Haruomi Hosono - Founding Member Of Yellow Magic Orchestra
Born 1947 in Tokyo Japan, a founding member of both the influential folk rock act Happy End and the pioneering electronic trio, Yellow Magic Orchestra, Haruomi, or Harry Hosono has also released a number of solo albums in his five decade career. His work spans many styles that effortlessly fuse exotica, funk, country, electronic, ambient, and everything in-between, with projects also including film soundtracks and production duties for other artists. His chameleon-like history reveals Hosono as an artist who has pushed boundaries and covered new ground throughout his career. His latest work is Hochono House, a reimagining of his debut solo album, and the Academy Award-nominated film “Shoplifters” soundtrack. In 2018, Light in the Attic Records launched the Haruomi Hosono Archival Series, releasing key albums from his solo career.