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restocked! Originally released in 1975 as an LP on Offbeat Records (ORLP-1005). 'Fragment II: Gradually Projection'. 'Fragment III: Percussion Solo'. 'Fragment VI: Mass Projection'. All compositions by Masayuki takayanagi. Masayuki takayanagi New Direction Unit: Masayuki takayanagi: guitar. Kenji Mori: reeds. Nobuyoshi Ino: bass, cello. Hiroshi Yamazaki: percussion. Recorded live at Yasuda Seimei Hall, Tokyo, September 5, 1975. Remastered by Tsutomu Suto. 'One begins to see--and hear--each sound they make. The musicians listen to one another carefully and produce groups and bunches of sounds with awesomely meticulous care. The music is constructed on a foundation of superb interplay. The sound structure gradually becomes denser, so that eventually time is born, in the same way that amoebas emerged on Earth. Time is already racing. And when the playing is going well, time stretches like rubber to infinity. Propulsion. Acceleration. It isn't Ligetti or Xenakis. It's the music of New Direction Unit'