Dementos First-ever remastered vinyl reissue, released January 16 Finally Dementos has landed! The first-ever remastered vinyl reissue of this historic album is out now. Recorded in the UK in with contributions from a host of British artists including David Cunningham, who provided intros to some tracks. Lyrics and vocals are by Shimizu together with his sister Mieko.
Stunning sleeve with art direction by Mic Itaya. Tracklist Side A 1. Blue Suits, 2. Dementos, 3. Madame Shriek, 4. A Normal Day, 5. My Friend The Secretary, 3. Anaconda Mon Amour, 4. Soul De Rock, 5. Filmed at a reverberating mystery venue! Note that tickets for this event are sold out and this set will not be broadcast.
TV Tokyo www. Shimizu suffuses the music with historical references and subtle hints about the characters and their states of mind, in a work that is deep, multi-textured and powerful.
YouTube Here it comes! Dementos Pre-order now! Remastered classic in its first-ever reissue. Recorded in during Shimizu's inspired Paris-London period, Dementos will be released in vinyl as part of the Japanism series on 16 January.
Hosoi , Stockholm 28 October Sun 8pm www. Tomei na Yurikago The Invisible Cradle At work on the production of a new album Following the many feedback and requests from the start of NHK TV drama series Tomei na Yurikago , the soundtrack album will be released by the end of this year.
Stay tuned for release details. Europe shows booked for October and November. NTS Radio Shimizu chooses the music, on air in London On 10 July, Yasuaki Shimizu presented a one-hour playlist featuring his compositions, arrangements and tracks that inspired him. Listen back to this one-off radio special at the NTS archives www. Filmed in high-resolution 4K over eight years at more than locations, this stunning travelogue captures for future generations the glory of the changing seasons in a land of richly varied climate and beautiful landscapes.
Also includes tracks from Saxophonettes album Goldberg Variations. Released 14 July. Ten-episode NHK TV live-action series premieres from 20 July It could be said Shimizu wrote this soundtrack from a similar standpoint as the main character, who sees life as a precious gift. Shimizu treats each note as if its life is the only one. The story comes from a popular manga based on the actual experience of a young student nurse at an obstetrics clinic.
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Chiko-chan, 2. Mamawasotode, 3. Tsuzuraori no Onna, 4. Tamare-Tamare Side B 1. Mari-chan, 2. Chiko-chan Chee Shimizu re-edit , 3. The press book will be updated as new articles are published. As it travels from a source to our ears, it is transformed by the air, the surrounding architecture and even the shape of our bodies.
The distance between performer and listener is often taken for granted, reduced to a question of 'good' or 'bad' acoustics. Two-hour special features a unique and inspired songlist focusing on Shimizu's early works and related artists, ranging from jazz to jingles, pop and experimental.
On air: 8 January Mon pm London www. Music by Yasuaki Shimizu. Yasuaki Shimizu tenor sax, wind controller , Carl Stone laptop computer will perform from around 10pm. Kakashi , first released in , is a cult classic. We pack all of our orders using appropriate packaging, however when you pick this option we use a wider cruciform offering additional protection if you have a particularly heavy-handed postman. Royal Mail sets limits on the weight of packages, so if the order becomes too heavy to ship in one package the order will be split into two or more packages.
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Featuring new compositions as well as arrangements of Ethiopian traditional music, it displays Shimizu's individuality: from his choice of recording locations and painstaking approach to sound production, to the immediacy of live performance conveyed through the interplay between musicians.
Beyond recording, the group has performed extensively in Japan as well as in Moscow , Havana  and Hong Kong , with other tours in the works. He also wrote the score for the Oscar-nominated and award-winning documentary Cutie and the Boxer by Zachary Heinzerling. The album Music for Commercials , a collection of his melodies aired as TV jingles, was released in He has worked with iconic Japanese comedian and director Hitoshi Matsumoto ,  scoring the films Symbol and Scabbard Samurai Excerpts from the installation were released on the album Seventh Garden Between and , his concerts with the Saxophonettes at venues in Tokyo and Osaka featured as guest artist the contemporary dancer Masako Yasumoto.
In Shimizu collaborated with media artist Masaki Fujihata on his project Voices of Aliveness ,  a multimedia public recording, installation and performance for the Estuaire Biennale in Nantes , France. James Cambrian. James Cambrian Words cannot describe how happy I am to finally have this, i've searched high and low, so happy you re-released it.
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