ANOTHER WORLD OF OKINAWAN MUSIC

  1. Interlude (Entrance)
  2. Kajadihuu-bushi
  3. Naakunii-Hantabaru
  4. Time Machine
  5. Harmony Of Silence
  6. Layers
  7. Nankuru Nankuru
  8. Dizzy With The Moon
  9. Chijuyaa
  10. Interlude (Lights & Shadows)
  11. Too Much Love For You
  12. Interlude (Exit)

NIINUHAI Recordings' 1st release / Up-and-coming artist ARAGAKI MUTSUMI's 1st solo album (Limited 1st Edition CD w/DVD release in May 2020)

All tracks produced, composed, arranged, sung and played: lyrics, poem, vocal, voice, sanshin, samba, electronics, soundscapes, audio-visual, videos, photos, paintings and artwork by Aragaki Mutsumi.

Profile: She progressively integrates the deep groove and soul of Okinawan traditional music with contemporary sounds and visuals, and she creates unique avant-garde music. She is a second-generation pupil of Okinawan music maestros Fukuhara Chouki and Fukuhara Kyouko.
 
Media: Songlines, fRoots Magazines (UK), Far Side Radio (UK), NHK World J-MELO (Japan)
 
CAMERA JAPAN Japanese Film Festival 2019 (Netherlands), NIPPON CONNECTION Japanese Film Festival 2019 (Germany), Earth Day Tokyo 2019, Bangkok Theater Festival 2018 (Thailand), Basque film "Margolaria" 2018 (Spain), New Narratives Film Festival 2016 (Taiwan), Trans Asia Music Meeting (Okinawa). 


[Aragaki Mutsumi is a trailblazer in Okinawan music. John Potter Music Journalist]

[I feel like I'm listening to the voice of someone with a deep soul, transmitting an ancient tradition. Paul Fisher Music Journalist, DJ]

[Aragaki-san is both the future and the past of Okinawan music. James Catchpole Music Writer, Broadcaster]

[I think that her worldview transcends Okinawa (Ryukyu). SHICHIRI Kei Film Director]

[Aragaki Mutsumi is like a veteran with maturity and dynamism. HAGINO Kazumasa Chief Editor, Publisher ]

[It will not be long before the world discovers the music of Aragaki Mutsumi. NODA Ryuji Producer, Director]


[[CD w/DVD store, lyrics, and more information]]
NIINUHAI Recordings: https://www.niinuhai.com
ARAGAKI Mutsumi: https://www.aragakimutsumi.com

Aragaki Mutsumi

Aragaki Mutsumi: Okinawan classic vocal, vocal, sanshin, electronics, audio-visuals     She progressively integrates the deep groove and soul of Okinawan traditional music with contemporary sounds and visuals, and she creates unique avant-garde music. She is a second-generation pupil of Okinawan music maestros Fukuhara Chouki and Fukuhara Kyouko.   Media: Songlines, fRoots Magazines (UK), Far Side Radio (UK), NHK World J-MELO (Japan)   CAMERA JAPAN Japanese Film Festival 2019 (Netherlands), NIPPON CONNECTION Japanese Film Festival 2019 (Germany), Earth Day Tokyo 2019, Bangkok Theater Festival 2018 (Thailand), Basque film "Margolaria" 2018 (Spain), New Narratives Film Festival 2016 (Taiwan), Trans Asia Music Meeting (Okinawa).   She has played with Mamadou Doumbia, Anchang Project, KgK, Hasunuma Shuta, Pascal Plantinga, CazU-23, Mikel Urdangarin, Roger Turner and Mani Neumeier.

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