Juta Takahashi – Light and Shadows


Release data: Juta Takahashi – Light and Shadows CD, Lunisolar Records, 2017 “Light and Shadows”, released on December 6, 2017, is the first double album by accomplished Japanese synthesist Jutaro Takahashi. Jutaro’s 12th release comprises six extended ambient soundscapes, two new tracks (“Tangerine Blue”, “Deeper Skies”) and four others that were featured previously on txt recordings’ Nagual collections. Well, Mr Takahashi presents long tapestries of…

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Juta Takahashi – Albion


Release data: Juta Takahashi – Albion CD, Lunisolar Records, 2017 Jutaro Takahashi’s “Albion”, a 73-minute concept album, sees the light of day after a three year hiatus. Still using analogue synths only, Juta brings us five free form ambient compositions clocking between 13 and 16 minutes each inspired by and painting the beauty of Britain through rich, majestic, colourful and rather expansive sounding tone poems…

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Juta Takahashi – Transcendence


Release data: Juta Takahashi – Transcendence CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Lunisolar Records, 2013 With the tenth release of this talented Japanese musician, we enter the next level of the ethereal, expansive float zone. Once more sticking to a free form, textural outcome, Mr Takahashi brings his listeners four 16-minute tracks with drifting, exotic-spiced soundscapes along a very nice touch of analogue sounds. It all roams in the…

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Juta Takahashi – The Door into Winter


Release data: Juta Takahashi – The Door into Winter CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Lunisolar Records, 2007 For his second release, Juta Takahashi chose a winter-theme which is expressed through three lengthy tracks. Its freeform soundscape ambient without a chilling effect though, as Mr Takahashi uses warm flowing pads in his quite minimal-oriented music. There’s a sense of stillness and balance embedded in these lush textures that give…

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Juta Takahashi – Across the Flow


Release data: Juta Takahashi – Across the Flow CD-R, Lunisolar Records, 2007 What I got here is the debut album by Japanese ambient composer Juta(ro) Takahashi, who only applies analogue synthesizers. The three lengthy pieces found “Across the Flow” come down to smooth soaring and drifting textures and some piano on the opening (title) track. This freeform music carries on in a minimal, serene style,…

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Juta Takahashi – Angel


Release data: Juta Takahashi – Angel CD, Lunisolar Records, 2012 After a hiatus of nearly two years, Japanese composer brings us his ninth album “Angel”. The recording is a 65-minute soundscape journey spread out over four lengthy tracks that once again moves through immersive, contemplative sonic territory. Here, things are at ease and in balance, with slow morphing and smoothly cascading textures. The elements float…

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