Born in the US and raised in rural Japan, Corey Fuller (one half of the duo Illuha) is a musician and multimedia artist currently based in Tokyo. Break is the new album which is out now via New York-based label 12k. As the press release reports, The album is focused intensely on melody and harmony, progressions more carefully composed than the serendipitous found sound of his work with Illuha.
The piano is often at the center of these songs, an instrument (his own) that has become much an extension of his own body. His own voice plays an important role as well, sometimes lyrically ethereal and sometimes just a breath signifying the ever-fragile thread of life. Listen below.