Yakamoto Kotzuga is a musician, composer, producer and sound designer. He alternates his presence in the most important events of the Italian electronic scene with important international projects of different nature; from the sound design for the experimental center Fabrica (Benetton Group), to the soundtracks for the runways of the New York Fashion Week, to the participation in the Redbull Music Academy Bass Camp in Rome.
The debut was in 2013 with an EP, "Rooms Of Emptiness", out for Bad Panda Records, which is followed a few months later by "Lost Keys & Stolen Kisses", for the French label Highlife Recordings. With his single "All These Things I Used To Have" in 2014, enters the international division of the label “La Tempesta”. In 2015 he won an artist residency at Fabrica, the research center of the Benetton group communication, where he currently plays the role of composer and sound designer, creating soundtracks for documentaries, installations and brand advertising. His debut album "Usually Nowhere" was released March 24, 2015 for La Tempesta International / Sugarmusic, confirming the continued evolution and maturation of the young Venetian producer and leading him to share the stage with artists such as Forest Swords, Lapalux, Tycho, Plaid, Blonde Redhead, Lone, Jhon Talabot, Legowelt and many others. In 2017 he co-founded Crossfade, a Music Composition and Sound Design Studio operative in Venice, London and Milan.