** Edition of 200 ** The second release on Constructive is ‘Last Afternoon’ by Japanese composer Takuma Watanabe. Having studied at Berklee College in the USA he is currently living in Japan where he composes for film using a string ensemble founded by himself. This is Watanabe’s first full length artist album. ‘Last Afternoon’ features collaborations with American vocalist and composer Joan La Barbara known for her recorded works with John Cage, Morton Feldman, Robert Ashley and composer and software developer Akira Rabelais known for his collaborations with Bjork and David Sylvian. String ensemble: Anzu Suhara (violin 1), Atsuko Hatano (violin 2), Naoko Kakutani (viola), Seigen Tokuzawa (cello), Hiroki Chiba (bass) Mastered by Jim O'Rourke. Cover photo by Anders Edström. Wabi-Sabi by Akira Rabelais. Vocals on ‘Text’ by Joan La Barbara.