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Shinjuku Thief

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A.k.a. Darrin Verhagen

Australian experimental music group Shinjuku Thief began as a trio but is now the musical identity of co-founder Darrin Verhagen. Verhagen holds a masters degree in sound from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, and is currently undertaking a PhD in Noise Music and neurology. He has recorded nine albums of dark ambient/postclassical/experimental music. His commissioned work has provided the score for numerous dance, theatre, computer game and film productions. In addition to recording under the name Shinjuku Thief and other aliases, Verhagen previously ran the Dorobo label. He lectures in neuroaesthetics and Sound Design at RMIT.

Popular Tracks   
Waltz of the Midwives on The Witch Hammer by Shinjuku Thief
Tolkhorn on The Witch Hammer by Shinjuku Thief
A Midnight Mass on The Witch Hammer by Shinjuku Thief
Prelude - In The Wake Of Walpurga’s Ashes on The Witch Hunter by Shinjuku Thief
The Smell of Nightfall on The Witch Hammer by Shinjuku Thief
Trespassing the Gates on The Witch Hammer by Shinjuku Thief
Waking At Dusk on The Witch Haven by Shinjuku Thief
The Assessor on The Scribbler by Shinjuku Thief
A Swim At Night on The Witch Hunter by Shinjuku Thief
Edge Of The Wilderness / Black Cockerel White Stick on The Witch Haven by Shinjuku Thief

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Band Membership

Title Artist Year Type
DevolutionShinjuku Thief2006Album
Sacred FuryShinjuku Thief2005Album
Matte BlackShinjuku Thief2004Album
Black MassE.P.A. / Darrin Verhagen / Shinjuku Thief2004Album
MedeaShinjuku Thief2003Album
Shinjuku Thief: 1992-2003Shinjuku Thief2003Compil.
The Witch HavenShinjuku Thief2002Album
The Witch TrilogyShinjuku Thief2002Album
The Witch HunterShinjuku Thief1995Album
The Witch HammerShinjuku Thief1993Album
Komachi RuinsShinjuku Thief1993Album
The ScribblerShinjuku Thief1993Album
Bloody TouristShinjuku Thief1992Album
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