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April 6, 2012, 11:27 pm
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We knew something was up as soon as we heard the first “analogue monsta mix” way back in 2011. Since I hold both Tokimonsta and Suzi Analogue in high esteem … I am not surprised their first collaborative effort turned out so well.  Suzi’s NNXTAPE is still on very heavy rotation and Tokimonsta’s “Darkest Dim” still has this surreal feel to it, that makes you want to listen to it over and over again. Needless to say I am anxious to hear a lot more from  Anologue Monsta, a merge of two ladies with their own distinctive take on electronic music.

I have to say that the blend of undividual styles is more accessible  than the electronic composition Suzi Analogue and Tokimonsta come up with when they produce solo.  But maybe that is because I only have this track to go on. The thing is that you’ll find that in this case accessability does not mean it ain’t totally fresh …

February 15, 2012, 8:34 pm
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Jennifer Lee a.k.a Tokimonsta has finally released a video for the standout track from last years “Creature Dreams EP” … “Darkest Dim”. Both the L.A. beatsmith,Tokimonsta and Gavin Turek, the girl who does the dreamy vocals are featured in the video. With the help of director Doug Chang a  3.26 minute dream adventure is created.

The story is that Tokimonsta (The Dream Curator) carefully manages the playlist of Gavin Turek’s (The Sleeper) dreams throughout the night using her grippers. When Tokimonsta accidentally breaks a dream card in half using her hand, she discovers a newfound possibility of remixing broken pieces of dream cards together to deliver Gavin the most beautiful dream she ever had.

You can find each and every possible detail of the video on ….

April 29, 2011, 8:18 pm
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Can’t help it … this tune has got me bouncing up and down the room and I am pretty sure you will not be able to resist the urge either. “Bright Shadows” is the first glimps of Tokimonsta’s Creature Dreams EP” that is going to be released via Brainfeeder on the 17th of May 2011. If you dig … and you’d like to keep on bouncing you can download “Bright Shadows” for free at XLR8R