TOKiMONSTA

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Born and raised in the South Bay area of Los Angeles, TOKiMONSTA (Jennifer Lee) was an unfocused pupil of classical piano. However, she has come to use this background to create vast textural soundscapes through utilizing live instruments, percussion, digital manipulation, and dusty noise. Through her musical creations, she is able to fuse vintage sounds with progressive styles into something unique. 

Her music has been recognized and praised by the very best in avant-garde and mainstream media.TOKiMONSTA has been featured on various large scale radio programs such as: BBC Radio1, NPR, BBC World Service, J Wave (JP), Studio Brussels (BE), Radio Nova (FR), KCRW (USA) to name a few. Subsequently, she has been featured in DJ Mag, Pitchfork, XLR8R, URB, Paper, LA Times, SPIN, and is listed as the #1 female DJ in Los Angeles by LA Weekly. 

Not only has she caught ears of many as a different dimension of Los Angeles-based music, TOKiMONSTA is notably the first female to join crew/label Brainfeeder, headed by Flying Lotus— celebrated as the most exciting LA music label by LA Weekly. In addition, she is also a 2010 Red Bull Music Academy alumni, allowing her to join the ranks of other elite taste makers. Her live performance is engaging as well as intricate—using a laptop, other pieces of instrumentation and multimedia to orchestrate a truly interactive experience. She is a fearless and energetic performer who tours regularly around the world from LA to NY, London to Tel Aviv, Singapore to Tokyo.

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Ninja Tune at MUTEK Montreal

We are excited to unveil a stellar Ninja lineup at this year's edition of MUTEK Montreal, with Emika, LetheretteMartynLukid and TOKiMONSTA performing at the Society For Arts and Technology spread across three nights of the five day event.

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International Women's Day 2012 Free Sampler

Today is International Women's Day, and to celebrate we're giving away a collection of tracks made by and featuring the women of Ninja Tune, Big Dada and Brainfeeder.

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Brainfeeder - Worldwide Awards & Download Sampler

Brainfeeder were named 'Label of the Year' at the Gilles Peterson Worldwide Awards on 21 January, and to say thanks to everyone that voted, they're giving away a free 12-track sampler of tracks.

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TOKiMONSTA - 'Creature Dreams' EP Out Now

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  • "iphone autocorrected "cosplay" to "coldplay." -__-"

    Wed Sep 03 04:01:18 2014
  • "Leaving on tour in a couple weeeeeeks. Don't forget to cop them tickets! I'll be unveiling my new live show. http://t.co/WqZq8RXnM8"

    Tue Sep 02 22:00:24 2014
  • "If you haven't peeped yet, here's a new track: http://t.co/m4Wo7kJ2ao"

    Tue Sep 02 16:01:13 2014
  • "Happy "Feel like a Cat" Day! #catsneverlabor http://t.co/eHjU86B8Oa"

    Mon Sep 01 19:24:32 2014
  • "Keep trying to pick up the pieces, but they don't fit"

    Mon Sep 01 18:34:49 2014

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