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Noriko Shakti is a Music Producer, Composer, and Tabla player from Japan.

She produced music and performed Tabla and Khartal for the online contemporary dance show “WITHIN” directed by Ashley Lobo from Danceworx, Mumbai, and supported by Japan Foundation. Later released those songs as a concept EP “WITHIN the Time and Place (2020)”, which received critical acclaim for its eclectic musicality from left-field Electronica, Indian Classical, and springy Jazz to laidback Breakbeats.

In 2021 the song she produced, composed, and sang “Anatani Kimeta (I Choose You)” – Japanese Enka lyrics into one of the most famous and blissful Indian Raga scale “Raga Bhoopali” on Triphop beats. This song is a reflection of Noriko Shakti’s experience, and practice – Music production & composing in Tokyo, Indian Classical Music apprenticeship & research in Kolkata, and songwriting & singing influence from Japanese pops.

 

2nd EP “Reunion (2022)” searches for possibilities of better understanding and harmony among all creatures in the universe, which Noriko calls love. And Re-meet again physically, re-explore and re-start after all these events.
She featured Indian Classical Sitar and Flute players for Track No. 1 and 4 whom she encountered through years of adventure and adapting herself in India.

Started her career as a DJ in Tokyo. Her interest in eclectic music brought her to India. Moved to Kolkata, India. While learning from prominent Tabla Gurus in the “Capital of Tabla”, earned a M.A. in Tabla under the Indian government scholarship scheme. wrapped up a Ph.D.

In India, has performed at concerts, and festivals, and appeared on TV recordings, been interviewed by Mixmag Asia, Rolling Stone India, The New Indian Express, Times of India, so on.

Her Tabla performance video on YouTube crossed 1M views.

While making film score to wicked vibes on the dancefloor, she is motivated to create a new sense of value with an understanding of multicultural contexts.
https://norikoshakti.com/

Noriko Shakti is a Producer, Composer, Singer, DJ, Multi-instrumentalist having more than 15 years of experience, known for her eclectic fusion music with bass centric journals – Drumnbass, House, Dub, Breaks, Electronica. Her compositions and performances are a mesmerizing fusion of diverse influences, drawing from her deep understanding of percussion instruments, her love for dance music, and her extensive travels and cultural experiences. With a penchant for collaboration and experimentation, Noriko’s music sets promise to transport the audience on a journey through various rhythms and basslines, reflecting the myriad influences she has explored throughout her musical career.

2nd EP “Reunion (2022)” searches for possibilities of better understanding and harmony among all creatures in the universe, which Noriko calls love. And Re-meet again physically, re-explore and re-start after all these events.
She featured Indian Classical Sitar and Flute players for Track No. 1 and 4 whom she encountered through years of adventure and adapting herself in India.

Started her career as a DJ in Tokyo. Her interest in eclectic music brought her to India. Moved to Kolkata, India. While learning from prominent Tabla Gurus in the “Capital of Tabla”, earned a M.A. in Tabla under the Indian government scholarship scheme. wrapped up a Ph.D.

In India, has performed at concerts, and festivals, and appeared on TV recordings, been interviewed by Mixmag Asia, Rolling Stone India, The New Indian Express, Times of India, so on.

Her Tabla performance video on YouTube crossed 1M views.

While making film score to wicked vibes on the dancefloor, she is motivated to create a new sense of value with an understanding of multicultural contexts.
https://norikoshakti.com/

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