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2017-02-11

Keiichiro Shibuya, Justine Emard
Perform in MEDIA AMBITION TOKYO
OPENING LIVE

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The Media Ambition Tokyo 2017 will open on Sturday February 11 again this year.Keiichiro Shibuya will perform in the opening live at Roppongi Mori Tower 52nd floor.

Shibuya perform with David Letellier (a.k.a. Kangding Ray)、Taeji Sawai and Justine Emard.


MEDIA AMBITION TOKYO Opening Live Digitally Scape

Date:Sat, 11 Feb 2017 Start: 20:00〜
Venue:Roppongi Hills, Mori Tower 52F, TOKYO CITY VIEW
Price:Free

Artists:
Keiichiro Shibuya+David Letellier(a.k.a Kangding Ray)+Taeji Sawai+Justine Emard(VJ)
Gil Kuno / Ken Ishii / Fuyuki Yamakawa / Kezzardrix / Savka / Baku Hashimoto / Ei Wada /David Letellier / Taeji Sawai
UNSOUND INTERACTIVE LIVE
Musicians: Gil Kuno, Ken Ishii, Fuyuki Yamakawa
VJs: Kezzardrix, Savka, Baku Hashimoto

MEDIA AMBITION TOKYO Opening Live [Digitally Scape]


Keiichiro Shibuya
Composer, Musician. Born in 1973. BA of Composition, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. In 2002, Shibuya has established ATAK, a music label releasing CDs of cutting-edge electro-acoustic works by various artists all over the world. His major past works are “ATAK015 for maria“, ”ATAK022 Live in Paris”, etc.

In 2012 he has staged “THE END”, the world’s first vocaloid opera combining imagery and computer music, without starring any human performers. After that, “THE END” is performed in Paris, Amsterdam, Hambrug and Aarhus. Currently, “THE END” is requested to be played by several major art festivals in the world.

Now he is based in Tokyo and Paris. He does many cross-sectional collaboration works with researchers and artists including Takashi Ikegami (professor in the Department of General Systems Sciences at the University of Tokyo), Hiroshi Ishiguro (robot scientist), Hiroshi Sugimoto (artist), Jérémie Bélingard (Étoile of Ballet of the Paris Opera).

http://atak.jp


Justine Emard
Born in 1987. Lives and works in Paris, France

With different mediums (photography, video, installations, augmented reality..), she explores the image through the image of screens, frames and out of field ideas as well as interactions with devices which simulate the reality to project the audience into augmented and fictional parallel universes.
Graduated from the superior art school in Clermont-Metropole, she did a residency the same year in a virtual residency center and Videoformes (digital art festival) in 2010-2011. She showed her work in France and abroad during personal and collective exhibitions.
She collaborates with the Pavillon Neuflize OBC, the artist-in-residence programme and research lab of Palais de Tokyo between 2013 and 2016.

In 2015-2016, she had been resident at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris (Montmartre) and in May 2016 she created the Parade for the End of the World performance with Jérémie Bélingard and Keiichiro Shibuya at the Maison de la Culture du Japan to Paris.

In 2017, she is laureate of the residence Hors-les-murs of the Institut Français and Tokyo Wonder Site in Japan.

www.justineemard.com


David Letellier (a.k.a. Kangding Ray)
David Letellier, a.k.a. Kangding Ray at a well-known labels of “Raster-Noton” and “Stroboscopic Artefacts”.He howcases his entire artistic activity, especially the experimental sound piece inspired by his installation work of “Versus” in this event.


Taeji Sawai
Sound artist. He focuses on the effect sound gives under various environments to investigate the new potential of sound interaction. Sawai started to perform as portable[k]ommunity around 2000, and as a solo act, he gives radical performance to vibrate the eardrum of the audience by a particular method,using the wavelengths outside the audible zone.

*This project is a part of the survey on the basic policy of 2020 Olympic/Paralympic Game as per the consignment by Secretariat of the Headquarters for Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

2016-12-31

The Most Exiting New Year’s Eve Celebration
in Tokyo by Keiichiro Shibuya, Kikuchi Naruyoshi
and MC-Kan

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COUNT DOWN PARTY 2017 will be held again this year. Keiichiro Shibuya organizes the part of the performers, the event acquires extreme members and dance music, which clearly different from ones of the general events.

