ODYSSEY - Tomasz Pauszek (also known as RND) is a Polish electronic media artist and contemporary electronic music producer.
He started as music producer in 1999. His debut album SYNTHARSIS was released in July 2001 and became a big succes. The album was presented by different radiostations in Poland as well as in Great Britain and Norway.
Promoting the album, ODYSSEY staged the series of outdoor concerts called SYNTHARSIS LIVE TOUR in his hometown Bydgoszcz, Poland.
In 2002 ODYSSEY recorded new material for his two big multimedia concerts called cybernetic ECOLOGY also in Bydgoszcz.
In the beginnig of 2003 he became a music producer and sound designer for the Polish tech/deep house team WAXFOOD and released with them remixes for such artists like: Aruba (The Party Jacker), 7th District (Big Bubbles, No Troubles - feat Austin Howard) or Autor X (Timezz).
Later that year ODYSSEY performed a big outdoor multimedia show - NET IQ in his hometown.
He was also asked to perform the concert for inauguration of the photo exposition ?Galeria Bezdomna? in Swiecie, Poland. A concert called ?PHOTONIQUES? was staged at The Teutonic Castle on August 23, 2003.
In November 2003 a new album, called YPSILON PROJECT was released. The album was recorded in co-operation with Polish electronic band Remote Spaces and contained classic electronic and Ambient music.
ODYSSEY was also invited to co-operate with Lukasz Pawlak, the owner of REQUIEM RECORDS for CITY SONGS project.
On February 14, 2004 ODYSSEY performed a concert in Warsaw presenting tracks from his latest album YPSILON PROJECT. The concert was called ONE NIGHT IN WARSAW.
In 2004 he also played his biggest to date concert in the night on April 30th and May 1st 2004. The concert called EUROPA was staged for celebrating of Poland`s and other 9 countries joining the United Europe.
In 2005 ODYSSEY decided to release his older tracks, but in the unconventional way. He created the unique, internet trilogy project, called ODYSSEY IN PERSON VIRTU@L. The concept was to release his older tracks in new or remastered versions on three different albums.
The album [firstname.lastname@example.org], released in December 2005was the first part of the trilogy and contained the best 12 tracks, recorded by ODYSSEY before 2001 (before the debiut album ?SYNTHARSIS" was released), mixed with new super stereo sound effects and remastered. For each track from this album there was a video made by ODYSSEY specially for this project, using graphics of Polish graphician and musician Lukasz Pawlak.
In December 2006, the second part of ODYSSEY IN PERSON VIRTU@L trilogy was released. The album Love Acoustic, contained 10 older tracks, presented in more acoustic and less electronic way. ODYSSEY described the album as ?love Lounge", a background music for people in love. All graphics and videos for this album were made by ODYSSEY.
In 2007 he worked on the material for the third part of trilogy, but also spent some time on remixing tracks for other artists. ODYSSEY`s remix of DJ TAU`a hit single ? ?I Know You Want Me? was released in 2007 on iTunes and other internet stores.
In 2008 ODYSSEY decided to re-release the deluxe edition of his debut album SYNTHARSIS from 2001. This deluxe edition contained 10 original album tracks from 2001, all newly remastered, and the bonus cd, with unreleased SYNTHARSIS session material from 2001, some remixes of the album tracks and 3 brand new tracks that ODYSSEY created specially for this release.
He still also works on the third part of ODYSSEY IN PERSON VIRTU@L trilogy. This part will be called T@OS -- The @rt Of Sound will be released in December 2008.