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Tokimonsta

Tokimonsta calls for her name from “Toki,” the Korean term for rabbit, as well as the hyperbolic hip-hop term “monsta.” Likewise, Tokimonsta makes beats that are beastly plenty of in range to contend with big hitters like Soaring Lotus and Daedelus. Given birth to in the South Bay part of LA, Jennifer Lee’s interest turned from traditional piano lessons to producing left-field recordings with an SP-404 and Fruityloops software program. In university, as her like of hip-hop continuing to blossom, she enrolled in the Defeat Cipher, a regular monthly open-mike night time for beatmakers work by Task Blowed. Monthly shows there resulted in a gathering with Steven Ellison (aka Soaring Lotus), and her intensifying, textural beats guaranteed her an area on his label Brainfeeder. Although her loyalties continued to be using the hotbed of manufacturers for the reason that clique, she proceeded to go outside L.A. release a her debut EP, 2009’s Cosmic Intoxication, on London imprint Ramp Recordings, and implemented it with 2010’s Midnight Menu for PAY ATTENTION Information, a subsidiary of Japanese indie Artwork Union. For this period, Lee was also energetic in several aspect projects, producing music using a tropical taste as Mama Toquilla, electro as Tokitronm, and collaborating with Suzi Analogue as Analogue Monsta. In 2011, she released the Creature Dreams EP, back again on Brainfeeder. 2 yrs later she came back with Fifty percent Shadows in the Ultra label. The record featured guest performances from rapper Kool Keith as well as the digital duo MNDR. In 2014 she released her own Little Art label using the EP Desiderium.

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