Tatsuya Yoshida (吉田達也, Yoshida Tatsuya) (born 9 January 1961 in Kitakami, Iwate) is a Japanese musician; drummer and composer who is the only consistent member of the renowned progressive rock duo Ruins, as well as of Koenji Hyakkei. He is also a member of the progressive rock trios Korekyojinn and Daimonji. Outside his own groups, Yoshida is renowned for his tenure as drummer in the indie progressive group YBO2, a band also featuring guitarist KK Null, whom he also joins in the current line-up of Zeni Geva and he has played drums in a late edition of Samla Mammas Manna. He has been cited as "[the] indisputable master drummer of the Japanese underground".
Along with his participation in bands, he has also released several solo recordings.
|Also known as||Tatsuya Yoshida|
|Born||9/1/1961 (Age: 60), in Ōshū|
|Role(s)||Design/illustrationProducerMasteringMastering (re)EngineerVocalElectronic InstrumentsBassMembranophone|
|Label(s)||Magaibutsu LimitedTzadikCuneiform RecordsBam Balam RecordsCafe IndependantsDoubtmusicCommercial FailureAuris Media RecordsRhythm TracksNoise Asia|