Alex Banks New E.P. - Airplay On BBC 6 Music / Previous Support From Mixmag/Uncut/Clash/Q Magazine

 

Alex Banks - Beneath the Surface Remixed Pt.1 will be released Thurs 27th Feb on

PREVIOUS PRESS FOR ALEX BANKS:

Q Magazine: 4/5 “powerful and sometimes overwhelming debut that pushes all the right buttons”

Uncut: 8/10 “Illuminate is a rich alluring debut”

Clash: 8/10 “muscular machinations of a precocious newcomer”

Mixmag: 3/5 “absolutely breathtaking in it’s audacity and intergalactic ambition”

Alex Banks -

‘Beneath The Surface Remix EP'

REMIXES FROM: ITAL TEK / THOMAS RAGSDALE / THOMAS GANDEY / JINJE / L.U.

LABEL: MESH / IMPACT DATE: 27/02/20  / GENRE: TECHNO, BREAKS, LEFTFIELD / FORMAT: DIGITAL / VINYL

 

INFO:

ALEX BANKS released his critically acclaimed second album 'Beneath The Surface’ on Max Cooper's Mesh Label in 2019, and it perfectly showcased Alex ability to blend raw beats, and melodic emotion with genres like Techno, Electronica and Old Skool Rave. Following his debut album on Modeselektor's Monkeytown Records,  'Beneath The Surface’ harnessed elements of live performance, at times free-flowing and unpredictable, seamlessly fused with forward-thinking technical production.

'Beneath The Surface’ has now been remixed and split into 2 x E.P.’s due out in the first half of 2020. E.P. 1 includes mixes by Ital Tek / Thomas Ragsdale / Thomas Gandey/ Jinjé & L.U.

 

REMIXERS:

Ital Tek

Ital Tek is the artist name of producer and composer Alan Myson. Since signing to the renowned Planet Mu label in 2006 with the industrial infused “Blood Line EP” he has gone on to release five albums, numerous EPs and tour live worldwide cementing his reputation as an exciting and unique voice in the world of electronic music.

Over the course of the past decade Ital Tek has carved his own niche in the broad spectrum of bass music by creating evocative melody rich yet dance-floor friendly music with references to classic Electronica and a strong Sci-Fi element blended masterfully to create his own style of hard hitting and melodic bass music. His widely acclaimed 2016 and 2018 albums ‘Hollowed’ and ‘Bodied’ went far beyond his earlier more dance-genre based work, leaving just the footprint and especially the sonic weight and space of dubstep providing a more cinematic, abstract and impressionistic approach.

Jinje

Over the last few years, Jinjé has had a number of singles released via London-based House & Techno label, Messrs Kick & Drum Records. More recently, his huge club smash 'Big Skies' came out on legendary techno label Ostgut Ton >> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l69QcwrtbAM which gained support from on Jon Hopkins, Gerd Janson, Nemone and nd_baumecker, amongst others.

 

Jinjé (aka Lee Malcolm) is a founding member of experimental Leeds-based band Vessels who have morphed into a maximalist live techno outfit, as evidenced by their last two albums- ‘Dilate’ (released in March 2015) and ‘The Great Distraction’, which came out on Different Recordings in Sep 2017. Lee also had a run of techno releases under his Lee J Malcolm moniker for EPM Records.

Thomas Ragsdale

Yorkshire based composer Thomas Ragsdale melds cinematic electronica with immersive soundscapes and blissful techno workouts.

Spending his formative years composing a varied catalogue of music for TV, film and advertising companies, his gradual shift into the world of performing music is one that's quickly won acclaim from the likes of Resident Advisor and FACT. His music has been featured with great effect in two groundbreaking BBC documentaries by Adam Curtis including the acclaimed 'HyperNormalisation', where his track 'Warning Mass' was featured extensively alongside the likes of Brian Eno, Burial and Aphex Twin. His music has also found its way onto commercials by BMW, Prada and Twitter. Thomas is part of Domino Publishing's exclusive and prestigious composer roster alongside Jon Hopkins, Siouxsie and the Banshees' Steve Severin and Beta Band's Steve Mason.

Lost Unicorns (L.U.)

Lost Unicorns is a new cinematic electronica project from composer & producer Harry Peat.

Blending neo-classical recording with dark electronic beats and sonic wizardry, Lost Unicorns’ first release was a haunting dub house remix of Eric Satie’s Gnossienne No.1 for Decca’s Piano re:works album.

The forthcoming album is a sci-fi journey through contemporary film score and cerebral electronica, due for release in 2020.

