My musical collaboration with PlayBrain. continues for both the spring and summer seasons of League of Legends Japan. Project: LLJ Spring and Summer Split in collaboration with PlayBrain. Role: Sound Design, SFX, and Music (Composition, Arrangement and production.) Synopsis: Create
Simonsis first appeared on James Zabiela’s One to One mix CD as the opening track. It was released by Ministry of Sound in 2007.
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,
An introduction to the origins and ideas surrounding Polytet.
The ins and outs of preparing a live set for an event on the underground techno scene in Tokyo.
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
A stark glimpse into a post nuclear Tokyo that is more real now than ever.
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.
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.
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
I went out for a ride after dark (around 21:00) to see what Tokyo looks like when it is making an effort to conserve energy. I have never seen or heard Shinjuku and Shibuya so dark and quiet at this
The nuclear crisis at the Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Fukushima, 250 km from Tokyo, has been getting a lot of attention in the media lately but fears expressed for dangerous levels of radiation reaching areas further than 30km from
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
Ume Blossoms precede the burst of Cherry blossoms (Sakura) that start late March early April every year in Japan.
Long lines of cars waiting to fill up were almost everywhere but not a single honking horn or road side tantrum. At first I thought these were cars parked on the side of the street until I realized they were
I went out today (2011/03/12) to re-up supplies and this is what I saw at the local supermarket about 10 minutes from Shinagawa Station. It’s a stark contrast to the supermarket in the station itself which was fully stocked and
A very big thank you to everyone who sent me messages and expressions of concern via Facebook and e-mail. I am fine and at home in Shinagawa a full day after experiencing quite a large earthquake in my studio in