Komuro Tetsuya (小室哲哉) is a Japanese pop musician and producer. He made his debut in 1984 as a member of the band TM NETWORK. In the late 1980s begain producing other pop artists. This carried into the 1990s where he became an extremly popular producer. He later became well-known for his band, globe, which at one time held the record for best selling album in Japan. He pionered the dance and techno genre in Japan and was the invincible music producer of the '90s. He is also quoted as the man who had the eye for new talents that could succeed.
In 2008, Komuro was arrested for several counts of fraud pertaining to the selling the rights of his music to other music business people. Due to the this, avex cancelled globe's next single, suspended production of all his works, and his music was blacklisted on many radio stations. On May 11, 2009, Komuro received a suspended three-year prison sentence.
- Birth Name: Komuro Tetsuya (小室哲哉)
- Date of Birth: November 27, 1958
- Place of Birth: Fuchuu, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
- Nicknames: TK, Sensei (先生), Tecchan (てっちゃん), Teshi (テツ), Komu (コム), Tetsuya (小室), Techi (テチ), Teshiniii (テツニー)
- Blood Type: O
- Family: Wife Yamada Keiko
- Bands / Groups:
- 1984 - Together with Utsunomiya Takashi and Kine Naoto started out in with his band TM NETWORK with their debut single Kinyoubi no Lion.
- 1985 - Started his solo work with the soundtrack of the anime.
- 1989 - He played in a band with Warren Cuccurullo as a singer.
- 1990 - Change TM NETWORK to TMN.
- 1991 - Formed duo unit V2 with X JAPAN's YOSHIKI.
- 1993 - Discovered TRF.
- 1994 - After years of rest, TMN finally broke up. Discovered and produced record for hitomi.
- 1995 - Debut together with Yamada Keiko and Marc Panther as globe and Discovered and produced records for Amuro Namie and Kahala Tomomi.
- 1997 - Gossips Magazine flock over him and then lover Kahala Tomomi, accusing them of abusing drug use. Started overseas carreer with the remixing of the theme music of the movie Speed 2 : Cruise Control.
- 1998 - hitomi and Tetsuya go seperate ways due to hitomi wanting more creative control over her music. Started to distance himself with avex trax by producing Suzuki Ami. Founded ROJAM Entertainment.
- 1998-2001 - Collaborated with French keyboardist, Jean-Michel Jarre, writing FIFA World Cup theme song, Together Now.
- 1999 - Infamous break-up between him and Kahala Tomomi causes downfall for Kahala and him losing his touch as The Invincible Producer.
- 2000 - Bounce back, reclaiming his touch in music producing though he's not as invincible as before.
- 2003 - Married globe's female vocalist, Yamada Keiko.
- 2005 - Celebrated globe's 10th year anniversary.
- 2018 - Retired
- [1989.12.09] Digitalian is eating breakfast
- [1990.09.21] Psychic Entertainment Sound
- [2008.02.13] Far Eastern Wind - Winter
- [2008.03.05] Far Eastern Wind - Spring
- [2008.07.23] Far Eastern Wind - Summer
- [2008.09.10] Far Eastern Wind - Autumn
- [2011.05.04] Digitalian is eating breakfast 2
- [2013.03.06] DEBF3
- [2014.04.02] KOMURO TETSUYA EDM TOKYO
