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  • Zinovia Arvanitidi unveils new video for ‘Fluttering’

    Zinovia Arvanitidi unveils the gorgeous and haunting new music video “Fluttering” from the upcoming LP “Ivory”. Directed by Máni Sigfússon in Iceland.

  • Announcing Zinovia Arvanitidi’s ‘Ivory’ LP

    Born in Athens, Greek composer Zinovia Arvanitidi is most widely remembered as one half of the duo Pill-Oh in Vanishing Mirror on KITCHEN. LABEL. Zinovia returns with her first solo modern classical undertaking titled Ivory to be released on 29 March, and like its…

  • haruka nakamura PIANO ENSEMBLE unveils new video for ‘nowhere’

    Today we’re celebrating “Hikari” by haruka nakamura PIANO ENSEMBLE, released on 8th August 2017. As a Christmas gift to fans, they now unveil the stunning brand new video for the title track “nowhere”, directed by Kazuyuki Miyabe of HIROBA.

  • New Website Launched

    We mark our 10th anniversary this coming 2018 with a relaunch of our website. Our new website adapts our online presence for today’s connected audience with a focus on mobile usability.

  • haruka nakamura announces “Curtain Call in December” tour dates

    haruka nakamura annouces “Curtain Call in December” tour dates in Tokyo and Kyoto. Luca Delphi, who has recently featured on the album “async” by Ryuichi Sakamoto, will join haruka nakamura’s ensemble for the first time on all shows.

  • UNIQLO x KITCHEN. LABEL – Autumn Playlist

    UNIQLO announces their “Fall for Autumn” campaign, with an exclusively curated in-store playlist from our KITCHEN. LABEL catalogue.

  • Curated Playlists on Spotify and Apple Music

    We will be featuring a selection of playlists on Spotify and Apple Music of all of the music that inspires the label and our artists. While we maintain our stand on physical releases, we’d also like to connect to those who…

  • Exclusive Coverage on KITCHEN. LABEL night at BANK GALLERY

    Last weekend at BANK GALLERY in Tokyo, we held a 3-day showcase “The Drift of Music Between Islands” in conjuction with Singapore: Inside Out Tokyo together with our label artists from Japan and Singapore (haruka nakamura LABO, ASPIDISTRAFLY, Hanging Up…

  • ASPIDISTRAFLY collaborates with LAD MUSICIAN

    April Lee of ASPIDISTRAFLY in a collaboration shoot with fashion label LAD MUSICIAN wearing their AW2017 pieces. The synergy between fashion and music is always fascinating. Our admiration for the label started from years ago, and we’re extremely honoured that the feeling is mutual.…

  • Label Founder Ricks Ang to speak at Singapore: Inside Out Tokyo

    Our label founder Ricks Ang will be on a panel discussion speaking on connections between Japan and Singapore, and how the culture of both cities have influenced the label.

  • Out Now: ‘Hikari’ by haruka nakamura PIANO ENSEMBLE

    Today, the haruka nakamura PIANO ENSEMBLE releases their new album ‘光’ (hikari). This marks the final album of the trilogy set of albums (‘音楽のある風景’ and ‘CURTAIN CALL’) that features the current PIANO ENSEMBLE lineup.

  • haruka nakamura PIANO ENSEMBLE unveils video for ‘SIN/nowhere’

    The haruka nakamura PIANO ENSEMBLE unveils a brand new video ahead of the release of their new album ‘光 (hikari)’  on August 8.

  • ‘Hikari’ special exhibition at TSUTAYA TOKYO ROPPONGI

    TSUTAYA TOKYO ROPPONGI announces the haruka nakamura PIANO ENSEMBLE photo exhibition to be held in-store as part of the launch for their album “Hikari”, featuring photos documented on the haruka nakamura PIANO ENSEMBLE ‘Ongaku No Aru Fuukei’ tour in Japan…

  • KITCHEN. LABEL Night in Tokyo 2017 at BANK GALLERY

    We are excited to announce that KITCHEN. LABEL will take part in Singapore: Inside Out Tokyo at Bank Gallery from 25th to 27th August with label artists from Singapore and Japan including ASPIDISTRAFLY, Hanging Up The Moon, haruka nakamura LABO, ironomi and Janis Crunch.

  • haruka nakamura PIANO ENSEMBLE unveils video for ‘Hikari/CURTAIN CALL’

    haruka nakamura PIANO ENSEMBLE unveils a brand new video ahead of the release of their album ‘Hikari’ on August 8.

  • haruka nakamura PIANO ENSEMBLE announces new album ‘Hikari’

    KITCHEN. LABEL presents haruka nakamura PIANO ENSEMBLE’s new album entitled “Hikari” in a special 2-CD box set edition to be released on 8th August 2017. “Hikari” is the final set of the trilogy of albums (Ongaku No Aru Fuukei and…

  • sonicbrat, haruka nakamura featured on ‘ending music’ compliation

    haruka nakamura and sonicbrat are featured on “ending music”, a Modern Classical compilation curated by Shin of p*dis / Lirico. To be released in Japan on 16 July.

  • haruka nakamura PIANO ENSEMBLE live at St Mary’s Cathedral

    haruka nakamura PIANO ENSEMBLE will mark the end of their Ongaku No Aru Fuukei tour on July 21 at the grand St Mary’s Cathedral in Tokyo. Set to be their biggest show to date, haruka nakamura PIANO ENSEMBLE will be…

  • Piano Day 2017

    For this year’s edition of Piano Day in Tokyo, Janis Crunch will be performing at Oyamdai Fluss on the 26th of March. Tickets are now available.

  • KITCHEN. LABEL x Cassette Resonance at Common Room

    We’re excited to take part in “Cassette Resonance” – an exhibition at common room & co. (Hong Kong) showcasing cassette tape culture. Attendees can make their own mixtape from a selection of our label’s most well-loved tracks from haruka nakamura,…

  • Out Now: ‘CURTAIN CALL’ by haruka nakamura

    Today, we release ‘CURTAIN CALL’ the new special album by haruka nakamura available on 12″ LP + CD format. International edition is now available via KITCHEN. LABEL while the Japanese edition of 1000 can be ordered directly from our Japanese distributor Inpartmaint…

  • haruka nakamura unveils video for ‘CURTAIN CALL’

    haruka nakamura unveils a brand new video for ‘CURTAIN CALL’ ahead of the release of his album of the same title. The official music video is directed by ITTA and features Urara, the 14 year old vocalist who took part…

  • haruka nakamura PIANO ENSEMBLE announces additional tour dates in Japan


  • haruka nakamura announces new special album ‘CURTAIN CALL’

    The new haruka nakamura special album “CURTAIN CALL” will be released worldwide on 20th January 2017 and for the first time on 12” LP + CD edition. First unveiled in the early spring of 2016, “CURTAIN CALL” was premiered via…

  • ASPIDISTRAFLY collaborates with NARS and Sarah Moon

    April Lee of ASPIDISTRAFLY guest art directs the Sarah Moon for NARS Cosmetics 12-page editorial on VULTURE Magazine Issue 18.