横田進

Susumu Yokota

横田進

Biography

Susumu Yokota (横田進 Yokota Susumu, or ススム・ヨコタ Susumu Yokota) is a Japanese composer.

Yokota is well known in the English-speaking independent music scene for his albums of experimental ambient music. However, he has also had a long career as a house music DJ and has released several highly regarded albums of house music.

He has released several albums under pseudonyms including Stevia, Ebi, and others.

Yokota's name, when written in katakana, is in the Western order (given name is followed by the family name), while his name in kanji is in the Japanese order (family name is followed by the given name).

Susumu Yokota has released his work on several different labels most recent of which is Lo Recordings in collaboration with Skin Tone. He was also responsible for the production of the Stereo Sushi cds from the Hed Kandi record label.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Kaleidoscope

    Kaleidoscope 2010

    Reviewed by Chris Parkin
    Inspirational Japanese electronic artist releases his latest opus.