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Aug 27th Updated!

[Live Performance]
Marihiko Hara will do performance with Mis. Shuho, an expert of flower arrangement at NUIT BLANCHE KYOTO 2014.

"Columbos" (directed by KAWAI+OKAMURA, Music by Marihiko Hara) screened in International Animated Film Festival Animator in Poland.

International Animated Film Festival Animator in Poznan, Poland.
11th-17th July

"Columbos" (directed by KAWAI+OKAMURA, Music by Marihiko Hara) got a Honorary Mention at the Prix Ars Electronica Award 2014,Computer Animation Film VFX. (Linz, Austria)


[Marihiko Hara Chamber Music]
Marihiko Hara's chamber music will be premiered on 14th June at Kyoto Art Center.

[Soundtrack for Toronto Japanese Film Festival]

Toronto Japanese Film Festival 2014
JUNE 12-27 2014
@Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre

PDF Booklet :

[Sapporo International Art Festival]
Marihiko Hara will take part in Sapporo International Art Festival as Shiro Takatani's CHROMA crew.

Marihiko Hara will play with Ken Furudate (artist, programmer) at The Museum of Kyoto Annex on 4th May, which is a special event of KYOTOGRAPHIE. The liveset will be Audio-Visual performance using a huge 4k LED sony display and non-parametric speakers. And next day 5th May, Marihiko will play in Kobe as Marihiko Hara ' Polar M with Springintgut & F.S. Blumm. Don't miss them!


Marihiko Hara is a sound director of the installation : “Mars, a photographic exploration” (Presented by Xavier Barral in partnership with NASA, JPL and The University of Arizona. Video installation by Shiro Takatani ), part of KYOTOGRAPHIE international photography festival.

Marihiko Hara composes music of "L'ombre double (from "Le Soulier de Satin" by Paul Claudel)" at Kyoto Performing Arts Center, Syunju-z.

Marihiko Hara's live recording now available on SoundCloud. "Flora" Piano Liveset (Opening Act for Nils Frahm, 11th Nov 2013)

***FREE DOWNLOAD until 9th March 2014!!!! LISTEN AND ENJOY!

Improvisation Studio Session and Talk with RYUICHI SAKAMOTO on his radio program NHK-FM!!!

It will be on air on 1st Jan 2014!!

01/01/2014 NHK FM "Ryuichi Sakamoto New Year Special" 22:00-24:00(JST)


"Personal Piano Recordings" | Radio Mix for Radiokultura ( and "0 (for radio) #48". (FREE DOWNLOADABLE!!!)


Composition for "Landscape -marine snow-" (2013) by Yuki Hayashi.
Currently exhibited at the art space "WELTKUNSTZIMMER" in Düsseldorf, German.

You can download it for free (limited-time).

PW: landskanyu

Marihiko Hara and Polar M Interviewed at "Icheon Ceramics Festival 2013" in Icheon, KOREA.


TUES 29/10/2013
Black Bear Lodge - Brisbane
w/ Andrew Tuttle + Mooshim

WED 30/10/2013
The Silent Hour - East Sydney
w/ Steffan Ianigro
Purchase Tickets (LTD to 50)

THURS 31/10/2013
General Store - East Sydney
feat. Asger Jorn, Maputo (DJ set), Marihiko Hara (beat-driven)

SAT 2/11/2013
Paradise Hills - Richmond
feat. Andrew Beresford, Vowed, Kharkov, Marihiko Hara (beat-driven), Maputo (DJ set)

SUN 3/11/2013
Uptown Jazz Cafe, Fitzroy (LTD to 75)
w/ The Townhouses + Telling

TUES 5/11/2013
Ellington Jazz Club, Perth
w/ Gilded + Leaving

Marihiko will take part in "Icheon Ceramic Festival" in Icheon, KOREA on 5th OCT.

The first collaborative album with Polar M "Beyond" available on 26th SEP on MU-NEST in Malaysia!

++++NOW AVAILABLE on Norman Records!!!++++

"COLUMBOS" (Directed by Kawai+Okamura, Music: Marihiko Hara)
awarded Silver Dragon for the Best Animated Film(Short Film Competition)at the 53rd Krakow Film Festival!!!!

1I will join the crew "CHROMA" by Shiro Takatani at Festival de Marseille!!

Shiro Takatani "CHROMA"
29, 30 June, 2013
21h00 - Théâtre National de Marseille - La Criée

"COLUMBOS" by KAWAI+OKAMURA (Music : Marihiko Hara)
Screened at Krakow Film Festival, Poland

May 26th - June 2nd 2013

Marihiko Hara's latest album "Flora" out in April 2013. This album is co-release between Drone Sweet Drone Records in France and Night Cruising in Japan.


Marihiko Hara played at Sonar Sound Tokyo 2013 as "Shiro Takatani : CHROMA".
「Shiro Takatani : CHROMA concert version」
Shiro Takatani + Takuya Minami + Ken Furudate + Marihiko Hara feat. Simon Fisher Turner

sonar sound tokyo 2013

©sonar sound

Marihiko Hara's latest album "Flora" will be out in April 2013.
Co-release by Drone Sweet Drone (FR) and night cruising (JP)!!