The highlight of this event is “THE END on the Beach” given after the successful performance in the central beach in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

This performance is a modified version of The Vocaloid Opera “THE END”. it is composed of the ATAK Dance HALL’s live music, the images produced by YKBX and the images edited by Tomohito Wakui,one of the cutting edge artist. So the voice and image of Miku Hatsune gains a new destructive image.

In addition, JAZZ DOMMUNISTERS(Naruyoshi Kikuchi and Takao Otani),MC-Kan and BAKU join this event, they all are on the front line of Tokyo.80KIDZ、AZUMI join the event as DJ, and new members will be announced.


TITLE:COUNT DOWN PARTY 2017
Date:Sat, 31 Dec 2017 21:00 ~ 28:00
Adm:ADV(e+ 11/19~) 4000yen DOOR4500yen
e+ link http://eplus.jp/cdp2017/
i-flyer (for foreigners) https://iflyer.tv/ja/event/277064

Artists:
THE END on the Beach feat.ATAK Dance Hall (Keiichiro Shibuya+evala) Visuals by YKBX
JAZZ DOMMUNISTERS(Naruyoshi Kikuchi+Yoshio Otani)
MC漢+DJ BAKU
80KIDZ
Watusi (COLDFEET)
akiko
DJ KYOKO
Azumi
Satoru Kurihara (Jazzin’park)
DJ SAIMURA
TSUTOMU(Sawagi Festival | nagomi)
KAIUN DJ MO-Chan
and more

Venue:
Museum Cafe & Restarant THE SUN & THE MOON
Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 52F
6-10-1 Roppongi,Minato-ku,Tokyo 106-6152
TEL : 03-3470-0052
http://thesun-themoon.com

2016-12-14

Keiichiro Shibuya solo concert in Milano

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On December 14, Keiichiro Shibuya performs only for a day solo concert “Palazzina Liberty in Musica” with a piano and the computer in Milan.

THREES KEIICHIRO SHIBUYA Piano and electronics

Date:Mon, 14 Dec 2016 21:00 ~ 23:00
Venue:Palazzina Liberty in Musica(Italia)

2016-12-04

Keiichiro Shibuya
Playing Piano Plus

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The pianist Keiichiro Shibuya will perform the annual solo piano concert in the end of the year, featuring guests artists Naruyoshi kikuchi and Mirai Moriyama.

On December 4,2016, the annual year-end solo piano concert will be held in Tokyo at Warehouse TERRADA in Tennozu Isle. It’s called the “Keiichiro Shibuya Playing Piano Plus”.

Tickets are on sale now by [Peatix]Keiichiro Shibuya Playing Piano Plus.

Main part of the concert is Shibuya’s piano accompanied with computer sounds. This event takes place twice: matinee and Soiree, with totally different guests and music.

The matinee session starts from 16:00. It will feature a full-length piano-sax duo performed by Keiichiro Shibuya and Naruyoshi kikuchi.

The soiree session starts from 19:30. It will feature a dance performance executed by Mirai Moriyama and accompanied by piano & computer, Keiichiro Shibuya.

In addition, Shibuya will present some of his new works and also will play in solo.

The matinee’s guest Naruyoshi kikuchi has collaborated with Shibuya as a lyric writer for “Sacrifice (2012)”, featuring Rina Ota as vocalist. this event is first session as live performance.
Shibuya and Kikuchi will play not only improvisation but also standard songs including Bill Evans, Antonio Carlos Jobim and David Bowie by piano and sax.

Mirai Moriyama, the guest of the soiree, is a high profile actor and a dancer. He participated on the remarkable stage-work “VESSEL” by Kohei Nawa and Damien Jarre. Although the film “FISH on LAND” starring Moriyama which Shibuya was in charge as the music director, this duo session is first collaboration for live performance. It must be thrilling that Shibuya will play some piano pieces including his masterpiece “for maria” where Moriyama will perform on them.
Shibuya will move to Europe just after this event and will perform in Milan, Italy.


