2023年Fuji Rock Festival, Pyramid GardenにCoppe’のサポートメンバーとしてDJ Kenseiと出演。
Hataken Modular synthesizer live performer and electronic music producer.
Continuing to use modular synths, he explores new electro music expressions. He is attracting attention from module manufacturers, artists, and fans both in Japan and around the world.
Since the 1990s, he has been actively performing live at festivals and clubs throughout North America, Europe, and Asia, and his duo Wåveshåper with Greg Hunter has been highly acclaimed and has been reissued as a box CD.
He has been hosting the Tokyo Festival of Modular since 2013, marking his 10th anniversary. As an international trade fair for modular synths, we host exhibitions by overseas manufacturers, concerts by overseas artists, and work to popularize modular synths.
Around 2016, he started working as a duo improvisational live unit with guitarist SUGIZO, and released the album CD “the Voyage to the higher self” in 2022. He is actively working to boost the Japanese jam scene.
From 2021, he will also be participating in the Otocare project by memu Earth lab at the University of Tokyo. Currently researching “values cultivated in the environment.”
Appeared at the 2023 Fuji Rock Festival, Pyramid Garden with DJ KENSEI as a support member of Coppe’.