarri

Ftarri

improvised/experimental music store and live music venue

The CD store/performance space FTARRI opened for business in Tokyo on August 6, 2012. In addition to CDs, FTARRI has unique merchandise including one-of-a-kind clothing and accessories. If you're in the area, please stop by.

Address (map)
Okano Bldg. B1 Floor, 1-4-11 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033
Nearest stations: JR Suidobashi Sta. (5 min.), Toei Mita Line Suidobashi Sta. (3 min.), Tokyo Metro Marunouchi/Namboku Lines Korakuen Sta./Hongo 3-chome Sta. (8 min.)

Business hours: 4:00-8:00 p.m. (except on performance days--please check the Concert Schedule below)

In JuAugust, FTARRI will be closed on the following days:
August 2 (Fri.), 5 (Mon.), 8 (Thu.), 15 (Thu.), 17 (Sat.), 20 (Tue.), 23 (Fri.), and 28 (Wed.)

Concert Schedule


August 3 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
"Crossings: Showcase Vol. 1"
Shunsuke Azuma (composition, cello, etc.), Momoka Kihara (dance, choreography), Takahiro Kuroda (composition, piano, etc.), Osamu Shikichi (dance, choreography, etc.), Noriaki Mori (composition, saxophone, etc.)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Noriaki Mori
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

August 4 (Sun.) - open 7:00 p.m., concert start 7:30 p.m.
"Ftarri 7th Anniversary Concerts: Voices and Devices"
Aoi Tagami (voice) and Shojiki [Mitsuru Tokisato / Muku Kobayashi] (curing tape)
Yui Nakamura (breathing) and Makoto Oshiro (self-made instruments)
Ami Yoshida (howling voice) and suzueri (prepared piano with objects)
Admission: 2,500 yen (same price for reserved tickets and tickets purchased at the door; however, those who reserve tickets will receive 10 times the usual number of points on their Ftarri point cards)
Limited to 30 persons; reservations required

SOLD OUT!!
Everyone who attends the concert will receive a complimentary copy of Straytone's solo recording Exploration Exploitation Exploration, a Ftarri 7th Anniversary CD.
Organizer: Narusi Hosoda
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

August 6 (Tue.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Darren Moore (drums), Junji Hirose (tenor sax), and Toshimaru Nakamura (no-input mixing board)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Toshimaru Nakamura
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

August 10 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Starytone (modular synthesizer) and Yuma Takeshita (electro-bass)
Yoko Ikeda (viola), Masashi Takashima (electronics), and Riuichi Daijo (guitar)
Admission: 1,500 yen (same price for reserved tickets and tickets purchased at the door; however, those who reserve tickets will receive 10 times the usual number of points on their Ftarri point cards)
Organizer: Ftarri
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

August 11 (Sun.) - open 7:00 p.m., concert start 7:30 p.m.
"Ftarri 7th Anniversary Concerts: Osaka and Tokyo"
Mizutama (?) and Toshimaru Nakamura (no-input mixing board)
Tadashi Yonago (?) and Daysuke Takaoka (tuba)
Kayu Nakada (bug synthesizer) and Yuma Takeshita (electro-bass) + Junji Hirose (self-made sound instrument)
Admission: 2,500 yen (same price for reserved tickets and tickets purchased at the door; however, those who reserve tickets will receive 10 times the usual number of points on their Ftarri point cards)
Everyone who attends the concert will receive a complimentary copy of Aoyama±'s solo recording Catabolized Guitar Solo Nos. 1 to 3, a Ftarri 7th Anniversary CD.
Organizer: Yuma Takeshita
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

August 12 (Mon.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Mizutama (?), Tadashi Yonago (?), and Kayu Nakada (bug synthesizer), with guest Yuma Takeshita (electro-bass)
Admission: 1,500 yen (same price for reserved tickets and tickets purchased at the door; however, those who reserve tickets will receive 10 times the usual number of points on their Ftarri point cards)
Organizer: Yuma Takeshita
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

August 13 (Tue.) - open 5:00 p.m., concert start 5:30 p.m.
Ryoko Akama (piano), Shohei Amimori, Chiho Oka, Masamichi Kinoshita (piano), Takuma Kuragaki (laptop), and Seijiro Murayama each play their own composition.
Admission: 2,500 yen with reservation, 3,000 yen at the door
Organizer: Ftarri
*Store hours on this day will be 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

August 14 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
"Sporobole Sounds from Canada"
Tanya St-Pierre and Philippe-Aubert Gauthier duo (electronics, modular, computer)
Jean-Pierre Aubé (electronics, modular)
Anne-f (rotating objects and amplification)
Yoshio Machida (SYNTHI EMS) and Cal Lyall (LYRA-8 Organismic Drone Synthesizer)
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Cal Lyall
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

August 18 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Takumi Ikeda (electronics) solo, Masamichi Kinoshita (electric devices) solo, and Aki Watanabe (electronics) and Kokichi Yanagisawa (guitar) duo
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Takumi Ikeda
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

August 24 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Shin-yang Lee [from Taiwan] (piano), Tetuzi Akiyama (guitar), and Hikaru Yamada (alto sax)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Tetuzi Akiyama
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

August 25 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Akai Hirume (voice) and Yasumune Morishige (cello)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Yasumune Morishige
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

August 29 (Thu.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Tomoki Tai (cello) and Masahide Tokunaga (alto sax)
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Masahide Tokunaga
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

August 31 (Sat.) - open 7:00 p.m., concert start 7:30 p.m.
Akihiro Kubota (computer, etc.) and suzueri (prepared piano, self-made instrument) with guests Satoko Inoue (piano) and Tetuzi Akiyama (prepared guitar)
Admission: 2,500 yen with reservation, 2,800 yen at the door
Organizer: suzueri
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

September 1 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
SIDA (Atsuko Hatano and Haruyuki Suzuki)
Admission: 2,000 yen with reservation, 2,500 yen at the door
Organizer: Masahide Tokunaga
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

September 4 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Kenichi Matsumoto (tenor sax, soprano sax) solo and Tomoki Tai (cello) solo
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Hisashi Terauchi
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

September 7 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Masahide Tokunaga (alto sax) solo, Hikaru Yamada (alto sax) solo, and nobitatosuneo (Masahide Tokunaga and Hikaru Yamada)
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Masahide Tokunaga
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

September 8 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
"Velak"
Doris Pollhammer (serge modular synthesizer), Anna Lerchbaumer (electromagnetic surrounding), Andreas Zissler (electronics), and Fumiko Nakato (koto)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: AYUMU01
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

September 11 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Akiko Nakayama (alive painting) and Katsura Yamauchi (sax)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Katsura Yamauchi
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

September 14 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
suzueri (self-made instrument), Riuchi Daijo (guitar), Aoi Tagami (voice), and Hiroaki Maki (tunrtable)
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Riuichi Daijo
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

September 21 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Masahide Tokunaga (alto sax) solo; Yoko Ikeda (viola) and Leo Okagawa (electronics) duo; Masahide Tokunaga, Yoko Ikeda, and Leo Okagawa trio
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Leo Okagawa
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Photo © Tatsuya Ikeda


Last updated: August 23, 2019

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