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#Sounds of Tokyo

On our recent visit to Tokyo to see in the New Year, I recorded a few short audio clips on my phone. They make for pleasing vignettes of a city which is well known for being visually over-stimulating to the western-eye, but until you’ve visited it’s difficult to imagine that this overstimulation is perhaps even more pronounced from a sound perspective. That being said, there are moments of quiet, and moments of blissful sound to be found across the city.

###1. Approaching Yurakucho Station on the Yamanote Line

###2. Fourplay at The Blue Note

###3. Descending from the observation deck at Tokyo Tower

###4. New Year Prayers at Zōjō-ji

###5. Wandering around Shimokitazawa

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