Anoice

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Anoice
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Background information
Origin  JapanTokyo
Genres Instrumental Modern-classical
Years active 2004 -
Labels Ricco Label
Important Records
PLOP
noble label
Flowers Blossom In The Space
1631 Recordings
Website www.anoice.com
Members Takahiro Kido
Yuki Murata
Utaka Fujiwara
Tadashi Yoshikawa

Anoice is a Tokyo based modern-classical/post-rock music group formed in 2004 by multi instrumentalists; Takahiro Kido, Yuki Murata, Utaka Fujiwara, Takahiro Matsue and Tadashi Yoshikawa.

Their debut album "Remmings" was released on Important Records, Boston in 2006, Their second album “Out of Season” and first EP “Ruined-Hotel Sessions” both recorded at the ruined hotel, were released on their own label, Ricco Label in Tokyo, 2008. Anoice then released their highly praised third album, "The Black Rain", on Ricco Label and Important Records in 2012. In 2014, Anoice released the second EP 'From The Studio' for free, and the fourth album 'into the shadows' in 2015.

The members of Anoice are also involved in some other projects such as;
Takahiro Kido; The guitarist/composer of Anoice.
Yuki Murata; The pianist/composer of Anoice.
RiLF; The alternative-rock band formed by Anoice and Calu, the vocalist of Matryoshka.
films; The modern-classical/electronica music unit, featuring members of Anoice.
mizu amane; Films' side project featuring Japanese languages.
mokyow; The post-rock band formed by Anoice and Kenichi Kai, the keyboardist.
cru; The modern-classical music unit formed by Takahiro Kido and Yuki Murata.

Band members[edit]

  • Takahiro Kido(Guitar, Piano, Organ, Glockenspiel, Accordion, Wurlitzer Piano, Programming etc.)
  • Yuki Murata(Piano, Synthesizer, Cembalo, Organ, Glockenspiel, Flute, Cello, Harmonic Pipe, Programming etc.)
  • Utaka Fujiwara(Viola, Violin, Wurlitzer Piano, Piano, Synthesizer etc.)
  • Tadashi Yoshikawa(Drums, Percussion, Theremin, Turn Table, Glockenspiel etc.)

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Anoice

  • Remmings (2006)
  • Out of Season (2008)
  • The Black Rain (2012)
  • into the shadows (2015)

Takahiro Kido

  • a Short Happy Life (2005)
  • in my Time (2007)
  • Fleursy Music (2008)
  • Fairy Tale (2011)
  • The New World (2016)

Yuki Murata

  • Films (2006)
  • Home (2006)
  • Gift (2014)

RiLF

  • Ferris Wheel (2010)

films

  • Messenger (2010)
  • a forbidden garden (2013)
  • signs from the past (2016)

mokyow

  • Variations for Spiegel (2008)

cru

  • re-Silence (2006)

EPs[edit]

Anoice

  • Ruined-Hotel Sessions (2008)
  • From The Studio (2014)[1]
  • no room here (2015)

Takahiro Kido

  • Walking in the Rhythm (2006)
  • Inside-Out Tokyo (2016)

RiLF

  • era.ep (2010)

Singles[edit]

mizu amane

  • mikoto uta (2016)

Soundtrack albums[edit]

Takahiro Kido

  • Krageneidechse (2006)
  • Tsukiji Wonderland (2016)

Compilation albums[edit]

  • IMPREC100 (2006)
  • The Silent Ballet Volume 9 (2008)
  • Variations of Silence (2009)
  • Honokaa-Boy (2009)
  • Music for Wine (2009)
  • Variations of Shade (2011)
  • Piano is Beautiful (2011)
  • HOPE (2011)
  • Hope for Japan (2011)
  • Artist Action (2011)
  • More Hope for Japan (2011)
  • ArtLism.JP vol.4 (2011)
  • Festive Greetings (2011)
  • Bezdna Radio Essential 026 (2012)
  • Play for Japan 2012 vol.9 (2012)
  • Hidden Landscapes 2 (2012)
  • Elements 1 (2012)
  • Velvet Ears 2 (2012)
  • Velvet Ears 5 (2012)
  • TRUST (2012)
  • ...and darkness came (2012)
  • Wild Combination EP Three (2014)
  • Being A Light To The World #2 (2015)
  • ONE MINUTE OLDER (2015)

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