bip-hop generation : vol.8 : mitchell akiyama


Mitchell Akiyama is a Montreal based composer and artist. He runs the intr_version record label and has recorded for Sub Rosa, Raster-Noton, Substractif, Staalplaat, and several others. He has performed and presented audio/visual works in North America, Europe, Japan, and Australia. Mitchell also records under the monikers : Helvetica, and in duos Désormais or Avia Gardner.
He is interested in plants, spices, unconventional ways of playing conventional instruments, and cabinets of curiosity.

Selected Discography:

Mitchell Akiyama: Small Explosions That Are Yours To Keep (Subrosa, 2005)
Mitchell Akiyama: Mort Aux Vaches (Staalplaat, 2005)
Mitchell Akiyama: If Night is a Weed and Day Grows Less (Subrosa, 2004)
Mitchell Akiyama: Temporary Music (Raster-Noton, 2002)
Mitchell Akiyama: HopeThat Lines Don’t Cross (Substractif, 2001)
Mitchell Akiyama: intr_verse (intr_version records, 1999)
Désormais: Iambrokenandremadeiambroken (intr_version, 2003)
Désormais: Çlimate Variations (intr_version records, 2002)
Avia Gardner: More Than Tongue Can Tell (intr_version records, 2005)

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