A residence music veteran and among the 1st makers to convert japan to club lifestyle, Satoshi Tomiie was an essential third man in the Def Combine Productions group helmed by David Morales and Frankie Knuckles. Blessed in Tokyo in 1966, Tomiie grew thinking about consumer electronics and keyboards young, and produced his initial band in the first ’80s. After American home music started crossing the sea, Tomiie started DJing and making by himself. He met home pioneer Frankie Knuckles as the two DJed at a celebration thrown with a Japanese beauty products firm, and was quickly employed aboard New York’s Def Combine Productions collective, house of Knuckles and another home hero, David Morales. Tomiie collaborated on many dancefloor smashes through the past due ’80s and early ’90s, including “Tears” by Underground Alternative and “I’M GOING TO BE Your Friend” by Robert Owens. He also started remixing a variety of club-bound pop superstars — Michael Jackson, Madonna, Mariah Carey, David Bowie, Diana Ross and U2, amongst others. Though he didn’t record very much by himself, Tomiie released singles under his very own name aswell as Level 9, Loop 7, as well as the Dark Shells. A agreement with Sony in the past due ’90s led to a flurry of brand-new productions, including his debut record, Full Lick. A couple of combine CDs representing the variety of his DJ pieces premiered in 2005.