otom

biography

otom

musician. otom was born in tokyo, japan in 1976.
works with guitars, computers, MaxMSP and many musical instruments to create drone, experimental, electronica, acoustic sound and audio/visual works.
otom formative years otom grew love many movies and soundtracks and otom keeps influencing those music and movies now.
otom then began to play the guitar when 14 years old. otom loved 60's to 70's music, especially important that artists were making beautiful chorus work and like a floating sound.
and otom met my bloody valentine, galaxie500, flying saucer attack, slowdive... and many electronica artists, most important artist is fennesz. so fennesz's sounds made him change an output.
otom made 4albums and 6eps so far, since about 1998. and also early years, otom has another name that called "alphabet", it changed a name on the first of 2008.
now, otom keeps on making loop, drone, experimental, electronica, acoustic, ambient, noise sound with using MaxMSP.

also otom started new record label that name is halftone records. otom always looking for label artists. please visit if you interesting it.

otom (オトム)

1976年東京生まれ、現在は千葉県在住の日本のミュージシャン。
ギターを中心とした様々な楽器とMac、MaxMSPなどによるプログラミングでの楽曲制作を始め、エフェクターなどのパッチを制作。
実験音楽、ドローン、エレクトロニック、ノイズ等の音楽からフィールドレコーディングを含むアコースティクなサウンドが特徴。
otom名義での音楽制作の傍ら、映画のサウンドトラック制作等も行っている。
また、音に反応する映像作品や各種ウェブ制作物も請け負っている。