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NEW ALBUM “A Journey of A Thousand Miles”

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JAPANESE AMBIENT/NEW AGE MEETS VIDEO-GAME/COMPUTER MUSIC: THE KYOTO CONNECTION RELEASES “A JOURNEY OF A THOUSAND MILES” The Kyoto Connection announces the launch of their new album “A Journey Of A Thousand Miles” Drawing inspiration from the profound oriental proverb, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step,”... Read More

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Summer months are usually difficult to get together to rehearse and make music due to the holidays. Luckily we are back in the studio working and preparing our next releases, although this year is kind of different. A few weeks ago we found out that Jesica and I are expecting... Read More

Postcards from Japan

“Postcards from Japan” We’re featured on an official Spotify Playlist!

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We’ve been recently featured on the Spotify Editorial Playlist “Postcards from Japan – A celebration of contemporary Ambient music produced by Japanese artists”. Among a great selection of japanese-ambient tracks, you’ll find “Postcards”, “Kansai” and “Tea House” from our album “Postcards” (2018). This means lots of exposure for us, so... Read More


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1982 is a musical journey which combines the sounds and melodies of the 80s with the inspiration of Japanese culture. It is also the celebration of our 15th anniversary creating music of various genres and styles inspired by the sounds, landscapes and melodies of Japan. You can download it on... Read More

New Album coming up: “1982”

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We’re hard-working on the final arrangements for our next album, 1982, a ten-years-later successor to our beloved “No headphones required”. If you’re into the genre of synthpop/synthwave music, you’re going to like this. 9 songs will transport you to the best vibes of that era! Check out these shoots from... Read More

CD Prayer By Yuichiro Katsumoto

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We always love seeing our music being used on other inspiring projects! Check out this beautiful CD PRAYER featuring the music of The Kyoto Connection (the song is “Fears” from our album “The Middle Way”). You can see more works by KATSUMOTOY at his personal website. Ver esta publicación en... Read More

Introducing: Japanese Ambient Music Radio!

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Today we are launching our very own Online Radio featuring a carefully-curated selection of the best japanese ambient/environmental/instrumental/new age music. The music that inspires our music! The Kyoto Connection Radio is LIVE 24/7 and you can tune in here from your computer, tablet or mobile browser. The schedule for this... Read More

Say hi to our new website!

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Today we’re launching our new website. Since the raise of social networks, personal home pages have been in decline, with many people thinking that the Internet is just Facebook, Instagram or Youtube. Social networks gave us a lot of tools to communicate, cooperate and co-create, and that’s great BUT they... Read More