Entries by gpinshonan


Remixing a Japanese classic

Which song do you think is the most popular song in my album “Reborn” that I released in 2018? It is the cover song “Koibitoyo” which means “Lover”. “Koibitoyo” was a hit song of the Showa Kayo era and is well known in Japan. Just as with the original song, in my version I sing in […]

I will answer your question

Thank you everyone for reaching out to me with your concerns. I will answer your question here… “When was the last time Akiko was onboard Diamond Princess?” Last year from from April 10 2019 to July 18 2019, I was aboiard Sun Princess. Afterwards, I boarded  Diamond Princess from July 19, 2019 to November 29, 2019. As of […]

Thank you for your concern!

“Isn’t the luxury cruise liner Diamond Princess docked at Yokohama Port under quarantine?  It’s been all over the  news since last night, are you onboard? Are you OK?” Thank you all very much for your emails and texts. 🙂 Please don’t worry about me. “I’m enjoying ground life as much as I can without boarding […]

Logic Pro X workshop with David Nahmani

I successfully completed a fantastic intensive four day Apple Logic Pro X workshop in Los Angeles hosted by Logic Pro X Master  –  David Nahmani Thinking back to the day I first started making music after reading David’s book, now I wrapped a dreamlike four days. I was so impressed with the course and David’s insightful […]

Los Angeles with Logic Pro X!

Speaking of a major event in the new year early this year! I’m attending a four-day Apple Logic Pro X workshop. My wish has finally come true. Lecturer David Namani is the author of Apple’s Logic Pro X certification exam materials and coutless Logic Pro books. There are many ways to learn Logic, but if you […]

Apple! My word for 2020

The first time in my short life to enjoy such a huge apple! It was a big job for one but I did it and it was very delicious! 🙂 Well, here we are just another 10 days in 2019 and then 2020 is a go. What’s the plan for next year? Every year, I’m evolving […]

27 Countries

27 countries … I counted the number of countries that I visited in 2019. However, I think the total number of countries in the world is approximately 19,6 27. Speaking globally, it means that there are so many more worlds and people yet to explore. So, even after scratching the world countries, these words came […]

Blue Light Yokohama – Classic Showa

Diamond Princess is cruising around Japan Asia. It’s home is Yokohama Japan. Blue Light Yokohama is a Showa song that is indispensable every night when we depart from Yokohama Port and the night before arriving in Yokohama Port. It is easy for everyone to get into the rhythm and so many smiles overflow from the audience. […]

Things I see in Showa Kayo

When I was in elementary school, I didn’t understand poetry, but I miss this song. When I reached adulthood and sang this song  “Momoiro toiki”  There are color patterns in Showa that didn’t come out in the spend era. Even the illusion of reading the picture of the Tale of Genji and it passed 100 years […]