Suemori, also known as Hoshina Anniversary, has gained recognition for their brand of ‘Watechno,’ which combines jazz, Japanese sounds, and electronic music. His works have been featured on esteemed labels such as Aliens Jams, ESP Institute, and Safe Trip. Hoshina Anniversary is dedicated to creating a new and innovative form of Japanese music, incorporating both traditional instruments and modern electronics.
Where are you from ?
Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan
Earliest musical memory?
Watching video clip of “Billy Joel - Pressure”
Why and when did you start making music?
Because I couldn’t find the music I wanted to listen to.
It’s like The Police or John Abercrombie trio plays Chick Corea’s songs etc.
How did you connect with Osaré Editions ?
I loved Elena’s DEKMANTEL 2018 DJ set.
So I wanted her to listen to and play my demos, so I sent her.
She likes my demos and played some times.
And she asked me to release my demos on Osaré Editions.
Some insight of the mix you recorded ?
Mainly summary of the music that influenced me when I was in my teens and twenties.