Piana is the vehicle of songwriter/composer Naoko Sasaki. Working alone, with occasional contributions on guitar from Yuichiro Iwashita (Minamo), Sasaki creates fragile, plaintive melodies backed up with digital glitches, whirrs, and crackles; picture a small girl surrounded by benevolent machines in a cozy, well-swept factory in snow country. Her first release, as vocalist of the duo Card Skepper, was a track on the 1999 Toshiba-EMI Parlophone Compilation 1999. In 2000, Sasaki began...

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