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The Show Goes On…line: ASPIDISTRAFLY × haruka nakamura

Concert highlights from Music with Scenery (2016)


Published: 13 Mar 2020

Time taken : ~10mins

The show must go on and for Offstage, it goes on...line. Specially culled from Esplanade's archives, this series of performances by leading acts in Singapore and Asia will nourish your soul and sate your appetite for the arts during these trying times.

First up to lift your spirits are ASPIDISTRAFLY and haruka nakamura PIANO ENSEMBLE with their first joint showcase in Singapore Music with Scenery (2016). Melding lush aural tapestries with mellow folk, let their gossamer-like sound transport you to a musical dreamscape that blurs the boundaries between fine ambient, modern classical and the avant-garde.

ASPIDISTRAFLY is made up of singer-songwriter April Lee and producer Ricks Ang, the founder of Kitchen. Label. Taking their name from the George Orwell novel Keep the Aspidistra Flying, this Singaporean duo has garnered recognition for their albums i hold a wish for you (2008) and A Little Fable (2011).

haruka nakamura is a composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist based in Tokyo, Japan. One of the bestselling and most beloved Japanese independent artists of his generation, he has released two critically acclaimed albums twilight (2010) and Ongaku No Aru Fuukei (2014) on Kitchen. Label.

All images courtesy of Kitchen. Label

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