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Midori Takada, Lafawndah and Partel Oliva collaborate on Le Renard Bleu

First new music release for Takada in almost twenty years is a cross generational audio visual work

Lafawndah, Midori Takada and Partel Oliva have collaborated on a new project Le Renard Bleu. Marking the first time in nearly twenty years that Takada has released new music, the project grew out of a preoccupation the Japanese percussionist had with the legend of the blue fox, with a new composition comprising of waterphone, bells, marimba and drums. Lafawndah bought the melody and lyrics to the table, with Partel Oliva imagining the cinematic frame for the myth.

Created in partnership with Kenzo, Le Renard Bleu was recorded and filmed in Tokyo in April 2018. The film's album version will be released in physical format on 10 August via !K7. You can watch the video below.

Midori Takada appeared in The Wire 399, with 1983's Through The Looking Glass reissued last year by WRWTFWW.