About

Jake Cloudchair

Japanese musician / movie creator
from Sapporo
Born in Jan.9th 1971 

A Japanese guitar player. Jake has versatile styles and techniques and pursue the awesome tone.
Started his pro musician’s career as a member of Guniw Tools in 1996. Then began his solo project cloudchair in 2003.

Working as a guitarist / composer for live performances and recordings with famous Japanese artists: Atsushi Sakurai(Buck-Tick), Kiyoharu, hitomi, T.M.Revolution and more.
Formed a new band THE MORTAL with Atsushi Sakurai (BUCK-TICK) in 2015.

He is also doing web design and movie creation. Especially guitar demo movies are highly evaluated internationally.

The performance movies in YouTube are evaluated globally too. Line 6 introduced him on their website.
Artist Spotlight: Jake (cloudchair) | Line 6 Blog

Provided the soundtrack to a movie presented by ARC’TERYX as an outdoor brand.
Japan: A Skier’s Journey EP1 S3

Jake’s works on YouTube


Biography

Guniw Tools

1992
Joined GUNIW TOOLS.
Self-released works (video and cassette tape).
1995
Made a contract with Victor Entertainment.
We moved to Tokyo, after recording our first album.
1996
GUNIW TOOLS debut with an album “NIWLUN“.
1997
”OTHER GOOSE”, “SPARKY” released.
I left the band after a show at the NHK hall (Tokyo).
1998
”LIVE SPARKY” released.
2003
DVD BOX “GUNIW VALUE SET” released.

Super Soul Sonics

1997
I formed SUPER SOUL SONICS with Yoshiki Kishino(iMaginations).
Worked on recordings and live performances with many great musicians.
1998
“SUPER SOUL SONICS“
1999
”HOOP“
2001
”S.U.N.“
2002
”GALACTICA“
2003
Yoshiki and I announced to recess activities as SUPER SOUL SONICS to devote ourselves to each other’s own projects.

Released 4 albums and 8 singles.

cloudchair

– The dynamic imaginary sound which has the delicate gradation of stillness and intensity. –
cloudchair is a solo project of Jake as known as an unique guitarist of Guniw Tools and Super Soul Sonics.
The project has flexible style of performance in case of performance of band consists of many great players
from the bands of about tess, unkie, 101A, the collectors, etc
2003
I began my solo project: cloudchair.
Album “cloudchair” released.
2007
”ECHOES AND WHISPERS” released on the Internet.
This is made only with my guitar sounds.
2009
“Six Strings Soundscapes” released.
2010
Compilation album “Enter Calico” released from Clear Notice (UK).
Live album “Six Strings Soundscapes Live” released.
2011
“live [gift]” released as free download tracks on the web. This is a live tracks featuring noah from 101A.
“Solo Guitar Live Tracks 2011” released.
2012
Line 6 featured Jake in their official blog.
“Shirakava Echo” released:Provided the soundtrack to a movie presented by ARC’TERYX as outdoor brand.
“Gypsophila” released.
Moss Phlox / SHILFEE AND TULIPCOROBOCKLES” released.
Perfect Handsome / Techma!” released.
“Free Painting /qps” released.
2013
The Right Are Each Other / SHILFEE AND TULIPCOROBOCKLES” released.
“Live Archives 2008-2012 / cloudchair” released.
2014
Tulip Chair Edition 1 / SHILFEE AND TULIPCOROBOCKLES” released.
Create about 20 high quality demo movies. j.mp/DemoByCC
2015
Became an official artist of One Control
Formed a new band THE MORTAL with Atsushi Sakurai (BUCK-TICK).

cloudchair official website

Since October 2006

Staff

Content creator
Jake Cloudchair
Camera
Yusuke Maehara [Movie]
http://bit.ly/yusukemaehara
Terry [Photo]
http://www.flickr.com/photos/kouzaburou/
Styling
Mika Kashiwa
Garret Works
Hair & Make Up
Miki Takagawa (minocolor studio)
Original Logo Design
Atsushi Miyabe
Thanks to
Line 6 Japan
MUSICLAND KEY
Lep International
SviSound
PURUS Picks
Sfarzo Strings
Fujigen
Caparison Guitars
OGRE
Noel
Phantom fx
Leqtique
Anasounds
PedalTank
Sinvertek
Movall
Garland Guitar Services
特撮ギター研究所
and more

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