Mike / Gao – Tokimonsta – LA Series #8 (ACLA10x10x8)

11.26.10 Posted in Releases by

Last of the series for 2010 featuring Tokimonsta (Brainfeeder) and newcomer Mike Gao. Brainfeeder’s First Lady Tokimonsta has had a busy year with releases on Ramp plus a LP for Art Union and she ends 2010 on a strong note with three tracks from the dreamy textures of the opener “Alive” to the loud snap of “Park Walks”. Mixing live instruments, percussion, digital manipulation, and dusty vinyl she has been getting props from Mary Anne Hobbs, Gilles Peterson etc Flip over for experimental Gear Head Mike Gao, a music technology researcher with potentially game-changing iPhone/iPad apps and producer with multiple beat battle wins. A LA beat scene secret down with the Low End Theory since playing in the early days he comes with an impressive hip-hop and music technology resume he gives us 5 soulful tracks with a nod to his home on “California” and beat battles with “Hubris Produca”.


  1. Mike Gao – California Listen Now
  2. Mike Gao – Babylon Child Listen Now
  3. Mike Gao – Don’t Tell Me Listen Now
  4. Mike Gao – Hubris Produca Listen Now
  5. Mike Gao – Loving Night Listen Now
  6. Tokimonsta – Alive Listen Now
  7. Tokimonsta – Last Nights Blurry Memories Listen Now
  8. Tokimonsta – Park Walks Listen Now