Thomas Gandey

Enigmatic and passionate Electronic Producer, DJ, Live Artist, Vocalist and Keyboard player, Thomas Gandey has gained an international cult status having released an abundance of electro futurisms, electronic tales of musical bliss, vintage synth led cosmic voyages and of course his trademark blue eyed electronic soul.

With latest releases on Innervisions, Kompakt & Decca, his output has scored loyal supporters the world over, having all the while enjoyed a triumphant career as an international DJ and Live Artist, holding residencies at Space Ibiza, Razzmatazz and Womb in Tokyo, to mention a few, amassing a seasoned 1200 shows the world over. First discovered under his Cagedbaby guise, his debut album ‘Will See you Now’ was released by ‘Southern Fried Records’ to international critical acclaim.

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ALL SOCIAL MEDIA / WEB LINKS: 

Alex Banks

Website - http://alexbanksmusic.co.uk

FB - https://www.facebook.com/alexbanksmusic/

IG - https://www.instagram.com/alexbanksmusic/

Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/user/alexbanksmusic

Songkick - https://www.songkick.com/artists/7915199-alex-banks

Jinjé Links:

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/jinje-music

Bandcamp: https://jinje.bandcamp.com/

Instagram: @jinjemusic

Mesh 

Website - https://meshmeshmesh.net/

Instagram ttps://www.instagram.com/alexbanksmusic/?hl=en

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/meshmeshmeshdotnet/

Max Cooper

Website - www.maxcooper.net

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/maxcoopermax/ (@maxcoopermax)

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/maxcoopermax

Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/user/maxbcooper

Twitter - https://twitter.com/maxcoopermax

Mark Nystrom [Photography Artwork for Falling Down + Album]

https://www.instagram.com/marknystromstudio/?hl=en


Andrew Weatherall - Unknown Plunderer / End Times Sound

Andrew Weatherall, the noted DJ and musician passed away on Monday 17 February 2020.
Vision PR had the pleasure of working with Andrew across a number of releases, and he was an absolute gent, as well as a master of his craft. The Byrd Out label is due to release Andrews new single on Friday 21st Feb 2020 , and being right in the middle of the promotion of the release its difficult to know what to do. Having spoken to his management and his label however they have decided that the release should go ahead, and we'll let the music speak for itself. Although of course the context is one of huge sadness, we hope Andrew would have wanted his new music out there, so on Friday the release of 'Unknown Plunderer' will go live. His infectious love for music touched many lives, and he will be sorely missed. Our thoughts are with his friends and family.
PRE ORDER:

Ripperton Has Remixed Radiohead, Beanfield and Joris Voorn, Here He Re-Works Newcomer Ly sander

LY SANDER - 'LAY DOWN' feat. Jules Etienne

INFO:

LY SANDER RELEASES “LAY DOWN” FEATURING BERLIN BASED SINGER JULES ETIENNE. THIS DEEP AND POETIC TUNE IS THE FIRST EXTRACTION FROM HIS TO BE  RELEASED ALBUM ON SPECIAL PLACE RECORDINGS.
PREMIERE REMIXER RIPPERTON PROVIDES AN EAR CATCHING REMIX


When Jules Etienne provided these dazzling vocals, Ly Sander knew they deserved the song to be built around them. The poetry and dreamy emotions of the lyrics fully embrace us with this slow tempo in-cantation. Ripperton brought his own magic by bringing the track back up to club speed.


"I had invited Berlin based Jules Etienne to record some lyrics to a preexisting uptempo instrumental” explains Ly Sander. "When I witnessed their deep and intricated poetry, I decided to build a whole song from scratch.

The result is Lay Down, Ly Sander’s first track not to bear any link with his previous efforts that focused on danceable music. It’s ultra low tempo is somewhat intriguing. 

"I clearly had my album in mind upon producing this track. A track that you will enjoy at home rather than in the club" says Ly Sander who’s album «Landing» is to be released next year on Special place recordings.

REMIXER RIPPERTON BRINGS THE TRACK UP TO SPEED


Ripperton is certainly one of the most thought after electronic music remixers, with over a hundred reworks to his credit for artists such as Radiohead, Laurent Garnier or Beanfield. When Ripperton heard Jules Etienne’s impeccable vocals, not only did he accept this remix duty but took over his holiday time to do so. «It is so rare to get to work on vocals where everything falls right into place» says Ripperton. «I really took time to take this track where I wanted it to be». Ripperton also chose to match the vocals to an instrumental at the original speed of 120bpm, making it fit for the dancefloor where it could well become a new favorite.

