All is Silence

Ametsub - The Nothings of The North

      01. Solitude
      02. Lichen with Piano
      03. Repeatedly
      04. Snowy Lava
      05. Old Obscurity
      06. Peaks Far Afield
      07. Time for Trees
      08. skyr
      09. Faint Dazzlings
      10. Mosfell (pathless)
      11. 66
      12. Off-Road 264

Release Date : Dec 2014
Cat# : N66CDEX1
Format : CD ( Special Digipack Edition ) / Digital
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JP Price : 2,200 jpy ( with tax )

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Ametsub is active based in Japan/Iceland. In Feb 2015, he played at Sonar Reykjavik/Iceland 2015, it was chosen one of best moments of second days. Especial recent event is, The Improvised session with Ryuichi Sakamoto with the installation of fog at Noda-shrine. Remixed "Awake" of Tycho in Ghostly. Supported Actress, Loscil, Bonobo Japan Tour. Participation in Lapsus Barcelona compilation with Plaid. The previous album "The Nothings of The North" (2009) has gotten big evaluation from wide listeners of the world. It was chosen as "the best disk in 2009" of Ryuichi Sakamoto and it was determined licence-release by Mille Plateaux and built a firm unique position in the current scene. In 2014, YELLO-Boris Blank picked Ametsub album on his "10 Favorite Electronic Records" in FACT Magazine. He was invited to L.E.V. Festival in Spain with Apparat, Johann Johannson, John Hopkins, Sbtrkt and others, it was called the best acts by the Clubbing Spain Mag later in spite of a condition bottom surrounded by audience on a lake and he left a large trace. then, he achieves success in Spain tour with Crisopa. He also played at Caffe Laugavegur 22 Reykjavik in Iceland. He performs activity also outside Japan across a border. He appeared on lot of big festival of the world. FLUSSI Festival (Italy) with Ryoichi Kurokawa/Raime, STROM Festival (Denmark) with Sherwood&Pinch/Ital Tek, Mind Camp Festival (Netherlands) with Kettel/Arovane, MiRA Festival (Spain) with Actress/Lone. The tour in Ukraine. HanoiSoundStuff Festival (Vietnam) with Daito Mababe. He also appeared on japanese large festival such as SonarSound Tokyo with Daito Manabe, Taicoclub Festival, EmafTokyo, FujiRock Festival etc.In Japan, he has played as support act for many oversea artist's japan tour. Recently, Tim Hecker, Yagya, Plaid, Floating Points, Actress, Loscil, Bvdub, Fennesz, Oval, Moritz Von Oswald, Alva Noto etc. He is also a backpacker who loves polar exploration, Icyland / Arctic Circle. Long-awaited 3rd Album "All is Silence"also has gotten massive response. It was ranked 5 on outside jp music charts of Tower Records(The biggest cd shop in Japan) along with Sigur Ros, My bloody valentine etc. His new album for the first time in three years is packed focusing on the musical piece played in his live, and an overpoweringly attractive stretch of his land exists compared with past work. A succession of feeling of floating drifting melodies that seems to remind an endless trip is finished in the strong sound-scape like a drawn spectacular nature, the solemn horizon, the silence of the evening, deepest ambience like underwater, fluttering reminiscence in the old tape, magnificence red landscape like an album artwork. We can feel a gloom warmth in sense of isolation. He passes various music-style creatively, his album has a many melancholy melodies that are changed faintly by old tape-recorder. The field recordings around the world. Also a new flavor with the prepaid piano sounds are knit. By the beat process closely, beautiful darkness and bold tone echoes sound, The one musicality that can be called the New field is beginning. The music that an infinite view of the world of Ametsub which evolved steadily was expressed in to the next field without being stopped on one place. His enormous individuality and wide strong soundscape widen a fan all over the world.