Takahiro Izutani - 'Verve'
Takahiro Izutani is a Tokyo-based composer, sound producer, and guitarist, working mainly for video games. He had been playing guitar in an instrumental rock band Happy Family since the late 90's. In 1998, Happy Family released an album from Cuneiform Records in the US. Since then, he has worked on a number of productions in Japanese music industry as a composer, arranger, and remixer.
He also formed an electronic/break beat band Dugo whose track 'Dublin' was used in the TV series in the US 'CSI : Miami Season 3' in 2006. And up to now, he has become engaged in many different music productions of video game. (Metal Gear Solid series, BAYONETTA series, Ace Combat: Assault Horizon, etc.)
Although he has successfully worked as a video game composer, he has devoted his resources to working as an artist again and decided to release his original cinematic tracks inspired by his experience as a composer. 'Verve' is his first original cinematic track as an artist.
'Verve' was released May, 5th via Mini's Jab