ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: TAKUYA YAMASHITA

TAKUYA YAMASHITA’s biography:

Born from Japan,Kobe.He was interested in classical music in his early teens.
In his college and graduate days,he studied Mahler’s symphonies and modern and contemporary classical music.

During the same period,he started to listen and compose techno music by my friend’s influence.In those days he love English techno.

After college he moved to Sapporo.And he often started going to the club.So he started to listen and compose minimal style techno and Detroit techno.

Takuya made his debut release “Neptune” back in 2008 on the Dutch label Lifeworld. Next to that the artist made several releases on labels as Bass pressure and Espai music. Also notable to mention is that he became runner up at Ken Ishii’s 15th anniversairy collaboration contest. and his techno track Daybreak went throw the ceiling in 2012 Beatport charts and was released on Outpost Recordings.
In 2013 Mirko Loko from Cadenza also discovered Takuya’s talent and remixed his most populair track “Daybreak” for a Cadenza release. Both the original and Mirko’s remixes of this Japanese star are widely supported and played by some of the biggest names in the world like Joris Voorn, Laurent Garnier, Shlomi Aber, Josh Wink, Reboot, Dubfire and more hot shots in the electronic scene.

His tracks is supported by Funk D’void,Laurent Garnier、DJ Rolando,Carl Cox,Vince Watson,Tom Middleton、Claude Young,Fabrice Lig ,Chymera etc.

He appears to be a gifted multi talented artist and composes various styles of music by various artist names

Takuya Yamashita : Detroit style techno
Censor : Hard & Dark minimal techno
Ludus tonalis :Free style erectronic music

Discography: Resident Adviser (RA)

https://jp.residentadvisor.net/dj/takuyayamashita/biography

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大学、大学院で音楽学を専攻し、マーラーの交響曲を中心に、近現代のクラシック音楽について研究。1993年からヨーロッパのテクノシーンの影響を受けた楽曲製作を開始。2008年以降国内外の複数レーベルからアルバム、シングル、リミックスをリリース。 その楽曲はLaurent Garnier、Funk D’void、Carl Cox、DJ Rolando、Tom Middleton、Orlando Voorn、Dan Curtin、Thomas Schumacher、Mirko Loko、Claude Young、Shlomi Aber、Ken Ishii、Marc Romboy、Chymera、Joris Voorn、Fabrice Lig等からも高い評価を受けている。2009年Ken Ishiiデビュー15周年記念コラボコンテスト ダンス・カテゴリーにて優秀賞を受賞。2012年にFunk D’voidのOutpost recordingsよりリリースした「Daybreak/Mars EP」はLaurent Garnierのラジオ番組で紹介、DJ Rolandoのチャートに入るなど、内外のクラブシーンに大きく広がりをみせ、2013年4月にはOutpostより2枚目の「Betelgeuse EP」をリリース。2013年10月にはDaybreakがMirko Lokoのremix3曲を加えたシングルとして、日本人としては初めてLucianoのCadenza Musicよりライセンスリリースされ、Cadenza podcast「Source to Cycle」にもライブセットを提供しさらに大きな反響を呼んでいる。

[Takuya Yamashita] デトロイトテクノ
[Censor] ハードミニマル
[Ludus tonalis]エレクトロニカ

About Luna Shimada

Luna ShimadaLUNA is a DJ from Osaka, Japan.
She started DJ-ing in dining bars back in 2011. Since then, she has decided to limit herself to online activities, such as podcasts and radio shows, which actually brought her to a wider stage.

As a child, LUNA grew up in an environment with different types of music and this contributed to the fact that her play style incorporates a diversity of music genres like House, Techno, something Deep and Progressive, and also Chill. She is free-spirited and plays in her own style.

In order to make more people interested in club music and enjoy clubbing, LUNA is still working hard on performing her mission.

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