SUGAI KEN - UkabazUmorezU
Ken Sugai is an accomplished producer whose work stunningly shows how much you can do with de-contextualising and decomposing, re-writing the tradition. With his albums "ToKiShiNe", "On the quakefish" he shows his wide array of idioms used in composing - a style that he described as "conjuring the subtlety of the Japanese night"
There is great deal of subtlety and ambience - something that crawls into you slowly and you appreciate it in time.
Decomposed and glitched beat creates a form of geographical resonance - samples taken from field recorded every day life events makes you feel like you are suspended in something which not necessarily goes through conscious trait of understanding music.
Something hauntingly beautiful and intricate.