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Ryoji Ikeda

Japanese minimalist digital composer Ryoji Ikeda is definitely a respected figure among the brand new crop of computer-based musicians exploring the visual possibilities exposed by digital production technologies. Released through his personal CCI Recordings, the U.K.-centered Touch label, and Staalplaat, amongst others, Ikeda’s music engages the digital recording and production …

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Lo-Key

Lance, Dre, and T-Bone combine funk and R&B on two albums for Perspective Information. Their debut, Where Dey At?, highlighted “I ACQUIRED SOMETHING 4 Ya,” lots one R&B one; their second album is normally Back again 2 Da Howse.

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Asian Kung-Fu Generation

Asian Kung-Fu Era are probably one of the most effective indie rock rings of Japan (“indie” standing up for the genre, not the recording label), making use of their Weezer/punk tinged sound enjoying a popularity that sometimes Weezer themselves seldom had on the side from the Pacific. AKFG started as …

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Brahman

Brahman certainly are a respected mainstay of japan punk/alternative scene from the ’90s/2000s, their music displaying both steel and pop leanings, in addition to subtle touches from the Eastern traditional music. Produced in 1996 in Tokyo, the music group went the original route, playing displays and making little releases, the …

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The Zoobombs

With a small amount of Japanese sound plus a lot of Stonesy riff-rock and occasional rapping (in two dialects), the Zoobombs were formed in 1994 by vocalist and guitarist Don Matsuo with keyboard player Mattaira, drummer Bukkabilly, and someone referred to as Moo-Stop. The music group performed around Japan and …

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Home Grown

Pop-punkers House Grown formed in 1993 in Orange State, CA. Comprising vocalist/bassist Adam Lohrbach, vocalist/guitarist John “John E. Garbage” Tran, guitarist Ian Cone, and drummer Bob Herco, the group debuted in 1995 with “Mean Road,” a monitor in the Liberation Information compilation Punk Sucks; the label after that issued House …

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Dimension

Shaped in Mexico in 1999, Sizing shifted to Denver before launching their debut album, General, in 2002. Among formation and discharge, Sizing honed its intensifying/power-metal chops through many performances and intensive touring in such locales as Mexico, European countries and the Expresses. The music group would eventually printer ink a …

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Jaques Morelenbaum

Past A Barca carry out Sol member Jaques Morelenbaum participated in Tom Jobim’s and Caetano Veloso’s Grammy being successful albums and it has been actively dealing with Egberto Gismonti, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Cesária Évora, Madredeus, Marisa Monte, Titãs, Skank, Carlinhos Dark brown, Daniela Mercury, Gabriel o Pensador, Elba Ramalho, Fernanda Abreu, …

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Joji Hirota

A master from the taiko drum, Joji Hirota was created in north Japan, while a kid he was profoundly influenced with the renowned percussionist Itto Oba. Ultimately relocating to London, he started discovering a fusion of Eastern and Traditional western instrumentation on single efforts including Rainfall Forest Wish, additionally teaming …

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Denki Groove

Denki Groove (the very first word in Japan means “energy”) became one of the most successful techno/dance rings in Japan in the past due ’90s, with an experimental, sometimes poppy design that earned them enthusiasts above floor and underground, through the graphs to the night clubs. Beginning mainly because something …

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