A producer who gimmickily electrifies various domestic folklore around a unique style reminiscent of the Japanese night.
His 2017 work “UkabazUmorezU” received international acclaim (Pitchfork, etc.).
His work on one of Japan’s best labels, EM Records, “Garden in the Night (An Electronic Re-creation),” has brought him recognition from core listeners around the world, and a track from the album was featured on Fabriclive (UK).
His music is played frequently on web radio around the world, including Disclosure’s Boiler Room DJ set in 2020, and he also provided a curious DJ mix for the Solid Steel (Ninjatune) series that wowed Rob Booth.
In the 2018 EU tour, he performed at Cafe OTO (UK), which was sold out, showing the high level of attention he received, and he performed 13 shows (in 6 countries), demonstrating his uniqueness without compromise. The following year, he toured the EU, starting in Berghain, and performed 9 shows in 7 countries, including a 2-man show with Tim Hecker.
He currently has several releases in the pipeline due to numerous domestic and international requests.
In addition to his personal activities, he is also involved in several local performing arts archive projects in Japan, and is also involved in sound design for Soka Health Center (a typical Japanese sauna) and POLA (a major Japanese cosmetics manufacturer) and so on.
His striking artist photograph is those in which he has aged himself following the “Yatsushi” aesthetic, which he considers an essential element of Japanese deep culture.
In addition, He just finished his third EU tour at the beginning of last month.
Swallow & Electronic Swallow (2023 rainy season)
I made this song during the rainy season, so I chose swallows, which remind me of rain.
I mixed the voice of swallow recorded near my house & the voice of swallow recreated only with electronic sounds.
Can you tell which is the real swallow’s voice?