Posts tagged "Japan"

Soshi Takeda’s ‘Floating Mountains’ uses vintage machines to create fantastical, crystalline chillhouse

Image: 100% Silk When Japan’s Soshi Takeda set out to create a collection of tracks inspired by painted Chinese landscapes and the changing of the seasons using only vintage analogue machines,”balearic” may not have been the most immediately apparent description for what he set out to create. But then, across

   Image credit: Yunosuke Senoo Born and raised in Japan, Yunosuke Senoo is the deep-house producer behind Lycoriscoris. His ambient, meditative sounds and rhythmic beats incorporate gently flowing organic elements with the world of electronic music, calling to mind the likes of Christian Loffler, Ben Bohmer and either Lane 8 or

Written by Maya-Rose Torrão 56-year-old Grammy-winning American DJ David Morales was detained yesterday at Fukuoka airport after the authorities discovered a white powder in his luggage. It is well-known that Japan practises a zero-tolerance approach when it comes to drug-related crimes. 0.3 grams of MDMA were found in Morales’ carry-on

Written by Maya-Rose Torrão Japanese musician Cuushe wrote a Facebook post this week outlining the torment she has been subjected to at the hands of producer and DJ Akihito Saitoh, who goes by the moniker Ametsub. Ametsub is a popular musician in the underground electronic scene, with his acclaimed album

Written by Maya-Rose Torrão Kawasaki Meets Glasgow in Chvrches new single featuring Wednesday Campanella. Last week, iconic synth-pop group Chvrches unexpectedly released an upbeat new single titled ‘Out of My Head’, featuring successful J-pop trio Wednesday Campanella. Lead vocalist of Wednesday Campanella, Kom_I, described the collaboration as “Kawasaki meets Glasgow, Kiyoshiro Imawano meets

‘Let it Sway’ is the new single from Tokyo-based indie-rock band DYGL (pronounced day-glo). The single is set for release on the 24th November via Hard Enough and was produced by The Strokes’ guitarist Albert Hammond Jr and The Strokes’ producer Gus Oberg. Stream ‘Let It Sway / Let It Out’

DYGL are a Japanese alternative indie-rock band consisting of members Nobuki Akiyama (vocal & guitar), Kohei Kamoto (drums), Yotaro Kachi (bass), and Yosuke Shimonaka (guitar). Formed in 2012 while studying at Meiji Gakuin University, they’d all been members of high school bands and were keen to exercise their musical creativity.

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