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Outstanding! “Oscilla” is the fifth full length solo album of Japanese artist Miki Yui and it is her first release on her new imprint MY. Miki Yui has a background in fine arts and works in the fields of music, drawing, installation and performance. Her works have been shown worldwide. Compared to her previous albums, "Oscilla" is an generous and playful blend of environmental and pure electronic sounds like microphone feedback, analogue synthesizers or self-constructed solar oscillators which are augmented here for the first ever time and are reminiscent of the albums title. Everything here is airy and sparse, reduced in no metric pace. Sometimes you hear a singing bird and it transforms into an mysterious synthetic acoustic excursions. Like an imaginary place where oscillas, Godzillas? growing plants or other oscillating creatures tell each other their travelogue and phantastic stories.
Between 2000-2008 Miki Yui has been working and living together with Klaus Dinger (1946- 2008) of NEU! and La Duesseldorf. She was a pivotal member of the group "Japandorf" (which consisted besides Klaus Dinger only of Japanese fine artist) who released a self titled debut album on Grönland Records in 2013. "Japandorf was the last ever production of the founder of NEU! and La Düsseldorf. She published Klaus Dinger photo book (2012/Slowboy) From 2004-2011 she has also collaborated with artist Rolf Julius (1939-2011) and released a live album „small sounds meet small music“ (2006/e/static)
Miki Yui is based in Duesseldorf since 1995. Her first album "Small Sounds" (1999/Bmb Lab) reflects her interest in quiet and barely audible sounds. Delicate signals, from a tiny hiss to a distant hum are crafted into unhurried pieces of music charged with narrative tension. Ever since then she developed her own unique style of music composition of environmental recordings and recorded sounds of objects woven into abstract landscapes.