hardware:   Apple MacBook Pro, iPhone & Zoom recorder (for location recordings)
software:   RTcmix, Max/MSP, Amadeus sound editor, Apple Logic Pro

Most of what I have to say about this piece I put onto the original web site, but here's a bit more "behind the scenes" stuff:

The Japanese location recordings used in the piece came from these places:

I made a "fake" version of ...DESU to show the musicians the general idea behind it, using MIDI instruments. It sounds pretty goofy, but here it is: