NAME: Yoko K
LOCATION: Washington, DC
ART: Electronic music: production & performance/vocal
MAIN GENRE: electronica
TRAINING: 10 years of classical music training + self-taught
LATEST WORKS: “012906” (Asahra Music) – nominated for “Best Album in Electronica/Dance” by the 6th Annual Independent Music Awards
PLEASE DESCRIBE YOUR ARTISTIC THEMES: My artistic themes can best be summarized by this quote from Beethoven: “Music is the mediator between the sensual and the spiritual life”.
PLEASE DESCRIBE YOUR CREATIVE PROCESS: My artistic process is akin to an intoxicated right brain mingling with a sober left brain, allowing me to be an effective vessel to let (my work) come through and find a sweet spot.
WHAT ARE YOUR ARTISTIC GOALS (and WHAT DO YOU NEED TO ACHIEVE THEM)?: (To) redefine the world.
WHAT ARE YOUR VIEWS ON THE INDUSTRY?: “Think locally, act globally.”
WHAT ADVICE COULD YOU GIVE TO EMERGING ARTISTS?: Find fellow artists, support each other, and grow together.