Susumu Yokota

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Susumu Yokota
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Background information
Also known as
  • Ebi
  • Stevia
Born 1960/1961
Origin Japan
Died (aged 54)
Genres Ambient

Susumu Yokota (横田 進 Yokota Susumu, or ススム・ヨコタ Susumu Yokota) was a Japanese composer. He released several albums under pseudonyms including Stevia, Ebi, and others.[1]

Yokota was well known in the English-speaking independent music scene for his albums of experimental ambient music. He also had a long career as a house music DJ and released several highly regarded albums of house music.[1]


Susumu Yokota died on March 27, 2015, aged 54, after a long period of illness.[1][2][3]


External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Influential ambient musician Susumu Yokota has died aged 54". FACT magazine. Retrieved 14 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "Susumu Yokotaが逝去". (in Japanese). Retrieved 14 July 2015. 
  3. ^ Morley, Tony. "Susumu Yokota RIP". The Leaf Label Ltd. Retrieved 14 July 2015.