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Introducing : Ikuko Morozumi by Louis Sterling-Snell

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We are proud to announce that Tokyo-based industrial artist Ikuko Morozumi will be releasing her latest project 'Null' on ID Spectral.

Ikuko Morozumi - Null, is a two track EP that not only encompasses the industrial aesthetic of Ikuko's unique artistry, but is a project sits somewhere within the codex of the Matrix, sonically built of the same dystopian and futurist architecture to that of Blade Runner, or the avant garde ambience in Ex-Machina. The project is a synaesthetic experience, to say the least. 

"I wanted to get something of non-verbal communication as I worked on this EP" 

Previously releasing on imprints such as the infamous Detroit Underground, Mayoware Records and Future disorder, Ikuko has been a creative all of her life, producing works that have more than often been said to sit under the banner of 'Noise' and 'Glitch' music, compared to affiliated artists such as Yaporigami, Valance Drakes or the roster on Detund. When we asked Ikuko what her driving force and influences were behind her work as a contemporary artist, she went to mention :  

"Originally I liked the classics, but I began to adore Bjork and Chemical Brothers. After that I heard Ryoji Ikeda may be the chance. I also began to long for Raster Norton."

'"I heard lots of Yaporigami's sounds too. The influence of Raster Norton and Yaporigami is great in my sound."

Moreover, as we come to the release of 'Null' on ID Spectral, she tell IDS : 

"I have been getting old, but the quest for music still goes on. For that purpose I initialize the present and head towards "null point".

On Null, we find that genres and terms such as 'IDM', 'Glitch' or 'Noise' music cannot justify the outerworldly journey that Iku work pulls us through. The two track project is a futuristic simulation; a catastrophe, with an ambient musicality that she has so delicately produced into a body of art, topped by the stunning creative direction of multi-disciplinry artist Jedd Winterburn. 

'It is not difficult to live simple. I think that it is necessary to be flexible in sound and performance, so I just want to do what I want to do. And for that reason, we will also leave from the "null" (nothing, zero) point."

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Ikuko Morozumi - Null (EP) will be made available worldwide on 31st August on all major online stores, including iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, Amazon and more. 

Pre-order exclusively on Bandcamphttps://bit.ly/2LmDm0g

To follow on from the release of her EP, Ikuko will also be featured on ID Spectral radio via. Resonance Extra London for a guest mix on the September 9th 2018, alongside IDS resident Mote. Follow www.idspectral.com for more information. 

Follow Iku :

Website : https://bit.ly/2MqXhRp

Bandcamp : https://bit.ly/2OJP8nE

Soundcloud : https://bit.ly/2weIpdR

  

 

 

  

 

 

IDS : Open Call for Emerging Artists by Louis Sterling-Snell

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In September 2018, we will be teaming up with Cascabel Studios for a live radio broadcast in collaboration with Resonance FM and Resonance Extra at their headquarters in London. 

We are selecting three emerging artists to participate in the live broadcast to perform some of their tracks live and take part in a live interview on their work as a contemporary artist. 

To be considered, submit three of your best tracks to us at idspectral@gmail.com. All submissions must be sent in a private SoundCloud link.

 We look forward to hearing from you!

- IDS.

  

  

Listen to IDS001, the Official ID Spectral Launch Compilation by Louis Sterling-Snell

"Ability II has been a hugely influential bleep 'n' bass milestone" (Bleep.com on Ability II)

"Auxx demonstrates that we are privy to something truly un-matched and admirable" (URBNET / Fontana on AUXX) 

"Yu Miyashita (aka Yaporigami) continues to baffle the ears.” (Igloo Magazine on Yaporigami)

“I listen to so many artists that wield a vivid sense of atmosphere, but London’s Anji Cheung goes one step further.” (ATTN Magazine on Anji Cheung)


ID Spectral records are to release their launch compilation on 02/08/18. The compilation album will feature over an hour of innovative and experimental music, from artists such as Aphex-twin approved artist Ability II, Anji Cheung, Yaporigami, Valance Drakes and BBC music's AUXX. The launch compilation marks the birth of the new label, introducing many promising young artists to their roster.

