- 6 months ago
Can Khan Oral (Khan of Finland)
He was born in Frankfurt am Main. He works and lives as a music- and film-music producer, and performer. His musical aesthetics are glamourous, dub-like pop packed with samples and alienated voices – a musical tradition leading back to Grace Jones and Marianne Faithfull, the era of early 80’s. He moved to New York in 90s and founded the electronic record shop Temple Records in SOHO, hosted art events, ran three record labels (Temple Records in 1995, Super 8 in 1996 and El Turco Loco in 1997) the several record labels like Temple Records in 1995, Super 8 in 1996 and El Turco Loco in 1997. These were the years of the most experimental and open-minded period in Ambient-Electronica scene.
In 2000 he founded the project Captain Comatose, which was mainly known for the Disco Trash pieces $ 100 and Up In Flames.
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