Our monthly podcast, Global Vibe Radio, is out with the 25th episode featuring Sugiurumn. The one hour selection showcases all of his productions, remixes, and collaborations which most are on the Bass Works Recordings catalogue. The Tokyo based DJ/Producer/Label Owner has had a busy year cranking massive EP such as 20XX which is a full length 12 track album inspired by the spirit and sounds of Detroit techno. As much as he was busy in the studio, his impressive weekly gigs and residencies at WOMB, Ageha, and AIR has given him opportunities to share the stage with some of the best such as Paul Ritch, Takkyu Ishino, Jeff Mills, Derrick May, Ken Ishii, DVS1, Butch, and countless others that further pushes his vision and sound. His label, Bass Works Recordings, have been signing and gaining support from the global industry most notably Richie Hawtin, Hernan Cattaneo, A.Mochi, Satoshi Fumi, HITO, Ken Ishii, Pav Parrotte, and countless others.Enjoy the bass-heavy mix by this prolific Japanese DJ/Producer as he takes you on that techno journey.
Detroit techno icons, Derrick May and Jeff Mills, are set to take on the final Clash at Ageha of 2014 Saturday December 20th. The monthly underground series at Ageha will get a taste of Detroit Techno with heavy support by Japan’s electronic music kingpin Ken Ishii, Bass Work Recordings’ Sugiurumn, A.Mochi of Figure (Len Faki’s label), Q’hey of Reboot Japan, and more. Japan has been raking in top global house and techno artists all year long and next month’s Clash will put a nice touch to ending 2014 with something to remember for a very long time. Full event details can be found here.
Japanese based DJ/Producer and label boss, Sugiurumn, released his much anticipated full length album today titled, 20xx on Bass Works Recordings. The 12 track album which was completed in just 6 months time showcases the versatility and style that has influenced Sugiurumn over the past 15 years. Inspiration from this album is credited to the sounds of ENTER, where fellow Japanese industry colleague HITO has been a part of since 2012. The grooves of Music On, the first album of Drum Club plus the spirits of Detroit all played a major role in the completion of 20xx.
The release has gotten high praises from major Japanese publications such as Clubberia, Higher Frequency, and Resident Advisor. The entire 20xx album is available for preview below, be sure to snatch your copy today via Beatport. Music video for Seventy-Seven and Bike are also available for your viewing pleasures below.
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Tenten One from our very own camp is set to release his forthcoming EP ‘Light is Dark / Hunter & Prey’ next Wednesday Oct 15th on Tokyo based imprint, Bass Works Recordings, with remixes by Japanese producer Satoshi Fumi and label boss, Sugiurumn. The EP is packed with bass-heavy techno grooves which is a signature sound of Tenten One. The Sugiurumn remix of Light is Dark adds more drive which will sure put dance floors in a subliminal state while Satoshi Fumi’s remix of Hunter & Prey gives it more of a Funky twist. The EP which is Bass Works 78th release gives a nice balance of beats and grooves adding diversity in to your music collection.
Bass Works Recordings founded in 2012 by Sugiurumn, Nao Nomura, and Osakaman aims to share their love for underground electronic music to the rest of the world directly from Japan, a country with a rich culture and scene for Electronic Music. Since their inception, the label has inked notable names such as Ken Ishii (70 Drums), A.Mochi (Figure), Hito (ENTER), Satoshi Otsuki (Circoloco), Pav Parrotte (Asia Music), Tommy Wada (Sessions WOMB), and more. Past releases from Bass Works Recordings has also gained global support from the likes of Richie Hawtin and Dubfire respectively while most recently having their single, First Ride, charted on ENTER’s Week 4 Summer Chart.
Be sure to check out the preview below and snatch a copy soon on Beatport, Juno, and iTunes.
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Japanese Electronic Music legend, Takkyu Ishino, continues his monthly showcase, STERNE, at WOMB Tokyo this Friday featuring French Techno artist, Paul Ritch, with opening support by Bass Works Recordings‘ label boss Sugiurumn and special closing set by the legend himself. The 12 year running monthly event has seen some of the world’s best house and techno artists with the likes of Richie Hawtin, Sven Vath, Radio Slave, John Digweed, Dubfire and many more making annual trips to the mighty city of Tokyo further pushing WOMB and Japan as a global destination for top notch electronic music.