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Is this the soundtrack for the next Studio Ghibli film?
Takahiro Kido, member of Anoice and other projects (RiLF, films, mokyow, cru), has released highly-praised albums all over the world and created over 100 tunes a year as a music composer, mixing engineer, and producer. After numerous tours, participating in an event at Saitama Super Arena, and performing with Christian Fennesz, he will release his new album 'The New World' to commemorate the 10th anniversary of his debut.
He has also been in charge of composing music for many movies and commercial spots, and the melodies loved over generations has left his name in the history books of the three major international film festivals; Cannes, Berlin, and Venezia. This album is formed by simple neo-classical music with a piano and strings section, where his talent for composing music is realised by perfect performances from great music instrumentalists including Yuki Murata from Anoice. The lovely sound and melodies, will echo through the minds of many music fans in the world!!
This album contains grand beautiful tunes such as 'Fountain' and 'Seven Days in Zermatt', and the original versions of 'Migratory Birds' which has been used on the spot of JT in Japan, 'Train to Paris' which is the soundtrack of the movie 'Ghost Dolls' of Toei, 'Hope' which is the theme tune of the movie 'Tsukiji Wonderland' of Shochiku, and 'Curtain Call' which is the theme tune of the event 'Photo Revolution 2015' of Milbon. Please don't miss out on a talent that equals that of Ryuichi Sakamoto and Joe Hisaishi!!
You will also receive a limited EP 'music for good sleep' which Takahiro Kido composed for this release, and a postcard illustrated by Emmeline Pidgen in UK, if you order the CD on Ricco Label web-store.
Takahiro Kido is a Tokyo based music composer. He debuted as a member of the chinematic music group Anoice, by releasing their first album, 'Remmings' through Important Records, Boston in 2006. In 2008, Anoice established their label, Ricco Label. Since then, he has released many music works on not only Anoice but also his own solo project, Takahiro Kido and other projects such as RiLF (an alternative rock band formed by the members of Anoice and Matryoshka's Calu), films (The Tokyo-based dark classical music unit, featuring members of Anoice and two female vocalists in their original languages), mizu amane (Films' side project featuring Japanese languages), mokyow (The post-rock band formed by Takahiro Kido and Tadashi Yoshikawa who is the member of Anoice, and the keyboardist Kenichi Kai) and cru (The neo-classical music unit formed by Takahiro Kido and Yuki Murata who is the member of Anoice) on Ricco Label and other music labels. In addition, Takahiro Kido has taken charge of composing and performing music for many commercial adverts such as Armani, Louis Vuitton, Google, YAMAHA, TOYOTA, ASICS, TOTO, TORAY, ANA, TOSHIBA, and etc. Also, he created the soundtracks of some movies such as 'Tusikiji Wonderland' directed by Naotaro Endo and 'Olivier Zahm: Digital Provacateur' derected by Can Evgin and some TV programs such as NHK and WOWOW. Some film works awarded at Venice Film Festival, Prix Italia, National Arts Festival in japan, and Cool Japan Maching Award, and Takahiro Kido and Yuki Murata who are the music composers of Anoice, received the Best Original Score Prize at Sapporo International Short Film Festival. Takahiro Kido is the owner and founder of Ricco Label, and has also created over 100 tunes a year as not only a music composer but also a mixing engineer and a producer, and playing concerts in Europe and Asia as not only Takahiro Kido but also Anoice and Films.