Today’s music industry demands a constant churn of new content from artists, whether that be songs or videos or something else that can connect with fans immediately. Yosuke Inoue is understandably taken aback when asked what he and his band, Turntable Films, got up to in the three years since they released their debut album “Yellow Yesterday” — as if they had vanished.

“The speed of how we made music got a little slower,” he says. “That’s maybe why we looked quiet.”

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