Dream Dolphin | Gaia: Selected Ambient & Downtempo Works (1996-2003)

Dream Dolphin

gaia: selected ambient & downtempo works (1996-2003)


Gaia (Ethereal Fantasy)


Tour 5 Modern Blue Asia~Soundscapes For Ocean Therapy (Like A Music Therapy)

Healing Moon - Tsuki No Iyashi Umi No Mahou

The Genesis: Yoga (New Age Ambience)

Voyage (Dive To The Future Sight)

Iruka Tachi To Asonda Kioku / Under Water


L.E.A. (Mirror Coordinate Mix)

The Rebirth / (Jinsei Nante Konnamono) Sou Omotta Shunkan Ni Jinsei Wa Owaru

Cosmic Blue

Image-Respect-Love Anata Ga Jiyu Ni Naru Toki / Into The Blue (Haha Naru Umi Ga Rhythm De Oshiete Kureru Koto)

Love Ate Alien

Daichi No Uta

Island Humming

A new in-depth compilation of works by Japanese musician Dream Dolphin. Co-compiled by Eiji Taniguchi, it draws from a vast discography of music oscillating between IDM, Pop and Electronic Dance Music. First appearing on Eiji’s compilation ’Heisei No Oto - Japanese Left-field Pop From The CD Age (1989-1996)’, this selection of rediscoveries, further shines a light on the singular musician known as Dream Dolphin and her place in Japan’s rich electronic music legacy.

Dream Dolphin was originally an Ambient and Electronic project by the Japanese artist referred to simply as Noriko, who moved from studying classic Italian songs as a child, to increasingly being inspired by artists such as PIL, Yellow Magic Orchestra, KLF and movies such as ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ and ‘Le Grand Bleu’. The music she released under the name Dream Dolphin, from the age of sixteen, is unique and versatile in style, encompassing Ambient, IDM, Techno, Trance and Drum & Bass, whilst fusing natural sounds with her own spoken word lyrics.