Tomonari's EP series comes to a close with two diverse, compelling pieces . Pt.1 introduces a haunting piano crasis that wouldn't be amiss on a more searching soundtrack. He manages to extract the maximum effect from his component parts with a mature rendering that balances expressiveness with restraint.
Pt.2 completes Tomonari's musical journey with the most startling track of the whole series. The 12 minute epic builds in electrifying fashion adding layer after layer of dramatic chords, white noise and off grid rhythms before a pulverising climax.
released March 28, 2016
Written & performed by Tomonari Nozaki
Produced by Shane Lawlor
Mastered by Denis Blackman
Artwork by Jakob Brondum
I feel and see strong visuals when listening to Falling Into The Sea. They are relative to the title. I see grainy black and white video. I see repetition. I see the sweeping ocean water. To me, a chord within me is struck as there is extreme melancholy and depth to these tracks, especially "..Sea". Portis