Venetian Snares

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Aaron Funk (born January 11, 1975), known as Venetian Snares, is a Canadian electronic musician based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He is widely known for innovating and popularising the breakcore genre, and is one of the most recognisable artists to be signed to Planet Mu, an experimental electronic music label. His signature style involves meticulously complex drums, eclectic use of samples, and odd time signatures, in particular, 74.His 2005 release Rossz Csillag Alatt Született combined breakbeats with orchestral samples, and was released to critical acclaim, helping bring the artist and genre into popularity within the experimental electronic music community. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Venetian Snares has received more than 438,345 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Venetian Snares is the 1,218th most popular composer (down from 1,001st in 2019), the 809th most popular biography from Canada and the 6th most popular Canadian Composer.

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  • 46.83

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  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.11

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.80

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among composers, Venetian Snares ranks 1,218 out of 1,228Before him are Frederik Magle, Eric Whitacre, Ēriks Ešenvalds, Michel van der Aa, Osvaldo Golijov, and Christopher Tin. After him are Judith Weir, Brett Dean, Murray Gold, Marcus Paus, Kailash Kher, and Oneohtrix Point Never.

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Among people born in 1975, Venetian Snares ranks 606Before him are Marc Gagnon, Pato Machete, Róbert Fazekas, Davey Havok, Michele Merkin, and Justin Hawkins. After him are Candra Wijaya, Michael Barry, Oleksandr Horyainov, Will Sasso, Raul Maldonado, and Clarence Acuña.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Venetian Snares ranks 809 out of 1,130Before him are Glenn Anderson (1960), Lars Hirschfeld (1978), Paul Stalteri (1977), Luke Macfarlane (1980), Brendan Shanahan (1969), and Aaron Douglas (1971). After him are Crystal Lowe (1981), Michael Barry (1975), Robert Farah (1987), Brett Dier (1990), Steve Jocz (1981), and Will Sasso (1975).

Among COMPOSERS In Canada

Among composers born in Canada, Venetian Snares ranks 6Before him are Howard Shore (1946), Percy Faith (1908), Mychael Danna (1958), Erik Mongrain (1980), and Christophe Beck (1972).