In her late teens, Tsuyuko discovered and was influenced by Eric Satie’s piano pieces. She began to play these pieces on electronic organ, interpreting them in her own way. It was through this process that Tsuyuko got into her own music and composition.
In the mid 90’s, she sent her music to Nobukazu Takemura, which lead to release of her music and years of collaboration between the two musicians. Tsuyuko has performed around the world singing and playing keyboards, and also creating video art and clay animation for their performances. Aki Tsuyuko has performed with Tortoise, Sonic Youth, Jim O’Rourke, Brokeback, Yo La Tengo, and Arto Lindsay.
Hokane is printed in an edition of 2000.
Released first solo single 7inch “sprout” on Japanese label “Childisc.”
Provided vocals for Child’s View “Yoru no Yuuenchi”(Childisc) and “Funfair” (Bubblecore).
Released 2nd single 7inch “lila lila” (Childisc).
Provided voice samples for Nobukazu Takemura “Meteor”(Thrill Jockey)
Provided samples for Nobukazu Takemura “Scope”(Thrill Jockey).
Released 3rd single 7inch “First Idea”(Childisc).
Provided voice samples for for Nobukazu Takemura “Milano - for
Issey Miyake men by Naoki Takizawa”(Warner Music Japan).
Released first solo album Ongakushitsu (Childisc).
Provided voice samples for Nobukazu Takemura “Finale - for Issey
Released solo album Ongakushitsu on Jim O’rouke’s Moikai label.
Released 4th single “A Full Moon and A Long Night”(Childisc).
Collaborated with Mice Parade “collaborations”(Bubblecore).
Created live video manipulation for Nobukazu Takemura Tour
Provided vocals for Nobukazu Takamura feat. Aki Tsuyuko “Mohou no
Hiroba”(Childisc/Tokuma Japan Communications).
Created clay animation movie for the promotion video. Provided vocals for Nobukazu Takemura Song Book (Childisc/Tokuma Japan Communications).
Video manipulation for Nobukazu Takemura US and Canada tour with Plaid.
Participated in animation festival in Italy “Cartoombria 2002”
Joined on vocal for Nobukazu Takemura and Child’s View Band UK tour Participated in “All Tomorrow’s Party” in the UK with NobukazuTakemura
Live performance for live show of Tape Japan tour.
Edited by _duif on 13 Nov 2010, 09:37
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