Kouhei Matsunaga

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Kohei Matsunaga
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Background information
Birth nameKohei Matsunaga
Also known asNHK
NHK yx Koyxen
OriginJapan
GenresExperimental
Ambient
Industrial
Electronic
Noise
Techno
Avant-garde
Occupation(s)Musician, composer, programmer, remixer, Painter, Architecture
InstrumentsContact microphone
Electronics
Laptop computer
Years active1992–present
LabelsSkam Records
Flying Swimming
WordSound
Important Records
Mille Plateaux
PAN Records
Raster-Noton
DFA Records
Associated actsNHK bs
Internet Magic
MOU
Websitehttp://www.koheimatsunaga.site

Kohei Matsunaga (aka NHK yx Koyxen) is an electronic musician and draughtsman born in 1978 in Osaka, Japan, currently residing in Osaka and Berlin, Germany.

History[edit]

Kohei Matsunaga grew up in Osaka, Japan, where he studied architecture and listened to hardcore techno and rap music. His interests shifted to more experimental sounds and he started to make music in 1992, focusing on experimental music.

Matsunaga has collaborated with artists such as Conrad Schnitzler, Mika Vainio, Sean Booth from Autechre, and more.

Discography[edit]

  • 1998 Upside Down (CD) Mille Plateaux
  • 2001 Split with Merzbow (CD) Tigerbeat6
  • 2002 INTO111115&111521849 / with Merzbow – Mode For Value & Intention (12") Cross Fade Enter Tainment (CFET)
  • 2002 Move Machine With Glass (CD) Gender-Less Kibbutz
  • 2002 Rudolf Eb.er & Kouhei (CD) PARA disc
  • 2002 Split with Natiho Toyota (CDr, Album, Ltd) Deserted Factory
  • 2003 Time To Move With Glass (12") Blade Records
  • 2004 Complicated High Still Now... (CDr, Ltd) Autarkeia
  • 2004 Split with John Watermann (CD) Hvexas Records
  • 2004 Split with Niko Skorpio (CD) Deserted Factory
  • 2005 Courtis_Matsunaga (CD, Album) Prele
  • 2005 For Gemini And Back To Heian (CD, Mini) Feld
  • 2006 Sensational Meets Kouhei (CD, Album, Enh, Dig) WordSound
  • 2007 YAK (with Y-tong-G, Asmus Tietchens),(CD, Ltd) Monochrome Vision
  • 2008 NHK (12") Raster noton
  • 2009 e?
  • 2010 Split with Mika Vainio (12") Important Records
  • 2010 3.Telepathics Meh in-Sect Connection (with Mika Vainio, Sean Booth) (CD) Important Record
  • 2010 Self VA. (CD) Important Records
  • 2010 Sensational meets koyxeи (LP, CD) SKAM Records
  • 2011 Split with Asmus Tietchens (12") Important Records
  • 2011 NHKyx yx aka 1ch aka solo (CD) SKAM Records
  • 2012 Split with SND (12") PAN
  • 2012 Dance Classics Vol.I (12") PAN
  • 2012 Dance Classics Vol.II (12") PAN
  • 2013 Dance Classics Vol.III (12") PAN
  • 2013 Drawings (Book+7") Fang Bomb
  • 2015 Hallucinogenic doom steppy verbs (12") Diagonal
  • 2015 Terepa (12") Other People
  • 2016 Doom steppy revarb (12") Diagonal
  • 2017 Exit Entrance (12") DFA Records
  • 2018 Parallel tempo (12") OUS
  • 2018 Reflexes (Cass) DFA Records
  • 2019 Panorama walking with the birds and the water decorative sound landscape (CD) Tamaki Niime
  • 2019 Self split (12") Diagonal

Other projects[edit]

  • NHK
  • NHK bs
  • NHK yx
  • NHK'koyxeи
  • NHK rmx
  • MOU
  • Koyxeи
  • Internet magic
  • NHK yx Koyxen
  • Terepa

See also[edit]

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