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ABOUT LY SANDER

Ly Sander was highly inspired by the roots of Dance music, the melting pot of music influences and most specifically the Loft’s founder David Mancuso’s philosophy of building a travel through music. Another source of influence is the genius of leftfield dance music artist Arthur Russell, probably one of the only musicians to have pushed the use of Cello into dance music. As a producer, Ly Sander released tracks on labels such as Drumpoet Community, Electric Minds, Deeply Rooted House, Enterbt Rec, Konsequenz, Mental Groove, Raoul or Creaked. But before being a producer, Ly Sander is a natural DJ who started playing over 20 years ago out of his passion for party music, along a timeline spanning from today to the beginning of the 70s, including so called Disco, Deep and Underground House. He brought his energic and bouncy vibe to numerous venues in Europe and NY, including the Panorama Bar and Tape Club in Berlin, legendary Dachkantine and Zukunft in Zurich, the Ambassade in Lyon, Electro Mecanic in Beirut, D! Club, Loft and Folklor in Lausanne, XL in New York and many many more. He shared the decks on countless occasions with famous DJs such as Alex From Tokyo, Dixon, DJ Deep, Efdemin, Manoo, Maurice Fulton, Move D, Orpheu The Wizard, Quarion, Till von Sein...

Also a renowned master at playing classics, Ly Sander held the successful New York Disco Club (NYDC) party in Geneva from 2002 to 2010. Much before the surge in interest for Disco, he there revived the roots of NY’s dance culture and saw all of the founding legends such as Danny Krivit (Body’n’Soul), David DePino (Paradise Garage), Hippie Torrales (Zanzibar) or Nicky Siano (The Gallery, Studio 54) come over and share the decks with him.

ABOUT JULES ETIENNE

Berlin based Jules Etienne has been much heard of recently with his string of electronic music releases on labels such as Uncanny Valley, Funnuvojere or Apersonal. Nevertheless, he started his career as a singer where his soft and delicate voice would enrobe some folk compositions of his own, namely on a couple of albums he released, often backed by his own acoustic guitar.

 

ABOUT RIPPERTON

Of course, the easiest way to introduce Ripperton would be to mention a music career that spans over two decades and a body of work that includes three highly praised albums on Green and ESP institute, essential collaborations with fellow countrymen Mirko Loko (as Lazy Fat People) and Deetron (as Roots Panorama) as well as stellar remixes for Laurent Garnier, Radiohead, Beanfield or Joris Voorn. We could also point out that his music has been released on labels as prestigious as Planet E, Border Community, STHLM audio, Innervisions, Maeve, Systematic, Connaisseur or the infamous Music Man. Not to mention that his own label Perspectiv published 50 releases which were at the forefront of electronic dance music back then…

But no, we won't mention all that. Let's keep it modest and focused on the here and now. For example, you should know that despite releasing an ambient album (and working on a promising live set that prolongs it), Ripperton doesn't want to stop making House and Techno… no, that would be too easy! So instead he keeps forging an exciting musical path by releasing his own tracks and those of other luminaries such as Isolée, Bicep, Iron Curtis, Quarion or Baikal on his excellent Tamed musiq imprint (distributed by dutch institution Clone) and by working on a modular-based live set.

ALL SOCIAL MEDIA / WEB LINKS

 

Special Place Recordings

https://www.facebook.com/specialplacerecordings

https://soundcloud.com/special-place-rec

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCflGfWDZauSEck90c2jcZdA

https://specialplacerecordings.bandcamp.com/releases

Ly Sander

https://www.residentadvisor.net/dj/lysander/biography

https://soundcloud.com/ly-sander

https://www.instagram.com/thelysander/

https://www.facebook.com/thelysander

Ripperton

https://soundcloud.com/ripperton

https://www.residentadvisor.net/dj/ripperton

https://www.instagram.com/ripperton/

Jules Etienne

https://soundcloud.com/j_e_e_p

https://www.residentadvisor.net/dj/jeep-de

PRE ORDER LINKS

https://specialplacerecordings.bandcamp.com/album/ly-sander-feat-jules-etienne-lay-down-ep


Vision PR Now Offering Soundcloud / Youtube / Tik Tok / Snapchat Promotion

YOUTUBE

For our YouTube campaign, we will use a variety of methods including adds to user-generated playlists on YouTube, as well as target ads running natively on YouTube, Google, and Facebook.

