LJL 2016 Summer Split Opening Movie

Jun. 16, 2016 by

  My first collaboration with PlayBrain. We created the sizzle video for League of Legends Japan Summer Split. Project: LLJ Summer Split Sizzle Video in collaboration with PlayBrain. Role: Sound Design, SFX, and Music (Composition, Arrangement and production.) Synopsis: Energy,

Local Legends – Nara Marathon (Part 2) | ASICS

Sep. 30, 2015 by

I scored and arranged the music for a two part Asics campaign featuring Yoshino, Nara, 6th Generation Washi Master Craftsman. Project: Asics – Local Legends- Nara Marathon (Part 2) Role: Music Score, Arrangement, Recording and Production. Synopsis:  A light BGM

Local Legends – Nara Marathon (Part 1) | ASICS

Sep. 30, 2015 by

I scored and arranged the music for a two part Asics campaign featuring Yoshino, Nara, 6th Generation Washi Master Craftsman. Project: Asics – Local Legends – Nara Marathon (Part 1) Role: Music Score, Arrangement, Recording and Production. Synopsis:  A gentle

Preparing for a Show in Japan: Behind the Scenes

Oct. 11, 2012 by

The ins and outs of preparing a live set for an event on the underground  techno scene in Tokyo.

Tokyo Rides – Yoyogi Park Freestyle

Nov. 19, 2011 by

I recently had the opportunity to ride around Tokyo filming with a GoPro Hero HD helmet camera. I was in Yoyogi Park experimenting with it when I saw a BMXer freestyling near the Harajuku gate and I thought it would

Vibes against Vibes – Japan Benefit Compilation.

Oct. 22, 2011 by

Vibes against Vibes vol. 1 & 2 is a benefit compilation for the Great East Japan Earthquake. A wide range of great artists from 11 countries have donated 20 tracks exclusively for this album. The full proceeds will be donated

Sea of Blue Foliage: A Night in the Suicide Forest – Part 4

Sep. 6, 2011 by

The Aokigahara Jukai is is pure virgin forest estimated to be a little over 1000 years old. It lies on the western slopes of Fuji in the only area not covered with ash and lava in her last known eruption

Sea of Blue Foliage: A Night in the Suicide Forest – Part 3

Aug. 29, 2011 by

This my first true glimpse of the forest, and I can already tell it’s not a normal place. It’s too quiet, predator quiet, like a cat creeping up on an unguarded nest.

Radioactive Mama – Too Soon?

Apr. 18, 2011 by

Sheldon Allman was a genius. His masterpiece, Folk Songs for the 21st Century, recorded in 1960, is one of the greatest albums of all time – ever – in the universe.

Sounds Of Tokyo – Jazz Buskers on Shibuya Crossing

Apr. 13, 2011 by

Central Tokyo is a notoriously unfriendly place for busking. It’s illegal in subway stations and train stations and anywhere else a single complaint from the public about the noise will bring the cops around in a downbeat.

Earthquake -Three Weeks and One Day later in Tokyo.

Apr. 2, 2011 by

Tokyo still feels strange three weeks after the massive earthquake and ensuing tsunami that devastated North Eastern Japan and seriously crippled the Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Fukushima. Although there are massive energy shortages in both fuel and electricity around

Earthquake – Two Weeks and one day later in Tokyo.

Mar. 26, 2011 by

Being back in Tokyo after spending a week in Osaka is great but things are a little off kilter to say the least. With concerns mounting over radiation in the water supply, a lack of frequent or informative news on

Earthquake – Radiation Levels in Japan as of 20th March – i.e. Chill Out.

Mar. 20, 2011 by

Click on images to enlarge them. Radiation Measurements in Japan as of 20th March 2011. src: Ministry of Education, Sports, Culture, Science. Comparative radiation doses (External.) via xkcd

Earthquake – The Dragon Starts to Look Up.

Mar. 18, 2011 by

As Japan makes incredible efforts to keep spirits up and get back to work I feel inspired to do the same so I will continue, within my limited capacity, stuck here in a hotel far from home and studio, to

Earthquake – Electric Hinomaru.

Mar. 14, 2011 by

Aokigahara Jukai: A Night in the Suicide Forest – Part 2

Mar. 7, 2011 by

Part 2 of 4 РThe Forest takes Root. As we sit in the fading afternoon light eating a late lunch at the Solar Caf̩, I get to thinking about the first time my curiosity was set adrift in the

Aokigahara Jukai: A Night in the Suicide Forest – Part 1

Feb. 28, 2011 by

Part 1 of 4 – Getting there. Sometimes, I’m about as spontaneous as a tranquilized elephant chained to a rock, so when I get a call out of the blue from my good friend, photographer and artist Levi Rinker, to