Shibuya concert “Keiichiro Shibuya Playing Piano Plus”
Date and time:Fri, 4 Dec 2016

Matinee performance at 16:00
Keiichiro Shibuya(Piano)+ Naruyoshi kikuchi (Sax)- Doors open at 15:00

Soiree concert at 19:30
Keiichiro Shibuya(Piano, Computer)+ Mirai Moriyama (Dance)- Doors open at 18:30

Venue: Warehouse TERRADA G3-6F, 2-6-10, Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 140-0002, Japan
5-minute walk from “Tennozu Isle” station,
To buy tickets: Please purchase tickets through Peatix.
[Peatix]Keiichiro Shibuya Playing Piano Plus

Admission on the day of first-come-first-served basis, all seated.

ticket:1 day through ticket pre-release 10,000 yen (excluding tax) , Each time 6000 yen (excluding tax, 11/14 (Mon) Release start)
※If tickets through one day of all seats sold out, but does not release each time ticket.
※Peatix only
Audiences who have 1 day tickets will be available to stay whole day at this venue. This event will provide drinking and food venders there.

Appearance:Keiichiro Shibuya , Naruyoshi Kikuchi , Mirai Moriyama
Acoustic:Yoshiyuki Kanamori
Spatial composition:Tomohito Wakui

Organizers:ATAK, Gutenberg Orchestra Co.,Ltd.
Producers:Keiichiro Shibuya, Masanobu Sugatsuke
Catering:VEGE shokudo x ferment books
Cooperation:TERRADA、Steinway & Sons Japan, Ltd. , BACARDI JAPAN LMITED, Studio ATLAS
Information: info@atak.jp、info@gutenbergorchestra.com


Keiichiro Shibuya
Born in 1973. He graduated from Tokyo University, Music Composition Arts Department. He founded the music label ATAK in 2002, to release a cutting-edge electronic music. His masterpiece in piano solo album “ATAK015 for maria”, plus the soundtrack of Mirai Moriyama starring movie “ATAK017 Sacrifice”. He was also responsible for the music of a several movies, TV drama, CM. In 2012, Hatsune Miku starring announced the world’s first video and human absence of Vocaloid Opera performed by computer sounds only: “THE END”. He also realized the cross-functional collaboration with the complex system researcher Takashi Ikegami, robot scholar Hiroshi Ishiguro, artist Hiroshi Sugimoto, the Paris Opera star Jeremy Berangar, Louis Vuitton and PIGALLE, and also with the collaboration of fashion brands such as Ermenegildo Zegna . Now Shibuya is based in Tokyo and Paris.

Naruyoshi Kikuchi
Born in 1963, musician, writer and lecturer. As a musician, he is a sax player who takes care of songwriting, arrangement, bandleader, producer-role, singer, keyboards and rap. As a writer, he is an essayist, music critic, film critic, mode critic and martial arts critic. He also performs as radio personality, DJ, and appearances on TV. He settled his own company, Bureau Kikuchi, on 2013.


Mirai Moriyama
99. Since then, he has appeared in a long list of stage productions, m one-year appointment as Cultural Ambassador by the Agency for Cultural Affairs. As Cultural Ambassador, he spent time in Israel, Belgium, and a number of other European countries, in order to work with diverse perfing arts groups. Moriyama is mhttp://www.miraimoriyama.com/


Preface to the concert

The past few years, I’ve been doing solo piano concerts. And it had became the only important habit for me and I’ve believed that it would last forever to go ahead toward next year.

However, I feel that this isolation is also strange. Most of my international projects are collaboration works and I travel around all over the world with a large-scale team like THE END.
I believed that my piano solo would be the result of self-checking and habits. But I realized that it may be unconscious resistance or expression of attitude against homogenization which goes underneath my country,.

The piano is like mirror, it doesn’t only reflect myself but also the surroundings. And sometimes light comes into that reflection.
This end of the year, rather than being on my own, but not clustered, I wanted to try to play with both strikingly individual towering artists.
Performances have quite different contents in the matinee and Soiree:
It will feature Naruyoshi Kikuchi as a guest in the matinee from 4pm and in the Soiree from 7pm, the dance of Mirai Moriyama will be performed.
Sax is co-starring the musical instrument that makes sound, on the other side, dance has not other sound than the sound rubbing the breath or the floor.
There will be also improvised part where I will play my own songs, but there may be standard, I think I want to go back and forth them seamlessly.
I hope you to experience the isolation of each of us condensed in the one space of the Terada warehouse.

