Goth-Trad

Takeaki Maruyama

Also known as Goth Trad, Gothtrad
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.gothtrad.com/, http://www.facebook.com/gothtrad, http://twitter.com/GOTHTRAD, http://myspace.com/gothtrad, http://www.surefireagency.com/index.php/artist/goth-trad/, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goth-Trad, http://soundcloud.com/goth-trad, Array, http://backtochill.com/, http://www.facebook.com/backtochilltokyo, http://twitter.com/backtochill, http://backtochill.tumblr.com/, http://backtochillshop.bigcartel.com/, http://soundcloud.com/backtochill, http://www.mixcloud.com/backtochill_btc_cast/

Discography of Goth-Trad:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Mad Raver's Dance Floor 10 Audio 2005-11-19 Popgroup Recordings
2 Paranoia / Acid Steps (Courtly Punisher Extended Mix) 2 Audio 2006-01-28 Popgroup Recordings
3 Friendly Session Vol. 01 4 Audio 2006-10-21 Popgroup Recordings
4 Back To Chill EP 3 Audio 2007 Skud Records
5 Cut End / Flags 2 Audio 2007-06-25 Deep Medi Musik
6 Genesis / Dam 4 2 Audio 2008-05-00 Soul Jazz Records
7 DJ Baku 対 Goth-Trad 4 Audio 2001 DNA Kalacta
8 Law / The Clown 2 Audio 2008-10-04 Deep Medi Musik
9 Dark Path / S.A.T.U.R.N 2 Audio 2009-07-00 Deep Medi Musik
10 Far East Assassin 2 Audio 2007 Skud Records
11 Goth-Trad I 9 Audio 2003 Body Electric Records
12 Two Faced / Sunbeam 2 Audio 2010-12-00 Deep Medi Musik
13 Two Faced / Sunbeam 2 Audio 2010-12-06 Deep Medi Musik
14 Babylon Fall 4 Audio 2011-09-00 Deep Medi Musik
15 New Epoch 21 Audio 2012-02-00
16 New Epoch 11 Audio 2012-02-00 Deep Medi Musik
17 Psychic Power 3 Audio 2012-02-00 Not On Label
18 Cut End 2 Audio 2007 Deep Medi Musik
19 Airbreaker / Cosmos 2 Audio 2012-01-30 Deep Medi Musik
20 Born To Know 2 Audio 2013-07-15 Deep Medi Musik
21 Live On Resonance FM 3 Audio 2007-09-05 Spannered
22 Law / The Clown 2 Audio 2008 Deep Medi Musik


Freely playing samplers, keyboards and even self-made instruments, "The Sound Originator" GOTH-TRAD creates remarkable dance music in an abstract aproach. First appeared in a music event abroad in December 2001 performing at "Batofar" an event held on a boat in France, creating a strong impression with his original sound collage. GOTH-TRAD started his own music creation in 1998, and the musical unit "REBEL FAMILIA" with Takeshi "HEAVY" Akimoto in 2001. As for his own solo works, 1st album "GOTH-TRAD I" was released in April 2003. Again GOTH-TRAD did his solo French tour in Autumn. January 2004, was the opening act for THE MARS VOLTA's shows in 3 major cities. Made a solo tour in Europe in May and June. Also November 2004, opening act for Arto Lindsay's show in Tokyo. Released his 2nd solo album on January '05. In March performed at "KOREA-JAPAN Road Club Festival 2005" of Japan-Korea Friendship Year. After returning from Korea, established a new music called "Mad Rave" and in November 05 released his 3rd solo album "Mad Raver's Dance Floor". The release tour travelled to Berlin, Paris, Metz, London and 8 domestic cities. 12inch single "Paranoia/Acid Steps" released on January 28,'06.


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