Yutaka Hirose

“Nova + 4 (2cd W.6 Col Dpac,liner Notes,”

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- Official double album reissue of Yukata Hirose’s acclaimed and mysterious full length NOVA, originally released in 1986 as part of the Soundscape series commissioned by Misawa Home Corporation for use in their prefabricated houses. - 2 CD Edition incl. Expensive 2 Special Colours Process, - Yutaka Hirose’s NOVA has grown to become a mythical piece of the Japanese minimalist/ambient/environmental scene of the eighties - Genre: Ambient, Environmental, Electronic, Minimal, Avant-Garde, Synth, Experimental CD1 01. Nova 02. Slow Sky 03. In The Afternoon 04. Taiko 05. Humming The Sea 06. Through The Windows 07. Epilogue CD2 01. Old Dream Spell 02. Light Which Shakes Quietly 03. One Day In Summer 04. Shadow Of A Water Droplet Info WRWTFWW Records is blissful to announce the expanded reissue of one of the most fascinating Japanese ambient/environmental albums ever made, NOVA + 4 by Yutaka Hirose. The double LP includes the album known as Soundscape 2: Nova, sourced from its original masters, as well as 50 minutes of never-released-before recordings. It comes in a beautiful gatefold sleeve, packed with liner notes from the artist in English and Japanese. NOVA + 4 is also available on double digipack CD. Initially released in 1986 as part of the Soundscape series* commissioned by Misawa Home Corporation for use in their prefabricated houses, Yutaka Hirose’s NOVA has grown to become a mythical piece of the Japanese minimalist/ambient/environmental scene of the eighties. Initiated around the enchanting landscapes of the two first tracks recorded for the project, “Nova” and “Epilogue", Yutaka Hirose’s magnum opus serenely blends vintage synth with nature sounds, exploring soothing palettes and organic backdrops. For “Slow Sky", Hirose explains he “went for a pointillism-like sound, and tried to express a scenery of awakening, where the portal of a heart is opening up", while on “Humming The Sea", he “tried to compose a kind of music that expres

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