mi-gu/YUKO ARAKI

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Yuko starting drumming for Cornelius in 1998.
Went on tour with Cornelius to Glastonbury, Reading, and other famous music festivals.
She formed MI-GU in 2003, releasing the first album “migu” from a British label (Ochre Records).
Three years later, the second album “from space” was released.
In 2009, Ryuichi Sakamoto’s label, Commmons showed interest in the band and released the third album “pulling from above”.
Yuko started drumming for Plastic Ono Band in 2009, touring with the band to London, Los Angeles, Reykjavik, New York and Tokyo, and performing on stage with Lady Gaga and Iggy in LA.
She recently formed a unit called IF BY YES, comprised of 4 members(Petra Haden, Yuka Honda, Shimmy and Yuko), which will release its first album from Sean Lennon’s record label Chimera Music later this year.

Offical Website: http://www.office-augusta.com/araki/
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