Yugen (幽玄)

Flamingooooo - Yugen (幽玄)
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November 1, 2020 / Release Date
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Flamingooooo
NR
My new Ep Yūgen (幽玄) is now available on Soundcloud and I will add it soon also on Youtube. This project was made in Ambient style, which is not very minimalistic here but I think it can still be qualified for this genre. Anyway, I'm extremely proud of what I've done and I hope that everyone who gives this EP a chance will find something for themselves ain it nd that they will simply enjoy it for what it is. Ambient is the musical direction I want to pursue and this mini album is the first ... read more
andiov1
69
Pretty decent ambient electronic EP, fairly chill and relaxing, but closing track at nine minutes felt kind of drawn out
JustSomeGuy
80
Oh wow, I was not expecting something of this quality from an AOTY user. I've really been loving everything that I've heard from Flamingooooo's ambient output, and this new EP is no exception. Pretty much every track on this thing is really pleasant, really relaxing, and just some really solid ambient music. Yugen is home to some of their best stuff yet, and in general it's one of the strongest AOTY albums that I've heard.
Stankysauce
75
Ikigai
I really love the horns and Asian sounding instrument that opens up the track. They complement each other greatly. While they never really build up into anything instrumentally grand, the melodies and progression stay interesting enough to keep my attention.
8/10

Man'noyaku
It's really nice hearing Panacea on the album because I thought this was an amazing single and I still love It here. The airy psychedelic pads and the flute like melody are absolutely entrancing and beautiful. ... read more
Jamobo
75
Yūgen is an interesting idea, described as an "aesthetic", it relates to the appreciation of some of the more subtle and even mysterious parts of the world. This 30 minute EP/Mini-Album fits into this idea wonderfully with each of the 6 songs using just a title and some relatively minimalistic Ambient passages to offer up some understanding of the beauty of a few out-of-the-way parts of life.

Ikigai is the idea of finding a "reason for being" and is about finding a pursuit ... read more
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Track List

  1. Ikiga
  2. Man’nōyaku
  3. Shinrin-yoku
  4. Gaikiken
  5. boketto
  6. Hikari
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Added on: October 30, 2020