Slum (2)

Shuji Ichimura

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Discography of Slum (2):

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Make Rainbow In Your Slum 10 Audio 2005-12-07 Elf Music
2 Sunflowers Of Today 10 Audio 2008-05-07 Sunflowers Of Today Records
3 Nu GOA From Japan Vol.1 3 Audio 2013-11-28 Matsuri Digital


is a solo project by Japanese trance scene's favourite, SHUJI. He is a member of PHI [2001-2004] who appeared on the scene meteorically 2004, acted as their pleases and now are on indefinite break. He starts again carrying his own project SLUM with thirst and desire for music.

SLUM's debut album "MAKE RAINBOW IN YOUR SLUM", came out 2006 JAN, presented new sounds and the album was charted in the top 10 of dance/club music selling chart at major CD stores in Japan. The album also made worldwide success and still keep having wonderful sales as an Japanese-made trance album. With having the album, SLUM aka PHI did a tour in Europe and was praised highly in Portugal, Austria, Hungary, Czech, and former Yugoslavia.

SHUJI, the representative of trance new generation, started listening Psychedelic Rock music when he was very young, then formed a rock band and released CDs, and stepped in to psy-trance field. He travels all over the world and visits unexplored regions, holy places, ghettos, and refugee camps, and expresses what he sees and feels by trance music. Yes, SLUM's music is for everybody, an anthem of life. Characterized by uplifting bass lines, aggressive riffs, and speedy sound,

SLUM is often invited to big festivals- Summer Arcade in Japan, Earthcore Global Carnival in Australia etc. SLUM also contributed a track on the some various album "Far East Psytrance League 2005" which was compiled by DJ TSUYOSHI and was released 2005 summer. and sometimes he play freestyle(rock,fusion,dub...) dj-set also. 2008 MAY 07 2nd album [SUNFLOWERS OF TODAY] release.

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