Our approach results in organic views and a substantial increases in the engagement/retention rate, driving up not only views and likes, but also subscribers to your profile.

Years of experience, thousands of dollars spent, and great retention rates for long term effects gives us a significant advantage when promoting your video.

Case Studies:

Thutmose - Blurry Nights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehTSrn5lF_E MAJ - Trial & Error: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TcoVRKSJk5I

Conatct us for packages / prices - vision (at) visionmusic.co.uk

 

SOUNDCLOUD

For our Soundcloud Repost campaigns, we leverage our extensive network of influential artist and tastemaker accounts. By doing so, we can organically boost a track's plays and reposts, which increases an artist's following on Soundcloud and can help them establish and grow their fanbase.

Conatct us for packages / prices - vision (at) visionmusic.co.uk

 

SNAPCHAT

On Snapchat we offer targeted influencer marketing with large brand awareness, at an extremely low price.

We have the ability to target influencer accounts on Snapchat within the music niche to match each client’s ideal audience. Our Snapchat network has a potential reach in the millions across all influencers.

“Swipe up” stories can be effective for redirecting an audience and generate YouTube video views or followers on other social media channels.

Duration: 2-3 Days (Stories stay up for 24 hours)

Conatct us for packages / prices - vision (at) visionmusic.co.uk

 

TIK TOK

We can pitch music to influential curators on musical.ly, a video sharing social networking app that has boomed over the past two years and is very popular amongst young people, with over 60 million monthly active users.

One of the greatest features of TikTok for music promotion is that the platform is connected to the Apple Music API and as a result, success on TikTok directly correlates to success on Apple Music.

OUR PROCESS:

  •   TikTok campaigns consist of posting to our influencer pages according to the size of the campaign
  •   Posting campaigns begin one to two weeks after the campaign is confirmed
  •   Posts as part of a campaign are kept up on the applicable influencerpages permanently
  •   Client can create a challenge on TikTok for a better chance of trending onthe platform
  •   Our campaigns are measured in influencer reach
  • Contact us for packages / prices - vision (at) visionmusic.co.uk

Message To Bears - 'Small Light' Video, Taken From The New Album 'Constants' * SUPPORT FROM LINE OF BEST FIT, BBC 6 MUSIC, CLASH, INDIE SHUFFLE, GOLD FLAKE PAINT, STEREOGUM *

 

* 5TH STUDIO ALBUM FROM MESSAGE TO BEARS, PREVIOUS SUPPORT FROM LINE OF BEST FIT, BBC 6 MUSIC, CLASH, INDIE SHUFFLE, GOLD FLAKE PAINT, STEREOGUM AND MANY MORE *

MESSAGE TO BEARS CONSTANTS
LABEL: Self Release  / RELEASE PERIOD: July-September 2019 / GENRE: Electronica, Folk, Post Rock


 

ORDER:
 
https://messagetobears.bandcamp.com/album/constants     
 
SOCIALS:
https://www.facebook.com/messagetobears/
https://twitter.com/messagetobears
https://soundcloud.com/messagetobears
https://open.spotify.com/artist/6MmQrV24zUeieNf027zkh3
https://www.instagram.com/messagetobears/

INFO: 
‘Constants’ is the 5th LP from Jerome Alexander under his Message To Bears moniker.

After living in London for the past 5 years where he released 2 albums, countless remixes, collaborated with and produced for other artists, Jerome returns to live in his hometown of Bristol, where he completes his new LP from within his home studio, located on the edge of local woodland. It would be these daily walks amongst small streams and ever-changing trees that would influence and help form this latest collection of songs. These small glimpses of meditations are a means of processing all the anxieties that would otherwise be neglected without an outlet for creativity. Constants is an attempt to hold onto something real and grounding amongst the seemingly fleeting and fragile experiences of life.

FOR PRESS / RADIO ENQUIRIES CONTACT - rob (at) visionmusic (dot) co.uk

Mattia Cupelli - 'Electric Shrines' * Over 25 Million Plays / influenced by Nils Frahm and Nicolas Jaar,

Mattia Cupelli

Electric Shrines

 

 

ALL SOCIAL MEDIA / WEB LINKS:

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mattiacupelliofficial/

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/mattiacupelli

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/7aMMDRtoKETQscQlRZ7IFp?si=dPscPq8KQi-PJdTEiv7emA

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqsGQVl-_k5qGE-PwGKO5DA?view_as=subscriber

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/MattiaCupelliComposer/

 

INFO:

Mattia Cupelli is an italian composer/producer based in Rome, Italy.
He merges Neo-Classical/Soundtrack/Ambient sounds with modern Minimal Electronic music.

