Archive for the 'Music' Category


Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

I’m quite happy to finally announce that i’ve finished an album of ambient/electronic pieces that I’ve been working on for a few years now. Velomne is now available on pretty much every streaming platform and sales portal:
Uncompressed Audio downloads are also available through Bandcamp:
Velomne by Kurt Kurasaki

Composing a backing track for Bob Moog

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Minutes after stepping into the Moog Pop-Up factory set up at Moogfest, Emmy pulls me aside and asks me to compose a little bit of backing music for the Minimoog Model D Reissue, promotional video. Naturally, I tell her that i need to do it using only the new Model D! They pulled […]

lopassholes at robotspeak

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Jordan Ginsburg and I perform as a modular synth duo under the moniker, “Lopassholes”. Here’s a recording of our set in San Francisco from last week.

Tracking Session

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

A rough mix of a tracking session from earlier this week. Tim Bulkley on Drums and Art Hirahara on Rhodes engaged in a jazz improv session. Placed a C12 VR out in the middle of the hall to capture the natural reflections of this big warm sounding space. There are 7 mics […]

A little modular music

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

idea sketch ES 14.59 from Kurt Kurasaki on Vimeo.
I’ve been creating and archiving quite a few of these little modular pieces for the last year. This is one of the latest patches that utilizes modules from Make Noise, Verbos Electronics, Livewire, and Music Thing / Thonk. The patch is fairly pre-set, relying on […]

Daylight Savings / Surrogate Valentine 2.0

Monday, February 20th, 2012

My friends, Dave Boyle, Gary Chou, and Goh Nakamura asked me to be a part of another film / music / soundtrack project, officially titled Daylight Savings. To make matters a bit more confusing, the film is also called Surrogate Valentine 2.0 - essentially its ’s a sequel-ette to Surrogate Valentine (1), where Goh plays […]

Surrogate Valentine Video

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Surrogate Valentine Trailer and Video Download now available on iTunes
For your Valentine’s Day viewing pleasure, here is the title track from a new film by Dave Boyle, Surrogate Valentine, from Tiger Industry Films. The Film features Goh Nakamura in the starring role along with Chadd Stoops, Lynn Chen, Mary Cavett, Joy Osmanski, Parry Shen, […]