Archspace, 12th May 2017
“Kiki Hitomi fused reggae and ‘50s Japanese pop to create the year’s most unexpected album” – FACT
Soundcrash is excited to announce Kiki Hitomi will be showcasing her galactic themed Japanese psychedelic beats at Archspace.
Kiki Hitomi is a Japanese singer, songwriter and sonic alchemist as one third of the bass explorers King Midas Sound (Ninja Tune) with poet/singer Roger Robinson and producer Kevin Martin (aka The Bug), and was a founding member of the Japanese Dubstep noise punk duo Dokkebi
Kiki’s fusion of electronica, reggae and dancehall with inspiration from Japanese enka, 8-bit psychedelica and mutated divi dub. Her galactic theme self exploration album is intended for a mind-altering journey through time and space.
Sonically rich, bizarre yet accessible, Karma No Kusari feels like the most personal record of Hitomi’s career – Resident Advisor
Kiki Hitomi, the vocalist whose naif, sprite-like vox connect King Midas Sound with Deepchord and now Jahtari, comes correct on her debut solo LP – Boomkat