Miko (Rie Mitsutake) is a Japanese female singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from the outskirts of Tokyo. She creates melodic and experimental music by playing various kinds of instruments, singing, and sampling many sounds. Miko's music career has started when she took piano lessons at age of 5. Then she started making music when she joined an indie-pop band in high-school where she played guitars and vocals. Then, around 2000, she began recording songs in her bedroom using her 8 track MTR. She has released her debut album Parade from Japanese label PLOP in 2008. After 2 years since her debut album, Miko's long awaited 2nd album called "Chandelier" was released from an Australian label Someone Good. In addition to her solo work, she is working on collabolation with various musicians.