Ametsub (Tokyo/Iceland) is a sound designer, live producer and explorer whos closes musical comparisons consit of Autechre, Aphex Twin and John Hopkins. He has enjoyed critical underground success over the last 15 years, prolific in writing/releasing and has toured the world to great apraise.
Live highlights including Sonar, Tokyo and Reykavik, Strom, Denamrk, Autumn Solvent, Ukrain and many others across the USA, EU and Asia.
In 2016 Spring, Ametsub released “Sky Droppin’ EP” from Blueberry Recordings run by Falty DL (Ninja Tune).
And he joined UK’s electronic label Serein’s 10th anniversary compilation.
And some New EP wchich featured his new musical instrument “Giant Mbira” will be released very soon.
He played live at L.E.V. Festival 10th Anniversary 2016 in Spain again.
The previous album “The Nothings of The North” has gotten big evaluation from wide listeners of world. It was chosen as Best Disk in 2009 of Ryuichi Sakamoto and built a firm unique position in the scene. Last year, he was suggested from Ryuichi Sakamoto, and they did improvisation session with the installation of fog at Noda-shrine. Boris Blank also picked up Ametsub album on his “10 Favorite Electronic Records” in FACT Magazine.
In SonarSound Tokyo and HanoiSoundStuff Festival Vietnam, he played show with Daito Manabe.
In Japan he has supported for oversea artist’s in japan. Such as Plaid, Actress, Tim Hecker, Floating Points, Bonobo, Loscil, Matmos etc.
And he has remixed Awake of Tycho (Ghostly).
He performs activity also outside Japan across a border. He played at Caffe Laugavegur 22 Reykjavik in Iceland. He appeared on lot of big festival of the world. L.E.V. Festival 2011 (Spain), FLUSSI Festival (Italy) with Ryoichi Kurokawa/Raime, STROM Festival (Denmark) with Sherwood&Pinch/Ital Tek, Mind Camp Festival (Netherlands) with Kettel/Arovane, MiRA Festival (Spain) with Actress/Lone. The tour in Ukraine also HanoiSoundStuff Festival (Vietnam) with Daito Mababe.
His newest Album “All is Silence” is released in 2012. It also has gotten massive response in world. A succession of feeling of floating drifting melodies that seems to remind an endless trip. The sound-scape like a spectacular nature, the solemn horizon of landscape, the silence of the evening, fluttering reminiscence in the old tape, the sound of reverb from snow landscape. Long-awaited 3rd Album “All is Silence”also has gotten massive response in world. A succession of feeling of floating drifting melodies that seems to remind an endless trip. The sound-scape like a spectacular nature, the solemn horizon of landscape, the silence of the evening, fluttering reminiscence in the old tape, the sound of reverb from snow landscape.
His enormous individuality and wide strong soundscape widen a fan all over the world.