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Richard Barbieri

Richard Barbieri
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England
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Richard Barbieri (born 30 November 1957, in London, England) is an English synthesizer player, keyboardist and composer. Originally coming to prominence in the late 70s and early 80s as a member of new wave pioneers Japan (and their brief 1989–1990 reincarnation as Rain Tree Crow), more recently he is known as the keyboard player in the progressive rock band Porcupine Tree, of which he has been a member since 1993. He has also released a number of solo albums, often in collaboration with other members of Japan and Porcupine Tree.
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http://www.richardbarbieri.net
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Releases on file (64)
Steven Wilson — The Future Bites Steven Wilson — The Future Bites
(Caroline CAROL021, 2021, CD / LP / DL)
Richard Barbieri — Under a Spell Richard Barbieri — Under a Spell
(Kscope , 2021, CD / 2LP / DL)
Tim Bowness — Late Night Laments Tim Bowness — Late Night Laments
(Inside Out Music 558, 2020, CD / LP / DL)
Richard Barbieri — Planets + Persona Richard Barbieri — Planets + Persona
(Kscope 453, 2017, CD)
Steve Hogarth + Richard Barbieri — Arc Light Steve Hogarth + Richard Barbieri — Arc Light
(Poison Apple PACD57, 2013, CD)
Steve Hogarth + Richard Barbieri — Not the Weapon But the Hand Steve Hogarth + Richard Barbieri — Not the Weapon But the Hand
(Kscope KSCOPE211, 2012, CD)
Porcupine Tree — Octane Twisted Porcupine Tree — Octane Twisted
(Kscope KSCOPE218, 2012, 2CD)
Porcupine Tree — The Incident Porcupine Tree — The Incident
(Roadrunner Records 1686-178572, 2009, 2CD)
Richard Barbieri — Stranger Inside Richard Barbieri — Stranger Inside
(Kscope KSCOPE104, 2008, CD)
Blackfield — Blackfield II Blackfield — Blackfield II
(Kscope 126, 2007, CD)
Porcupine Tree — Fear of a Blank Planet Porcupine Tree — Fear of a Blank Planet
(Atlantic 2-115900, 2007, CD)
Porcupine Tree — Nil Recurring Porcupine Tree — Nil Recurring
(Transmission Recordings 5.1, 2007, CD)
Porcupine Tree — Deadwing Porcupine Tree — Deadwing
(Lava 93812-2, 2005, CD)
Porcupine Tree — XMII Porcupine Tree — XMII
(Transmission Recordings 4.1, 2005, CD)
Richard Barbieri — Things Buried Richard Barbieri — Things Buried
(Kscope SMACD952, 2004/2007, CD)
Porcupine Tree — Warszawa Porcupine Tree — Warszawa
(Transmission Recordings 2.1, 2004, CD)
Porcupine Tree — XM Porcupine Tree — XM
(Transmission Recordings 1.1, 2003, CD)
David Sylvian — Camphor David Sylvian — Camphor
(Virgin 7243 8 12201 2 2, 2002, 2CD)
Mick Karn — Each Eye a Path Remix Mick Karn — Each Eye a Path Remix
(Medium Productions MPCD15, 2002, CD)
Porcupine Tree — In Absentia Porcupine Tree — In Absentia
(Lava 83604-2, 2002, CD)
Cipher — One Who Whispers Cipher — One Who Whispers
(Gliss glisscd 007, 2002, CD)
Arlo Bigazzi / Claudio Chianura / Lance Henson  — Drop 6: The Wolf & The Moon Arlo Bigazzi / Claudio Chianura / Lance Henson — Drop 6: The Wolf & The Moon
(Materiali Sonori MASO CD 90123, 2001, CD)
Porcupine Tree — Recordings Porcupine Tree — Recordings
(Kscope SMACD840, 2001, CD)
Porcupine Tree — Lightbulb Sun Porcupine Tree — Lightbulb Sun
(Snapper Music SMACD827, 2000, CD)
JBK (Jansen Barbieri Karn) — _Ism JBK (Jansen Barbieri Karn) — _Ism
(Medium Productions MPCD9, 1999, CD)
Various Artists — Medium Label Sampler Various Artists — Medium Label Sampler
(Medium Productions MPCD11, 1999, CD)
Cipher — No Ordinary Man Cipher — No Ordinary Man
(Hidden Art hi-art 5, 1999, CD)
Porcupine Tree — Stupid Dream Porcupine Tree — Stupid Dream
(Kscope 128132, 1999, CD)
Nicola Alesini / Pier Luigi Andreoni  — Marco Polo (Volume II) Nicola Alesini / Pier Luigi Andreoni — Marco Polo (Volume II)
