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Getting Spooked with Lolita Dark in Anaheim Oct 5

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A MAJOR WHIPLASH ALERT!!We literally just got off of a stage at the Gala, representing LACMA’s brand new exhibition “Animal” performing JAZZ! Now we are getting ready to Metal out repin’ the opening night of this Bad Shit Crazy Halloween Maze at Garden Walk – (400 Disney Way)!! More info[…]

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Never put limitations on your capabilities

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Thrive Global article by Drew Gurly: I had the pleasure of interviewing Rayko, a Tokyo-born, Los Angeles based bilingual composer, singer, producer, and a multi-instrumentalist.

She is the lead singer and guitarist for the international rock group “Lolita Dark” and has toured across the U.S and Japan.

Raykos’ songs have been featured on the two-time Emmy winning Amazon Prime series, “The Man in The High Castle”, and films such as “The Wolves of Saving Hill” featuring late Michael Massee of “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”.

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Lolita Dark opening for new LACMA Japanese art exhibition

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It is my Greatest Honor to announce.. that we’ve been commissioned to perform at the Opening Event for the new/ large-scale Japanese Exhibition that is coming to LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art in September, through December!!! This exclusive private event will be held at Petersen Automotive Museum in mid-September. This is[…]

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Creation of a Sci-Fi Podcast Theme Song

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Today started with absolute blessings! Recently, I got contacted by a host, of an up and coming sci-fi podcast series, to compose it’s title (opening) theme song … And my music got accepted!! I’ve never written a sci-fi music before, but the host contacted me by finding out that I[…]

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Getting Some Acting In

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Done shooting all 10 episodes (basically the whole season) of a TV show!! (I can tell you what it is in a few weeks. So keep following my posts for updates!) Airain and I are very excited to attend the wrap party in a few days!I am very glad that I[…]

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Rayko’s Journey with Chado

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Over 4 years ago, I started my journey to study Chado, Japanese traditional culture, Urasenke Tea Ceremony under my mother, the associate professor of Chado…Now I am officially given the opportunity to start teaching up to a certain level of Chado… And I’m not going to stop there. I am going to become a Sensei, and hopefully a professor like my Sensei/Mother one day myself.

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Collaboration of Rayko & Chrisf_dot_io

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Releasing the angry beast…. “FINE”, the collaboration of Rayko of Lolita Dark with Chrisf_dot_io (Christopher Kenji) written and produced by Christopher Kenji performed by Christopher Kenji and Rayko of Lolita Dark

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The Man in the High Castle

The Man in the High Castle

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Rayko was asked to write two songs for one of the most intense sci-fi series, the Emmy-winning Amazon Prime TV series “The Man in the High Castle.” Rayko was given five days to write, record, mix, master, and deliver a song. It needed to sound as a 1950’s Japanese pop[…]

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