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Making Waves: Risa T

Check out her 45-minute broken beat mix inside

2021 Nov 25     
2 Bit Thugs

Born in Tokyo, based in London, classically schooled, the new CoOp Presents… signing does us a mix

In our Making Waves series we give rising stars of the scene a chance to show us what they do best. Today it's the turn of Risa T, a Tokyo-born, London-based DJ and producer whose debut EP Galaxy is out next week on Coop Presents…

Name: Risa T

Location: London, UK

Describe the music you make in 20 words or less: A hybrid of contemporary sounds and textures from hardware instruments and broken beat-influenced rhythms. 

Five key influences: Yellow Magic Orchestra, Bugz In The Attic, Seiho, Machinedrum, Steve Reich 

What one artist/producer would you most like to work with, and why? It would be awesome if I could collaborate with Aleisha Lee. I love her vocals, especially since I made a remix for Home Demo by NameBrandSound last year.

If people check out just ONE of your tracks, what should it be? Galaxy, the main track of the upcoming EP. 

What else do iDJ readers need to know? Check out my debut EP Galaxy, out on 3 December! And find me on Instagram, I post fun music creations with hardware instruments. 

Risa T’s Galaxy EP is out on CoOp Presents… on 3 December. Order it here

Follow Risa T: Soundcloud / Facebook / Twitter / BandcampInstagram

Mix tracklist:

Risa T – Galaxy (CoOp Presents)
Lord & Kaidi – Frequency Range / NeroliEVM128 – Tell Me ft. Natalie May (CoOp Presents)
Poison Zcora – McGroogor Send (Tiff's Joints)
Sivey – Secret Circuit (CoOp Presents)
Risa T & Alex Phountzi – Let Go (CoOp Presents)
Kuna Maze – Again & Again (Tru Thoughts)
T.Williams, James Jacob & KelliLeigh – Remedy [Alex Phountzi Remix] (unreleased)
Xtra Brux – Sitting On A Speaker (unreleased)
Risa T – No Sleep (CoOp Presents)
Risa T – Galaxy [IG Culture mix] (CoOp Presents)
Machinedrum – Inner Ear ft. Chrome Sparks (Ninja Tune)
BellaBoo – In Love (Running Back)
Risa T – Lucky (CoOp Presents)






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