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Ken Ishii

Ken Ishii (ケン・イシイ) is a Japanese DJ and record producer from Sapporo. He graduated from Hitotsubashi University. He has released work under his own name as well as under the pseudonyms: FLR, Flare, UTU, Yoga, and Rising Sun. Strongly influenced by Detroit techno, Ken Ishii had his first release on Richie Hawtin's label Plus 8. He composed the music for the opening ceremonies to the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano. "Creation the State of Art" was used in the third level of the 2001 video game Rez, and some tracks in the soundtrack release to the game LSD were produced by Ishii. His track "Let It All Ride" has also been used in the PlayStation Portable video game Lumines II. His music video for "Extra" (directed by Koji Morimoto) won Best Dance Music Video of the year for MTV Europe in 1997.

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Genres electronic techno drum n bass experimental tech house
Picks
  1. Extra
Top release Jelly Tones

Albums

  1. Garden on the Palm
    1993
  2. 6.0
    Jelly Tones
    1995
  3. Mix-Up, Volume 3
    1996
  4. Metal Blue America
    1997
  5. Sleeping Madness
    1999
  6. Flatspin
    2000
  7. Future in Light
    2002
  8. Vale Tudo
    2006
  9. Sunriser
    2006
  10. Daybreak Reprise -Sunriser Remixed-
    2008
  11. Warrior on the Decks: Play, Pause and Play 2
    2009
  12. The Works +The Unreleased & Unexpected
    2009
  13. Music for Daydreams
    2012
  14. Taiyo
    2013
  15. Dots
    2013

Other releases

  1. Pneuma
    1993
  2. Deep Sleep
    1993
  3. Innerelements
    1994
  4. Extra
    1995
  5. Overlap
    1996
  6. Overlap Edition 1/2
    1996
  7. Stretch
    1996
  8. Circular Motion + Overlap
    1996
  9. Circular Motion (Remixes)
    1997
  10. Echo Exit
    1997
  11. X-Mix: Fast Forward and Rewind
    1997
  12. Islands & Continents - 600 Mhz
    1998
  13. Game Over
    1999
  14. Iceblink
    2000
  15. Millennium Spinnin’ at Reel Up
    2001
  16. Auburnia
    2003
  17. Interpretations for Ken Ishii: Future in Light Remixed
    2004
  18. Play Pause and Play
    2005
  19. KI15 - The Box
    2010
  20. Taiyo
    2013
  21. Boiler Room Berlin
    2014