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b. Paul T. Kirk, Scotland. Kirk is an ex-patriot Scot relocated to Japan. As the former label owner of Human Condition Records, Kirk notably issued Idlewild's first record. He derives his musical moniker from the Japanese name for a species of dragonfly that is considered to be particularly exquisite (and is also the title of what is considered to be Japan's most beautiful song). The name would seem to be ironic as beauty is probably not a value often associated with Akatombo's ... Read more

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