Susumu Yokota is an electronic artist from Japan. His roots are in house and techno, DJing at events like "I Love Techno" in the early 90's. Over the years his music has progressed into ambient and ambient-techno genres. He became quite famous around 2000-2001. Today, his discography includes some 30+ albums, encompassing 7 or 8 different genres of electronic music within them. On his most well known albums he uses spinning samples of piano, voice, guitar and rhythmic components to create a musical landscape filled with everchanging moods and complex song structure.
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Based in London, Rothko were in existence from the spring of 1997, to October 2010. They played their first show at The Hope and Anchor in Islington in August '97 and their last in November 2009 at The Union Chapel in Islington, just a stones throw from the Hope and Anchor . Their first release was a 7" single, For Danny, on Fierce Panda in the Autumn of '97 and the original line up of Mark, Crawford Blair and Jon Meade, went on to release EP's, singles and three albums, on labels such as Lo Recordings, Bella Union, Foundry, Kraak, Zeal and Narwhal.
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