— by Dale Roll: If you’ve lived in Japan for any period of time, you’ll know that Japanese people are very sensitive to noise. Public places like trains, stations, and parks, are remarkably quiet, and festivals have even toned down their music in recent years to keep from disturbing the local residents. It’s such an important part of Japanese society that Japanese netizens were shocked to hear that people in other countries enjoy listening to their neighbors play musical instruments.

That makes it difficult to practice at home if you’re a musician or learning an instrument, especially now that many music classes are conducted online. That’s why online music school Coolish Music has released a sound-reducing booth that you can place in your home called Otodasu…

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