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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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New Opportunities

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About a week ago I uploaded a post asking you guys to please pray for a very important day for me. Without any of you asking what it is for, you prayed for me. Our prayers were answered, and I cannot thank you guys enough…I got the gig!

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Rayko Releases New Single “Stay Alive”

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The moving piece “Stay Alive” composed by Rayko is what we need more of in today’s music industry. The beautiful message within the lyrics fused with Rayko’s finely calibrated instrumentals make “Stay Alive” an astounding single. Stay on the lookout for more compositions from Rayko.

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Rayko Talks Dreaming Music and Doing Good

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Music has been a huge part of Rayko’s life since the age of four, and there was never a question that it would be in her professional future. Eventually, she left Japan to pursue a career in the U.S., which she has been creating and performing ever since. The multi-talented artist composes for film and TV in addition to creating music for her own band and beyond. We talked about her career and her creative process, which I was delighted to hear includes literally dreaming music into reality.

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