Chihei Hatakeyama – Heavy Snow


Release data: Chihei Hatakeyama – Heavy Snow CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, White Paddy Mountain, 2017 “Heavy Snow” is a tranquil, serene and ethereal soundscape recording by Japanese artist Chihei Hatakeyama. It captures the timeless atmosphere of deep winter and its white expanse. The textures on the five tracks evolve in a dreamy, slow-minimalist fashion with an occasional sparkle or drift of warm glow in which a sense…

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Chihei Hatakeyama & Dirk Serries – The Storm of Silence


Release data: Chihei Hatakeyama & Dirk Serries – The Storm of Silence CD, Glacial Movements, 2016 “The Storm of Silence” is a soundscape recording by Chihei Hatakeyama, a Japanese sound artist and musician living on the outskirts of Tokyo, and Dirk Serries (known previously as vidnaObmana). In 40 freeform minutes, the duo sketches out four longform, isolationist and distant ambient farscapes that are minimalist and…

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