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In 1983, he graduated from Moscow State University, History Department. He started his music career in 1980 as a guitarist of the first Moscow new-wave band "The Center". In 1981 with guitarist Dmitry Matzenov he runned big-beat-ska-mod band "Prospekt". In 1985 he formed the first and still active Russian techno-industrial duo "Notchnoi Prospekt" with the keyboard-player Ivan Sokolovsky.
Since the beginning of the 90's Borisov plays in electronic duo "F.R.U.I.T.S." (with Pavel Jagun), that became quite well-known in Russia. Among his latest projects, are electro-ethnic project "Volga" (with Angela Manukjan and Roman Lebedev), "Gosplan Trio" with Moscow saxophonist Serge Letov and experimental duo with Anton Nikkila (Finland).
In 2000 Borisov and Nikkila formed "N&B Research Digest" recording label. Among other Borisovs' collaborations are the joint projects with the performance-group "North" (Russia), KK Null (Japan), Jeffrey Surak (USA), Leif Ellgren (Sweden). Borisov also collaborates with the video-artist Roman Anikushin, multimedia-artists Aristarh Chernishev and Vladislav Efimov and also with Olga Subbotina, Moscow theatre director.
Lately Borisov developped a solo music career as a DJ in clubs and radio and contributed as a journalist to some Russian ("Bulldozer", "Ptjuch", "Fuzz", "Downtown", "man'Music", etc.) and foreign ("B'Mag", "Technikart") magazines and newspapers.
Алексей Борисов Discography
- 9 Remix
- 45 Vocals
- 90 Instruments & Performance
- 50 Writing & Arrangement
- 6 Featuring & Presenting
- 14 Production
- 21 Technical
- 1 Visual
- 1 Acting, Literary & Spoken