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Ryuichi Sakamoto - 53% match to Geinoh Yamashirogumi

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Holiday & Seasonal Instrumental Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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17 January 1952, Nakano, Tokyo, Japan. Sakamoto studied composition and electronic music at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music and took a Master of Arts degree in 1976 before forming the Yellow Magic Orchestra with Haruomi Hosono and Yukihiro Takahashi two years later. It was with the YMO that he first achieved international recognition with ‘Computer Game Read more

Moondog - 36% match to Geinoh Yamashirogumi

Genres: Children's Music Eclectic Jazz World Music
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Louis Thomas Hardin, 26 May 1916, Marysville, Kansas, USA, d. 8 September 1999, Münster, Germany. This idiosyncratic composer lost his sight at the age of 16 following an accident with a dynamite cap. He was introduced to classical music at the Iowa School for the Blind, studying violin, viola and piano. Hardin moved to New York in 1943, attending rehearsals of the New Read more

Basil Poledouris - 34% match to Geinoh Yamashirogumi

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Wendy Carlos - 33% match to Geinoh Yamashirogumi

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Walter Carlos, 14 November 1939, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA. A former physicist, Carlos entered music by composing commercials and, having befriended electronics expert Robert Moog, later took up the latter’s pivotal 60s invention, the Moog synthesizer. He recorded 1968’s Switched-On Bach with the assistance of musicologist Benjamin Folkman, and, despite the obje Read more

Goblin - 32% match to Geinoh Yamashirogumi

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Merzbow - 29% match to Geinoh Yamashirogumi

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Masami Akita, 1956, Tokyo, Japan. The late 80s/early 90s saw an influential experimental noise movement emerge from Japan, with artists such as Hanatarash, Masonna, Violent Onsen Geisha, and especially, Merzbow, causing quite a stir. Besides being the leader of the movement, Akita also quickly turned out to be one of the most prolific recording artists in music, as it is alm Read more

Sun City Girls - 29% match to Geinoh Yamashirogumi

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1982 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, this wildly eclectic and disorientating underground trio evolved from a local band named Paris 1984 (who also featured Maureen Tucker of the Velvet Underground). Sun City Girls was officially formed in 1982 by brothers Alan Bishop and Richard Bishop and percussionist Charles Gocher (1953, USA, d. 19 February 2007, Seattle, USA). Their Read more


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