Kazuya Matsumoto / stabilo 『Stone Ocean』


speaker gain teardropでも活躍されているstabiloさんが毎月リリースされるEP企画に参加させて頂きました。

Stone Ocean

by Kazuya Matsumoto / stabilo

1.Stone Free 06:39

2.Green Green Grass of Home 05:39

3.Made In Heaven 10:32

4.Stone Ocean 07:02

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■ Kazuya Matsumoto

Kazuya Matsumoto is a drummer / percussionist from Tokyo (Japan), born and grew up in the city of Kanazawa,

Ishikawa prefecture where famous for it’s traditional arts and beautiful crafts. He is inspired by the great scale of nature, and the daily traditions there, which he filters through himself to create original sounds with an awareness of tradition and progression.

His focus is more into the sound and the resonance itself rather than the musical scales and melodies, mainly using harmonic percussions such as hamon, gong and singing bowl, and other non-instrument objects which makes sounds.

His creation starts by performing and recording in the nature which he sees as his life work.

In 2013, he received the grad prix award in the Otokuchi project which was held as the related project of Setouchi International Art Festival.

He is also active in the non-music industry field such as being in charge of producing music for Primitive Sense Art Festival (2014), and taking part in the Busstrio‘s play “ALice, where are you going?”as the drummer and percussionist.

In 2015, he releases his 1st solo album “Mizu no katachi” from SPEKK label.

He has also previously shared stages with musicians such as asuna , Ametsub, Opitope , kyoka, sawako, Chihei Hatakeyama, Takashi Tsuda, Tomoko Sauvage , Keiji Haino, Haruka Nakamura, FourColor, Minamo, 34423, Mergrim , mosikitoo and Yui Onodera.

As a drummer, he plays in bands like FilFla (with Keiichi Sugimoto), Mergrim x Kazuya Matsumoto and Itoken with Speakers.



■ stabilo (speaker gain teardrop)

Based in Hiroshima, Japan, stabilo is the solo project of Yasutica Horibe.He plays the guitar in the band, ‘speaker gain teardrop’, which is based in Hiroshima.’stabilo’ was born when he started making music that was difficult to be expressed by this band using the laptop from 2002. (english translation : fjordne)




#1, #2, #3, #4, are written by Kazuya Matsumoto / stabilo mixed /mastered by stabilo

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■ yoshinobu miyake

miyake-yoshinobu.tumblr.com credits released August 31, 2016 tags tags: ambient drone electronica experiemental hiroshima shoegaze Japan license all rights reserved