Artists take on pseudonyms for a multitude of reasons, but in Zach Saginaw’s case, those reasons run deeper than most. Zach records under the name Shigeto. It’s his middle name; it’s also his grandfather’s name, a tribute to the Japanese branch of Zach’s family tree. Shigeto also means “to grow bigger”—appropriate, given Zach’s premature birth-weight of less than a pound. Today, Shigeto stands for Zach’s vividly beautiful electronic music.
Read more about Shigeto on Last.fm.
Turn on safe browse to hide content that has been flagged by the community as not safe for work.Turn off safe browse to show content that has been flagged by the community as not safe for work. Click here for more information.