TOKiMONSTA Celebrates a New Release Tonight at Music HallApril 9th, 2013
Jennifer Lee grew up in Los Angeles studying classical piano. Ultimately, it didn’t take, but with her love of hip-hop and beatmaking, that background came in handy in helping Lee use live instruments and digital manipulation to craft vast dreamy soundscapes of electronic, R&B and dance beats as TOKiMONSTA. That and her tastemaking abilities led to her being named the No. 1 female DJ in L.A. in 2010 and a place on Flying Lotus’s label, Brainfeeder. The engaging live performer (above, in the video for “Go with It” featuring MNDR) has a new, diverse—but still accessible—second album, Half Shadows, out today on Ultra Music. Come celebrate its release tonight at Music Hall of Williamsburg with TOKiMONSTA, Nick Hook, Branchez, Suzi Analogue and special guests.