CORNELIUS / Keigo OYAMADA
1969 Born in Tokyo. 1989 Debut as a member of Flipper's Guitar. 1993 Start solo career as Cornelius after break-up of Flipper's Guitar. Released 5 Albums up to present and recorded, produced, remixed & continue to collaborate with various artists.
salyu x salyu "s(o)undbeams+" (Live DVD).
Appear and produce music for UNIQLO's 10th anniversary "UT" TV commercial.
salyu x salyu "s(o)undbeams" (produced by Cornelius).
Produce music for "Design Ah" a children's program on NHK's E-Tele.
Tour with YMO as support member (Hollywood Bowl, Fuji Rock Festival and World Happiness).
National tour with salyu x salyu as support member.
Perform at the Fishman's live "A Piece Of Future".
Record track for LITTLE CREATURES cover album "Re:TTLE CREATURES".
Take part in Google's "Chrome Music Mixer" campaign.
Produce music for Panasonic "DIGA", UNIQLO "POLO" and au "iida INFOBAR A01" TV commercials.
Remix BEASTIE BOYS and Soutaiseiriron.
"Fantasma" Re-Mastered by Y. Sunahara.
THE CORNELIUS GROUP performs at Haruomi Hosono's event "Daisy World no-tsudoi".
World Tour (NY, SF, LA and Iceland) with YOKO ONO PLASTIC ONO BAND as a member.
Perform with YMO as a support member at World Happiness.
Produce music for Muji's TV commercial, OLYMPUS "PEN Lite E-PL1", UNIQLO "POLONOWON" TV Commercial.
"CM3" 3rd Remix Album and "SENSUOUS SYNCHRONIZED SHOW" (Live DVD).
Produce music for "Kimagure Robotto" (DVD + Sound Track).
Record as a member of YOKO ONO PLASTIC ONO BAND and album "BETWEEN MY HEAD AND THE SKY".
World Tour (including Meltdown 2009 held at the Royal Festival Hall in the UK) with YOKO ONO PLASTIC ONO BAND as a band member.
Perform with YMO as a support member at World Happiness.
Perform with Yukihiro Takahashi as a support member at the Fuji Rock Festival.
Perform with Sean Lennon and Yuka Honda for their Chimera label event.
Produce Newton Faulkner and Teriyaki Boys.
Remix IF BY YES.
Produce music for Panasonic's "NIGHT COLOR".
Produce music for UNIQLO's "UNIQLO COLLECTION" and Poccari Sweat TV commercials.
"Sensurround" (DVD) and "From Nakameguro to Everywhere Tour '02 - '04" (DVD).
Tour USA (Walt Disney Concert Hall) and Europe (Summercase Festival, Big Chill etc).
National Concert Hall Tours "ULITIMATE SENSUOUS SYNCHRONIZED SHOW".
Perform with Steve Jansen for his solo as support member.
Produce various jingles for Tokyo FM.
Co-produce music for Nissan's TV commercial for "mock" with The Bird & The Bee.
Produce music for UNIQLO's "UNIQLO TRY" and "UNIQLO MARCH".
Produce Yunoki (EL-MALO).
Remix Crystal Kay.
"Sensurround & B-Sides" (DVD) release from Everloving (USA). DVD is nominated for one of the Best Surround Sound Album's for the 51st Grammy Awards.
"Sensuous Synchronized Show" World Tour begins.
Tour USA including Coachella and Europe including All Tomorrow's Parties and the Sonar Festival.
Perform at Summer Sonic and Rising Sun Rock Festival in Japan.
Present music videos at Sonar Cinema.
Present a music video "Like A Rolling Stone" at an art event "Tomorrowunlimited" based in New York and Los Angeles.
Appear on Ebisu Beer TV commercial "The Hop" along with Yann Tomita.
Take part in Haruomi Hosono's tribute album "Tribute to Haruomi Hosono" with Ryuichi Sakamoto.
Take part in a movie "Ex Machina" as Haruomi Hosono + Cornelius.
Present music for Masakazu Kitayama's design book "Light Stuff HELP! DESIGN 1998~2007".
Remix The Go! Team.
"Sensuous" Album release in 19 countries.
2nd Australian tour.
Produce music for Nintendo's "Coloris".
Tour as support member for Ryuichi Sakamoto's tour.
Present visual works for the 21st Century Art Gallery in Kanazawa for their opening event.
Produce Teriyaki Boys, Plastic Sex and Aiha Higarashi.
Remix BLOC PARTY, Denki Groove x Scha Dara Parr.
