Our third album 'Crispy Moon' has hatched today! Happy Crispy Moon day!
I'm feeling very lucky to work with all these amazing friends to make this happen.
Since I move to London in April 2019, I've been working on this album.
I started working at cafe OTO and met loads of lovely people there, Rozi and Agathe has been such amazing friends to support me being in London.
Really great to become friends with Clementine March, Vanishing Twin,Haha sounds collective, Trush Kit, Mermaid Chunky... and all other
amazing musicians and artists.
We had a residency at PRAH foundation and recorded at total refreshment centre in 2020,
Hannes Plattmeier at Ashfield Street Studios, London mixed and co-produced all the songs apart from one which Cathy Lucas from Vanishing Twin has mixed and produced.
Mastered by Stephen Kerrison at Tall tree audio mastering.
Lucy Mead helped me managing Yama Warashi for 2020-2021, she has been such a amazing support, Thank you Lucy!
Thank you for amazing press work Rosie and Jonny!
Thank you Stephen, Rachel from PRAH recordings to make this happen!
our album Launch is 3rd June at Shacklewell Arms in London, Thank you for
booking tour Tucker and Dex from Yuppies music!
Here are all the credits from the album -
Recorded by Kristian Craig Robinson at Total Refreshment Centre, London
Track 4 Mixed and produced by Cathy Lucas ( Vanishing Twin )
All other tracks apart from Track 4 Mixed by Hannes Plattmeier at Ashfield Street Studios, London
Vocals for Track 2 and Track 8 recorded by Hannes Plattmeier at Ashfield Street Studios, London
Mastered by Stephen Kerrison (Tall Tree Audio Mastering)
Song written by Yoshino Shigihara
Additional production by Hannes Plattmeier
Agathe Max: Violin on track 1,2,4,5,7,8
Aletta Dina: Drums on Track 4,5,6,7,8
Angela Won-Yin Mak: Electric Guitar and backing vocal on track 8
Conrad Singh: Electric Guitar for all the tracks, Clarinet on Track 1,Bansuri on Track 5
Coral Rose Kindred-Boothby: Electric Bass and backing vocals on Track 8
Dan Truen: Drums on Track 1,2,3
Hannes Plattmeier: Additional Pianet on Track 4
Lewis Graham Fitzjohn: Bass and percussions on Track 1,3,4,5,6,7
Moina Moin: Alto Sax of all the tracks, backing vocal on Track 8
Phill MFU: Synth on track 4
Susumu Mukai: Electric Bass on Track 2
Yoshino Shigihara: Keyboards, Main vocal, percussions, roto toms, Taishogoto (Track 1 and 3)
Special thanks to:
PRAH Foundation, Stephen Bass, Rachel McWhinney, Total Refreshment Centre, Cathy Lucas, Rozi Plain, Lucy Mead, Sam Tucker, Dexter Millest, Yuppies Music, Kate Evans, Moina Moin, Crystabel Riley, Neil Thompson, Vanshing Twin, Haha Sounds Collective, Cafe OTO, all my friends and family.
Album cover photo taken by: Adam Isfendiyar
Banner Design by : Yoshino Shigihara and Moina Moin
Banner making by: Moina Moin
Makeup by: Crystabel Riley
Digital Bonus Track: Chokkan To Mousou
Agathe Max: Violin
Aletta Dina: Drums
Angela Won-Yin Mak: Electric Guitar, synth and backing vocal
Conrad Singh: Electric Guitar
Coral Rose Kindred-Boothby: Electric Bass and backing vocal
Moina Moin: Alto Sax and backing vocal
Yoshino Shigihara: Main vocal, keyboards and percussions
Photo by Adam Isfendiyar
Make up by Crystabel Riley