On Galactic Travels, the Special Focus for August is Juta Takahashi. Juta Takahashi was born in Miyagi, Japan in 1959. As a teen, he was strongly influenced by Progressive Rock and synthesizer music. He went to school in Tokyo and his career as a musician started afterward. Although he started as a guitarist and played music in the style of King Crimson that valued improvisation, he gradually devoted himself to electronic music.