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Ganimead one-man project, with its own original style, making a difference in the endless sea of professional and amateur artists in electronic music. Goal
Ganimead is a one-man project, with its own original style, making a difference in the endless sea of professional and amateur artists in electronic music. Goals: real analogue sound, professional sounding mix, ORIGINALITY!
Band/artist history
Musician & Songwriter John Ganimead started composing professionally in August 2000. He received top reviews on his composition "Eclipse ?" and the very haunting "KURSK". The follow up "Cosmos" also received equal attention. Since then he has received numerous high rankings for his compositions which have earned him the title of "King of the Abstract charts". Achievements: MP3 Grammy Awards winner in 2001 and three nominations in 2002 gaining him two further awards. Most recently Ganimead's Soundscape music was featured on a cable network station in New York, and "Eclipse?" was featured in a PBS documentary depicting the "Trail of Tears". Ganimead has also composed background themes for the popular CBS series 'Navy CIS' April 2008, Ganimead's song "Space Rock's" was voted top song on WSVN-Radio and will be featured on their upcoming CD "Best of WSVNRadio" Oct 2011 Ganimead's music featured on popular Japanese TV series. Website: http://www.ganimead.com
Have you performed in front of an audience?
Professionally on very rare occasions now, but I do still hold music workshop classes.
Your musical influences
Jean Michel Jarre, Hector Zazou, Bjork, Genesis, Kitaro, Mike Oldfield, Enya, Pink Floyd, Kraftwerk, AC/DC, Tom Rush, James Taylor, Fleetwood Mac, Elvis, Alkana, Tom Petty, Bob Dylan & John Lennon. Just to mention a few! Last but not least I have always been inspired by Classical Music.
What equipment do you use?
Arp Axxe, Yamaha CS-20m, Yamaha DJX,, Alesis S4 QuadraSynth, Alesis QS 6.1, Korg MS2000, Korg Poly-61M, Roland Juno-106, Roland JD-990, Kurzweil K2000RS, Guitar & Flute - Recording software: Sonar Producer 8
Anything else?
CD Albums: Cosmic Tides - New Horizons - The Atmosphere Collection - Space Rocks! - 28 Christmas Music Classics - Classical Soundscapes & [Soon to be released] Nemesis *CD Special Edition* "28 Christmas Music Classics" (Since 2001 all proceeds from this CD have been donated to Displaced Children & War Orphans Fund) Total sales to date have exceeded $3,500.00 Thank you everyone for supporting these very worthy causes.
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