Worldwide FM — manabu shimada



This February, manabu shimada will be on Worldwide FM.

Mari* is Worldwide FM’s senior producer and Gilles Peterson’s longtime radio collaborator, and twice a month presents two hours of new Japanese music. In this episode she is joined by Japanese sonic artist Manabu Shimada, to discuss his creative process and perform a live set from his latest album.

As usual, sound creator Yosi Horikawa brings his regular feature, a 30 minute soundscape of field recordings and inspirational music which, this episode, focuses on the theme of ‘Everyday Sounds’.



Listen back → worldwidefm.net/show/oto-nova-japan


manabu shimada is a Japanese sonic artist based in London and Tokyo. His artistic work includes performances, installations and exhibitions predominantly in Europe. Alongside his technical skills he has worked as a composer and sound designer for many years, working with companies such as Swarovski, Yamaha, V&A, Tord Boontje and Es Devlin. Manabu and Mari will discuss his creative process, and Manabu will perform his latest album pieces for her, a showcase of his creative work whilst living in Europe, was released in July 2016 on label Sounds et al.

Yosi Horikawa is a sound creator who incorporates field recordings into his music.



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