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Album review: Masayoshi Fujita – ‘Bird Ambience’: a marimba and electronica masterclass for meditative thought

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IF YOU like your music deliciously abstract, abstractedly delicious; arranged beautifully, an absolute world of evocative sound; fell hard, for instance, for the albums Ryuichi Sakamoto made with Alva Noto, Revep, Summvs, Vrioon, et al; or have adored the lusciousness of Chihei Hatakeyama’s new album, Late Spring, then sit down, sit up – Japanese vibraphonist, …

A MUSICIAN who deals with a nuanced ambient beauty that audiophiles should surely treasure, and to my mind lining up alongside fellow countrymen Ryuichi Sakamato and Chihei Hatekeyama in making music not only of a bewitching delicacy, but with a really empathetic understanding of sound in space, Masayoshi Fujita is set to release a new …

THE WONDERFUL Japanese vibraphonist, multi-percussionist and composer Masayoshi Fujita is all set to release a new album for Erased Tapes on May 28th which, if you like your experimental music powerfully layered, melodic, enrapturing in its nuance and depth, so should be a red-letter day in your diary. The album’s called Bird Ambience and Fujita has released …

IF YOU like your music deliciously abstract, abstractedly delicious; arranged beautifully, an absolute world of evocative sound; fell hard, for instance, for the albums Ryuichi Sakamoto made with Alva Noto, or are like a kid at Christmas while waiting for the lusciousness of Chihei Hatakeyama’s new album, then attendez-vous, s’il vous plait; for Erased Tapes …

ERLAND COOPER wraps up a year in which he’s brought us much light, creativity and joy with one final aural missive, the choral EP, Eynhallow, out today on Phases. Hether Blether, the concluding chapter of the Orkney Trilogy, seduced everyone who came into its welcoming arms in June, with its delicacy, its history, its cultural …

Electronic music can often be stunningly complex, deeply beat laden and dripping in atmosphere but Ryan Lee West (aka Rival Consoles) has always focused on the person rather than the possibilities. Now comes ‘Articulation’ his new album released via Erased Tapes on 31st July and the latest episode in his quest to create modern compositions …

Taken from his forthcoming six-track album Articulation, out on 31st July via Erased Tapes, Rival Consoles – aka Ryan Lee West has released a new track, the album closer ‘Sudden Awareness of Now’. Of the track, Lee says This is a song I created late at night, I wanted to make something full of momentum …

Ahead of the release of his forthcoming ‘Mirage’ album, out on 1st May via the brilliant Erased Tapes label, Berlin based composer and producer Ben Lukas Boysenhas released a new single, ‘Clarion’. Of new single ‘Clarion’, Ben tells us that “this song started as a simple piano line and while listening to it on loop over …

French orchestral-pop artist and acclaimed video director Woodkid will collaborate with world-renowned German pianist Nils Frahm on new mini-album / score called Ellis, out July 8th via Erased Tapes Records. Accompanied by a short movie by JR (French artist and director) and starring Robert De Niro, the movie will depict Ellis Island, a historic site …