Marihiko Hara will join "Shiro Takatani : CHROMA concert version" at Sonar Sound Tokyo 2013!!!

- Shiro Takatani : CHROMA

- Sonar Sound Tokyo 2013

Marihiko Hara takes part in the first compilation "tone" by the label "Night Cruising" : solo work and collaboration work with Sylvain Chauveau.

AVAILABLE in JAPAN on Nov 22th

Artist : V.A.
Title : night cruising compilation “tone”

night cruising / NCD-01
Format : CD

"COLUMBOS" (Directed by KAWAI + OKAMURA, Music : Marihiko Hara) screened on following events :

【Oct 27th】
London International Animation Festival

【Oct 28th】
Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation

The collaboration work with Pawn "JIGOKUHEN" on Wist Rec.


Schedule Updated =>

Marihiko Hara's new album "FAUNA"( OUT on 6th JULY!!!

*Currently, available only in Japan. I really need your help to have it available out of Japan!!


fauna i
fauna v : featuring Millelemmi

Marihiko will play with Akio Suzuki, evala at Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media (YCAM) in MAY!


『ATAK017 Sacrifice Soundtrack for Seiji “Fish on Land”』
Available on 15th Feb.

Participants:Keiichiro Shibuya, OVAL , Mika Vainio (ex.Pan sonic), evala, Ametsub, Daito Manabe, Seiichi Nagai, Marihiko Hara

Info :

Amazon : reservation

URL (available in Japanese):
HITSPAPER / / natalie / cinra


Marihiko Hara played with Andi Otto for official inauguration of Villa Kamogawa with Bundespräsident Christian Wulf.

[REVIEW] on "Credo"

> Fluid Radio

> future sequence (英文)

> EtherREAL (仏文)



Two reviews on "Nostalghia" and "Prosa" updated on "Touching Extremes" by Massimo Ricci.

- 『Nostalghia』

- 『Prosa』

Wonderful comments on "Credo"!!!

- «it's superb!»
by steinbrüchel

- <<I like the delicacy and the sweetness of Marihiko Hara’s music, and this very electronic album contributes to its aesthetics. >>
by Sylvain Chauveau


"discography" updated!

TOP 3 SALES CHART in June 2011 of p*dis, distributer in Japan!!!

"Credo" is "album of the month" at Tower Record in Kyoto!!


Marihiko Hara's 4th album "Credo" on Home Normal!!!

Available : Home Normal / Amazon / Stashed Goods / Boomkat
/ Norman Records / Darla Records


Marihiko Hara composed music for the dance performance for Mia Cabalfin and Rhosam Prudenciado Jr. with polar M

See schedule→

"COLUMBOS" by Hiroki Okamura and Takumi Kawai (Music : Marihiko Hara) screened at the 65th Locarno International Film Festival 2012.

Section : Corti d’artista


Marihiko Hara's 60-min-mix (all tracks by Marihiko) has on aired on the Lithuanian Internet Radio.

July 4th (UCT +03)
17:00 Marihiko Hara mix presentation
20:00 Marihiko Hara mix presentation
22:00 Marihiko Hara mix presentation

Asheville FM Charts for the Week
"Prosa" (Tomas Phillips + Marihiko Hara) in 2nd place!!!

Marihiko composed music for the fashion movie :

Photos and movie uploaded : Work in Progress by Shiro Taktani (dumb type) :

creation participant;
Simon Fisher Turner
Olivier Balzarini
Misako Yabuuchi
Yuko Hirai
Takuya Minami
Ken Furudate
Nobuaki Oshika
Shimpei Yamada

Album『Creodo』selected in : "Best of 2011: Music For Sonic Installations In The Cavern Of Your Skull" (Headphone Commute)

- Alva Noto| Univrs (Raster-Noton)
- Aria Rostami | Form (audiomoves)
- Autechre & The Hafler Trio | ah³eo & ha³oe (ae3o3)( Die Stadt / Simply Superior) - - Byetone | Symeta (Raster-Noton)
- Fennesz + Sakamoto | Flumina (Touch / Commmons)
- Gareth Davis & Machinefabriek | Grower (Sonic Pieces)
- Illuha | Shizuku (12k)
- Marihiko Hara | Credo (Home Normal)
- Seth Horvitz | Eight Studies For Automatic Piano (Line)
- Stephan Mathieu | Remain (Line)

Marihiko Hara Live at Lieu Unique, Nantes FRANCE in Nov 2011.

Marihiko Hara au LU - 2011 from Nguyen Le on Vimeo.


Marihiko takes part in Pawn's new album "Tone Sketch"(PROGRESSIVE FOrM)

My friend "Polar M"'s album "Northern Bird" (Nomadic Kids Republic) OUT NOW!


Marihiko takes part in 2 tracks!

The compilation album (digital) "Just A Moment"out on the label, Audio Gourmet.

Tr1 "Forgotten Constellation" by Marihiko Hara + Polar M

Polar M's website =>

The collaboration work with Pleq from Poland "The Dawn Came Behind The Fog" (3"cdr, 100 copies limited)will be released on 23rd August
on Somehow Recordings.


Marihiko Hara Live (Beat-Driven LiveSet) in Osaka


Schedule updated!!!