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‘What on earth is this?! It`s brilliant!’ STEVE LAMACQ
‘Hilarious & bonkers & brilliant!’ LAUREN LAVERNE
‘It's a trip to listen to and watch’ DON LETTS

ICHI, from Nagoya in Japan, takes the notion of a one-man band to new limits. Combining his quirky handmade instrument inventions (Stilt-bass, Kalilaphone, Balloon-pipes, Hatbox-pedal-drum, Tapumpet, Percussion-shoes & Hattrick-hat) with steel-drum, ping-pong balls, typewriter, toys & everyday objects all in the space of one short set. Somehow there's an ancient, ritualistic feel to his performances - he's like the misplaced leader of a tribe. To see ICHI live is to witness something so playful and unusual you know that you're experiencing something entirely new. It`s fun, it`s danceable, it`s exciting.

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