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Hitomi Moriwaki

Subtropic Cosmos

Guruguru Brain


LP Black $27
  • International debut LP
  • Multidisciplinary artist Hitomi Moriwaki
  • Recorded during the pandemic
  • Digital Art Electronic Album
  • A universe within the bedroom


Subtropic Cosmos is the international debut album by Japanese artist Hitomi Moriwaki. Composed and recorded at her Fukuoka home during the worldwide pandemic between 2020-2022, the album was produced by Hideki Urawa, who has also worked with Kikagaku Moyo and other musical acts on Guruguru Brain. Hitomi Moriwaki is a multidisciplinary artist working with a wide range of mediums besides music, including: magazines, ceramics, digital art, and animation. “Subtropic Cosmos” in particular is a wonderful work that conveys the “joy of making things” to listeners, as it is filled with various influences from her diverse activities. As suggested by the album title, most of the songs were created under the unprecedented conditions of corona—and as a result, were inspired by the consciousness of traveling through imaginary foreign lands and nature. As if adventuring through the universe inside of her own mind, Moriwaki’s versatility is best experienced through her fearless fusion of hip-hop, pop and experimental music. Through a lens of psychedelic production by Hideki Urawa, this album is a truly special, one-of-a-kind space experience for listeners to enjoy and embark upon.

Preview Tracklist

  • 1 Yu Yu Familia
  • 2 Numbers
  • 3 Song For My English Lesson
  • 4 Torch
  • 5 Sunny Day
  • 6 Fever
  • 7 RPG
  • 8 Rainforest
  • 9 Adventure
  • 10 Goo Choki Per
  • 11 Water Fowl
  • 12 Mini Mini
  • 13 Living
  • 14 The Sun