MIDORI HIRANO / MIMICOF

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Midori Hirano is a Japanese musician, composer, sound artist and producer, born in Kyoto and now based in Berlin since 2008.
At the age of five Midori started to play the piano and later studied classical piano at the university.

She has released two albums, “LushRush“ (2006) and ”kilo:yuri“ (2008), as Midori Hirano on the label Noble.
With her second release, “klo:yuri”, she developed further into sound research, receiving critical acclaim from various medias of the world including TIME magazine , BBC radio, and FACT Magazine and such.
Her album “Minor Planet" has been released on Sonic Pieces in September 2016.

In addition to her primary project as Midori Hirano, based on acoustic instrumentation drawing melodic shapes and harmonies, she is doing another music project under the moniker of MimiCof focusing on electronics and beat production center extending her range of music. As MimiCof, she has released two albums “RundSkipper”(2011) and “KotoLyra”(2012) on PROGRESSIVE FOrM.
The third MimiCof album “Moon Synch” is out on The Notwist’s label Alien Transistor since May 5th, 2017.


Out soon :

"SICHTEN 1" a compilation curated by Frank Bretschneider includes 2 tracks by MimiCof aka Midøri Hiranø
will be released at RASTER on September 21 on 2LP and digital.

factmag.com/2018/07/17/raster-frank-bretschneider-sichten-1



Recent releases :

Lali Puna w/ MimiCof - Everything Counts On​ (of the album Two Windows) - Morr Music
lalipuna.bandcamp./everything-counts-on-with-mimicof


Midori Hirano - Minor Planet - Sonic Pieces 024
sonicpieces.com/sonicpieces024


Mimicof - Moon Synch - Alien Transistor
alientransistor.com/mimicof-moon-synch





MimiCof - “Opal” taken from the album “Moon Synch” on Alien Transistor
Video directed by Kaliber16/Markus Wambsganss


Links :
midorihirano.com
midorihirano.com/tagged/midori+hirano
midorihirano.com/tagged/MimiCof


MIDORI HIRANO / MIMICOF booking contact : MO[AT]MEDIA-LOCA.COM


MIDORI HIRANO / MIMICOF

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