Osaka, Osaka, Japan — Sounds M, the musical project helmed by the Japan-based composer Mayumi Masuya, is gearing up for the release of their latest single, “Resonance of Sorrow,” scheduled to debut on November 10, 2023. The single promises an evocative and profound musical journey, skillfully weaving elements of melancholy and hope into a harmonious composition.
Building upon the innate depth of the piano, Sounds M intricately crafts a compelling narrative, now enriched with the nuanced addition of synth strings and a high-pitched orchestral segment. These meticulously orchestrated elements not only amplify the song’s melancholic undertones but also introduce a glimmer of hope through the infusion of a major chord, strategically placed within the heart and concluding moments of the composition.
Mayumi Masuya shares, ” ‘Resonance of Sorrow’ is an exploration of the intricate tapestry of human emotions, expertly crafted to evoke deep contemplation. The deliberate interplay between melancholy and hope serves as a poignant reminder of the resilience of the human spirit, even amidst adversity.”
With excitement building for the release of “Resonance of Sorrow,” music enthusiasts and connoisseurs can look forward to immersing themselves in the profound musical storytelling that defines the essence of Sounds M.
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She is a recording artist and composer, born in the culturally rich city of Kobe, Japan, and currently calls the vibrant metropolis of Osaka home. Additionally, she spent a formative period of her life in Australia, where the enchanting blue skies, celestial stars, the grandeur of the moon, and the captivating wildlife of the continent left an indelible mark on her artistic sensibilities.
With an inherent aversion to creative constraints, she seamlessly weaves through various musical genres, firmly believing in the beauty of unrestricted expression. Whether engrossed in composing music, crafting cover arts, or creating intricate videos, she is fueled by an unwavering passion for the artistic process.
Her creative journey is underpinned by a profound admiration for classical stalwarts such as Claude Debussy, Eric Satie, and Gustav Mahler, with Debussy’s ‘Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun’ occupying a treasured place in her heart. Furthermore, contemporary maestros like Ryuichi Sakamoto and Jóhann Jóhannsson continually inspire her, while the surrealistic works of Paul Delvaux serve as a wellspring of visual inspiration.
Driven by a vision to craft background music that transcends mere accompaniment, she strives to create immersive soundscapes that seamlessly complement visual narratives, forging a captivating symbiosis between auditory and visual elements, poised to resonate with audiences on a global scale.
Name: Sounds M