Susumu Yokota

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Susumu Yokota
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Background information
Also known as
  • Ebi
  • Stevia
  • Tenshin
Died (aged 54)
Years activec.1993-2015

Susumu Yokota (横田 進 Yokota Susumu, or ススム・ヨコタ Susumu Yokota; born 1960 or 1961 – March 27, 2015) was a Japanese composer. He released several albums under pseudonyms including Stevia, Ebi, and others.[2]

Yokota worked as an economist before beginning to work as a DJ and producer.[3] Yokota was well known in the English-speaking independent music scene for his albums of experimental ambient music, including albums like Acid Mt. Fuji and Sakura. He also had a long career as a house music DJ and released several highly regarded albums of house music.[2]


Susumu Yokota died on March 27, 2015, aged 54, after a long period of illness.[2][4][5]


External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Susumu Yokota". Lo Recordings. Retrieved October 16, 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Influential ambient musician Susumu Yokota has died aged 54". FACT magazine. Retrieved 14 July 2015.
  3. ^ "The month's best mixes: Gigsta, Susumu Yokota and 25 years of Dutch dynamo Clone". The Guardian. Retrieved 4 August 2021.
  4. ^ "Susumu Yokotaが逝去". (in Japanese). Retrieved 14 July 2015.
  5. ^ Morley, Tony. "Susumu Yokota RIP". The Leaf Label Ltd. Retrieved 14 July 2015.