Flika and other news


Flika, our “homeless” split-EP with Selfmademusic and Bleep (now known as Autorotation), first released back in March 2006 via TMBase, is now available again thanks to Free Music Archive. 3 tracks built around a theme written by Makunouchi Bento, something between experimental electroacoustic music, trip-hop and shoegaze. High-resolution artwork included. Enjoy!
Flika at Free Music Archive

Other news:

Swimé has been nominated by No.3 for nthe best romanian album of 2010. Here’s the full list of nominees!

Our track “Anchorshaped Siren” has been featured by Babylon Noise for the MAP project.
Every month, MAP (Music Alliance Pact) asks 35 music bloggers across the world to share a track from their home country that they think you should hear. Then the results are posted on those 35 blogs on the 15th of each month, downlo…adable in one file or playable one by one on each blog.
Babylon Noise
The Guardian

And bonus, here’s an audio recording of the second half of our live act in Košice:
Makunouchi Bento live at Easterndaze Night Košice (27/11/2010) by easterndaze
Read the original article by EasternDaze

Posted on January 4th, 2011 | Leave a comment

Free downloads!


Our slightly old “Millano Brothers IV” EP (released back in March 2008 via TMBase) is now available again thanks to Free Music Archive. Fancy imaginary soap operas? Here’s your perfect soundtrack!

A tribute to B Movies & VHS exclusives.
Very few people knew the fact that Makunouchi Bento have scored one of the most obscure imaginary movies in the history of VHS exclusives: Millano Brothers IV. The magnetic tapes (thought to be permanently lost) were accidentally found by one of the guys’ grandmother in an old macaroni box in her attic, and are now brought to your attention. Out of the 10 hours of original material, we’ve selected 3 songs, marking 3 important moments in the movie.

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Posted on December 3rd, 2010 | 1 Comment

Makunouchi Bento Interview on Remixta

the rest of the interview here

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Posted on October 27th, 2010 | Leave a comment

Makunouchi Bento live dates + Free Music Archive profile

Swimé can also be downloaded from our Free Music Archive profile. Bookmark it, as we might re-upload some old unavailable releases there soon!
http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Makunouchi_Bento/

“Probably one of the best Renoise related albums from this year. One of the most interesting Ambient albums of all time. Filled with atmospheric textures and strange sounds from very wide spectrum of superb… acoustics.
Strange melodies mixed with animal voices, sounds of nature and city into psychotic composition with amazingly clear sound image which won’t leave anyones emotions untouched.”

http://remixta.net/2010/10/remixta-podcast-episode-10/

“One of the greatest things I’ve listened to this year”
http://album-des-tages.tumblr.com/page/2

Listen to Swimé live:

October 23 – Timisoara, Setup Venue (w/ Silent Strike, Urban Experience DJs, Bia): http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=161855270507190&ref=mf

October 29 – Barcelona, Espai Jove La Fontana (w/ Minus & Ion, Poor Relatives): http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=151688821538822

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Posted on October 20th, 2010 | Leave a comment

[LCL00] Buzz.RO 2010 / March 2010

Time Out Bucharest 2007:

“Wonder how it would be like to close your eyes and wake up in Alice’s Wonderland? And then you open them to find yourself surrounded by the world of LaChapelle …”

Remixta

“Swimé, probably one of the best Renoise related albums from this year. One of the most interesting Ambient albums of all time. Filled with atmospheric textures and strange sounds from very wide spectrum of superb acoustics.”