Why Sheep?

Real Name:
Gaku Uchida
Why Sheep? is Japanese producer, Gaku Uchida. Gaku studied Contemporary Music under the well-known Japanese composer Shuko Mizuno, who was a close friend of John Cage, between 1989-1992. During this period he began to compose electronic music with computers and synthesizers, under the name, Why Sheep?.

Between 1993 and 1994, Gaku became a recording assistant under Haruomi Hosono of the Yellow Magic Orchestra and in 1995 he formed an "electronic, ethnic, psychedelic" band named CiCi Tow. Gaku made his recording debut with this band and started to perform at clubs in the Tokyo area. He released his first album on M.O.O.D. records as Why Sheep? in 1996, titled "Sampling Concerto No.1 The Vanishing Sun"

In 1998 he disbanded CiCi Tow to concentrate on Why Sheep? and by 2000 he had started work on his second Why Sheep? album, titled "1 Stores From The Myth & i" later released as "The Myth and i"
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Why Sheep? Discography Tracks


MD 002 Why Sheep? - Sampling Concerto No. 1 "The Vanishing Sun" Op. 138 album art Why Sheep? Sampling Concerto No. 1 "The Vanishing Sun" Op. 138(CD, Album) M.O.O.D. MD 002 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
Why Sheep? - The Myth And I album art Why Sheep? The Myth And I (Album) Third Ear Recordings Japan 2003 Sell This Version
WS?-003, WS-003 Why Sheep? Why Sheep? Quartet Live 2004(CDr, Album, Promo) Not On Label, Not On Label WS?-003, WS-003 Japan 2004 Sell This Version
UMA-1044 Why Sheep? - Real Times album art Why Sheep? Real Times(CD, Album, Dig + CDr, Mixed, Promo) U/M/A/A Inc. UMA-1044 Japan 2014 Sell This Version
none Why Sheep? - Real Times −Rares & Remixes− album art Why Sheep? Real Times −Rares & Remixes−(12xFile, FLAC) U/M/A/A Inc. none Japan 2014

Singles & EPs

3EEP 012 Why Sheep? - Earthborn album art Why Sheep? Earthborn(12") Third Ear Recordings 3EEP 012 Japan 2003 Sell This Version
3EEP-2014_04 Why Sheep? - Radiation EP album art Why Sheep? Radiation EP(12", EP) Third Ear Recordings 3EEP-2014_04 Japan 2014 Sell This Version


ws-004 Why Sheep? - Author Unknown ~Prelude~ {The Wedding Mix} album art Why Sheep? Feat. Saori Why Sheep? Feat. Saori - Author Unknown ~Prelude~ {The Wedding Mix}(DVD-V, Ltd) Why Sheep? Production ws-004 Japan 2008 Sell This Version

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