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Happy Birthday to Comp! (2022) – a Short Record full of Comptastic Energy

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Happy birthday to our favorite polar bear! Following the trend of this year’s Ane and Ranko birthday posts, and as part of my “10th anniversary as Piggy” celebration, today we’ll talk about some of our polar bear’s works outside of the BUTAOTOME circle. The “songs with non-Ranko vocalists,” essentially. Comp doesn’t have a lot of stuff of that kind… at… Read more »

Happy birthday to Comp! (2021)

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Happy birthday and buon compleanno to the polar bear responsible for all the great BUTAOTOME songs, and my favorite composer. Let’s wish him another year full of success and more! (I still need to know if he eats seals or not) Double feature for this year! In the first pic, we have paccheri with bell pepper sauce. The second pic… Read more »

Bass Magazine interview [January 2018]

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Another old interview from the magazines I bought specifically for BUTAOTOME articles! This one focuses on Comp as a bassist, and the bass techniques he used for Trauma Recorder. A strange-looking multi-creator who loves the bass A mixed-species group consisting of Ranko (vocals) the human, Comp (bass) the polar bear, Paprika (piano) the cat, and Ranko no Ane (performance, artwork)… Read more »

Sound Designer interview [December 2017]

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An old interview with Comp from the magazines I bought specifically for BUTAOTOME articles. Now it has been finally translated! This has been challenging since some specific words are used and I know absolutely nothing about music-making, recording, and that kind of stuff. But it was fun to research them, and I hope it’s clear to read. Sound Designer was… Read more »

Happy birthday to Comp! (2020)

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It’s the COMPleanno! Comp is, and will always be my favorite doujin composer and Touhou arranger. I love his recognizable pop-rock style, but also how he is prone to experimenting with sounds. Add Ranko’s wonderful voice into the mix and you have a plethora of amazing tracks, a lot of my favorite songs and Touhou arranges of all time.I wish… Read more »

Happy birthday to Comp! (2019)

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Happy birthday to the best polar bear around! In the last months I wasn’t a big fan of BUTAOTOME’s latest efforts. However, there is one thing I want to remind myself and all of you. Comp is the creative mind behind pretty much all my favourite songs, the singles we all know and love, and basically BUTAOTOME’s entire original catalogue…. Read more »