4-D is a progressive duo, techno-electro group based
in Osaka, Japan. Lead by Kenji konishi , they have created
somewhat of a stir throughout the country whilst steadily building
up a modest following.
History of 4-D
4-D originally started in 1979 under the name "Dada" . Theband line-up has changed over the years, but has always included Kenji at the helm. It was during the recording of their second L .P. , after doing extensive touring and releasing their first,that they changed the name to 4-D. Since then they have made a total of eight Flexidisc singles
and one 6-track L.P. Five of the singles were pressed as give-aways for Fans at gigs, and the other three were sold locally.
The 1,000 copies of each, which were released on their own label
"P.h." , sold out.In 1985, they brought out their first L.P. "A Style of Building" on Telegraph Records (a Japanese Label ) .
Throughout they have made annual tours of the major cities
of Japan, playing clubs, colleges, and small halls. Their stageshow sometimes includes the use of columns of T.V. screens showing
computer graphics that move in-sync to the music. The next 4-D
tour will kick off around early 96 and will include Tokyo , Nagoya ,
THE PRESENT LINE-UP
Kenji Konishi: programming, vocals
Kazuki Mishima : drums
Kiss a day goodbye
A style of building (12inch)
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