New Japanese Vibes (76) – Ryota Mikami ‘Wedding’ Album

Ryota Mikami, co-founder of independent record label Vegetable Record opens up a hypnotic musical world in his latest album Wedding. Taking samples that range from Mozart to Bon Iver and the Bill Evans Trio, each track sees nostalgia meet the future, and invites the listener’s senses to dip into a universe of heavenly vocals, pounding beats, glistening harp harmonies, sumptuous synths and otherworldly sonic effects. Each track is unified in thematic ideas, but at the same time carry their own enticing narratives and personalities.

Other Info/Context

  • Wedding was released on August 15th.
  • Vegetable Record’s other co-founder is Shotaro Hayashi.

© Isaku Takahashi