"Be A Badass"
Following the Independent Music Award winner “Saga,” the third full-album “Flashback” is a collection of 15 dramatic orchestral electronic tracks including new mixes of its early works. Immerse yourself in this most rock-oriented album of the project.
- About Dark Model -
Dark Model is the latest project of award-winning music producer Tatsuya Oe, focused on epic, emotional, and beat-oriented orchestral electronic music. Oe was born in Hiroshima, Japan and is now residing in New York. Oe has an exceedingly diverse background in music, which has continued to evolve over the course of his twenty-year career. He has released several hundred signature tracks under the names Captain Funk, OE, and Dark Model, while also having completed remixes and collaborative projects with other artists such as James Brown, Serge Gainsbourg, Ron Sexsmith, Chic, Simon Lebon, and Yoshihide Otomo. Music journalists have referred to Oe as the “Remix Wizard,” and the “Modern Renaissance Man,” “…sailing into the uncharted waters of dance music.” Norman Cook (Fatboy Slim) described his music as “F***ing insane!”
Dark Model’s second album "Saga" (2017) the 16th Annual Independent Music Award (IMA) for Best Dance/Electronica Album. Dark Model and Oe’s music has been featured in numerous media projects, from box office film trailers like “Elysium”, “The Paperboy”, and "Money Monster," to advertising campaigns for Lexus, Verizon "Droid," Xbox "Forza Motorsport 5", and to a contemporary dance choreography by Northern Ballet.
- What people say about Dark Model -
"Seriously. You gotta hear this."
(Johnny Taylor, The Huffington Post, Score: 4.5/5)
“Tatsuya Oe has created one of the best electronic music efforts in recent memory and easily one of the most grandiose and memorable of this year." (Brian Lion, Under The Gun Review)
“If you’re looking for more out of electronic music than five-second loops and bass drops, dig into Dark Model. There’s a whole other universe to explore.” (Jon C. Ireson, Music News)
“Dark Model’s self-titled album offers up an electronic sound like no other." (5 out of 5 stars Final Grade: A)” (Kyle Jarmon, Examiner.com)
“Oe is clearly a genius when it comes to music that shouldn’t work well together becoming something quite enjoyable and inspiring.” (Jon Niles, Gig Soup Music)
“This disc really surprised me. It’s not exactly my kind of music. This album, though, just blew me away.. (G. W. Hill, Music Street Journal)
“Powerful and engaging, Dark Model has fastened a makeshift of fantastical elements, providing both real and unreal details into this sweeping and highly charged conceptual album.” (My Nguyen, The Celebrity Cafe)
“You’ve watched epic sagas on the big screen with songs that played in the background as the hero saved the girl or the good guys battled to save the lives of everyone. You’ve felt that power, and that power is something you can feel when you listen to Dark Model. It’s like an epic adventure for your ears.” (Yvonne Glasgow, Beat Dot Media)
“I can guarantee you’ve never heard anything quite like Dark Model. The record is so well-executed, it’s almost impossible to believe that it’s the work of one person." (Jared Wolf, Indiemunity)
- Sync Licensing -
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