An Interview with Platina Jazz’s Rasmus Faber

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zzeroparticle Anime Instrumentality's Founder and Editor-in-Chief. As you can probably guess, I'm a big anime music junkie with a special love for composers who've put out some beautiful melodies to accompany some of my favorite anime series. I tend to gravitate towards music in the classical style with Joe Hisaishi and Yoko Kanno being a few of my favorite composers, but I've come to appreciate jazz and rock as anime music has widened my tastes.

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7 comments on this post.
  1. Aftershok:

    Wow. This is really good stuff, right down my alley. Gives us a great glimpse at a slice of the industry that’s rarely seen. I’d love to hear these guys live. Too bad they’ll never be coming down to Georgia.
    And, sorry, I couldn’t resist:
    Rasmus n Ray

  2. Rhythmroo:

    Quite an interesting interview. Pleased with the RahXephon mention ;). I only have one question really then… what exactly qualifies as “Quality Jazz”? That comment irks me a little.

  3. zzeroparticle:

    Yeah, that line was a bit of a curiosity. Maybe if he stumbles upon it to check up, he might be able to comment? :p

  4. Arrangement: Rasmus Faber Presents: Platina Jazz ~Anime Standards Vol. 2~ – Review:

    [...] wondered at one point why Rasmus Faber even decided to base an album off of anime tunes. Why even bother? Why target a niche market of a [...]

  5. Anime Expo 2011 Detox and Brief Thoughts:

    [...] down when it turned out that their producer was Hirofumi Iwanaga, the same guy who worked with Rasmus Faber on his Platina Jazz stuff. Needless to say, I wasn’t prepared for that encounter and he came [...]

  6. AstroNerdBoy:

    Great interview. Not sure why this didn’t pop up when I was trying to do some research for my own post on the subject, but I’m glad you popped by to tell me about it. ^_^

  7. zzeroparticle:

    Thanks! Hope you found it useful!

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