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Cal Lyall

g, CA, Montreal
Musician of Electronic and Jazz

Cal Lyall (b. Montreal, Canada) is a guitarist and electronic musician based in Tokyo since 1998. Currently active in Japan's free improvisation scene and member of drone-psych trio Tetragrammaton, ecstatic choral unit Jahiliyyah, electro-acoustic duo Missing Man Foundation and avant disco unit FDF. Other projects include Palimpsest (with Kelly Churko), Auraboris (duo with TOMO from Tetragrammaton), Nikkasen (with Mitsuru Tabata, Tatsuhisa Yamamoto and Kelly Churko); also performs as a solo artist with distinctive artists such as Tetuzi Akiyama, Chie Mukai, L?K?O, Samm Bennett, Morishige Yasumune, Yoshio Otani, Yoshio Machida, Damo Suzuki and many more.

  • Guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Percussion
  • Electric piano
  • Cowbell
  • Electronic
  • Jazz
  • Folk
  • World
  • Dance
Popular Tracks   
On the practice of waves on Concours Totem Électroacoustique, Vol. 1 by Various Artists
10,000 UNDER CURRENTS on 10,000 UNDER CURRENTS by Cal Lyall

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
LoweringCal Lyall / Tim Olive2019Album
String TotemsChe Chen, Karen Waltuch, Cal Lyall2015Single
Sunday Night String TheoryChristophe Charles, Cal Lyall2015Single
Dombient Night at the Uplink FactoryTetsuro Yasunaga, Cal Lyall2013Album
Manitou OvertonesCal Lyall2013Album
OstaraKarimata Michio / Cal Lyall / Nobunaga Ken2012Album
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