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Ryuichi Sakamoto - 52% match to Geinoh Yamashirogumi

Genres: Drama Soundtracks Jazz Action & Adventure Dance Electronic & Ambient Holiday & Seasonal Mystery / Thriller
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 - 47% match to Geinoh Yamashirogumi

Genres: Jazz Soundtracks 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

Vangelis - 34% match to Geinoh Yamashirogumi

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Soundtracks Action & Adventure Drama Pop / Rock New Age Dance Horror Instrumental Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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b Evanghelos Odyssey Papathanassiou, 29 March 1943, Volos, Greece. A child prodigy, Vangelis gave his first public performance on the piano at the age of six, and later studied classical music, painting and film direction at the Academy of Fine Arts in Athens. In the early 60s he co-founded the formulaic beat outfit Forminx, who went on to become possibly Greece’s most pop Read more

Wendy Carlos - 34% match to Geinoh Yamashirogumi

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
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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

Arthur Russell - 29% match to Geinoh Yamashirogumi

Genres: Documentaries Drama Jazz Pop / Rock Disco
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Charles Arthur Russell, 1951, Oskaloosa, Iowa, USA, d. 4 April 1992, New York City, New York, USA. Although he was a classically trained cellist, Russell is best remembered as one of the true pioneers of disco and for his involvement with the Manhattan-based club scene in the late 70s. After completing his high school education, Russell headed straight to San Francisco in th Read more

Jerry Goldsmith - 29% match to Geinoh Yamashirogumi

Genres: Drama Action & Adventure Sci-Fi / Fantasy Horror Mystery / Thriller Comedy Westerns Soundtracks War Kids & Family Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Television
Decades Active: 2000s
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Jerrald Goldsmith, 10 February 1929, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 21 July 2004, Beverly Hills, California, USA. A prolific composer for films and television, from the late 50s through to the new millennium. Besides studying music at the University of South Carolina (under Hungarian composer Miklos Rozsa), Goldsmith also took lessons in office practice and secured a job a Read more

Jonny Greenwood - 29% match to Geinoh Yamashirogumi

Genres: Drama Soundtracks World Music
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Jim O'Rourke - 27% match to Geinoh Yamashirogumi

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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18 January 1969, Chicago, Illinois, USA. As a guitarist, composer and producer he is a leading figure on the American avant garde scene. O’Rourke has been exploring the boundaries of the jazz, rock, ambient and classical fields since the late 80s, and his prolific work rate as solo artist, collaborator, producer and engineer is only hinted at in his discography. A preco Read more


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