(Materiali Sonori MASO CD 90073, 1998, CD)
Jansen / Barbieri / Takemura — Changing Hands Jansen / Barbieri / Takemura — Changing Hands
(Medium Productions MPCD6, 1997, CD)
Porcupine Tree — Coma Divine Porcupine Tree — Coma Divine
(Delerium DELEC CD 067, 1997, CD)
Porcupine Tree — Coma Divine: Live in Rome Porcupine Tree — Coma Divine: Live in Rome
(Snapper Music SMACD882, 1997/2003, 2CD)
h — Ice Cream Genius h — Ice Cream Genius
(Poison Apple PACD054, 1997, CD)
Porcupine Tree — Metanoia Porcupine Tree — Metanoia
(Aether 3, 1997, LP)
Gavin Harrison — Sanity and Gravity Gavin Harrison — Sanity and Gravity
(Resurgence RES 128CD, 1997, CD)
Porcupine Tree — Stars Die: The Delerium Years 1991-1997 Porcupine Tree — Stars Die: The Delerium Years 1991-1997
(Snapper Music SMADD851, 1997/2002, 2CD)
Steve Jansen and Richard Barbieri — Other Worlds in a Small Room Steve Jansen and Richard Barbieri — Other Worlds in a Small Room
(Medium Productions MPCD4, 1996, CD)
Porcupine Tree — Signify Porcupine Tree — Signify
(Delerium DELEC CD045, 1996, CD)
Porcupine Tree — Waiting Porcupine Tree — Waiting
(Delerium DELEC CDS049, 1996, CD)
No-Man — Wild Opera No-Man — Wild Opera
(Kscope kscope149, 1996/2010, 2CD)
No-Man — Heaven Taste No-Man — Heaven Taste
(Hidden Art hi-art 1, 1995, CD)
Porcupine Tree — The Sky Moves Sideways Porcupine Tree — The Sky Moves Sideways
(Delerium DELEC CD 028, 1995, CD)
Porcupine Tree — Staircase Infinities Porcupine Tree — Staircase Infinities
(Blueprint BP 217 CD, 1995, CD)
Steve Jansen / Richard Barbieri — Stone to Flesh Steve Jansen / Richard Barbieri — Stone to Flesh
(Medium Productions mpcd3, 1995, CD)
Mick Karn — The Tooth Mother Mick Karn — The Tooth Mother
(CMP Records CD 1008, 1995, CD)
Richard Barbieri / Tim Bowness — Flame Richard Barbieri / Tim Bowness — Flame
(One Little Indian TPLP58CD, 1994, CD)
Porcupine Tree — Moonloop EP Porcupine Tree — Moonloop EP
(Delerium DELEC CDS 032, 1994, CD)
Jakko Jakszyk — Mustard Gas and Roses Jakko Jakszyk — Mustard Gas and Roses
(Resurgence RES103CD, 1994, CD)
Jansen Barbieri Karn — Beginning to Melt: Medium Series Volume 1 Jansen Barbieri Karn — Beginning to Melt: Medium Series Volume 1
(Medium Productions MPCD1, 1993, CD)
Mick Karn — Bestial Cluster Mick Karn — Bestial Cluster
(CMP Records CD 1002, 1993, CD)
No-Man — Loveblows & Lovecries - A Confession No-Man — Loveblows & Lovecries - A Confession
(One Little Indian TPLP57CD, 1993, CD)
Rain Tree Crow — Rain Tree Crow Rain Tree Crow — Rain Tree Crow
(Virgin CDV 2659, 1991, CD)
Steve Jansen and Richard Barbieri — Storeis across Borders Steve Jansen and Richard Barbieri — Storeis across Borders
(Victor CDVE908, 1991, CD)
Porcupine Tree — Yellow Hedgerow Dreamscape Porcupine Tree — Yellow Hedgerow Dreamscape
(Magic Gnome MG4299325, 1991/1995, CD)
The Dolphin Brothers — Catch the Fall The Dolphin Brothers — Catch the Fall
(Virgin CDV 2434, 1987, CD)
David Sylvian — Gone to Earth David Sylvian — Gone to Earth
(Virgin V2-86003, 1986, CD)
Jansen / Barbieri — Worlds in a Small Room Jansen / Barbieri — Worlds in a Small Room
(Pan East NEWCD 105, 1986, CD)
David Sylvian — Brilliant Trees David Sylvian — Brilliant Trees
(Virgin V2290, 1984, LP)
Japan — Oil on Canvas Japan — Oil on Canvas
(Caroline CAROL 1832-2, 1983/1994, CD)
Japan — Tin Drum Japan — Tin Drum
(Caroline CAROL 1830-2, 1981/1994, CD)
Japan — Gentlemen Take Polaroids Japan — Gentlemen Take Polaroids
(Caroline CAROL 1829-2, 1980/1994, CD)
Japan — Quiet Life Japan — Quiet Life
(Caroline CAROL 1203-2, 1979/1994, CD)
Japan — Adolescent Sex Japan — Adolescent Sex
(Caroline CAROL 1201-2, 1978/1994, CD)
Japan — Obscure Alternatives Japan — Obscure Alternatives
(Caroline CAROL 1202-2, 1978/1994, CD)

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