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Studio album by Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto
Released 20 March, 2005

Villa Aurora, Pacific Palisades.

Studio Berlin
Genre Electronic
Label Raster-Noton
Producer Alva Noto
Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto chronology
Utp (album)

Insen is the second album in an ongoing collaboration between Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto and German electronic artist Carsten Nicolai (here credited as Alva Noto). The album's core sound is a blend of Sakamoto's impressionist piano melodies and Nicolai's digitally processed beats and sounds. Released in 2005 by Nicolai's Raster-Noton label, it follows the duo's debut album Vrioon, which was named album of the year in 2004 by The Wire magazine.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Aurora" 8:52
  2. "Morning" 5:27
  3. "Logic Moon" 6:50
  4. "Moon" 6:07
  5. "Berlin" 6:17
  6. "Iano" 6:53
  7. "Avaol" 2:52