Tokyo, Japan (2002 - Present)
Masayoshi Minoshima is the most prolific producer and arranger in the doujin music scene. Originally appearing as a trance producer on Diverse System under the name darkvirus, Minoshima began producing under his own name and label, Alstroemeria Records, in 2003, with the release of KEY music arrange "The regret of stars, but stars shine bright." Starting in 2004 he began producing instrumental touhou arranges in electronic styles, primarily techno and house. In 2007 he became notable for his arrange and accompanying shadow-art video of Bad Apple!!, which became iconic in touhou fandom. At this point his collaborations became larger nature and he worked with numerous artists and vocalists.
In 2011 he began releasing albums in the Dancehall style. His new albums contained more original material and elements of popular dance and house music, and generally presented in a non-stop continuous mix. His original tracks are generally instrumentals with long vocal samples in his own house style. Minoshima has produced original tracks for the Diverse System and Delights Music labels as well as music for original soundtracks and anime. His productions for anime theme music are with REDALiCE, who collaborate under the name RAMM.
Artist descriptions on Last.fm are editable by everyone. Feel free to contribute!
All user-contributed text on this page is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply.