Tokimonsta

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TOKiMONSTA
Birth name Jennifer Lee
Origin Los Angeles, California, United States
Genres Instrumental hip hop[1] electronica[2]
Occupations DJ, producer
Years active 2008–present
Labels Ultra Records, Brainfeeder, Ramp Recordings
Associated acts Analogue Monsta, Suzi Analogue, Flying Lotus, Thirsty Fish
Website www.tokimonsta.com

Jennifer Lee, better known by her stage name Tokimonsta (often styled as TOKiMONSTA), is an American record producer and DJ from Los Angeles, California.[3] She has collaborated with Thirsty Fish,[4] Kool Keith,[5] and MNDR.[6] She has also remixed tracks by Andreya Triana,[7] Daedelus,[8] Jodeci,[9] and Justin Timberlake.[10]

Early life[edit]

Jennifer Lee grew up in Torrance, California, in Los Angeles County.[11] She is of Korean descent.[3] She graduated from University of California, Irvine.[12]

Career[edit]

Lee released her first album, Midnight Menu, in 2010 on Brainfeeder,[13] and subsequently released the EP Creature Dreams on the same label in 2011.[14]

She released Boom, an 11-track collaborative project with Suzi Analogue as Analogue Monsta, in 2012.[15]

On April 9, 2013, she released her second album, Half Shadows, on Ultra Records.[16]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Midnight Menu (2010)
  • Half Shadows (2013)
  • Desiderium (2014)

EPs[edit]

  • Bedtime Lullabies (2008)
  • Cosmic Intoxication (2010)
  • Creature Dreams (2011)
  • Los Angeles 8/10 (2011)
  • Boom (2012) (with Suzi Analogue as Analogue Monsta)

Singles[edit]

Productions[edit]

Remixes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Li, Christina (June 28, 2012). "L.A. Beatmaker TOKiMONSTA: "People Think I'm Some Cutesy Anime Princess"". SF Weekly. 
  2. ^ Wunsch, Jessica (April 9, 2013). "Exclusive: TOKiMONSTA Talks Keeping Up With Boys Before Half Shadows Album Release Party". Vibe. 
  3. ^ a b Kakaire, Christine (September 28, 2010). "RA: Breaking through: Tokimonsta - Interview". Resident Advisor. 
  4. ^ Quinlan, Thomas (May 28, 2011). "Thirsty Fish - Watergate". Exclaim!. 
  5. ^ Cooper, Duncan (February 6, 2013). "Video: TOKiMONSTA f. Kool Keith, “The Force”". The Fader. 
  6. ^ Martins, Chris (March 25, 2013). "Watch MNDR and Tokimonsta Hijack a Man's Dreams in 'Go With It’ Video". Spin. 
  7. ^ Fallon, Patric (January 20, 2011). "Andreya Triana "Far Closer (Tokimonsta Remix)"". XLR8R. 
  8. ^ Teh, Terence (February 16, 2011). "Daedelus & Tokimonsta Head to Head". Dazed Digital. 
  9. ^ Reynaldo, Shawn (May 25, 2012). "Jodeci "Freek N' You (Tokimonsta Frickinyoo Remix)"". XLR8R. 
  10. ^ Sacher, Andrew (March 21, 2013). "TOKiMONSTA releasing new album, playing shows, remixed Justin Timberlake (dates & streams)". BrooklynVegan. 
  11. ^ Benson, Kristin (May 25, 2011). "Tokimonsta: Draw From The Opposites". L.A. Record. 
  12. ^ Bain, Katie (April 4, 2013). "Tokimonsta Leaves the Nest". Los Angeles Weekly. 
  13. ^ Deviant (November 7, 2010). "Review: TOKiMONSTA - Midnight Menu - Sputnikmusic". Sputnikmusic. 
  14. ^ Diver, Mike (May 18, 2011). "BBC - Music - Review of TOKiMONSTA - Creature Dreams". BBC. 
  15. ^ Martin, Andrew (July 25, 2012). "Album Premiere: Analogue Monsta "Boom"". Complex. 
  16. ^ Weigel, Maxwell (April 11, 2013). "TOKIMONSTA: HALF SHADOWS". In Your Speakers. Retrieved April 13, 2013. 

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