Ikutaro Kakehashi 1930 – 2017

Japan’s music industry lost a legend recently with the passing of Ikutaro Kakehashi. Founder of the Roland company, Kakehashi was a pioneer of electronic music whose impact is still being felt in the music business today. Much of Roland’s early … Read More

ORIGA (1970-2015)

Legendary Ghost In The Shell singer passes Sad news this week with the news that ORIGA, whose distinctive vocals were such a vital part of the soundtrack to Ghost In The Shell : Stand Alone Complex, passed away last weekend. … Read More