Koen Park is the work of Ian D Hawgood. Working between his small apartment in Tokyo and his mum’s garage in south London, he makes washed out electro-hip-hop-pop-folk-shoegaze music, singing into his laptop mic or OD-2. He plays drum machines, samplers, glockenspiels, broken and warped guitars, various old keyboards, circuit-bent
stuff, an atari or two, an omnichord, drums like a kid, field recordings, and runs it all through a bunch of distortion pedals, into his old, slightly broken Fostex cassette four-track and eventually through to his computer.
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