Akido

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aKido
Birth nameKim Gaboury
Also known asaKido
BornQuebec City, Quebec, Canada
OriginMontreal, Quebec, Canada
Genres
Occupation(s)Composer
InstrumentsGuitar, Drums, Piano, Synthesizer
Years active2003–present
LabelsNordique Music
Fullspin Music
Websitewww.akidomusic.com
MembersKim Gaboury
On Tour: Martin Gaboury (drum)

Kim Gaboury better known by his pseudonym Akido (stylized as aKido) is a Canadian electronic rock musician and composer.[1] Gaboury assembles a live band to tour with; this live component is generally considered a separate entity from aKido in the recording studio.

As of 23 September 2007, according to The R3-30, the aKido song "Dancing in Chains" was the third-most popular indie song in Canada.

In January 2011, Gamechanger was nominated for the Electronica Album category for The 10th Annual Independent Music Awards,[2] and in October 2011, nominated for the "Album électronique de l'année" at l'ADISQ.[3]

In March 2014, Kim was nominated at the 2nd Canadian Screen Awards in the Canadian Screen Award for Best Original Score category for the movie Maïna.

Discography[edit]

  • Playtime, 2004
  • Blink, 2007
  • GameChanger, 2010
  • Undark, 2012

Reissues[edit]

  • Blink Reissue, 2010
  • Playtime Reissue, 2010

EP[edit]

  • Les Humains, 2010
  • Thearly Ears, 2010

Videoclips[edit]

  • "Dancing in Chains"
  • "Les Humains" [1]

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