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Gak Sato

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GAK SATO was born in Tokyo in 1969.
In 1994 he created the band diet music in Tokyo.
diet music debut compilation album”multidirection2”(1995 brownswood/Talkin’loud).
diet music remixed Japanese pop singer “Caori Cano” & “Zoo”.
in 1996 Gak moved in Milan. he has participated 2 compilation albums for “Milano 2000” label.
In 1999 he became Artistic Director of TEMPOSPHERE, the contemporary music label of Right Tempo Records in Milan.
His debut album POST-ECHO (Temposphere, 1999).

Gak has participated on various remix projects (Easy Tempo Experience) with the Easy Tempo label (which reissues and remixes Italian soundtracks of the 60s and 70s). Successes include remixes of compositions by some of the greatest Italian masters of film music such as Piero Umiliani, Armando Trovajoli, Berto Pisani and Lesiman.

In 1999 Gak Sato released a new single featuring Hip Wagging-Foot Shuffling remixed by Amon Tobin (Ninja Tune) along with a version of the great Metti una sera a cena by Ennio Morricone performed together with Alessandro Alessandroni on vocals.

In 2001 Gak released his second album TANGRAM (Temposphere). On this record he makes less use of samples, getting some of the best Italian jazz musicians involved in compositions that blend the techniques of contemporary production with the talent of great improvisers. The title track Tangram has been issued in remixes by the producer Yukihiro Fukutomi and Flanger(a.k.a. Atom Heart, Burnt Friedman.

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