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¡10 Years of “No Headphones Required”!

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Ten years ago we where writing/recording one of our most popular albums: “No Headphones Required” (a title inspired on the great Phil Collins Album “No Jacket Required”). A mix between synthwave, 80s-style pop songs and japanese instrumental music that lead us to new musical universes. Tracklist00:00 Intro – Callin’ Karma01:24... Read More

NEW ALBUM: “Kokoro”

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To step into the inner labyrinth of the self and reach our true essence is a wonderful adventure. We hope that these songs are good company to you during the voyage. Kokoro (“heart; mind; mentality; emotions; feelings” in Japanese) is a selection of ambient / new age / instrumental tracks... Read More

New Videoclip for TRUE GRIT!

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This are strange times (I’m writing these lines in the middle of the Coronavirus Outbreak) that require the best of us. We should stay strong, stay motivated and keep moving forward until this situation is overcome. This too shall pass… Please be safe staying at home. In the meantime, let... Read More

“Become What You Are”

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This new track is a “new age/ambient” track inspired on the words of the famous philosopher Alan Watts, whose books have enlightened us for so many years. Thanks Alan! The whole track was produced in two takes, using a Roland JV-1080 and a Roland D-50. Background soundscape is an Okinawan... 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

About facü

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facü (aka Facundo Arena) is a music producer and published writer from Buenos Aires, Argentina. He got his degree in Music Production at the Buenos Aires Music School in 2005, and later built his own music studio. As a Music Producer his main project is The Kyoto Connection, which started... Read More

The Matsuyama Mirror

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A long, long time ago there lived in a quiet spot a young man and his wife. They had one child, a little daughter, whom they both loved with all their hearts. I cannot tell you their names, for they have long since been forgotten; but the name of the... Read More

Hachiko (The faithful dog)

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In 1921, HIDESAUBIRO UENO, a professor in the agriculture department at the University of Tokyo, took in Hachiko, a golden brown akita, as a pet. During his owner’s life, Hachiko greeted him at the end of each day at the nearby shibuya station. The pair continued their daily routine until... Read More