Simon James French - Musician in Tokyo

Simon James French

I'm a musician in Tokyo, Japan

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About me

I'm a freelance noise maker in Tokyo working with all types of sound and interactive media. My main focus is composition; soundtracks mostly. Please get in touch if you think you'd like to use one of my pieces to score an image, animation or movie.

My Creations

  1. DERIVE Tokyo

    30 January

    What does it mean for a city to have a sound?

    Part of the DERIVE Soundscapes series from sound artist SJF.

  2. Post DERIVE

    30 January

    Part of the DERIVE Soundscapes series from sound artist SJF.

  3. DERIVE Hong Kong

    6 February

    The latest track in the DERIVE Soundscapes series from sound artist SJF. DERIVE Hong Kong made its debut on episode one of DERIVE Soundscapes Radio https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yT2eUi0inmk

    The image is from the incredible Hong Kong series of photos by wanderer Cody Ellingham. https://derive.tokyo/derive-wanderer/wanderer-zine-3

  4. The latest installment in the DERIVE Soundscapes Radio series from sound artist SJF. A monthly radio show that features brand new music; broadcast live on YouTube on the 1st Friday of every month in 2019.

    To be expected: field recordings of Japan, dark drones, shimmering strings & lush clouds of... continue reading (0, 0 images)

  5. DERIVE Akan

    8 March

    DERIVE Akan is the latest piece in the DERIVE Soundscapes series of music from sound artist SJF.

    DERIVE Akan made its debut on the second episode of DERIVE Soundscapes Radio broadcast on 1st of March, 2019: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTQUuxBHCpw

    If you like what you hear and would like to support the DERIVE... continue reading (0, 0 images)

  6. DERIVE Kyoto

    17 March

    DERIVE Kyoto is the latest piece in the DERIVE Soundscapes series of music from sound artist SJF.

    DERIVE Kyoto made its debut on the second episode of DERIVE Soundscapes Radio broadcast on 1st of March, 2019: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTQUuxBHCpw

    If you like what you hear and would like to support the DERIVE... continue reading (0, 0 images)

  7. DERIVE Soundscapes Radio • episode three is now up on YouTube and features brand new music that I've created in March (and a little bit of revisiting older stuff).The ...

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  8. DERIVE Ascension

    17 April

    DERIVE Ascension is one part of the DERIVE Soundscapes series by SJF.

    The track made its debut on DERIVE Soundscapes Radio • episode two: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTQUuxBHCpw

    If you like what you hear and would like to support the series please consider downloading in high quality from Bandcamp: https://sjfmusic.bandcamp.com/

    Visuals by Cody... continue reading (0, 0 images)