Yoshimasu Kamiya

神谷嘉益(カミヤ•ヨシマス) | 第4世代アジア系アメリカ人、琉球(沖縄)と日本のルーツ | 4th generation Asian American, Ryūkyū (Okinawa) x Japan roots

Interlude [Limbo]

Track 5 from the name-your-price digital album (including printable artwork) available here: http://josephkamiya.bandcamp.com/album/surreal-so-real-ep

[ tags: noise experimental noir horror ] [ genres: soundtrack ambient ] [ info: 2:38 mp3 ccbysa3.0 ]

Uchina noir: The Cocktail Party

In U.S.-occupied Okinawa, Japan, a local teenage girl is raped by a U.S. serviceman. As they come to terms with the fact that justice may never be served, the girl's family is also forced to deeply reexamine their feelings toward the U.S. military's postwar occupation of their country. ***** Track 1 from the name-your-price digital album (including printable artwork) available here: http://josephkamiya.bandcamp.com/album/surreal-so-real-ep

[ tags: dark instrumental ambient noir sanshin ] [ genres: soundtrack post rock ] [ info: 2:41 mp3 ccbysa3.0 ]

Beneath the Sakura Trees: 接吻 [Kiss]

Track 7 from the name-your-price digital album (including printable artwork) available here: http://josephkamiya.bandcamp.com/album/surreal-so-real-ep

[ tags: soundtrack ambient synthpop dreampop ] [ genres: instrumental electronic ] [ info: 3:06 mp3 ccbysa3.0 ]

Beneath the Sakura Trees: 死ぬ [Death]

Track 6 from the name-your-price digital album (including printable artwork) available here: http://josephkamiya.bandcamp.com/album/surreal-so-real-ep

[ tags: dark electronic soundtrack ambient ] [ genres: instrumental electronic ] [ info: 3:20 mp3 ccbysa3.0 ]

She Who Wandered: Chaos

[x] finds herself no longer able - or willing - to make sense of a world that simultaneously casts her as a symbol of purity and an object of desire. When one man's infatuation for her turns violent, [x] struggles with silence and desolation, wandering in limbo between her traumatized reality and self-destructive dreamscapes. ***** Track 3 from the name-your-price digital album (including printable artwork) available here: http://josephkamiya.bandcamp.com/album/surreal-so-real-ep

[ tags: dark soundtrack ambient guitar horror ] [ genres: instrumental post rock ] [ info: 3:39 mp3 ccbysa3.0 ]

She Who Wandered: Infatuation

[x] finds herself no longer able - or willing - to make sense of a world that simultaneously casts her as a symbol of purity and an object of desire. When one man's infatuation for her turns violent, [x] struggles with silence and desolation, wandering in limbo between her traumatized reality and self-destructive dreamscapes. ***** Track 2 from the name-your-price digital album (including printable artwork) available here: http://josephkamiya.bandcamp.com/album/surreal-so-real-ep

[ tags: dark soundtrack ambient guitar horror ] [ genres: instrumental post rock ] [ info: 4:03 mp3 ccbysa3.0 ]

Uchina noir: Ghosts of Chibichiri Cave

April 1, 1945 – Yomitan, Okinawa, Japan – One hundred forty Okinawan men, women, and children seek refuge in Chibichiri Cave, sheltering themselves away from the heavy crossfire of the U.S. and Japanese militaries. Eighty-four of these same men, women, and children would commit suicide the following day. ***** Track 1 from the name-your-price digital album (including printable artwork) available here: http://josephkamiya.bandcamp.com/album/surreal-so-real-ep

[ tags: dark instrumental ambient noir sanshin ] [ genres: soundtrack post rock ] [ info: 3:24 mp3 ccbysa3.0 ]

神谷嘉益(カミヤ•ヨシマス) | 第4世代アジア系アメリカ人、琉球(沖縄)と日本のルーツ | 4th generation Asian American, Ryūkyū (Okinawa) x Japan roots


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