Syn Songs Vocaloid

4月 1, 2022

ミウ、メルリ、サイバー、ディーヴァ、メグッポイド、ギャラ子…この宇宙人のような名前たちは一体…?これは「VOCALOID (ボーカロイド)」という歌声合成ソフトウェアで、18年前にヤマハが開発したコンピュータプログラムによって、

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Sayo Film

2月 4, 2022

ジェレミー・ルビエ監督による映画『Sayo』は心の旅の話だ。パリ出身の日系フランス人、ナギサ・ショヴォーが演じる主人公ナギサは双子の姉妹を2年前に失った。その数ヶ月後からナギサは地元の寺に通うようになり、そこで見知らぬタクシーの運転手に出会う。彼は、亡くなった家族の魂に出会える旅へとナギサを連れ出す。本作は美しい日本の自然の描写や繊細な語りで見る人を感情的にさせる神秘的なロードムービーで、

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Made In Japan Vinyl Album

11月 26, 2021

Whilst it’s no surprise that the last 18-months have been tough for many parts of the music industry - the ‘live entertainment’ sector perhaps being the most obvious - it hasn’t been all gloom and

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Spatial Audio

10月 22, 2021

When Thomas Edison invented the first machine capable of recording and reproducing sound in 1877, he changed the face (or rather ‘ears’) of modern music and sound forever. His remarkably simple

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Tatcha 5 Senses Indigo

10月 2, 2021

The Indigo Plant (or ‘Indigofera Tinctoria’) has been valued by civilisations for hundreds, if not thousands of years. From the Ancient Greeks, to the Impressionist Painters, the leaves of this

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WOWOW Sonic Branding

8月 11, 2021

Sonic Identities, Mnemonics, Jingles, Stings, Sizzles, Corporate Identities - ‘Sonic Branding’ has been called many names. For the purposes of this piece, let’s refer to it as ‘A Sonic Identity’,

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Nick Wood's Desk

5月 13, 2021

We often focus on ‘how’ or ‘why’ the creative process takes place, trying to understand the thought process of creativity at a conceptual level, but rarely do we look at ‘where’ these magical

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