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Review of Tony Lowe & Mark Brzezicki's ESP 'Invisible Din' album launch, 11 Nov 2016, by ProgBlog
'First on stage was Yumi Hara, standing in as the support act and who would later take to the stage with the band. Normally a pianist, Hara had recently taken up the harp (think the Jon Anderson-sized harp used on Olias of Sunhillow and Going for the One), performing material from collaborations with Artaud Beats bandmate and ex-Henry Cow drummer Chris Cutler. Her songs may have been brief but they were laden with poignancy; an effect enhanced by the delicate tone of her instrument and the oriental scales she used.'
Review of Tony Lowe & Mark Brzezicki's ESP 'Invisible Din' in Rock Society - Jan-Feb 2017
"Searching the Banks for a Memory opens with gorgeous electric harp (Yumi Hara)...before blossoming out with John Beagley's vocals...'Almost Seen', a beautiful dreaming piece with David Cross's excellent electric violin work and Pat Orchard's gentle acoustic guitar..." DK