Sugai Ken (JPN)
Label: Lullabies for Insomniacs, RVNG Intl, Yerevan Tapes, Discrepant
Period: Available for festivals and special events/fly-ins during 2019
Reception to Ken's 2017 RVNG+ release UkabazUmorezU secured his name among heads worldwide.
Ken's tracks on multiple labels are featured on mixes and radio shows across NTS, BBC, Mixcloud and such like, as well as in review across Resident Advisor, Pitchfork, etc. constantly.
Performances of Sugai Ken's music are in total darkness, hence video footage is scarce.
Europe enjoyed a hugely successful Sugai Ken tour during April 2018.
He stopped off in spots such as Rewire Festival, Cafe Oto, Kiezsalon Berlin, Bristol Exchange, WORM Rotterdam, Standards Milan, Le Bourg Lausanne...
Digital in Berlin interview:
Solid Steel Radio Show (Ninja Tune)
11/04 Mutek Festival (Tokyo) https://mutek.jp/projects/2018/10/01/ambience/
09/29 Camp Off-Tone (http://www.offtone.in/camp/) (Kofu-City, Yamanashi, Japan)
10/26 Dummy (http://forestlimit.com/fl/?p=18199) (Tokyo, JPN)
11/03 FESTIVAL de FRUE 2018 (http://frue.jp/festivaldefrue2018/) (Shizuoka, JPN)
December 1, 2018 上東 (https://www-shibuya.jp/) (Tokyo, JPN)
Watch Doujiri from UkabazUborezU here: