2013-08-13 07:00:04 UTC

Tokyo, Japan (1999 – present)


Miaou were formed in 1999 by Tatsuki Hamasaki and sisters Mayumi and Hiromi Hasegawa. Their debut album, 'Happiness' (Noon records, 2003), was quickly followed by a tour with Australia's Art Of Fighting. Their 2005 release, 'Make These Things Alright' saw Miaou develop their sound into an even more tuneful, dreamy version of instrumental rock.

That same year saw a tour with Canada's Below The Sea, with whom the band also collaborated with to record a split e.p., released on Preco Records, the label of Tokyo music store LINUS RECORDS. 2006 proved to be another busy and exciting year.

Things started off with the inclusion of 'Grasslands' on the Where Are My Records compilation c.d., "Je T'aime", before the band headed into the studio to record probably their most distinctive, beautiful and accomplished material to date with the painted e.p. (Thomason Sounds). The e.p. was once again recorded by toe's Takaaki Mino, who has produced all of their material to date.

The release of the painted e.p. was followed by a Japan tour with Thomason Sounds label mates Tracer AMC from Northern Ireland, as well as distributing their music through north america with Darla Records. Their third full length album, 'All Around Us' will be released by Thomason Sounds on July 18th 2008.


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This update goes purely for the sheer love of [ Miaou ] sound. No DL is provided on this entry, although I have to say the entire "MIAOU" discography is awesome. Google might be of a great help here guys. By all means search for it and support the band where ever possible. As usual EXCELLENT STUFF all the way from [ Miaou ]. The Night Will Come Before Long is just as good as The Day Will Come Before Long, if not even better.

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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Miaou - Bring The Light EP Artist - Miaou Album - Bring The Light EP Release Date - 2013 Genre - Ambient, Electro, Post-rock, Glitch [ EXCELLENT ] Tracklist 1. Airglow 05:25 2. River Zephyr 05:08 3. Deep Into A Forest 04:00 4. Paper On You 06:24 5. Water & Us 07:30 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Miaou - Bring The Light EP -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Miaou - The Night Will Come Before Long Artist - Miaou Album - The Night Will Come Before Long Release Date - 2012 Genre - Ambient, Electro, Post-rock, Glitch [ EXCELLENT ] Tracklist 1. Notnotnot (miaou Rework) 2. Small Dream (Sun Glitters Remix) 3. Own Your Colours (Errors Remix) 4. Cycle (Brassica Remix) 5. Endings (mergrim Remix) 6. Up And The Sky (Not Squares Condo Mix) 7. Lost Souls (aus Remix) 8. Keep Drifting My Heart (Kyoka Remix) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Miaou - The Night Will Come Long Before -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Miaou Album - Into Your Pocket Release Date - 2012 Genre - Ambient, Instrumental, Post-rock [ EXCELLENT AS USUAL ] Tracklist 01. Into your pocket 02. Secret eyes 03. Ef - Longing for colors (Miaou remix) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Miaou - Into Your Pocket -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Miaou Album - The Day Will Come Long Before Release Date - 2011 Genre - Instrumental, Ambient, Post-rock Tracklist 01. Miaou - Notnotnot 02. Miaou - Small Dream 03. Miaou - Own Your Colours 04. Miaou - Cycle 05. Miaou - Endings 06. Miaou - Up And The Sky 07. Miaou - Lost Souls 08. Miaou - Keep Drifting My Heart -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Miaou - The Day Will Come Along -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Miaou Album - All Around Us Release Date - 2008 Genre - Instrumental Post-rock Tracklist 1 Promise Song 2 Morning Sun 3 Hello World 4 Always Dreaming of Things to Come 5 Tetote 6 Crumpets 7 Our Path To.. 8 You Found Me 9 Hopefulness 10 Shining -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Miaou - All Around Us -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Miaou Album - Painted Ep Release Date - 2006 Genre - Instrumental Post-rock Tracklist 1 We Lost It 2 Scene of Sunrise 3 Anything Goes 4 Grasslands (Revised) 5 Airship 6 Fatune Pavillion (Millimetrick Remix) 7 Dante (Epic45 Remix) 8 On a Sunday (Qua Remix) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Miaou - Painted -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Miaou Album - Make These Things Alright Release Date - 2005 Genre - Instrumental Post-rock Tracklist 1 Intro 2 Future Pavilion 3 A Bird in the Hand 4 Silent Picture 5 Tiger Note 6 Dante 7 On a Sunday 8 When Will You Come Home? 9 LASA -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Miaou - Make These Things Alright -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Miaou / Below the Sea Album - Tour Split Ep Release Date - 2005 Genre - Instrumental Post-rock Tracklist 1 Miaou - Sleepless Dreams 2 Miaou - KIRAMEKI (Below the Sea Remix) 3 Below the Sea - Rusty Bikes 4 Below the Sea - New Hampshire's Coast -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Miaou / Below The Sea [ EP ] -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Miaou Album - Happiness Release Date - 2003 Genre - Instrumental Post-rock Tracklist 1 muno 5:56 2 boom 0 5:41 3 pao 2000 3:07 4 el nienyo 6:48 5 KIRAMEKI 6:59 6 jet sound wave 8:46 7 HALF 5:17 8 water & me 13:10 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Miaou - Happiness -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sequence Pulse | Spangle Call Lilli Line | Glissando | Technicolor Skies | Telstar Ponies -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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