MIDORI TAKADA & MASAHIKO SATOH - LUNAR CRUISE
Midori Takada and Masahiko Satoh’s 1990 masterpiece 'Lunar Cruise' is finally available on vinyl and CD for the first time ever, sourced from the original studio masters, with all new liner notes. Featuring Yellow Magic Orchestra’s Haruomi Hosono (bass) and Kazutoki Umezu (saxophone, clarinet). Beautiful 1 LP edition with heavy 350g sleeve, poster inlay with liner notes and photo, sourced from the original studio masters (DATs); it also includes a CD with bonus tracks... Highly recommended!
Following the successful reissue of Midori Takada’s 'Through The Looking Glass', WRWTFWW Records is delighted to announce another release from the legendary Japanese percussionist: 1990’s Lunar Cruise, her superb collaboration with jazz pianist, synth master, composer and arranger Masahiko Satoh. Arguably the best kept secret in Midori Takada’s fascinating discography, Lunar Cruise is an under the radar masterpiece that captures Takada (on marimba and minimal percussion set-up) and Satoh (on Korg M1 and Yamaha DX7II synths, Ensoniq EPS sampler, and acoustic piano) vibrantly fusing traditional African and Asian percussion with jazz, ambient, and minimalism. The album also features the great Haruomi Hosono (Yellow Magic Orchestra, Happy End…) and Kazutoki Umezu.