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What happened in 2015

Did you miss anything last year? Here's a comprehensive recap!

And also, best music wishes for 2016!

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Our Little Sister O.S.T.

The original soundtrack of the Japanese movie Our Little Sister (original title: Umimachi Diary) was released on 2015, June 10.

This album was recorded in Japan with a limited set of orchestra instruments: piano, celesta, glockenspiel, strings, harp, flute, alto flute and clarinet. The theme of Suzu, the main theme of this album, is re-arranged countless times and other themes are less memorable. All tracks last less than two minutes except the final track End Roll which groups all the themes in a orchestra arrangement: five minutes of bliss! There’s also one short and good song , Illumina, performed by Julia Shortreed. The lyrics are not credited (probably because they’re too simple) but this is certainly Gabriela Robin’s work.

UmimachiDiaryOSTCoverOur Little Sister O.S.T.
Release date: 2015-06-10
Total length: 28:57
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Umimachi Diary

Yoko Kanno is in charge of the soundtrack of this new movie, Umimachi Diary, coming this summer in Japan.

There is originally a manga with the same title, and the director Koreeda Hirokazu is in charge of the movie. It will be screened in theaters starting from June 13, 2015 in Japan.

If I understood correctly, it tells the story of 4 sisters who start living together in Kamakura after their father passed away. The father rejected all of them and the youngest one had a different mother.

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