Osamu Sato

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Osamu Sato
佐藤理
Born (1960-04-14) April 14, 1960 (age 60)
Kyoto, Japan
NationalityJapanese
Occupation
Websitewww.osamusato.net

Osamu Sato (佐藤 理, Satō Osamu, born April 14, 1960 in Kyoto, Japan) is a Japanese digital artist, photographer, and composer. His first work was the ambient music album "Objectless", which released in 1983.[1] His first work in the video game industry was Eastern Mind: The Lost Souls of Tong Nou, which first released in Japan for Classic Mac OS in 1994, and in North America for Microsoft Windows the following year.[2] In 1998, he produced and composed the music for the video game LSD: Dream Emulator on the PlayStation, which later became his most recognizable work outside of Japan.[3][4]

Works[edit]

Music[edit]

  • 1983 – Objectless
  • 1994 – Transmigration
  • 1994 – The Esoteric Retina (Video CD)
  • 1995 – Equal
  • 1997 – Linen Sampler
  • 1998 – LSD & Remixes
  • 1998 – Lucy in the Sky with Dynamites
  • 2017 – Mono (EP)
  • 2017 – Objectless (Classic Ambient Works and More)
  • 2018 – All Things Must Be Equal
  • 2018 – LSD Revamped
  • 2020 – Collected Ambient Grooves 1993 – 2001
  • 2020 – Grateful in All Things

Video games[edit]

Art books and publications[edit]

  • 1991 – The Alphabetical Orgasm
  • 1992 – Anonymous Animals
  • 1993 – The Art of Computer Design: A Black and White Approach
  • 1998 – LSD - Lovely Sweet Dream
  • 2017 – All Things Must Be Equal
  • 2020 – Grateful in All Things

Exhibitions[edit]

  • 1991 – The Alphabetical Orgasm, Toyko
  • 1992 – The Alphabetical Orgasm, Kyoto
  • 1992 – Anonymous Animals, Tokyo
  • 1998 – Osamu Sato and LSD Expo, Tokyo
  • 2017 – All Things Must Be Equal
  • 2018 – LSD Revamped ~Neo Psychedelia~, Tokyo
  • 2020 – Grateful in All Things, Tokyo[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dwyer, Nick (November 14, 2017). "Interview: Osamu Sato". daily.redbullmusicacademy.com. Red Bull. Retrieved January 21, 2018.
  2. ^ "Hardcore Gaming 101: Tong-Nou / Chu-Teng". hardcoregaming101.net.
  3. ^ "Osamu Sato Site". OsamuSato.net. Retrieved October 28, 2015.
  4. ^ Vincent, Brittany (January 28, 2015). "The Elusive Creator of the Most Terrifying Video Games". Vice. Retrieved October 28, 2015.
  5. ^ https://twitter.com/osd_word/status/1232630785435267072[non-primary source needed]

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