Flau (Various Artists) – Circles (2018 :: flau, FLAU68)

Flau (Various Artists) – Circles (2018 :: flau, FLAU68)

Tokyo’s FLAU cerebrates their 10 year anniversary with the waltz compilation. Congratulations! 10 years is huge as an industry leader in forward-thinking electronic music: within the realms of synth-pop, catchy experimental sounds, emotive & heartfelt piano ballads, or any genre-spanning creativity where diversity always emerges through transcendent sounds… Continue reading Flau (Various Artists) – Circles (2018 :: flau, FLAU68)

Machinone – Pieni (2018 :: Flau, FLAU75)

Machinone – Pieni (2018 :: Flau, FLAU75)

Pieni hits all the right tones and melodies with gentle elegant notes. Gut guitar, clarinet, banjo, and reed organs are featured alongside a myriad of experimentation. Perhaps the self-titled album track itself, ‘Pieni’ describes the dreamy music of Flau Records out of Japan and Machione — Sanriku-raised Daizo Kato – a multi-instrumentalist and composer that is currently based in Atsugi via Tokyo. Pieni features lovely talent spanning soundscapes and interludes. Continue reading Machinone – Pieni (2018 :: Flau, FLAU75)