Shibaten is originally from Japan. He has been traveling around the world throughout Asia, Oceania, Africa and North America since April 1999. Each new country he visited,
he collected a new sound to enhance their spiritually and uniqueness of his performance. Expect to see Didgeridoo (Australia), Djembe (Guinea), Sese (Mali), Foot Nuts Bell (Indonesia),Tibetan Bell (Tibet), Thai Gong (Thailand), Wind Chime (Indonesia), Chinese Cymbal (China), Clap Sticks (Burkina Faso), African Bell (Guinea), Chau Gong (China), Stomp box (Australia). His music comes from nature, the culture of the countries he's visited and his heart. He believes language is not the only means of communication, and music knows no frontiers. Some of Shibaten's music from the "This Earth" album is featured in the film "Strafe".
"NO HEART, NO MUSIC. MUSIC IS FROM THE SPIRIT"