Early works are mainly based on Soundtrack, Orchestral Music and Modern Piano music, and he is making himself known through his YouTube channel, that counts over 25 millions plays and 100K subscribers.

His last works are highly influenced by artists like Nils Frahm and Nicolas Jaar, and try to make acoustic and electronic instruments co-exis, this sets the basics for his sound.


Wankelmut Remix Rilan & The Bombardiers - As Featured on Netflix Show 'Shooter'

Rilan & The Bombardiers 

Walking On Fire - (Wankelmut Remix)

LABEL: Narli Records

 

 

 

 

LISTEN - 

https://soundcloud.com/rilanandthebombardiers/walking-on-fire-rilan-the-bombardiers-wankelmut-remix-2/s-ZMHy6

 

INFO:

Rilan & The Bombardiers is a band from Haarlem (NL) formed around the artist Rilan Ramhane. These exceptional musicians skillfully combine Pop, Soul, Funk and Rock. In combination with Rilan Ramhane's extraordinary voice they create a sound that does not seem to be from this world.

The song "Walking on fire" was released in 2016 and is one of their most personal songs.
Contrary to what is commonly known, the interest for this song has grown from year to year. Pretty early on NETFLIX decided that Walking on Fire would not only conquer hearts but would also touch souls, which is why it was featured in multiple Netflix and FOX productions like "Shooter", "Rosewood" and "Shut Eye".

Due to the deep meaning of this song and the steadily increasing interest a remix, by one of Europe’s most famous DJ’s ‘WANKELMUT’, has now been created.

The song will be released on May 24th this year and is only the beginning of a collaboration between the two artists and the start of a new era, one to which we should all stay tuned.

 

ALL SOCIAL MEDIA / WEB LINKS

https://www.instagram.com/rilanandthebombardiers/

https://www.facebook.com/RilanandtheBombardiers/

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCI6Br2RDg8lR74U_2XkBNfA

http://rilanandthebombardiers.nl/en/home-2/

https://soundcloud.com/rilanandthebombardiers

https://open.spotify.com/artist/1yawxcvEJTTtsz2aX3yruE


Fantastic New Video From Ryvage - 'Another Day Another Time' * Support From Decoded / XS Noize / Electronic Groove Magazine

Ryvage

Another Day Another Time

GENRE: Electronica

RELEASE DATE ‘Another Day Another Time’ (TAKEN FROM THE ’TIDES E.P.’ DUE JULY 5th)

LABEL: Portable Peninsula

 

 

SOCIALS:

www.ryvage.com

Facebook

Twitter

Instagram

Spotify

YouTube

Bandcamp

Soundcloud

# STORY

Ryvage is the electronic solo project started in 2017 by Luxembourg based musician and producer Samuel Reinard. The name derives from the French word rivage (French pronunciation: (/riːˈvɑːʒ) meaning "shore".

Driven by his love of contrasts, produced in isolation, Reinard’s synth-driven electro-pop and its visual incarnations are a reflection of his personal obsessions, spanning from 80s sci-fi movie soundtracks and industrial electro to immersive installation art and echoes of French literature.

The name Ryvage sums it up really well: “My home base Luxembourg is landlocked. To me, making music is like driving to the sea, sitting at the shore and contemplating the horizon. It is a safe and beautiful place where you can be in the moment, let your imagination go wild or travel in your mind. I also like the idea of being on the threshold of two worlds or elements. Ryvage oscillates around contrasts, change and escapism”.

He has performed live at festivals such as Food for Your Senses (LU), Zikametz (FR), Les Aralunaires (BE) and opened for artists such as Liars (US), Blanck Mass (UK), Throwing Snow (UK) and Rone (FR).

His rework of the track Bubbles by Drops and Points, the electronic project initiated by multi-award-winning composer and jazz vibraphonist Pascal Schumacher, is part of the Drops & Points Reworks EP featuring remixes by artists such as Stimming and Paul Frick. In 2018, Ryvage also released a first single Mountains and Valleys, a rework of the song Heart and Soul by indie pop band Ice in my Eyes and a live remix of Laurent Garnier’s track Revenge of the Lol Cat.

