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Experimental Music "The Soul Of Night" / 実験音楽「ザ・ソウル・オブ・ナイト」

This song was created using sounds from the period of the global lockdown, March-May 2020.
The landscape videos were in Japan, also between March and May 2020 by video supporters.

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This song was created using sounds from the period of the global lockdown, March-May 2020.
I named it covid19-20 and
"Tokyo Chant"" is composed from soundscapes of Tokyo.
"A Wingless Country" is composed from soundscapes of Japan.
This song is is composed from soundscapes of the world excluding Japan.
"The Birds' Song" is from soundscapes of birds and insects in the world.
In total, the project consists of five different tracks, seven in all if you include Japanese and English. (The rest will be released this summer.)

“The Soul Of Night” is composed with the 90 sounds from 40 areas in all over the world excluding Japan.
Those sounds were recorded under the covid-19's lockdown between March and May 2020, and are positioned in the stereo field to give the impression of reality.

Those sounds are positioned in the stereo field to give the impression of reality.
The point of origin is WHO:World Health Organization (Geneva, Switzerland) and the center position is the direction of the sunlight on 22nd Nov 2019 when the covid-19's virus was found first time.

When this world stormed into the Covid age,
(While I felt the darkness and it would be long period.)
I felt anyway it would end someday.

So I decided to create songs with the soundscapes under the covid-19.
I asked friends and relatives to record the sounds around you where the lockdown was still going on.
Because I wanted to remember this tough curious days in our memories.
I am are sure that one day, in the blink of an eye,
we will forget what we thought and felt in these days.



起点はWHO:世界保健機関 (スイス・ジュネーブ)、中心となる基準地は原因不明のウイルス性肺炎が初めて確認された2019年11月22日の日出の方角が真正面の0度です。




Places:Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Ethiopia, Finland, France(Fontainebleau, Marseille, Paris), Germany, Greece, India, Italy(Florence, Milano, Spezia), Lebanon
Norway, Oman, Poland, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, UAE(Abu Dhabi, Dubai), United Kingdom(Guildford, London), United States of America(California, Manhattan, Michigan, Santa Fe) and more.


Sound Supporter
Abebe Teferie, Adina Teferie, Ako Nagasué, Aurélie Vandecasteele, Bouhours Benjamin, Carole Fleury, CKD, Félix Garcia, G, GFM, Glenn Brill, Guillaume Cousson, H.K, Jack, Jani Viswanath, Joshua Noël, Keiko Kikkawa, Kimmo Ojuva, KML, Kumiko Kikuchi, LCV, Lívia Éri, Lucia Oliva, Marla Allison, M'SA, Manlima, Mayu Sato, 麻友子, MWW, NI, 大野由佳, Orie Urao, S, Sam Coffman, SKM, SOYAMAX, Tala A. Semaan, Yumiko Nakano

Video Supporter
KK2, KZY, Nakadai Takako, YST, 荒井正道, 大原万里亜, 小熊小鳥, 小松聡一, 崎山弥生, 佐熊修, ジャン・ピリコ, 電気女子, 中野さゆり

Music & Lyric Ekotumi / 作詞作曲 ・エコツミ・
Arrangement & Mastering / 
編曲マスタリング Fumitaka Kato
Pronunciation coach / 発音指導 Robyn Long McCammon

Camera operator  Sachiko Honma / 撮影  本間紗智子

Camera Support Kanna Fujita / 撮影サポート 藤田かんな
Editing Ekotumi / 編集 ・エコツミ・

Hairdresser & Makeup / ヘアメイク Sachiko Honma
Haircut / ヘアカット Hiromi Tanaka  (moga)


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