Tracks (15)

  1. Waiting For Japan

    Authentic Japanese folklore with male vocals and various traditional drums ('Taiko'). Percussive and urging.

    Composed by Yu Namikoshi

  2. Japanese Style

    Traditional Japanese drums and percussion instruments. Energetic and sharp.

    Composed by Yu Namikoshi

  3. Noh

    Sparse and folkloristic track featuring gong, Japanese transverse flute ('Shinobue'), high-pitched percussion and voluminous drums.

    Composed by Yu Namikoshi

  4. Traditional Percussion

    Percussion instruments and drums; ideal for impressive and authentic documentaries, history features and movies set in Japan.

    Composed by Yu Namikoshi

  5. Strange Sound

    Repetitive male vocals, punding drums and a mysterious gong, later joined by traditional flute. Fast and determined.

    Composed by Yu Namikoshi

  6. West Japanese

    Sharp and metallic percussion plus various traditional drums.

    Composed by Yu Namikoshi

  7. East Rhythm

    Infectious drumming in traditional Eastern Japanese style. Great for anime, games and filmes that need some authentic Japanese soundscapes.

    Composed by Yu Namikoshi

  8. West Side Of Culture

    Original Japanese drums, flute and percussion. For travel and culture magazines, sophisticated TV, anime and movies.

    Composed by Yu Namikoshi

  9. History of Japan

    Authentic, raw, percussive. With gong, hirataiko and shimetaiko.

    Composed by Yu Namikoshi

  10. Taiko and Sound

    Gong, flute and drums. Mysterious, enigmatic, serious.

    Composed by Yu Namikoshi

  11. Strong Japan

    This georgeous composition combines traditional Japanese instruments such as the shakuhashi (a bamboo flute) and the koto with classical Western string instruments. Mesmerizing, relaxing, spiritual.

    Composed by Yu Namikoshi

  12. Strings Accent

    Japanese drumming meets cello, flute and shamisen, the traditional plucked string instrument. Fascinating, authentic sound that radiates adventure, history and a rich culture.

    Composed by Yu Namikoshi

  13. String Cut

    Lively and spirited, this track evoked images of Japanese landscapes and traditions.

    Composed by Yu Namikoshi

  14. Japanese Flute

    Meditative reflection of Japanese culture and identity with strings, flute and drums.

    Composed by Yu Namikoshi

  15. East Temple

    Western piano and strings meet Eastern instruments such as koto and shakuhachi in this unusual mix of musical cultures.

    Composed by Yu Namikoshi