Richard James Burgess (born 29 June 1949) is an English-born New Zealand studio drummer, music-computer programmer, recording artist, record producer, composer, author, manager, marketer and inventor. Burgess's music career spans more than 40 years. He came to prominence in the early 1980s as co-founder and co-lead singer of the Synthpop band Landscape, which released a top 10 hit in 1981 with the single "Einstein A Go-Go". Burgess is one of the main composers of Landscape's music, and made major lyrical contributions to the band's songs. After the band's break-up, he pursued a brief, moderately successful solo career releasing one mini-album, Richard James Burgess in 1984.

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  • Richard James Burgess (eigentlich Richard Burgess) ist ein britischer Musikproduzent, Musikmanager, Schlagzeuger, Synthesizer-Programmierer, Komponist, Schriftsteller und Erfinder. Er produzierte die ersten beiden Alben der New-Romantic-Band Spandau Ballet und der New-Wave-Band King sowie das erste Album des Housemusikers Colonel Abrams. Er prägte den Begriff New Romantic und spielte in den britischen Bands Easy Street und Landscape und bei zahlreichen Studioaufnahmen Schlagzeug. Er zählt zu den Pionieren bei der Verwendung von Samples und war einer der ersten Nutzer von Hardwaresequenzern in der Popmusik. Er schrieb den Industriestandard The Art of Record Production, der heute an zahlreichen Musikhochschulen verwendet wird. Er entwickelte zusammen mit Dave Simmons das elektronische Schlagzeug in seiner heute bekannten Form. (de)
  • Richard James Burgess (born 29 June 1949) is an English-born New Zealand studio drummer, music-computer programmer, recording artist, record producer, composer, author, manager, marketer and inventor. Burgess's music career spans more than 40 years. He came to prominence in the early 1980s as co-founder and co-lead singer of the Synthpop band Landscape, which released a top 10 hit in 1981 with the single "Einstein A Go-Go". Burgess is one of the main composers of Landscape's music, and made major lyrical contributions to the band's songs. After the band's break-up, he pursued a brief, moderately successful solo career releasing one mini-album, Richard James Burgess in 1984. He launched his career as a producer with Spandau Ballet's debut UK hit "To Cut a Long Story Short", which marked the commercial beginnings of the New Romantic movement. Burgess currently serves as the CEO of A2IM: American Association of Independent Music (en)
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  • Richard James Burgess (born 29 June 1949) is an English-born New Zealand studio drummer, music-computer programmer, recording artist, record producer, composer, author, manager, marketer and inventor. Burgess's music career spans more than 40 years. He came to prominence in the early 1980s as co-founder and co-lead singer of the Synthpop band Landscape, which released a top 10 hit in 1981 with the single "Einstein A Go-Go". Burgess is one of the main composers of Landscape's music, and made major lyrical contributions to the band's songs. After the band's break-up, he pursued a brief, moderately successful solo career releasing one mini-album, Richard James Burgess in 1984. (en)
  • Richard James Burgess (eigentlich Richard Burgess) ist ein britischer Musikproduzent, Musikmanager, Schlagzeuger, Synthesizer-Programmierer, Komponist, Schriftsteller und Erfinder. Er produzierte die ersten beiden Alben der New-Romantic-Band Spandau Ballet und der New-Wave-Band King sowie das erste Album des Housemusikers Colonel Abrams. Er prägte den Begriff New Romantic und spielte in den britischen Bands Easy Street und Landscape und bei zahlreichen Studioaufnahmen Schlagzeug. Er zählt zu den Pionieren bei der Verwendung von Samples und war einer der ersten Nutzer von Hardwaresequenzern in der Popmusik. Er schrieb den Industriestandard The Art of Record Production, der heute an zahlreichen Musikhochschulen verwendet wird. Er entwickelte zusammen mit Dave Simmons das elektronische Schlag (de)
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