Kishi Bashi

Music, Rock and indie
Photograph: Jennifer Leigh Kishi Bashi

Kishi Bashi, the musical project of multi-instrumentalist Kaoru Ishibashi, is a refreshingly creative solution to the problem of artistic pretension. The self-recorded, self-produced side project of a violin virtuoso initially known as “the Japanese looper with the Kickstarter campaign” has reached heights far superior to those of your average DIY electropop venture, while avoiding the gimmickry that often plagues many such projects. For Tomorrow Never Knows, he plays with his String Quartet.

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