Alex From Tokyo Launches New Label With Tokyo Black Star EP

Paris-born, Tokyo-raised, New York-based DJ and producer Alex From Tokyo will launch his new record label World Famous on November 2nd with the Edo Express EP by Tokyo Black Star – the duo’s first release in three years. Listen to ‘Mitokomon’ from the EP and check out Tomokazu Matsuyama‘s stunning artwork below.

Working with sound/mastering engineer Isao Kumano in Tokyo, Alex From Tokyo formed Tokyo Black Star in 2000 while remixing Big Moses feat. Jan’elle‘s house classic ‘For You’ for Kerri Chandler‘s label Bassmental. Since then Tokyo Black Star have released five EPs including the first-ever release on high-profile Berlin label Innversions (the Psyche Dance EP, 2005) and their full-length debut album Black Ships (April 2009, also on Innervisions), an EP on DJ Deep’s Deeply Rooted House label and remixes for artists like Tony Allen, Carl Craig, Phenomenal Handclap Band, Bing Ji Ling and Kuniyuki among others.

Listen to ‘Mitokomon’ from the Edo Express EP:


For more information visit Alex From Tokyo’s website

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