BIOGRAPHY



drowsiness / Naoki Kasai 

drowsiness is a guitarist and composer formed in Japan in 2011. Three albums have been released to date. Using the 80-year effector and guitar create unique sound to demonstrate a rhythmical and stereoscopic worldview. drowsiness actively provide live performances at exhibition, art festival, gallery and museum, and also collaborate in music with domestic and overseas company.

EDUCATION

2014 Graduated Sustainable project, Department of DesignTokyo Zokei University, 
(Bachelor of Design)

SELECTED  PERFORMANCE

2019 Akio Suzuki no kanade/SPACE ODE, Kyoto(with Akinori Yamasaki)
2018 WOW BRAVO & FUNKY RAP, Shin Chien University/Taiwan (with Akiko Nakayama)
2015 Hoshiko Yamanea.k.a Tangerine DreamJapan tour/Gallary Conseal,Tokyo
 (with Akiko Nakayama)
2014 EclecticxBias/Digital Art Center,Taiwan (with Akiko Nakayama)
         Ikue Mori Japan Tour/BULLET'S, Tokyo (with Akiko Nakayama)
         Eclectic in Tokyo/DOMMUNE
2013 Akinori Yamasakiumi no etuderelease event/Space eauuu,Kobe
         Taipei Artist VillageWOW BRAVO FUNKY RAP/Taiwan(with Akiko Nakayama)
         Indifference release event/SuperDeluxe, Tokyo(with Akiko Nakayama)
         Synesthesia Experimental Theater/Tokyo Art University Museum, Tokyo

SOUND DISCOGRAPHY

2018 Liberation 
2013 Indifference 
2011 drowsiness

SOUND DIRECTION / CLIENT WORK


2019 Yuji Mizuta solo exhibition "I have an incurable compulsion to"(Sound direction)
         Hong Kong Fashion Week 2019 AW Opening show (Sound direction)
2018 acca 2019 SPRING SUMMER EXHIBITION(Web Video)

Collabolation

2019 Lucas Werenkraut 「Crepúsculo Palpitante」

drowsiness/葛西 直樹

2014 東京造形大学造形学部デザイン学科サステナブルプロジェクト専攻領域 卒業


ギタリスト、コンポーザー。2011年よりdrowsinessとして音楽活動を開始。現在までに3枚のアルバムをリリース。打ち込みやループステーションやパソコンを一切使用せずに、80年台のエフェクターやギターを用いてリズミカルかつポリリズムな唯一無二の音の世界観を展開する。また、国内外の展覧会や美術館、アートフェス、ギャラリーでのパフォーマンスや国内外の企業や映像作品への楽曲提供、コラボレーションも積極的に行う。