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Tetsu Inoue


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Tetsu Inoue is a producer of electronic music. He has lived in Japan, San Francisco, and New York. He has collaborated with musicians such as Pete Namlook, Bill Laswell, Jonah Sharp, and Taylor Deupree.

His debut solo album, Ambiant Otaku, is regarded by many as a classic of minimalist ambient techno and was initially released in a limited edition of 1000 copies on Pete Namlook’s Fax Label. It was later re-released, but even the re-release is hard to find.

Tetsu Inoue has also recorded under the aliases Ambiant Otaku and Organic Cloud (note: do NOT merge those artists here) and performed in the groups Electro Harmonix, 62 Eulengasse, 2350 Broadway, Hat, Masters of Psychedelic Ambiance and Shades of Orion.


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  • tyciu

    what next ? William basinski

    3 Jan 3:13pm Reply
  • jakobdorof

    what next after Ambiant?

    29 Aug 2014 Reply
  • helloimsunde

    thank you for your music

    4 Jul 2014 Reply
  • androsynth7

    Inland is amazing, probably the best ambient album I've ever heard.

    28 Feb 2014 Reply
  • iNtox-Z-z

    Many thanx-) Perfect music :)

    11 Feb 2014 Reply
  • starbearer-

    I still listen to this dude's music. Helps me focus and be in the zone at work.

    11 Feb 2014 Reply
  • HedorianForever

    I really hope he's still alive ;_;

    11 Sep 2013 Reply
  • HedorianForever

    any news? I hope he's fine.. [2]

    11 Sep 2013 Reply
  • Quisquillian

    "Organic Cloud" is a cathartic journey, evolving slowly but steadily across the 5 pieces. Oh and it's one of me fave rekkerds everrrr. Definitely my first choice for ambient, it's one of those scarce ambient rekkerds that actually commands your attention and encourages you to lose yourself in its sonic miasma. Every sequence is riveting and all of them are integral to the journey. "Ring of Power" contains the most heavenly sounds I've heard. I love you Tetsu.

    17 Aug 2013 Reply
  • Drakemirow

    nobody could reach him in the past months? what a shame, this looks pretty grim to me.

    24 Nov 2012 Reply
  • snufmumriko

    So ... Where is Tetsu Inoue?

    31 Oct 2012 Reply
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  • ahgarden

    it's soooo beautiful.....

    11 Oct 2012 Reply
  • KiwiFlash

    Also Coil's Time Machines and Jacob Kirkegaard's 4 Rooms if you feel like taking it to the extreme.

    7 Jul 2012 Reply
  • KiwiFlash

    @Alexatedogshit try Tangerine Dream's Zeit, Klaus Schulze's Cyborg, Steve Hillage's Rainbow Dome Musick, Eno's Discreet Music and Sleep Research Facility's Nostromo.

    7 Jul 2012 Reply
  • Drakemirow

    Well, Ambient World rereleased Datacide II in 2010 but I think he did nothing new with that.

    20 Feb 2012 Reply
  • snufmumriko

    Any news? It's been awfully quiet from Mr Inoue for some time. Since Inland (2007), I believe. I hope he is all right.

    14 Oct 2011 Reply
  • starbearer-

    yeah... that ambiant otaku ablum... the most chill album of any music i've ever heard. I love playing it while working on complicated stuff at work.

    2 Oct 2011 Reply
  • JohnLithium

    Really enjoyed his work w/ Bill Laswell (Cymatic Scan)...any recommendations regarding more material by Tetsu Inoue in that direction (if any)?

    27 Aug 2011 Reply
  • Alexatedogshit

    @dukon , thanks for the recommendation, But I already love that album. Brian Williams and Robert Rich are two men you don't wanna fuck with.

    24 Aug 2011 Reply
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