, a new project spearheaded by ex-KAO=S
shamisen player JACK
, recently released its debut album.
Titled Trip to Nowhere
, the album hit digital stores and streaming platforms on November 21st. It features nine tracks, all of which are instrumental. Two of the songs are covers. CURRY
was originally by THE SYAMISENIST
while summer leaf
was originally performed by Novem
Physical copies of the release will be sold through the band's online store starting this month.
consists of JACK
on shamisen, MOB
on guitar, DAISUKE
(aka Daisuke Ueda
of rock band Yellow Studs
) on acoustic bass, KENJI
on cajón and steel tongue drum and KYOHEI
The band was formed after JACK
at the end of 2017. They aim to offer fans an eclectic mix of sounds from around the world, taking them on a "journey without borders through plains of sound". The project's concept deals with capturing and expanding upon the spontaneous inspiration brought on by the unexpected discoveries and chance meetings that one experiences while passing through countries and cities on the way to a trip's destination. Check out TRANSIST
's official website
for more information about the project.
A trailer for Trip to Nowhere
can be viewed below.