Hisako Ozawa is a renowned composer and guitarist from Tokyo, based in Los Angeles. Hisako's exceptional guitar skills and musical compositions have earned her international recognition, making her a sought-after professional in the music industry.
S: What were some of the earliest musical influences that you can remember
growing up? What instrument did you grow up playing?
H: My earliest musical influences were the records my parents were playing in the house. We listened to a variety of music like classical, Japanese folk songs, and my favorite was old movie soundtracks. Later when I grew up I started playing electric guitar.
S: What led you into making music for media?
H: I realized how important music is to storytelling and how it has the power to create unique atmospheres. I love music and I thought it would be great to create music which can make people enjoy the story more.
S: How would you describe your style of writing?
H: It’s really hard to describe my style of writing. What I can say is I always try my best to fit the project.
Focused, tranquil electronic music and motivating drums drawing you deeper into the zone.
Take a leap for this hopeful and emotional journey. Harp, woodwinds, and strings combine for a wild journey.
S: What was your intention behind your tracks?
H: I tried to create the right atmosphere for each subject. I also tried to make the melody simple and catchy.
S: How did you start creating them and eventually achieve your vision?
H: I focused on finding the right melody first. Once I found the right one, I expanded it for several different levels of tension.
S: What were some of the compositional challenges that you faced?
H: Creating the right melody is always the most challenging thing I face when I write music.
S: What was your favorite part of the process?
H: Writing variations of the same melody to fit different levels of intensity was definitely the most interesting part for me.
S: Outside of music, where do you find inspiration in your life?
H: Traveling gives me inspiration. Seeing and feeling different cultures is always interesting and helps my creativity.