Shimon Hoshino, a surfer and a composer, to release a NFT of the sound he heard in the 60 minutes surf on October 21st, 2022.
The piece was improvised using a Macbook and the 25-key Korg Nanokey Studio on the beach after surfing.
While being active in sound design of various genres, Shimon won the Grand Prix at the Fender-sponsored international contest Player Plus Studio Session. His lofi-surf project, releasing beach-improvised beats exceeded 4 million views within a year since its launch.
Design of the jacket is by his father Rinne Hoshino, the partner in the lofi-surf series.
Please experience the "Soundtrack of the ocean" by Shimon Hoshino who grew up in various surf towns around the globe, as a street musician as well as a surfer.
This is a continuous 60 minute work, same as the time Hoshino spent surfing on the site.
Unlike his usual beat making, it is a rhythmless and experimental song reminiscent of an orchestra.
At the age of 12, he left his parents and moved to France (Tours) and then to the United States (NY) after high school and returned to Japan.
After graduating from Keio University, he started working as a sound designer in 2016.
He has produced music, designed sound and fragrances for fashion shows, commercial facilities, and hotels.
He has produced many songs with Jua and is working as a pianist for Osteoleuco (Osteoleuco) from 2019.
In 2021, he won the Grand Prix in the global project "PLAYER PLUS STUDIO SESSIONS:POWERED BY FENDER®" organized by Fender.
In the same year, he joined the sound design team SOUND CoUTURE.
Shimon started lofi-surf with his father, Rinne Hoshino, a jacket designer, based on surfing, which is a part of Shimon's lifestyle.
Many of their songs have been selected for Spotify's global playlists, and in less than a year, they have received over 4 million listeners.
His other works have also been selected for official playlists on Apple music, etc.
In response for offers from Spanish trackmaker YetBaby and German jazz trsumpeter The Flipside, he produced a new album, which was also selected for the global playlist.
The album was also selected for the global playlist and gained popularity.
In addition, he has been in charge of the stage music for "0226," a short contemporary dance piece to be performed on October 28, 2022 at the Association Culturelle FrancoJaponaise de TENRI in Châtelet, Paris.