title: Mirror Flake
Open up your ears to the new era of Japanese contemporary pop music. We are proud to announce flau's first cd release Mirror Flake, is the beautiful debut album by the talented female artist cokiyu who hails from Ehime, Japan. As a vocalist, she participated in albums and live performances of aus. Mirror Flake sets a new standard in the genre of bedroom pop. The album instills soft-hearted shoegaze sounds into delicately beautiful melodies which are organically mixed with the graceful use of instruments like toy piano, music box, guitar (by ueda takayasu), and the gorgeous whispery voice of cokiyu that has sparkled in Curveland of aus. Mirror Flake is definitely a must have for the fans of Japanese pops.
Sehr, sehr schöne Elektronika. - de:bug
Imagine Caroline pushed to an even dreamier and more entrancing degree
and you'll have a fairly accurate impression of Mirror Flake's sound.
Un album paisible et lumineux, mignon tout plein, premier d’une liste que l’on souhaite longue dans le catalogue du label fraîchement né flau. - ondefixe
Mirror Flake's smooth liquidity of sound will instantly ring familiar and pleasant to listeners versed in contemporary computer-generated lounge - ink19
Mirror Flake is atmospheric and evocative, pretty and charming, much as one would expect. - cyclic defrost
Aérien, poétique, et sucré. - autres directions
Cokiyu’s music rests snugly alongside the like of Piana, Gutevolk and at a stretch Caroline. - signal to noise
it offers an elegant kind of melancholia, which seems just right for
Cradle music for stubborn adults. - perdidos