Yui Onodera is a musician and composer based in Tokyo, Japan. After studying music and architecture, he founded the Critical Path. In terms of environmental functions and spacial relationships of sound, he employs materials from various sources ranging from field recordings, electronics, and voices, to various musical instruments, for process-based, restrained electro-acoustic, experimental and ambient pieces. He has created collaboration works with The Beautiful Schizophonic, Celer, Pjusk and Stephen Vitiello, as well as producing and contributing to domestic and international compilations and remix works. Additionally he pursues projects with diverse artists. His latest musical project with Mizkami Ryuta (a.k.a Motoro Faam) is called RESHAFT and is released on comfortzone music.
He has given live performances in venues such as Sapporo International Art Festival, Hors Pistes Japon and NTT InterCommunication Center, and has supported Brandt Brauer Frick, Cristian Vogel, Machinefabriek, and Yves De Mey for their Japanese tours. In 2013-15, he participated in Störung Festival, a festival of electronic music and visual arts, performing with Moritz von Oswald (Basic Channel), Mika Vainio (raster-noton), Francisco López (Sub Rosa), Frank Bretschneider (raster-noton), Scanner (Sub Rosa), Fluxion (Echocord) and Murcof (Leaf). And, He has performed with artists such as Carl Stone, Christophe Charles, Ken Ikeda, ILLUHA, Minamo, Sawako, Chihei Hatakeyama, Kyo Ichinose.