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Takamasa AOKI


Born 1976 in Osaka. A spirited artist who has been calmly contemplating his own personal style since releasing his first full album "SILICOM", while forcefully expanding the realm of his unique musical expression. Received high international acclaim for his musical output and live shows while working mainly in Europe between 2004 and 2011, when he returned to Japan. Is presently based in Osaka.

Has so far released solo works from such internationally renowned labels as PROGRESSIVE ForM, op.disc, fatcat, raster-noton and commons, and collaborated on a number of albums with the likes of Tujiko Noriko and Masakatsu Takagi, Aoki's partner in his previous outfit SILICOM. Also remixed pieces by Ryuichi Sakamoto, Yoshihiro Hanno and Sakanaction, and worked on recordings by the likes of ACO and BUN / Fumitake Tamura as a mixing engineer. In addition to his musical activities, he is also active as a photographer, and launched the hybrid design project "A.M." with graphic designer MAA in 2013.

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