Real Name:
Taketo Shimada
Taketo Shimada moved to New York in late 80s. Moved to Cambridge and graduated from MIT in 1997. He now lives / works in NYC.

He has been active in both downtown visual art and music scene. He has been making music with Tres Warren of Psychic Ills as Messages since 2006, exploring uncharted territory of Raga, Techno and Drone Rock hybrid. He has been showing his works and organizing events at Emily Harvey Foundation.

He has worked with variety of figures such as - Herbert Huncke, Henry Flynt, Rammellzee, Cory Arcangel, Lary 7, Alison Knowles and Tres Warren to name a few.
In Groups:
Taketo Shimada - Bi-Conicals Of The Rammellzee album art Rammellzee Quack and 1 more… Rammellzee - Bi-Conicals Of The Rammellzee (Album) Gomma Germany 2004 Sell This Version
RS024 Taketo Shimada - Fluxsweet album art Alison Knowles & Taketo Shimada Flux Music Box and 1 more… Alison Knowles & Taketo Shimada - Fluxsweet(CD, Album + DVD-V) Rossbin RS024 Italy 2006 Sell This Version