"FIVE POINT ONE" DVD overseas release.
First performance in Thailand.
"FIVE POINT ONE" 5.1 Surround Sound Exhibition.
Perform with Ryuichi Sakamoto for his promotions for "Chasm". Perform as a support member on a music show.
Perform at "Sonar Sound Tokyo 2004" as a support member of Human Audio Sponge.
Tour Japan with Sketch Show as a support member.
Present music for the exhibition "Shhh…" held at the V&A Museum (Victoria & Albert Museum) in London.
Collaborate with Groovisions on a exhibition "SOUNDxVISION2004".
Produce music for Space Shower TV's program "Dodegasu".
Produce ARTO LINDSAY. Remix KINGS OF CONVENIENCE.
Produce music for Shiseido's TV commercial "Majorica Majorica".
Tour Australia in February for the first time.
Switch labels from Polystar Records to Warner Music Japan.
"CM2" 2nd Remix Album, "PM" (POINT Remix by Various Artists) and "FIVE POINT ONE" DVD release in Japan.
Begin "Nakameguro Radio" on NHK FM.
Awarded "Best Audience Award" for the music video "DROP-DO IT AGAIN" at Res Fest.
Produce music for NTV's news program "Kyono Dekigoto".
Remix STING, MERZBOW, SKETCH SHOW, MONDO GROSSO and Masakatsu Takagi.
Produce music for Shiseido's "Majorica Majorica" TV commercial.
"POINT" Album release via Matador Records in 21 countries.
Tour in April in Japan along with some shows in Europe.
Tour in Europe in June with AIR including Glastonbury and Montreux Jazz Festival. Perform at the Fuji Rock Festival in Japan.
Tour in America with SOUTH as a support act.
Perform with Sketch Show as a support member.
Presents works at the Tokyo Photograph Gallery for a music video exhibition.
Remix MOBY, BONNIE PINK and JAMES BROWN. Produce music for for Honda.
Shut down the Trattoria label after 10 years and 250 releases.
Present works for the JAM Exhibition held at the Barbican Gallery in London.
"POINT" Album release.
Remix Avalanches, Gerling and Denki Groove.
"EUS" (Video) including footages from the overseas tours release.
Publish a sequel book "Cornelius no wakusei kengaku".
Remix Beck, Sting, K.D. Lang and Tahiti 80.
"CM" 1st Remix Album and "FM" (Fantasma Remix Album by Various Artists) release.
Publish a book "Cornelius no wakusei kengaku".
Tour Europe for the 2nd time in April and June including festivals such as Glastonbury, Bowlie Weekender and Roskilde.
Tour Europe (Reading, Leeds Festival, etc) & USA in August with The Flaming Lips.
Perform at Coachella in October.
Remix Blur, Crue-l Grand Orchestra, Towa Tei and Buffalo Daughter.
Produced Takako Minekawa.
Perform at various events in Japan.
Sign with Matador Records (USA).
"Fantasma" release in 21 countries via Matador Records.
Tour Europe & USA for the 3rd time in June, September and November.
National tour in December.
Remix U.N.K.L.E., Coldcut, The High Llamas, Pastels and Takako Minekawa.
"Fantasma" Album release.
Toured nationally for the 4th time including The Budokan.
"96/69" Remix Album release.
Released the 100th release from the Trattoria label "TRATTORIA menu. 100".
Produced & recorded the opening theme for an animation "Chibi Maruko".
"Cornelius no wakusei kengaku" published in the monthly Kadokawa.
Appear in Morinaga Chocolate's "Koike" TV commercial.
After releasing "69/96" Album, tour Japan.
Appear on P'Parco's TV commercial.
Start on weekly show called, "Love Overtime" on FM802.
Serial story published on TV Bros.
Produce El Malo and Kahimi Karie.
Remix SCHA DARA PARR.
"The First Question Award" Album release.
2nd national tour.
Begin solo career as Cornelius.
Produce Bridge and Pizzicato Five.
Establish the Trattoria Label. Take part as label producer.
Appear on Shiseido Cosmetics TV commercial for a product called, "UNO". Produce Kahimi Karie.
"Hedo Hakaseno Sekaitou" (Dr. Head's World Tower) release.
Band breaks up in November following the 2nd national tour.
"KOI TO MASHINGAN" Single release. Theme song for TBS Drama "Yobikou Bugi".
"Camera Talk" Album release. Received the best new artist award.
First national tour begins.
Debut as a member of Flippers Guitar.
Followed by an accident and hospitalised for 3 months.