@Subvalent: "…Known primarily for his hurdy gurdy and saxophone work with Japanese free drone-psych unit Tetragrammaton and for collaborations with other Japanese artists such as Junzo Suzuki (Miminokoto, Acid Mothers Temple), Hiroshi Hasegawa (Astro, C.C.C.C.) and À qui avec Gabriel, Tomo makes a confident return to the eclectic solo guitar playing of his earlier years. During an eight-year stint in small-town Missouri in his late teens, Tomo discovered blues, country, bluegrass, ragtime, Hawaiian music and Dixieland jazz, learning guitar picking styles from a local banjo player and record collector of old Americana. In the years to follow, his interest in folk music and tuning systems spread to other instruments, and he became a proficient player of the oud, saz, sitar, banjo, violin, biwa and—more recently—hurdy gurdy and soprano saxophone…" (full story here)
And hey there those who got into the thing — Tetrgrammaton prepared their second brain-implant release this month via Utech label so be warned, armed and thankful.
I think i have to buy myself a helmet.