# TIDES EP

After a series of live shows supporting the likes of Blanck Mass (UK), Throwing Snow (UK) and Rone (FR) and 4 single and rework releases, Ryvage decided to start working on his first EP in summer 2018. Armed with his portable peninsula studio - the name he gave to his itinerant studio setup during his student years in Paris - he started writing and producing new music and polishing live versions of his tracks in different places, while travelling, and whenever he had spare time. “Some of the tracks were written and produced in a train in Portugal, others in a remote cottage in France, some at a friend’s studio in the Luxembourg countryside. The EP is thought of as a musical escapade and an invitation to travel in your mind. People can hear the different moods and vibes of the locations I was at while composing the music”.

The result is a 5-track EP composed of melodic electro-pop songs, dark synth-driven electronica tracks, and ambient soundscapes. Industrial-tinged sounds and percussions are meeting 80s beats and synthwave elements while waves of powerful synth leads and atmospheric pads are battling with arpeggios and heavily processed vocals.

It’s a personal and intuitive record. I didn’t use any conceptual filter or criteria like I used to do in other projects. It was all about finding a musical & sonic formula to explore topics like memory, mood swings, anxiety and escapism, using my computer and machines”.

The title of the EP, Tides, reflects the changing character of the music and works as an echo to the project’s name.

Even if produced in isolation, the track Another Day Another Time – Ryvage Rework is a rework of a track taken from the 2017 album It will be forever by acclaimed electronic producer Sun Glitters (https://sunglitters.com/). “When Sun Glitters asked me if I would be interested in reworking one of his tracks, I chose this track for its mood and melodies. It was very exciting to produce the rework and test it live before I finished it. It’s now the closing track of the EP and it works like the final step of the journey”.

The EP was mastered by Alexis Bardinet at Globe Audio Mastering in Bordeaux (France)


MIEKO SHIMIZU To Release New Album "I BLOOM" - Mieko Played Sonar & Meltdown Festival As A Guest Of Massive Attack, Remixed Coldcut And Yellow Magic Orchestra, and played with Nitin Sawhney

MIEKO SHIMIZU

"I BLOOM"

LABEL: Street Furniture Records  / RELEASE PERIOD: June / July

 

 

SOCIALS:

Instagram: @miekoshimizumico

Twitter: @miekoshimizu1

Facebook: @micomusic

INFO: 

Mieko Shimizu is a prolific London based Japanese singer, song writer, composer and producer, with several diverse and accomplished albums already under her belt.

On new album ‘I Bloom’ she collaborates  with William D Drake of The Cardiacs, and previously she worked with Mick Karn of the band JapanNitin Sawhney and the London Symphony Orchestra on Japanese silent film 'Yogoto no Yume', David Cunningham from The Flying LizardsRobert Lippok of To Rococo Rot and she re-mixed the likes of Coldcut and Yellow Magic OrchestraHaruomi Hosono of the cult electro-pop act signed her to his label 'Daisy World'. Word quickly spread of her incredible live shows bringing a steady stream of appearances as far a field as Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Japan as well Sonar, alongside the mighty Kraftwerk and supporting Massive Attack at their Melt Down with Riz MC, AKA actor Riz Ahmed.

Mieko has also worked extensively with dance including scores for contemporary dance company Phoenix Dance Theatre, the Ballet ‘The Red Balloon’ at the Royal Opera House’s Linbury Theatre and  was also made an 'Emerging Artist in Residence’ at London's Southbank Centre where she collaborated with the London Philharmonic Orchestra on her own compositions. In her new live shows she will be combining both the ancient and modern with Kieko Kitamura on Koto, a type of Japanese harp, through FX pedals and herself on Moog synthesiser, keyboards and vocals creating a luscious, ethereal live show.

Mieko erupted onto the scene with the searing alter ego Apache 61, fusing layers of cross woven breaks battling shards of sub bass within stateless melodies drawn from the fringes of the avant-garde. Her last album, 'My Tentacles' released as ‘Mico' saw her return to a deeper more reflective state in the cavernous depth of sumptuous symphonic songs that oscillated with glitchy electronica.

Her new album ‘I Bloom' has taken 5 years to write and nearly didn’t happen when she was admitted to hospital for two life threatening operations and she nearly abandoned her plans to make it but when a junky was moved into the bed next to her and started to terrorise the ward only to be sent to sleep like a baby by an old Scottish lady singing traditional Irish Airs each night that she realised the power of music and resolved to finish her album. What resulted is I Bloom, a quite simply gorgeous record of mini masterpieces, interleaving haunting melodies; with songs that are both beautiful in their sincerity and tantalising in their simplicity. Her unerring elegance and undying passion takes you on a journey from hidden places across emotional landscapes to distant nebulae.

Prepare to experience an astonishing work.