Susumu Yokota

Skintone Collection

Compiled by Ben Eshmade from The Chiller Cabinet, Skintone Collection demonstrates perfectly why Susumu Yokota is held in such high regard by so many. The album features tracks from all Yokota’s ‘ambient’ releases, including Magic Thread, Sakura, and Grinning Cat. Yokota’s fanbase is broad; his admirers include Thom Yorke, Philip Glass, Brian Eno and Bjork. Career highlights include a live appearance with Philip Glass in Sydney. Also well known in Europe for his House music releases on Harthouse, Sublime, and Exceptional, Yokota is highly regarded in Japan as a visual artist.