@j.miguelguitar Finally got my copy of @privatesuitemag Issue #6! Thank you so much for the great review of the show in Toronto and for the very kind words! “As soon as I arrived, the action was in full swing, with Tokyo Wanderer’s funky bass lines smashing me in the face. I knew it was going to be a great night. With pink and blue lights cascading around in all directions, plus beautifully saturated videos characterizing the producers and their aesthetics, I almost felt transported.
Tokyo Wanderer is the solo project of a 21-year old Portuguese producer/bass player. It started in 2015, mostly as outlet for really choppy future funk and vaporwave, but now they’ve been bringing influences from other places like synthpop, shoegaze, hip-hop, french house, jazz funk, future bass and even metal at times. The project had some singles, but in 2017, their first album Sleepless was released independently (re-released in 2018 through Neoncity Records) and it, featured for the first time, João Miguel, the project’s most frequent collaborator and live guitarist. Right now, they are working on their follow up album Incubus that should come out in the coming months.
The sound of Tokyo Wanderer was so intriguing: subverting the norm of electronic-only live soundscapes with sick guitar shots and brain-melting solos by project collaborator Miguel. Beside him, the leader of the project showcased his funky and technical bass guitar grooves; it was just what the crowd needed to get into the dancing mood. When we consider how difficult it is to open up a show and be the first musician performing, with part of your job being to warm up the crowd for the next acts, the duo brought feats of funkiness in spades.” Text and color by: Indy Advant (@indyadvant)
Photography by: Bruce Rav (@brucerav)
Check it online: https://issuu.com/privatesuitemag/docs/issue6_final
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