SILENT POETS

SILENT POETS is a solo music project led by Michiharu Shimoda, Tokyo-based DJ and music producer.
Since his debut in 1992, Shimoda has been producing melancholic and emotional dub sounds throughout his long career.
His albums have been released by many labels across the world, including Yellow

Productions (France), 99 Records (Germany), and his tracks have been included in more than 40 compilation albums including the masterpiece compilation of Ibiza chillout sound ‘Cafe del Mar’.
In 2013, he established his own music label Another Trip and released a restructured dub album ‘Another Tip from the Sun’, as well as performing ‘SILENT POETS Dub Set’ shows at Liquid Room and other venues in collaboration with sound engineer Shojiro Watanabe.
Tokyo, a commercial song for NTT DoCoMo Style’ 20 featuring rapper 5lack, won Craft Award (sound design) at 2016 56th ACC CM Festival (currently ACC Tokyo Creative Awards), in addition to staying as number one hit in the iTunes hip hop singles chart for 14 consecutive days.
In 2017, SILENT POETS performed at Fuji Rock Festival and launched the 25th anniversary project, which started with the release of the 7-inch single SHINE featuring Hollie Cook. In February 2018, Dawn, SILENT POETS’ first album in 12 years, was released.

Silent Poets Web Project Team

Drone Movie: Yutaka kitamura (GO motion, Rudesign)
Direction/Design: Jun Awano (Cryogenicx, Kaiteki) , Programming: Akira Shimizu (Focus Light)