The theatrical art form known as ‘Noh’ dates back to the 14th century in Japan. Typically there are no words spoken in Noh theatre, so the masks do the heavy lifting of portraying emotions and personalities. These masks are important for helping the audience understand the nuances of the characters.
Ryuichi Sakamoto’s final playlist that he was compiling to be played at his own funeral to accompany his own passing. This morning I was searching through this gorgeous collection of tracks for some inspiration for a couple of tracks I’m working on.