Zanshin

by Borders Edge Music

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about

Zanshin (Japanese: 残心) is a state of awareness, of relaxed alertness, in Japanese martial arts. A literal translation of zanshin is "remaining mind".
A number of cultures have made the cultivation of Zanshin the subject of ongoing discipline. Some would say that it is more about letting go of excess baggage and focusing on the present moment or what is also called "mindfulness". This compilation album presents a selection of tracks inspired by awareness of the present moment. Gentle melodies weave through inspiring soundscapes rich in textures, providing a setting you can use to ease into your musical meditative moments.

You can listen to this compilation album's radio launch on "The Borders Edge Special" show on www.modul303.com
during this album's early release stage.
Starting Sunday August 14 Midnight ET/US, 9pm PT/US, 6am CET, 5am UK
and again at 8am ET/US, 14h CET, 13h UK,
Then Tuesday 6pm E/US, 3pm PT/US, 11pm UK
Wednesday Midnight CET
Friday 19h CET, 18h UK, 1 pm ET/US, 11am PT/US

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released August 14, 2016

IMPORTANT NOTE: THIS IS A COMPILATION ALBUM -
Versions of the tracks on this album have previously been released in the albums listed below.

Track# / Track Title / Artist / Album where initially published

1: Awakening, Kuutana, Rebirth
2: Mission to Shangri-La, Sequential Dreams (Bernhard Beibl, Kuutana), Legends
3: The Spirits, Kuutana, Second Horizon
4: Koshogatsu, Kuutana, Moonrise
5: Zanshin, Kuutana, Second Horizon
6: Tsukimi, Kuutana, Moonrise
7: Is This All That I Am?, The Roboter, The Motoko Files: Cyber Prophecy
8: Walking Towards The Light, Kuutana, Undiscovered Shores
9: CloudWhite II, The Color of Sleep, Cloud White
10: Fragmented Memory, The Roboter, The Motoko Files: Cyber Prophecy
11: Between Heaven and Earth, Cousin Silas and Kuutana, Cousin Silas & Friends Vol. 5

Album artwork image (c) 2016 Andreas Schwietzke (used with permission)

Sourced from these original Borders Edge Records Albums:
kuutana.bandcamp.com/album/rebirth
kuutana.bandcamp.com/album/undiscovered-shores
kuutana.bandcamp.com/album/moonrise
kuutana.bandcamp.com/album/second-horizon
sequentialdreams.bandcamp.com/album/legends
thecolorofsleep.bandcamp.com/album/cloudwhite
theroboter.bandcamp.com

"Between Heaven and Earth" co-written by Cousin Silas and Kuutana. You may also find this track on:
weareallghosts.bandcamp.com/album/cousin-silas-and-friends-vol-5-waag-rel088

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Borders Edge Music Ottawa, Ontario

Borders Edge Music is a music label publishing an eclectic mix of talented artists with styles ranging from Berlin School EM, Space and Progressive Rock, and Ambient. Artists include Kuutana, Midnight Airship, Sequential Dreams, Starship Trooper, Stone Nebula, Luna Firma, The Color of Sleep, Sundown Cafe, The Roboter, Melotronik. For more information, please visit bordersedge.com ... more

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