Entries by gpinshonan

Visit to Aichi

Now that the coronavirus emergency declaration has been canceled, I decided to leave Kanagawa for a short trip to Aichi. It’s been a long time since returing and it felt nice to be in Nagoya once again. Someone once asked me, do you prefer mountains or ocean? No matter where I go, you’ll always find me […]

Timesaver for LOGIC PRO users

One of the first things I bought when I began putting together my LOGIC PRO studio was this helpful shortcut keyboard cover. Even though the silicon cover is just attached to the keyboard, it quickly turns into a colourful keyboard. I also like the arrangement of colors that will make you feel better. I’m enjoying making […]

My latest release – Otoya

“Otoya” (Otoya) is my 12th original instrumental piece. It will be available on Spotify June 23/2020. I would be grateful if could take some time and check out my latest fusion of urban classical and Japanese folk. Thank you!

10 Sheet music available!

Now available is the complete piano score music sheets from my original modern classic album “Shonan Solace”. You can purchase my sheet music here – AKIKO HORI ONLINE SHOP Arranged with the cello and violin phrases as they intertwine with the piano, giving priority to the melody. Each sheet music product page also contains the […]

Thank you Spotify listeners!

My original single “Konosekai” was released on Spotify on May 1 has exceeded 1,000 streaming! I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere gratitude to the Spotify listeners. The numbers are still updated as I write this blog. I receive the aggregated results every day, so I am encouraged by the growing […]

Puts a smile on my face

“It was the music I needed now! Since the state of emergency was announced  I have been forced to refrain from living. When listening to your music, it seems that I can take a deep breath and recharge my energy”.  As I mentioned on my blog the other day, I released the instrumental music album “Shonan Solace“. […]

Online shop updated

“Shonan Solace” which contains 10 original contemporary classical tracks, has been added to the shop page. MP3 download is now on sale. The single “Konosekai” released May 1 is also included in this collection. Beginning May all 10 pieces will be released on Spotify and the other major music distribution companies. Don’t miss it! Please check out […]

My original music on Pond5

I’m please to announce that beginning May 2020, I will begin to offer selected instrumental music tracks on Pond5. Who is Pond5? Pond5 is the world’s largest video marketplace, providing the footage, inspiration, and resources today’s content creators need to tell their stories in film, television, advertising, social media, online video, and beyond. With more […]

My new music is ready!

My new instrumental piece “Konosekai” has been completed. While completing the mastering, I also wrote and published the piano sheet music. Next month I will offically release my music “Konosekai” worldwide! Stay tuned 🙂 In the meantime if you would like to play this piano music, please visit my shop!