- [1992.10.21] Hit Factory
- [2003.03.19] PIANO globe ~globe piano collection~
- [2003.03.19] PIANO VOICE ~TK PIANO WORKS~
- [2003.03.19] PIANO WIND ~TK AMBIENT SELECTION
- [2006.02.22] TK INSTRUMENTAL WORKS SELECTION 1985~2003 (Instrumental Best)
- [2011.04.13] TK BEST SELECTION IN EPIC DAYS
- [2012.03.28] Far Eastern Wind -Autumn / Winter-
- [2012.03.28] Far Eastern Wind -Spring / Summer-
- [2012.03.28] Far Eastern Wind -Complete
- [1998.11.23] TK 1998
- [1995.07.19] tjm - tetsuya komuro Jungle massive
- [1996.05.22] tk-trap
- [2002.11.20] TK PRESENTS SYNTHESIZED TRANCE vol.1
- [2003.02.26] TK PRESENTS SYNTHESIZED TRANCE vol.2
- [2002.06.21] Blue Fantasy - Love & Chill Out With Trance Remixes
- [2007.07.04] Cream Of J-POP ~Utaishiguuta~ (Cream Of J-POP ~ウタイツグウタ~)
- [2012.03.21] Digitalian is remixing
- [2012.03.28] Komuro Tetsuya meets VOCALOID (小室哲哉 meets VOCALOID)
- [2013.09.25] DEBF EDM 2013 SUMMER
- [1988.xx.xx] SEVEN DAYS WAR SEVEN DAYS WAR MUSIC FROM THE ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK
- [1990.06.01] Ten to Chi to (天と地と)
- [1991.12.26] Mademoiselle Mozart (マドモアゼル・モーツァルト)
- [1992.09.27] Hatachi no Yakusoku (二十歳の約束)
- [1989.10.28] RUNNING TO HORIZON
- [1989.11.17] GRAVITY OF LOVE
- [1989.12.01] CHRISTMAS CHORUS
- [1990.04.21] Ten to Chi to ~HEAVEN AND EARTH~ (天と地と〜HEAVEN AND EARTH〜)
- [1990.12.12] Eien to Nazukete Daydream (永遠と名づけてデイドリーム)
- [1992.10.01] Magic
- [1992.11.27] Pure (Hyper Mix)
- [1997.01.01] You Are the One (as TK PRESENTS Konetto)
- [1997.07.09] SPEED TK RE-MIX
- [2001.10.24] Blue Fantasy - Love & Chill Out
- [2001.10.24] SPEED TK RE-MIX ~Honoo no Coma (SPEED TK RE-MIX〜炎のコマ)
- [2002.04.24] Blue Fantasy - DJ KRUSH Remix
- [2006.01.05] Someday mF remix
- [2006.02.05] If you like it or not
- [2006.03.07] @Buddha Bar
- [2006.04.22] SOMEDAY 2006
- [2006.08.08] Arashiyama
- [2006.10.04] I WANT YOU BACK (mF247 remix)
- [2006.12.09] Angelina mF Prepromix (アンジェリーナ mF Prepromix)
- [2006.12.09] Angelina mF Prepromix Inst. (アンジェリーナ mF Prepromix Inst.)
- [2007.04.01] Guts Daze!! DJ TK MIX (ガッツだぜ!! DJ TK MIX)
- [2008.04.30] Arashiyama
- [2008.05.12] HAPPY ENDING
- [2006.08.08] Arashiyama
- [2013.01.30] Now 1
- [2015.07.08] FREEDOM (Remode) / Love again (Remode)
- [2015.12.23] #Run (as TK feat. TK)
- [2016.05.09] A New Lease On Life
- [2013.12.04] 22 Seiki Heno Kakehashi (22世紀への架け橋) (Komuro Tetsuya VS Hyadin)
- [2016.04.13] Have Dreams! (Komuro Tetsuya x Tsunku feat. May J.)
Compilations / Other
- [2003.03.29] globe featuring TK - Throwin' Down In the Double 0
- [2012.03.07] Nick Wood - Hope feat. Julian Lennon, Komuro Tetsuya, Beyond Tomorrow Students
- [2011.08.xx] Otona no CD Data "Otona Ongaku" (Feature)
- Amagata Naomi
- Amuro Namie
- Auga Yaya
- BLAQUE IVORY
- H Jungle with t
- Hamasaki Ayumi
- Itoh Tsukasa
- Kahala Tomomi
- Katsuragi Tetsuya
- Kine Naoto
- KiSS DESTiNATiON
- Miku Reika
- Mizuki Alisa
- Nakamori Akina
- Ohtani Kengo
- Shinohara Ryoko
- Suzuki Ami
- Tamaki Nami
- TM NETWORK
- Tsuburaya Yuuko
- Uchida Yuki
- Utsonomiya Takashi
- Watanabe Misato
- Yoshihiro Kai