Keiichiro Shibuya

2016-11-18

A Live Version of The Vocaloid Opera,
“THE END on The Beach” unveils
in The Abu Dhabi Art Festival.

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A new performance “THE END on the Beach”, it is live version of The Vocaloid Opera “THE END”, will be performed in The Abu Dhabi Art Festival, Nobenver 18.
There will be a big screen and seats especially prepared for this event on the beach in Abu Dhabi. The symbolic theme “Aria” in THE END is arranged and the beat is significantly brush upped.


THE END on the Beach
Live Version of “THE END” Premiere

Date:Fri 18 Nov 2016 Start:22:30 ~ (local time)
Place: Asia de Cuba、St. Regis Corniche Beach and Night Club

Music by Keiichiro Shibuya+evala(ATAK Dance Hall)
Visual by YKBX
Sound Mix by Yoshiyuki Kanamori
Visual System by Masato Tsutsui
Visual Edit by Tomohito Wakui
Technical Coordination by So Ozaki

2016-11-11

Diana Chiaki+Kumiend『AIMAI ME YOU』Release Party
with DJ JIMIHENDRIXXX (a.k.a Keiichiro Shibuya)!

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Diana Chiaki (model / DJ) released the 2nd album “AIMAI ME YOU” . One of the song is remixed by Keiichiro Shibuya. On November 11, She will have a release party, and attended DJ JIMIHENDRIXXX (a.k.a Keiichiro Shibuya) from Keiichiro Shibuya.


Date:Fri, 11 Nov 2016 Open:21:00 ~ Close:29:00
Venue: EBISU BATICA
Price: ADV ¥2000/DOOR ¥2500

Diana Chiaki+Kumiend『AIMAI ME YOU』Release Party!!!!!!!!

2016-11-05

Keiichiro Shibuya take the rostrum,
Science Agora2016

Science agora is a forum of the performance over the different fields, secters, genelations and nationalities. They will aim to realize “science harmonized with society” and a “society harmonized with science” through dialogue and collaboration while respecting a diversity of values.

Keiichiro Shibuya will attend in the forum, taking about how the the computers and robots will affects our activities and creativities.


Science Agora2016
Arts, Science, Technology and Creativity
Date:Sat, 5 Nov 15:30 ~ 17:00
Venue:Room F, 2nd floor, Tokyo International Exchange Center

2016-10-21

Keiichiro Shibuya×Kohichiro Shima’s
Radio Program 10.16 start!

Radio program 『Second foreign language with Keiichiro Shibuya×Kohichiro Shima』 have a subtitle 「”knowledge useless immediately” will start on October 21.

They talk about the things that they interested in: Music, Literature, Social and Culture, for example, Michel Houellebecq, Takashi Matsumoto, and Socrates and Praton etc.
And Keiichiro Shibuya composes a new song for this program.


Second foreign language with Keiichiro Shibuya×Kohichiro Shima』
Date:every 3rd Friday 21:00 ~ 21:30

2016-09-23

The picture work which Keiichiro Shibuya to set to music
Aki Kuroda & Justine Emard『DARKNESS IN PARADISE (2016) 』

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We can go on a trip in a tableau of 270*480 of Kuroda Aki. It seems to go into the cave of Lascaux. Space city to drift between space-time, matter to flow. The memory that appears and depressed, fades away. It is deep and slips in darkness lightly.

Date:2016.9.23 Open:19:00 ~ Start:19:30 ~
Venue:SuperDeluxe
Adv:2,500yen Day:3,000yen (+drink 700yen)

2016-08-26

The Danish Royal Family are going to see it!
“THE END” of Keiichiro Shibuya + Hatsune Miku
is given a performance in Germany

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The Vocaroid Opera ”THE END”, proved to be a great success all over the world will be held in Hamburg, Germany and Aarhus in Denmark in this August.
The Aarhus Festival they will perform in is the biggest festival in the Europe, expected that more than 30,0000 visitors come.
Keiichiro Shibuya and Hatsune Miku will perform in the opening GARA Festival, The Danish Royal Family are going to see it.

Aarhus Festuge
Date:Fri, 26 Aug 2016
Venue:Musikhuset Aarhus(address:Thomas Jensens Allé 2, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark)

http://aarhusfestuge.dk/