Listen to IDS001 on your preferred service : https://fanlink.to/IDS001

ID Spectral is a UK based record label and multi-disciplinary arts collective promoting the sounds of innovative creatives worldwide. The multi-media imprint was founded by BBC supported artist Louis Sterling (aka. AUXX), with A&R assistance from Jamie Moore (aka. Mote), both of whom will feature on the compilation. The imprint is running out of Brighton, UK, having secured support from Resonance Extra and Radio Cascabel - as well as relationships with the State 51 Distribution and Frisson Radio.


ID Spectral are also running bi-weekly radio shows on Resonance Extra (https://extra.resonance.fm), which will feature guest mixes from artists on the compilation, as well as regular mixes by the labels founders.

Expect impending updates about ID Spectral and our upcoming releases.

Follow ID Spectral :

www.idspectral.com

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/idspectral

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/idspectral

Bandcamp : https://idspectral.bandcamp.com

 

Pre-order IDS001, the official ID Spectral launch compilation by Louis Sterling-Snell

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IDS001 - the official ID Spectral launch compilation, will be available on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Bleep.com and all major retailers on 2nd August 2018.

Pre-order exclusively on Bandcamp ➥ https://bit.ly/2NXOwLA

Featuring : Hironori Nagatsuma | Yaporigami | Anji Cheung redhookgrainterminal | Akira & Mendaya | AUXX | Distant Animals | Ability II | Martia (Luke Vosper) | Mote (Jamie Moore) | | V∆l∆nc∑ Ðr∆kës | PJ Davy | Loraine James.

Creative direction by Jedd Winterburn

 

 

 

Distant Animals to Feature on IDS Launch Compilation by Louis Sterling-Snell

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#IDS Artist | 007 :

We are incredibly proud to announce that Distant Animals will be featuring on the ID Spectral launch compilation.

"A true researcher of sound, Daniel Alexander-Hignell has recorded, written, performed and researched numerous socially-oriented sound works across Europe, often choosing to work with a diverse range of collaborators, including visual artists, choreographers, theologians, lawyers, and political activists.'" With his latest release "Lines" on Hallow Ground, and a more recent feature on the French Revue & Corrigée - he has blurred the lines between an experimental practise, pulling new and unique takes of jazz and modern classical, whilst drawing contemporary concepts of the soundscape.

Listen to Distant Animals : https://bit.ly/2NrVBmw

Distant Animals Live at Brighton Modular : 

Anji Cheung to Feature on IDS Launch Compilation by Louis Sterling-Snell

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#IDS Artist | 006 :

We are incredibly proud to announce that Anji Cheung will be featuring on the ID Spectral launch compilation.

With a truly unique approach to sound, the atmosphere of Anji's works has fallen under the umbrella of avant-garde music; more specifically the industrial, ambient and contemporary spectrum of electronic music. And it is by no surprise that through this she has gained the attention of The Quietus, NTS Radio, and ATTN magazine, accompanied by ritualistic live performances in spaces that inhibit the ethereal environments of her strong-bodied soundscapes. 

Listen to Anji Cheung : https://anjicheung.bandcamp.com/

Anji Cheung (NTS Radio) : https://bit.ly/2NohFhY

Loraine James to Feature on IDS Launch Compilation by Louis Sterling-Snell

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#IDS Artist | 005 :

We are incredibly proud to announce that Loraine James will be featuring on the ID Spectral launch compilation.

With a plethora of works, live performances and radio shows on platforms such as NTS Radio and BBZ LDN, Loraine's electronic and experimental works have been considered closely to that of Telefon Tel Aviv or Aoki Takamasa, sitting somewhere amongst the experimental banner of Warp Records or Ninja Tune.

Listen to Loraine James : https://bit.ly/2JtONCH

Watch Loraine's performance at EditedArts London.

 

 

 

 

RHGT to Feature on IDS Launch Compilation by Louis Sterling-Snell

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#IDS Artist | 004 :

We are incredibly proud to announce that RHGT (Red Hook Grain Terminal) will be featuring on the ID Spectral launch compilation.

RHGT is the industrial moniker of sound artist Jordan Edge, who's works have gained the attention of Opal Tapes, Always Human Tapes and Panatype recordings - with his releases 'L A T E X E S' and "Inorganic" encompassing the concepts of 'dampened acoustics, half destroyed spaces, dead room tones and manipulated environmental surroundings'.

RHGT (Official Website) : https://www.jordanedge.co.uk/

Watch "Le Souffle", soundtracked by RHGT :