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Ochre is the stage name of English electronic musician Christopher Leary. The name "Ochre" was originally adopted as the title for Leary's academic work while studying audio production at Newcastle College, as a variation of "Oaker", being the name of a street in Manchester where Leary spent his early childhood.[1] Leary also holds a Master's degree in music.

Ochre
Birth nameChristopher Scott Leary
Born1979
OriginManchester, England
GenresElectronic
IDM
Ambient
Folktronica
Occupation(s)Musician
Years active2001–present
LabelsBenbecula Records
Toytronic Records
Websiteochremusic.com

Ochre has had his music licensed for use in computer games, such as Sony's LittleBigPlanet 2, Psyonix's Whizzle, and Euclidean Crisis.[citation needed] Christopher has also composed music for the animated documentary Centrefold, and has produced music for commercial projects by Google, Skoda, and Orange.[citation needed]

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DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

  • AudioMicroDevice – 2001 (no label)
  • A Midsummer Nice Dream – 2004, Toytronic Records
  • Lemodie – 2006, Benbecula Records
  • Like Dust of the Balance – 2009, Benbecula Records
  • Early Learning – 2011, (no label)
  • National Ignition – 2013, Aura Materia
  • Beyond the Outer Loop – 2017, Aura Materia
  • Project Caelus – 2018, Aura Materia

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ochre Interview Pt. 1". The Milk Factory. December 2004. Archived from the original on 26 May 2006.

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