Juta Takahashi – Moonlit Flowers


Release data: Juta Takahashi – Moonlit Flowers CD-R, Lunisolar Records, 2008 Three long ambient tracks fill Juta(ro) Takahashi’s fourth release “Moonlit Flowers”. “Sadder Shore” starts out with nice drifting analogue and soaring textures and a more pronounced synth lead, to which an accompanying choir soundscape shows up now and then. This immersive, reflective space lasts over 15 minutes. The 17-minute title track is next, a…

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Juta Takahashi – Seabound


Release data: Juta Takahashi – Seabound CD-R, Lunisolar Records, 2009 “Sea Bound”, released at the beginning of March 2009, is the fifth album by Japanese ambient composer Juta Takahashi. Juta himself describes the sonic content as “tunes from the ocean, painted with synthesizers, acoustic pianos and voices”. The three extended tracks (23, 17 and 20 minutes respectively) offer overall calming, textural music, of which the…

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Juta Takahashi – Remembrance


Release data: Juta Takahashi – Remembrance CD-R, Lunisolar Records, 2008 Juta(ro) Takahashi is a Japanese ambient musician residing in Sendai, Miyagi, who prefers using analogue gear. “Remembrance” is his third official album, of which the improvised music shows distinct influences of Brian Eno and Harold Budd. The three extended pieces of 18, 20 and 17 minutes on the cd feature free form and minimal oriented…

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