JUZU a.k.a. MOOCHY (J.A.K.A.M.) is a DJ/producer whose original vision transcends genres, and SOFT is a long-running space jam band based in Kyoto. A collaboration between JUZU a.k.a. MOOCHY (J.A.K.A.M.) and SOFT, a long-running space jam band based in Kyoto, Japan, this album features steelpan performances recorded in Trinidad and Tobago, a Caribbean island nation, and is a companion piece to the picture book with music "Soft Meets Pan / Tam ~Message to The Sun~ Tam Message to the Sun" was released in 2010 by JUZU a.k.a. MOOCHY's CROSSPOINT label. Impressed by the album's genre-less diversity, high level of perfection and pure musical energy, DJ/producer Chee Shimizu has been longing for an analogue version of the album, so he approached his old friend JUZU a.k.a. MOOCHY. now available as a 2LP set. The encounter between SOFT & JUZU a.k.a. MOOCHY and steelpan. The result is a five-way musical journey that connects a small Caribbean country with the universe. In recent years, steelpan has become a popular healing instrument in Japan. This paradise instrument, often referred to as "the last acoustic instrument of the 20th century", is played by Earl Brooks, the leading pan player in Trinidad and Tobago, the birthplace of the steel pan, and Ken " Professor" Filmore, the country's number one arranger and pan player. Professor" Filmore, the country's number one arranger and pan player. The use of ethnic instruments such as sitar and shekere creates a vivid contrast to the thick grooves of SOFT. The mixer team includes JUZU a.k.a. MOOCHY, Kuniyuki Takahashi, Naoyuki Uchida, Kensuke "JEBSKI" Kobayashi and Tadashi Kondo a.k.a. KND (SOFT). The mix is a fusion of their personalities. The analog remastering was done by SINKICHI, an engineer known for his work as a DJ and CHURASHIMA NAVIGATOR, and the artwork was designed by QOTAROO from drawings by Matsuri Uchida. The album will be released under the triple-name of JUZU a.k.a. MOOCHY's CROSSPOINT and Chee Shimizu's 17853 Records, in collaboration with TUFF VINYL, which has recently established its own record production line in Japan.