Fly South, Batman. Gotham City’s got a new superpower in town, and he’s packing explosive rounds of triumphant crescendos in his bass-mobile. New York is home to a never-before-seen (nor heard) complexity of orchestral electronica – or in layman’s terms, bad-ass bass music of epic proportions. Dark Model is the mystery man’s artist alias, although his real name is Tatsuya Oe. Much like Bruce Wayne, Tatsuya Oe is already well-known for his grand achievements by day, having landed ad placements with Verizon, Microsoft, XBox, Adidas and more for his music production.
Tatsuya’s overall mission is to tell a genuine story audibly, but since taking the brave step to conquer the crimes against electronic dance music, Dark Model has proven victorious in merging the soundtrack-to-dance floor sound. His first album, self-titled Dark Model, is an audio storyboard or sorts, and unfolds just as you’d expect from a superhero sound engineer: thrilling adventure, dire downfalls, and triumphant victory. Listen below to the full album, dropped May 16th, and transport yourself through the rough and rugged streets of Gotham City from Dark Model’s heroic viewpoint:
Tatsuya Oe is well-traveled across the world as his previous moniker, Captain Funk, awarded him success to play at the Rock In Japan Festival, Global Tekno Festival in France, and other events across Germany, Hong Kong and the UK. Tatsuya has shared the stage with music greats like David Bowie, Kraftwerk and more, and prides himself on producing, mixing and mastering all of his own work. His latest project presents a new challenge as Dark Model in creating lavish storylines only for our ears to see, but after listening to the 16-track debut album, it sounds as though Dark Model knows exactly what he’s doing. For more information, and to share your adoration and support for our newest electronic hero, follow Dark Model on Facebook and Soundcloud, because evil never rests, and it is with great hope that our creative champion Dark Model will save us again soon from electronic mediocrity.
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