Satoru Wono

Satoru Wono was born in Japan in 1964 and lives today in Tokyo. Composer, producer, DJ, writer and critic, he is Assistant Professor at Tama University in Tokyo. He is also the author of a number of important books on music and technology. It suffices to consider the quantity and diversity of works that Satoru Wono has composed or produced in order to be aware of just exactly what he has been able to develop in such directions that, to our occidental eyes, may appear contradictory. His strength resides in his capacity to compose pieces of contemporary music, to be a renowned producer of pop, to work as a music promoter while attempting to preserve an atypical approach and the personal reflection that is necessary for musical experimentation. A member of the Japanese Max/MSP community Commu (together with Yuko Nexus6 for whom he produced her second album Neko san Kill! Kill!), his connections with the Japanese experimental music scene are numerous. Satoru Wono loves to recycle and transfer onto his own works certain sound materials that are usually used within other forms of music. While Satoru Wono's treatment of microscopic sounds is precise and exacting, his pieces playfully draw out something of the extremely (re)creative. His mode of composition can certainly be seen as a counterpoint to current music trends.
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Satoru Wono Discography Tracks


KACA0058 Satoru Wono - Sauvage album art Satoru Wono Sauvage(CD) Kaeru Cafe KACA0058 Japan 1998 Sell This Version
KACA0097 Satoru Wono - Orgelpunkt album art Satoru Wono Orgelpunkt(CD, Album) Kaeru Cafe KACA0097 Japan 2000 Sell This Version
SH 0002 Satoru Wono - String Quartet album art Satoru Wono String Quartet(CD, Album, Ltd, Num) Steinhand SH 0002 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
[SON 20] Satoru Wono - Sonata For Sine Wave And White Noise album art Satoru Wono Sonata For Sine Wave And White Noise(CD, Album) Sonore [SON 20] France 2003 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Satoru Wono - Breezy Ep album art Wono* + GWM Wono* + GWM - Breezy Ep (EP) GWM Records Japan 1996 Sell This Version
SON-26 Satoru Wono - Sauvage album art Satoru Wono Sauvage(12") SONORE SON-26 France 2006 Sell This Version

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