Watch: short doc about Japanese ambient master Chihei HatakeyamaFri Jul 13th
As a part of their video series 'toco toco', Japanese content platform Archipel made a short documentary about ambient musician, sound artist, mastering engineer and record label founder Chihei Hatakeyama. Now based in Tokyo, the video follows Hatakeyama - a master in creating atmospheric, memory-evoking soundscapes -, back to his roots in the Kamakura and Enoshima areas of Japan, where he grew up. Watch the documentary below.
Chihei Hatakeyama's performance at Le Guess Who? 2018 is curated by Devendra Banhart. This curated program also features a.o. Vashti Bunyan, Shintaro Sakamoto, Beverly Glenn-Copeland, Takuro Kikuchi, Rodrigo Amarante, Jessica Pratt, as well as Devendra Banhart himself.