12k presents the digital-only release of FourColor’s Ballet which was originally released in 2015 as a limited-edition cassette on the Duenn label in Japan.

Ballet is a departure from previous FourColor releases in that songwriter Keiichi Sugimoto (also one half of Minamo) steps away from the comfort zone he finds in guitar and explores a more percussive, yet musical sound.

The tracks are decidedly more moody, darker and synthetic.



Keiichi Sugimoto is an artist and composer from Japan and plays in several sound projects such as FilFla, FourColor, Minamo and Fonica.His compositions have been released from record labels throughout the world such as 12K (US), apestaartje (US), Tom Lab (Germany), and HEADZ (Japan). As FourColor, his album Water Mirror was chosen among the best electronica albums in the The Wire (UK). He has also toured extensively in Europe, Asia, Australia, the United States, and Canada. He has provided numerous…

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