Shamisen Drone Performance “Breath-Taking!”

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A recent performance held by members of the Tsugaru-Jamisen Oyama-kai has utilized the starlit sky around Mt. Fuji as its backdrop, featuring a light show with LED drones “dancing” to musicians wielding the shamisen, bound to be a noteworthy performance for those fascinated by both ancient Japan and new age technology.

The bright performance and its MIDI controlled LED drones:

Another more recent indoor performance:

The performance has naturally produced a wealth of positive acclaim, most notably for its combination of “old instruments” and “new technology”.

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