Richard Bone is an American electronic musician
who began his professional musical career creating soundtracks and
scores for several off-Broadway companies working in experimental
In 1979, he released with his band Bone the single "Pirate the Islands/Headlines Have It" before joining the new-wave band Shox Lumania in 1981.
Bone then recorded a solo 7" entitled "Digital Days/Alien Girl" on
and was subsequently signed to Survival Records in the UK in 1983 where
he released several LPs, EPs, singles and contributed to various
compilation albums. His 1983 single "Joy of Radiation" reached No. 1 on
the Hong Kong Dance Chart.
Bone started the label Quirkworks Laboratory Discs in 1991, allowing
him freedom to create music of a more experimental nature and retain
control of his musical direction. Since then Bone has released over 25
recordings of new material and several collaborations and compilations.
Of the new material recordings, three quickly rose to No. 1 on industry
charts as well as receiving numerous other honors.
In 2004 Bone's recording The Reality Temples was nominated for the 2004 New Age Reporter Lifestyle Music Awards' Best Electronic Album, his 2005 recording Saiyuji was nominated for the 2005 New Age Reporter Lifestyle Music Awards' Best Ambient Album, his 2007 recording Infinite Plastic Creation was awarded the 2007 New Age Reporter Lifestyle Music Awards' Best Electronic Album and his 2008 release Sudden Departure was nominated for the 2008 New Age Reporter LifeStyle Awards’ Best Ambient and Best Electronic Album.
This 3Lp/7inch-Set on Vinyl-on-Demand gives you an excellent overview
to his early Filmworks, Synth Pop, Demos & Experiments produced
It is covering his very early Tapes (Quiz Party and Life in Video
CIty) released on Archie Pattersons EUROCK-Label from 1979/80, his
Video-Sountracks from 1981/82 for the Emerging Melodies Video and
several Porn-movie Soundtracks.
Lp2 and Lp3 as well as the 7"inch takes a look at his Synth-Pop-tunes
he recorded between 1979 and 1984 (The Rumble Years) and includes
several Demos and Outtakes and Sessions of which many are straight out
of Richards archive and therefore previously unearthed and released
until today. These Lp's also contain most of the Tracks released by
Orlandomaniacmusic in 2004 on CD (Untold Tales 1979-85)