We’ve got a soft spot for Tokyo-based artist Sapphire Slows, who produces drifting synthwave with hints of dreampop. After the brutal earthquakes in Japan in 2011, she decided to chase her dream and launch a music career. And now, she’s blowing us away with this ethereal new wave sound.
Can’t wait to check out Sapphire Slows IRL? Subbacultcha members can attend her performance for free on 6 April during Dreaming the Dreamhouse at the Minimal Music Festival at Muziekgebouw ‘t IJ, taking place from 3 to 7 April ♡
So here are 8 more things you need to know about Sapphire Slows:
The cherry on the pie? Subbacultcha members can also catch Sapphire’s DJ set for free. She’ll be performing alongside Kate NV, Mohammad Reza Mortazavi, Garland, Driftmachine and Phillip Jondo at Muziekgebouw aan’t IJ as part of Minimal Music Festival. Find more info on the Subbacultcha event page.