Asunojokei - Island [Cassette]

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Format | Cassette

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Imported from Gerpfast Records in Indonesia

Island, the second full-length album by Tokyo-based Post Black Metal band, Asunojokei that still consist with their character blending Black Metal, Shoegaze and Post-Rock. Creating a beautifully brutal and emotionally atmospheric album. Asunojokei describe "Island" album is an exceptional fusion of J-Pop and Black Metal with 'summer' as it's theme.

Contains total 11 songs inside this album, including re-recorded versions of "Chimera" and "From the Bottom of the Biotope", which were released as digital singles. Island album will be reissued on a very limited cassette edition, pressed on professional white-transparent cassette and only available for 100 copies.

The mixing engineers are Lewis Johns, who has worked with Svalbard and Rolo Tomassi, and Katsuya (Slothreat), who has worked with many Japanese bands, for the high quality sound that is among the best in the genre. The artwork is by Yoco and the typography is by Monami Minase, resulting in pop and emotional artwork which is unusual for a heavy metal band.

Format Cassette

Pressing Information 

Limited pressing of 100 copies from Gerpfast Records

Track List

  1. Heavenward
  2. Chimera
  3. Gaze
  4. Footprints
  5. Diva Under the Blue Sky
  6. Beautiful Name
  7. The Forgotten Ones
  8. The Sweet Smile of Vortex
  9. Tidal Lullaby
  10. From the Bottom of the Biotope
  11. Thunder