Mat Czechowicz (Poland)
His onstage performance focuses solely on the here and now. As a creative guitarist, Mat’s main goal is to breathe organic life through a stiff beat from the somewhat defunct feel electronic music can leave. Hence the combining of guitar with synthesizers and heavy beats. This only makes his sets unique, unpredictable and something worth checking out every time.
Matt is currently working under Artefact Music
LIKE WEEDS (England)
LIKE WEEDS is the industrial noise project of Kenny Sanderson (ex FACIALMESS / NIKUDOREI). which combines harsh noise textures ,synthesizer sirens and sub bass industrial oscillator loops, Starting in 2018 LIKE WEEDS has released a series of tapes on labels such as Total Black (Berlin Germany) and Oxen Records (Los Angeles, USA).
Raphael Leray (France)
French-born tokyoite, Raphael Leray is an electronic musician and engineer. He first started his music carrier in Paris in 2004 under the name of O-pi-O. After moving to Japan in 2008 he released in 2015 his first solo album “Monolith” on Hylé tapes and a second one on Phinery in May 2016. In 2017 he collaborated with various contemporary artists, dancers and fashion brands and started the indie audio software company Art Frequencies releasing sound design plugins for Ableton Live. The same year he founded the performance unit MIRA [新伝統] with contemporary dancer Honami Higuchi.
During summer 2017, MIRA [新伝統] received the kyushu contemporary dance festival award, and in 2019 after numerous performance shows they eventually produced their first film "Torque" on the thematic of sexual-abuse, and released it on the Viennese Label @AMEN records.
Lessons of love, understanding, choices, perseverance, and adaptability are some of the themes in Demsky's sound.
The ambient and weaving formations of the layers in each track are representations of the elements of the environment around us each more beautiful than the next especially when they are interlaced. The rawness and unpredictability of some of the sounds is to show that nothing is ever the same twice.
Founder of music blog and record label- ADSR Collective, heuristics has experience as a promoter and music writer to producer and DJ. ADSR continues to support a variety of electronic artists, whether through online editorial or physical releases such as cassettes and vinyl. Recently the collective collaborated with Japanese label C3 lab to turn out a 32 artist compilation beat tape, which is now available through the well-curated collection of ‘Waltz’ in Nakameguro.
His own music is a mix of his broken beat roots with a honed and experimental contemporary sound. Having opened for artists such as Robot Koch, MNDSGN, Segue and Naibu, heuristics always aims to create an experience whether behind the decks or crafting a unique live set.