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- Hiroshi Yoshimura. Green (1986) Now highly regarded as an ambient pioneer, Hiroshi Yoshimura’s musical trajectory began via the craft of soundtracking fashion runways and train stations.
- Haruomi Hosono. Watering a Flower (1984) Alongside Ryuichi Sakamoto and Yukihiro Takahashi, Haruomi Hosono is best known as a co-founder of the famed electropop outfit Yellow Magic Orchestra.
- Mkwaju Ensemble. Ki-Motion (1981) The short-lived Japanese trio, made up of percussionists Junko Arase, Midori Takada and Yoji Sadanari, crafted their vision into just two albums in 1981, named Mkwaju and Ki-Motion.
- Midori Takada. Through the Looking Glass (1983) A cult ambient album that was never released on CD until 2017, its reissue was engineered by Brooklyn label Palto Flats and Swiss imprint We Release Whatever the Fuck We Want.
- Chihei Hatakeyama. The first name you should learn when beginning a journey into the halls of Japanese ambient, the experimentally-minded Chihei Hatakeyama debuted in 2006 and has been hypnotising fans with his melancholic, noise-incorporating and overwhelming – but remarkably simple and beautiful – melodies ever since.
- Sugai Ken. Putting Sugai Ken in a genre box is an impossible task, as his mysterious, glitchy tunes seem to encompass the entire range of experimental electronic music.
- Midori Takada. Released in 1983, Midori Takada’s Through the Looking Glass is considered a masterpiece of early Japanese ambient, with the limited-release disc a hot property among collectors ready to shell out really big yen for the original vinyl.
- Hakobune. Turning out some of the most complex guitar-based drone music out there, the Tokyo-based Hakobune has to be one of Japan’s most productive musicians – in any genre – having released well over 50 records despite still being in his early 30s.
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Nov 15, 2018 · Kankyō Ongaku: Japanese Ambient, Environmental & New Age Music 1980-1990: 1. Satoshi Ashikawa – “Still Space” 2. Yoshio Ojima – “Glass Chattering” 3. Hideki Matsutake – “Nemureru Yoru (Karaoke Version)” 4. Ayuo Takahashi – “Nagareru” * 5. Joe Hisaishi – “Islander” 6. Yoshiaki Ochi – “Ear Dreamin'” ...
At 28 Seigen Ono is one of Japan's leading producer/engineers whose recording credits include working for David Sylvian, Robert Fripp, Ryuichi Sakamoto and Lounge Lizards. He is also the creator of some of the highest quality instrumental music yet to be classified under the New Age music banner.
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Kankyō Ongaku Kankyō Ongaku: Japanese Ambient, Environmental & New Age Music 1980-1990, released 15 February 2019 1. Satoshi Ashikawa - Still Space 2. Yoshio Ojima - Glass Chattering 3. Yoshiaki Ochi - Ear Dreamin 4. Toshi Tsuchitori - Ishiura (Abridged) 5. Masashi Kitamura + Phonogenix - Variation III 6. Yasuaki Shimizu - Seiko 3 7.
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