Rei Harakami

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Rei Harakami
レイ・ハラカミ
Harakami in 2009
Harakami in 2009
Background information
Birth name原神 玲
Born(1970-12-10)10 December 1970
Hiroshima, Japan
OriginKyoto, Japan
Died27 July 2011(2011-07-27) (aged 40)
GenresElectronic
Occupation(s)Record producer
Years active1995–2011
LabelsSublime Records
Associated acts

Rei Harakami (原神 玲, Harakami Rei, 10 December 1970 – 27 July 2011)[1][2] was a Japanese record producer from Hiroshima.[3] He was based in Kyoto.[4] He was one half of the duo Yanokami along with Akiko Yano.[5]

Biography[edit]

Rei Harakami released his debut EP, titled Rei Harakami EP, in 1997.[6] His first studio album, Unrest, was released in 1998.[7] It was followed by Opa*q (1999), Red Curb (2001), and Lust (2005).[7]

He died of a brain hemorrhage on 27 July 2011.[6]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • Unrest (1998)
  • Opa*q (1999)
  • Red Curb (2001)
  • Lust (2005)

Compilation albums[edit]

  • Trace of Red Curb (2001)
  • Wasuremono (2006)
  • Colors of the Dark (2006) (featuring Ikuko Harada)
  • Asage: Selected Re-Mix & Re-Arrangement Works 1 (2009)
  • Yūge: Selected Re-Mix & Re-Arrangement Works 2 (2009)

Soundtrack albums[edit]

  • Tennen Kokekkō (2007)

EPs[edit]

  • Rei Harakami EP (1997)
  • November EP (1998)
  • Blind / Swap EP (2000)
  • Joy for Joy EP (2005)
  • Evaporater EP (2006)

Singles[edit]

  • "Red Curb Again" (2001)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "レイ・ハラカミ誕生日会にU-zhaan、イルリメ、大野松雄ら". Natalie (in Japanese). 10 November 2011. Retrieved 31 January 2020.
  2. ^ "音楽家のレイ・ハラカミさんが脳出血で死去". Oricon News (in Japanese). 28 July 2011. Retrieved 31 January 2020.
  3. ^ "広島から福島 思う場に 横川シネマ 音楽イベント". Hiroshima Peace Media Center (in Japanese). 9 August 2012. Retrieved 31 January 2020.
  4. ^ "レイ・ハラカミ41歳の"お誕生会" 「広い世界」が京都METROにて開催". Pia (in Japanese). 21 November 2011. Retrieved 31 January 2020.
  5. ^ "矢野顕子&ハラカミ、yanokamiラストアルバム2作同時発売". Natalie (in Japanese). 8 November 2011. Retrieved 31 January 2020.
  6. ^ a b "rei harakamiが急逝". Natalie (in Japanese). 28 July 2011. Retrieved 31 January 2020.
  7. ^ a b "Rei Harakamiの時代". Red Bull Music Academy (in Japanese). 5 February 2016. Retrieved 31 January 2020.

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