DJ / producer
"THRIVE" are Tetsuya Yoshida and Hitoshi Kojima.
They both grew up in the Northern Tokyo area. The music they were influenced by are various from Alternative, Progressive, Psychedelic bands music to House, Techno, Disco, Balearic, Cosmic, Hip Hop, Dub...all kinds of dance music.
They met the club called SOUND A BASE NEST which is owned by TETSUYA YOSHIDA and known as the best sound system in Northern Kanto area, and started the DJ / Producing unit "THRIVE" to make their own tracks in 2007.
In 2010, "Leave It Alone EP" was released from SEEDS AND GROUND owned by KAORU INOUE aka CHARI CHARI. In the same year on November, their 2nd EP "Anarchy In The Nest Ep" has become cult hit.
THRIVE / Karma (Original Mix) was on the rebel compilation "Winter Blackness vol." from "Shout Records" in January, 2012.
In the same year, "Dr.Strangedub Ep" was released from PlusEins in Berlin, Germany and it got 6th in the week Minimal chart at Beatport. Their coming release will be "Monolith Ep" from Genesa Records in Serbia in April and another Ep from Par Recordings in Uruguay in June.