We are an instrumental jam band with their unique brand of ambient and heavy music, with Kei Fushimi as lead guitarist, Tetsuya Yamamoto as keyboardist, bassist Mitsuru Nasuno, and Hiroshi Kido on the drums.
We are an instrumental jam band with their unique brand of ambient and heavy music, with Kei Fushimi as lead guitarist, Tetsuya Yamamoto as keyboardist, bassist Mitsuru Nasuno, and Hiroshi Kido on the drums. [Members] ■Kei Fushimi : guitars Born in Tokyo. Already playing the guitar professionally since his teenage years. Besides being an active member in his own instrumental band 'Crooked Sun' and 'The Maker', an ambient guitar band whose other members include Mitsuru Nasuno and Takahashi Numazawa, which performed in the 2017 Fuji Rock Festival, Kei Fushimi also engaged in live concert support and recordings of other artists (Momoiro Clover Z, KERA, Keiichi Suzuki, Kayoko Yoshizawa, etc.), theatre music (Keralino Sandrovich's 'Uncle Vania' and 'A Prayer and A Monster', etc.), commercial music and background accompaniments. ■Tetsuya Yamamoto : keyboards, programming Born in Osaka, and graduated with a degree in music composition from Nihon University College of Art. Composer, keyboardist, specializes in audio programming (including live and electronic music) and engineering. Has released 4 albums with his own band 'anonymass'(MIDI). Currently an active member of 'World Standard', led by Soichiro Suzuki, and Kei Fushimi's 'Crooked Sun'. Has experience working in a wide range of fields, namely record production, live performances, production of commerical music, film scores, theatre music, magazine journalism, etc. Has participated in the recordings and live tours of many artists as a producer, arranger, keyboardist, sound engineer and synthetic programmer. Established his own private studio 'Meguro Soko' in 2003 as his base for production and experimentation. Artists he has collaborated with in the past: luki, DAITA, aiko, Nishino Kana, Kaori Kishitani, 'No Lie-Science', etc. Joined 'THE BEATNIKS' as a supporting member this Summer 2018. ■Mitsuru Nasuno : bass A important bassist figure in the underground scene. Form the band 'Altered States' during the first half of the nineties. Joined Yoshihide Otomo's group 'Ground Zero' in its second member rotation after moving to Tokyo. Currently participating actively in bands such as 'Korekyojin','Unbeltipo', 'Fushitsusha', 'MUGAMICHIRU', 'The Maker', one would be under the impression Mitsuru Nasuno is always striving to surpass the limits of the electric bass and eventually reach the stratospheric pinnacles of his music with his distinctive musical style. ■Hiroshi Kido : drums Began his musical education with the piano and classical guitar during his early childhood years, and later moved on to playing the drums when he was 16. At age 20, moved to the United States alone to master the 8th note beat. At around age 22, after returning to Japan and passing an audition, joined the group 'JUDE' led by former member of Blankey Jet City, Kenichi Asai. After taking a break from Jude, formed the band 'unkie' with Tokie and Yutaka Aoki. Engaged in recording and tour support for various projects while balancing his time with band activities. Main projects include: 'Fujifabric', Kazuya Yoshii, 'DREAMS COME TRUE', HYDE, J (LUNA SEA), 'PUFFY', SE7EN, 'Iki-monogakari', Ryota Fujimaki (Remioromen), Motohiro Hata, MiChi, Hitomi Yaida, Hatsune Miku, 'iLL', 'Peridots', Haruka to Miyuki, 'OLDE WORLDE', 'THE SLUT BANKS', etc.