NHK yx Koyxen, real name Kohei Matsunaga, has released a new EP via Zurich-based experimental label -OUS.
Combining a career as a celebrated architect and illustrator in Japan with a 20-year career as a musician, he's a prolific producer who boats a steady stream of solo releases and numerous collaborations with the likes of Sean Booth from Autechre, Conrad Schnitzler, and Sensation from the Jungle Brothers.
Having recently released an LP on DFA, he's now also dropped his Parallel Tempo EP for -OUS, featuring "guttural acid," with "intricate percussive elements" over the course of nine minutes. Parallel Tempo EP is the Japanese artist's first release on -OUS, and follows releases on Mille Plateaux, PAN, and Diagonal, to name a few.
A1. Parallel Displacement
A2. Blue and Purple Horses
B2. Strange Gesture
B3. Universal Gesture
In support of the release, NHK yx Koyxen has producer a hybrid tack, a blend of "Strange Gesture" and "M", thus creating a new track titled after the EP, "Parallel Tempo." You can download it now via the player below.