I knew Kazuki Isogai from before and I really loved that guitar melody when I heard it on his Instagram. I live in a place surrounded by nature, so I added birds singing, recorded with an iPhone to make them sound more natural. This is how “Cherry Blossom” was born.

“Azalea Hills” is inspired by the colourful flower fields in the Akagi Nature Park.

Because it’s such a world, I want to relax you with those songs.”

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yuhei miura – Afternoon in Akagi EP

Release Date : April 19, 2020
Artist : yuhei miura

Two tracks that will transport you to a Japanese garden in midst of spring.

The peculiar, up-and-coming jazzhop producer yuhei miura delivers his first Stereofox Records release Afternoon in Akagi, inspired by the nature park next to his hometown Maebashi, Gunma Prefecture.

“Cherry Blossom” features the renowned Tokyo guitarist Kazuki Isogai, whose melodies blend so magically with the bird songs in the background.

And in “Azalea Hills” you’ll find yuhei’s favourite use of saxophone and Rhodes piano with delicately arranged hihats and bass, all fused together for an amazing jazzhop experience.

Both songs embrace nature’s calming effect, aiming for a more vintage and raw sound.