REST IN RECORDS released a new album “Cicadas Singing of Japan Archives Vol.2 (Insects Nature Sounds)” by Hideo Ueda on August 18, 2023, on all digital platforms!
Archive of cicada singing (insects nature sounds) in Japan. This is the second in a series of two albums. Includes 18 species from cicadas living in Japan.
Mr. Hideo Ueda, Japan’s leading field recording expert and pioneer of natural sound recording. This is a very high quality sound recording by him.
In Japan, the singing of cicadas has become a symbolic seasonal tradition, summer. In haiku, It is also the “summer season word” in haiku.
It is a highly valuable work as a digital educational material, digital archive, etc. At the same time, as “healing nature sounds” that make you feel the seasons, it is ideal for relaxation, sound therapy, deep sleep, chill out, meditation, BGM for work or study, etc.
Album Title: Cicadas Singing of Japan Archives Vol.2 (Insects Nature Sounds)
Artist: Hideo Ueda
Release Date: August 18, 2023
Format: Album | 18 Tracks | 57m19s
Catalog Number: RIR0034
Label: REST IN RECORDS
*The frog in the jacket image (cover art) is a “Tanna japonensis” (photo by Hideo Ueda).
*You can listen to the sounds on YouTube Music by clicking on the links for each song title.
Hideo Ueda: Born in Tama City, Tokyo, Japan in 1953. Nature recording artist. Founded and represented “Ueda Nature Sound” in 1990. Japan’s leading field recording expert and pioneer of natural sound recording. He continues to digitally record the sounds of wild birds, insects, frogs, mammals, and other creatures in general, as well as the sounds of natural scenery. There are more than 500 species. He also shoots video and photography, and has published numerous books and CDs. The vast sound library has provided materials for a wide variety of applications, including co-authored books, textbooks and teaching materials, and commercials. His works are actively disseminated on his official website, YouTube, and SNS. He has released a wild bird sound albums “Bird Songs of Japan 100” (7 titles in the series) and a frog / toad sound albums “Frogs Croaking of Japan Archives” (4 titles in the series) on all digital platforms.