He spent his teenage years in Fukushima, about 300 kilometers north of Tokyo. Influenced by his father, an engineer, Otomo began making electrical devices such as a radio and an electronic oscillator. This was his first experience creating music. Soon after entering high school he formed a band which played rock and jazz, with Otomo on guitar
A1 Wll You NeednÕt A2 Koinu No Waltz A3 Imagin B1 Problem I B2 Problem II. Line-up/Musicians. cassette Omba Records – OMBA-002 (Japan)
He played in rock bands while at college, but turned to improvisation after discovering free jazz and free improvisation musicians like the guitarist Derek Bailey, the saxophonist Kaoru Abe and guitarist Masayuki Takayanagi (from whom he had lessons).
He plays guitar, turntables, and electronics. He first came to international prominence in the 1990s as the leader of the experimental rock group Ground Zero, and has since worked in a variety of contexts, ranging from free improvisation to noise, jazz, avant-garde and contemporary classical.
He began performing around the world and released his first album in 1991 in Hong Kong. It was when the music he composed for a 1994 Hong Kong film was well received at the Cannes Film Festival that he also began to work as a composer. No Problem (1990) with No Problem. Visions of Japan (1991) with Yuji Katsui and Hiroshi Higo.
Performer: Yoshihide Otomo
Style: Ambient,Electronica,Experimental,Japanese Rock,Noise,Sound Art,Free Improvisation
Size MP3: 1336 mb
Size FLAC: 1736 mb
Rating: 4.3 / 5
Other Formats: MIDI WAV MP1 MP2 VQF AA