- 13earlier (Original Mix)
- 13earlier (Sugiurumn Remix)
- 13earlier (Masanori Mikami Remix)
- 13earlier (Kazuya Ninagawa Pretty Sweet Remix)
- 13earlier (OSAKAMAN Remix)
- 13earlier (Basara-ZA Remix)
- 13earlier (mitsuhiro.a Remix)
BASS WORKS RECORDINGS’58th work!! Based in Osaka, A talented producer,Toru Ikemoto has released finest works from well-konwn labels all over the world. His new work, “ 13earlier ” is now dropped from BASS WORKS RECORDINGS. WINNING ELEVEN,12MONKEYS,13earlier!! Pteridophyte creeps in the hot and humid dance floor!!This is a Tropical Tribal Tech-House and sticky baselines and hellish percussions would break a heat indicator at a venue. Also 6 strong remixes comes from SUGIURUMN and OSAKAMAN from BASS WORKS RECORDINGS, Masanori Mikami(OUTDRAW MUSIC), Kazuya Ninagawa from UK(Cartuli’s music), Basara-ZA,(Kazuyuki Ohta/YAMATO) and Toru’s man,mitsuhiro. It supports all your hours with various remixes!! We, BASS WORKS RECORDINGS will never let you down!!
Toru Ikemoto ( https://www.facebook.com/toru.ikemoto )
Toru Ikemoto is a Japanese DJ, remixer, and works a lot of lives in Japan. Before He became solo DJ, He started the project called “YOTOGI” from 2004 and worked as “DOTARO”. He released “Start EP” and “002″ from Monoid Recordings which is world-famous for techno, and that were the songs that made his name know in Hardtechno and minimal house in Japan. Since June 2009, he has started solo project as “Toru Ikemoto” , playing mainly techno, and released a lot of Eps. In 2010, his original track ”#CADFDF” was supported and frequently played by Richie Hawtin in clubs. At which time, Toru won a prize in the competition of Plus Records and released a remix, also appeared on the competition of “150 Years of German-Japanese friendship” by Sven Vath. His activities caught the attention of a lot of the media, and he got interviewed by online magazine in Holland in 2011. Furthermore, Marco Carola will support his song “InariEP” which was released by Blue Recotdings in Spain in December 2013. His work is garnering a lot of attention from around the world.
Sugiurumn ( BASS WORKS RECORDINGS http://sugiurumn.com https://www.facebook.com/djsugiurumn )
Japanese DJ / producer who always links to the latest House music scene in the world. He went to Ibiza for the first time in 2000 and came back to Japan inspired. His album “Our History is made in the night(2004)” received fairly-broad attention in the Japanese Dance Music scene, and the song “Star Baby” from the album was a big hit. The remix version from Axwell was widely played among the top DJs in the world. This song was licensed by Ministry Of Sound, which built a great reputation not only in Tokyo but also around the globe. His powerful and passionate DJ style rocked the weekends of Japan, being always connected to the latest movement. It didn’t take much time for his name to become world recognized. In 2006 he was chosen to make a Mix CD for Pacha Ibiza known as one of the best Night clubs in the world, and then he rocked 4000 enthusiastic music fans at the actual venue, which gave him high esteem in Pacha; He made Mix CDs for 3 years in a row. He changed his agency to AVEX Japan in 2007 and released an original album “What time is summer of love?”. The song “Traveling” from the album had a number of requests for licensing all over the world; It ended up to be released from Pacha Recording in 2008. Also a title track from the album “What Time Is Summer Of Love?” had a chance to be remixed by Richard Gray and was chosen as the first track for a “Pacha compilation”. The song became major hit for Pacha Ibiza. In July 2008, he tried a 24 hours set without resting and succeeded with great applause. In 2009, the 10th anniversary year, he released a remake-album “Midi In Midi Out” and a best of album “Do You Remember That Night?” as a culmination of his work. In 2011 He became a Japanese resident DJ for Haçienda, a traditional night club in Manchester, and the next year he was chosen as a resident DJ for a collaboration party organized by “PRIIVILEGE”, one of the biggest night club in Ibiza, and “ageHa”, the largest night club in Japan, which shows he plays the role as a strong bridge between Japan and the world. In April 2013 he founded BASS WORKS RECORDINGS where he could develop new and serious dance music for the world. And He will be releasing the original album “May The House Be With You” from Warner Music Japan on July 24th 2013 as his newest release in 6 years. He is an innovator of modern dance music.
