Inspired by psychedelic German rock, Kouichi Moriuchi began making music in the mid-’90s using guitar, organ, theremin and tapes. From these initial explorations, the luscious three-dimensional soundworld of Cheekbone began to take shape. In 2002, Kouichi began using a laptop, stirring in a whole host of sounds and influences, ranging from early favourites such as Neu, Cluster and Tangerine Dream, to noisemakers Sonic Youth and My Bloody Valentine, and ambient pioneer Brian Eno.
Cheekbone’s agile, amorphous brand of… read more
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