Annotation

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Track 1
Kay Nakayama performs a Roland TR-808 drum machine
Basic tracks recorded by Shinichi Tanaka at Victor Studio, 1991

Track 2
Akiko Yano performs vocalise
Vocalise recorded by Kinji Yoshino at Sony Music Entertainment Shinanomachi Studio

Track 3
From the animation Deira directed by Ginzaburo Sugii

Track 5
Yasuaki Shimizu is credited with "Gregorian Conception"
Teruaki Daitokuji performs "Praying" vocals

Track 7
Inspired by Rinken Teruya (whatever that means)

Track 8
Words adapted from traditional folk song hearing by Croche (whatever that means)
Reference: The Way of the Shaman by Michael Harner (translated by Yoshiko Takaoka)

Track 9
"Duduk" simulated: Haruomi Hosono

Track 10
Dedicated to Laraaji and Brian Eno

Release Level
Recorded at Raccoon Studio by Haruomi Hosono
Recorded at Onkio Haus by Yasuhiko Terada, assisted by Masahiro Matsuda
Recorded at Victor Studio by Shinichi Tanaka (except track 2)
Mixed by Yasuhiko Terada with Haruomi Hosono and Kay Nakayama at Onkio Haus Tokyo, 1992

Laraaji appears courtesy of All Saints Records (Polydor KK)
Miharu Koshi appears courtesy of Fun House Records

A&R: Kenjiro Kishi
Management: Medium, Inc.
Art Direction & Design: Kenji Ishikawa (the GARDEN)
Assistant designers: Yoko Kobayashi, Kenji Sakamura (the GARDEN)
Hair & Make-up: Mikio Honda
Special Make-up: Rikiya So
Goods Coordinator: Mitsunori Aoyagi (HAMISH)

Medicine Thanks: Teruaki Daitokuji, Maaco, Donbay Nagata, Sony C-800G microphone, Shinichi Tanaka, Jiroshi Haraguchi, Nakaya-kun, Superb Staff members, The Raccoon Studio maintenance staff, Hitomi-chan, Rie-chan, IBVA, BUG.Sapporo

Annotation last modified on 2013-04-03 04:49 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Laughter Meditation
8:05
2 Honey Moon
5:04
3 Deira
3:23
4 Quiet Lodge Edit
5:27
5 Medicine Mix
6:33
6 Sand Storm Edit
3:42
7 Mabui Dance #2
9:47
8 Aiwoiwaiaou
6:23
9 Armenian Orientation
10:36
10 Ambient Meditation #3
4:04

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
細野晴臣 (track 6)
steelpan:
原田裕臣 (tracks 4, 7)
チト河内 (tracks 4, 7)
mbira and zither:
Laraaji (track 1)
bass, drum machine, harp and sampler:
中山ケイ (track 1)
sanshin:
照屋林賢 (track 7)
percussion:
中山ケイ (track 5)
keyboard:
細野晴臣 (tracks 4, 7)
piano:
越美晴 (track 1)
piano and sampler:
中山ケイ (track 4)
analog synthesizer:
細野晴臣 (track 10)
analog synthesizer and membranophone:
細野晴臣 (track 1)
zither:
Laraaji (track 10)
bells:
木本靖夫 (track 9)
bendir and keyboard:
細野晴臣 (track 5)
bendir, duduk and keyboard:
細野晴臣 (track 9)
additional recording engineer:
吉野金次 (track 2)
田中信一 (recording/mixing engineer) (1991) (track 1)
arranger:
清水靖晃 (track 5)
background vocals:
木津茂理 (tracks 2, 7)
民謡子 (tracks 2, 7)
composer:
細野晴臣 (tracks 1–6, 8–9)
Laraaji (track 10)
中山ケイ (tracks 1, 4, 6)
清水靖晃 (track 5)
寺田康彦 (tracks 4, 6)
lead vocals:
細野晴臣 (track 2)
上原知子 (track 7)
lyricist:
細野晴臣 (track 2)
越美晴 (track 1)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 8)
miscellaneous support:
Laraaji (track 10)
照屋林賢 (track 7)
Brian Eno (track 10)
mixer:
細野晴臣 (track 3)
orchestrator:
細野晴臣 (track 7)
other vocals:
大徳寺昭輝 (track 5)
矢野顕子 (track 2)
performer:
細野晴臣 (tracks 2–3, 8)
recording engineer:
細野晴臣 (track 3)
Jiroshi Haraguchi (track 3)
spoken vocals:
Maria Brackin (track 1)
vocals:
細野晴臣 (tracks 5, 8)
Moro Fukazawa (track 10)
越美晴 (track 5)
publisher:
Mode Musik (track 10)
Opal Music (track 10)
ミディアム (tracks 1–9)
orchestration of:
仲島節 (track 7)
recording of:
Aiwoiwaiaou (track 8)
Deira (track 3)
Honey Moon (track 2)
Mabui Dance #2 (track 7)
Medicine Mix (track 5)
Quiet Lodge Edit (track 4)
Sand Storm Edit (track 6)

Release

additional graphic design: Yoko Kobayashi (Graphic designer)
坂村健次
art direction: 石川絢士
assistant recording engineer: 松田正博
executive producer: 高久光雄
graphic design: 石川絢士
mixer: 細野晴臣 (1992)
中山ケイ (1992)
寺田康彦 (1992)
photography: 山内順仁
producer: 細野晴臣
recording engineer: 細野晴臣
田中信一 (recording/mixing engineer)
寺田康彦
ASIN: JP: B00005G4FX [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/175148 [info]

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/55610 [info]