Masanoti Mikami (OUTDRAW MUSIC, https://www.facebook.com/outdrawmusic )
While he has been inspired by various music since his childhood,MASANORI MIKAMI started Djing at Katsuryokuya in Kyoto obsessed by Dirty House. His unique and groovy DJ style based on his past experience as djembe and didgeridoo player makes people go wild on weekends . The devotion gave him being a winner for STEVE LAWLER’s remix competition,defeating over 3000 applicants.And his remix for “Gimme Some More feat Roland Clark”(STEVE LAWLER) was officially released. Shortly after that, a couple of his tracks were licenced worldwide ; EP “TRICK DIAMOND”including David Keno’s remix was released from Natural Rhythm(Germany) as well as “Old Memories”was chosen for a compilation album “SLEEP IS COMMERCIAL”. It proved he came to have a distinguished skill as a producer. In December 2012,MASANORI’s private label”Outdraw Music” was officially launched and released mix album, “OUTDRAW”consisted of nothing but his works. Some of his tracks having ranked in finest DJs’ charts like, Kevin Yost and Adam Port, he has received high-reputations worldwide. In March,2014 “OUTDRAW ATTACK” was released and the tour took place all over Japan.
Kazuya Ninagawa (Cartuli’s Music, Apparel music https://www.facebook.com/kazuya.ninagawa )
Started his career as DJ in his late 10s. After having worked at the initial night clubs in Kansai area, focusing on deep and groovy House/Techno sounds, he moved his base to London now and have released his works from Apparel Music and also launched his own label, ” Cartuli’s music “. Released the 1st work, ” Leaving Las Vegas EP “, feat. Joel Alter and Brendon Moeller, more releases are in the oven.
OSAKAMAN (BASS WORKS RECORDINGS, https://www.facebook.com/osakaman.jp)
started his career as DJ YAGYU, focusing on balearic down tempo music. In 2004 he met Sugiurumn. As they became close, he got into dance music. In 2007 he was named OSAKAMAN by Stephen Glen Hulme, Label owner of PACHA when he came along with Sugiurumn on his ibiza tour. He has presided over “MIS” @GRAND Cafe for 12 years and he plays balearic dance music there, showing his roots. And he plays long set, which is his true value, at “Gulp!” @UNION to express his affection for music. He is also a member of “seven” @Onzieme which is one of the promising party in Osaka. In 2013 he launched a new label “BASS WORKS RECORDINGS” with Sugiurumn and Nao Nomura.
Basara-ZA (PURPLE FICTION / Turntable Knight Scoop, http://soundcloud.com/basara-za )
Tokyo based DJ/LIVE/Production partnership Basara-ZA, made up of Kazuyuki Ohta (a.k.a. ALPH ZEN) and YAMATO. The Careers have begun since the end of 2007. Basara-ZA always shows their musical diversity which has seen their output cross genres from house to techno through skillful DJ and LIVE act. As producer, they have been making beats almost non-stop, and loving every minute of it. Their original track called “Evil Eyes” , which was out from Totem Traxx in December 2012, was included in famous DJs charts & playlists. The Works that was published in 2013 also became hot topics among many DJs after another. The releases of their works is scheduled from famous labels in the future. Definitely, Basara-ZA is one of the hottest partnership towards the world from Japan.
mitsuhiro.a ( https://www.facebook.com/miisan7 )
Since when he met breakbeats at his age of 13 as root of his career. Inspired by diversity of dancemusic he ever came through and finally found himself landing into techno which he feels is most dancable. He started composing his music through an influence of Toru Ikemoto and Takehiro Okuyama. Now we must check his essential concept of so-called “dancable tune” letting him reliese his techno and tech-house as well as his play based on Live.