yuji kondo finally announced that he will be releasing an album entitled ‘faces past’ from his own record label the 10 label imprint.
yuji kondo is a music producer, 1/2 of the steven porter and co-founder/director of the 10 label imprint. kondo has various names in his music activity, yuji kondo, ducerey ada nexino, steven porter (with katsunori sawa).
sawf returns to perc trax with a great remix from oddball ten records artist yuji kondo of steven porter fame, early support from: tommy four seven, len faki, truss, and, phase, go hiyama, phil kieran and many more
femen is the second ep from hound scales on fifth wall, the brooklyn imprint he runs with divvorce. a dedication to the powerful women that have sculpted his life, the release sees the artist setting out to create the story of their impact on him by distilling these and other major influences into a techno format. the result is two originals blending amen-style jungle rhythms with collapsed industrial squeals, each with its own sense of beauty clawing upwards towards the surface.on the remix front, japanese producer and 10 label head honcho yuji kondo delivers an incredibly complex, layered interpretation of *a clique of tough women*, while mira and opal tapes affiliate bleaching agent pits the elegiac chords of the original *throated* against a repeated, mangled vocal motif, imbuing the remix with nostalgia while remaining an effective dancefloor instrument.
support includes marcel dettmann, norman nodge, sunil sharpe,tommy four seven, perc, and, forward strategy group, sigha, darko esser, mosca, shadow dancer, and sinden.
black vinyl limited to 100 copies with handmade details.
detroit born jimmy edgar, known from his releases for warp records, drops this piece of electroid industrialism on semantica and coushin, nomadic, yuji kondo + katsunori sawa + steven porter add their reinterpretations.