There are four artists sharing the name Kyoto. The name is used by a Portuguese rock band, a Russian ambient DJ, a Post-rock Spanish band and a swedish punk band 1) Russian ambient DJ: Kyoto (real name Vitaly Zenkov) was born on February 8, 1981 in Samara, Russia. Kyoto is a Russian musician and DJ working in ambient and psychill styles. His choice of profession was largely determined by his music tastes. As a student he would listen to Pink Floyd, Tangerine Dream.