Behind the Shadow Drops is the new solo project from Takaakira 'Taka' Goto; guitarist and composer of Tokyo, Japan-based Instrumental musical group MONO.
Formed in 2016, the project features Taka’s first attempt in his career combining elements of Ambient, Trip Hop and other minimal musical elements, creating a Soundtrack-like dark musical world to the listeners.
The album features drums, percussion and programming by John McEntire of Tortoise and The Sea And The Cake who also mixes the album, as well as Los Angeles' Rock Cellist, Helen Money.
The debut full-length album is out now worldwide as of September 22, 2017.
A Story of the Kingdoms of the Moon and of the Sun (2016)
Pierre Hermé Paris-Japon x Nicolas Buffe’s collaborative global website project, which Behind the Shadow Drops provided music for, has received a silver award for Epica Awards’ Online Campaigns - Luxury in 2016.
Epica Awards was established in 1987, and is a France-based international advertisement award, judged by over 50 media editors and reporters over roughly 44 countries worldwide.