Musician / Composer. Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts, Department of Composition. Earned a Masters degree from Tokyo University of Arts, Graduate School of Music.
Shohei Amimori began his career as a composer/arranger of classical and contemporary music as a student and presented many works from chamber music to orchestral music. His orchestral graduation work was purchased by Tokyo University of Arts and his score is permanently preserved at the university art museum.
Shohei Amimori released his first full album SONASILE in 2016. The album presented the coexistence of complex electronic sounds and pop melodies. PataMusic, released in 2018, received publicity for its conceptual arrangement of pop music and experimental music. It earned numerous airplays on radio stations all around Europe including BBC and was critiqued in various media outlets including the British music magazine WIRE. Recently, Amimori has expanded his comprehensive activities ranging from pop music to sound art. While producing works and performing in diverse expressive forms, he has been involved in writing and arranging music for various artists such as Taeko Onuki and DAOKO. He has also been involved in music production for commercials and television programs. In addition, he is actively engaged in collaborative works, intermittently creating works with many artists regardless of genres such as Shun Owada, Hideki Umezawa and Taisuke Koyama.
Representative works are SONASILE (1st album, PROGRESSIVE FOrM, 2016), Attack on Listening (orchestral work, NHK-FM, 2018), PataMusic (2nd album, noble, 2018), anima (written for DAOKO, TOY’S FACTORY, 2020). Representative musical production for commercials are SHISEIDO Benefiance, Nintendo Switch.