Band/artist : Rhy Dongju
Album Title : Animalistic U / Dystopia
Label : Lions'den Records
Release Date : 1st of September, 2018
Genre : Electronic (Dubstep), Contemporary, World, Instrumental
An electronic and contemporary music album inspired by Cyberpunk world.
It is an album inspired by the cyberpunk world and contains a variety of music from simple Electronic styles in the 1980s to Dubstep and Orchestral music. Especially, it is a negative future in which the gap between the rich and the poor has widened. Civilizations developed without morality and equality will be utopia for a few, and Dystopia for many. This album has 3 acts.
Act. 1 : Animalistic Utopia - Utopia, where only a few people enjoy it.
Act. 2 : The Material World - It is a theme of a world shared by two kinds of people.
Act. 3 : Humanistic Dystopia - Dystopia, where the majority of people live without morality, humanity and responsibility. Composed, Mixed and Mastered by Rhy Dongju.
Influences for the album
Junkie XL, Skrillex and Hans Zimmer.
Rhy Dongju Biography
Composer / Arranger / Guitarist / Sound Designer
Rhy born in Republic of Korea
His mother was a piano teacher, so he could naturally enjoy classical music, and from an early age he influenced by great composers, specially Richard Strauss, Dmitri Shostakovich, Arturo Toscanini, Claudio Arrau and others.
He studied from Maestro Kim Ki-bok ("National designated Local -Kyeonggi-do, Intangible Cutural Artist No.21 of Republic of Korea") of "Anseong Namsadangpae", about Korean traditional music and art, "Pungmulgut"of "Namsadang Nori" (Inscribed in 2009 on the "Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity of Unesco"). and He won the National Student Korean Traditional Music Competition 2006. And also studied Avant-garde Performance art from Kang Jong-chan, a painter and performance artist from childhood to teens.
At the age 15, his friend recommended him to play the guitar, Since he started playing the guitar, he influenced by blues guitarists like every guitar beginner and then he influenced by John McLaughlin, Allan Holdsworth, Shawn Lane and some another great players.
In 2014, performed at World Folk Expo 2012 of Korea.
After finishing his military service in 2017, he began his musical career with the first album "Lions'den - Songbird" as a guitarist, and "Transcendence" as a orchestral music composer.
Social Media Links
Official Website : https://www.lionsdenrecords.net
YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/c/LionsdenRecords
Soundcloud : https://www.soundclouds.com/rhydongju
iTunes : https://itunes.apple.com/kr/album/animalism/1434554684?i=1434554687
Amazon : https://www.amazon.com/Animalistic-U-Dystopia-Rhy-Dongju/dp/B07GXWQL57/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1535827536&sr=8-1-fkmr0&keywords=rhy+dongju+animalsitic+u+dystopia
Spotify : https://open.spotify.com/album/2jC8gSCix8HqVgtJd9AU8a
CDBaby : https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/rhydongju4