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flau is a record label and event organize based in Tokyo, Japan.

cokiyu / part timer / dale berning / geskia / henning schmiedt / the boats / now / aus / novisad / orla wren / cuushe / el fog / colophon (jefre cantu ledesma) / kumisolo / radiosonde / kanazu tomoyuki / jean-philippe collard-neven / maymay / madegg / sylvain chauveau / liz christine / masayoshi fujita / noah / sela.

"The records Flau releases are sonically quite diverse, from acoustic folk to dream pop and complex drum experiments. And though eclectic, never before has a label’s oeuvre come together to so closely sound the way a cherry blossom looks." - The FADER
flau selected as one of the NEW SOUNDS OF BEST LABELS for 2013 by The FADER.

"Tokyo's Flau label is one of the biggest names in the world of really small sounds: its discography teems with recordings that blend field recordings, electronica and more traditional instrumentation to create some awesomely lovely headphone music – the perfect soundtrack to a Sunday evening" - Timeout Tokyo

"Japan's Flau label casts its net across a worldwide community of artists with a particular affection for fragile arrangements and microscopic songwriting." - Boomkat

"it combines genuine emotion with a sense of playfulness" - Fluid Radio

"one of our favourite labels" - Textura

"Flau are one of those unassuming labels, which since 2007 have been quietly making their way in the world releasing a diverse range of high quality albums. Based in Tokyo, their roster of international artists blend field recordings, acoustic instruments, microsounds, and voice, in a sound that has become truly synonymous with the label." -Furthernoise

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