Pioneering Japanese synth-pop group second only to Kraftwerk in influence. Yellow Magic Orchestra (YMO) is a Japanese electronic music band consisting of principal members Haruomi Hosono (bass and keyboards and vocals), Yukihiro Takahashi (drums and lead vocals) and Ryuichi Sakamoto (keyboards and vocals). The band's former "fourth member" was music programmer Hideki Matsutake. Collection includes all studio albums, three live albums and three compilations.
The first ever release of the late 1970’s recordings, La Petite Fenetre by Laurence Vanay is a powerful collection of songs from an unsung French artist. As an arranger at Château d’Hérouville studios, Vanay spent far too much time on other people’s sounds to release her own music. Finally these beautiful instrumentals get the airing they deserve…
Tre allegri ragazzi morti” (Three happy dead guys, often shortened into TARM) are a rock band formed in 1994 in Pordenone, Italy. The trio (Davide Toffolo, Enrico Molteni and Luca Masseroni) which has released several albums, has decided not to give its image to the media and they only imagine themselves in Toffolos’s drawings, which is an established comic-drawer. They also decided to hide their faces behind skull-masks, which have now become the symbol of the imaginary evoked by lyrics and live shows as well. The band is independent since 2000, recording under the label La tempesta (The storm), which is the same label of Giorgio Canali and Moltheni.
"Ensemble 415 is a chamber ensemble devoted largely to the performance of Baroque music on period instruments. The numerical reference in the group's name derives from the pitch used for tuning instruments in the Baroque era. In performing chamber music, Ensemble 415 consists of just a few players, but for larger compositions, the number expands to a minimum of 13 and can reach up to as high as 40 performers. The ensemble's repertory has been broad over the years, taking in many Baroque standards by J.S. Bach, Vivaldi, and Handel, as well as lesser known fare by Muffat and others…"