Our PREMIER Engineering team offers the incredible sound quality in both recording and mastering. With over 15 years of production experience, our chief engineer and CEO Ichiro, has established a solid portfolio producing for a wide range of artists, TV commercials, and famous game songs. For example, Final Fantasy, Beat Mania, Dance Dance Revolution, Dangan Ronpa, Pop'n music, DARIUS and so on.
Mixing & Mastering
The PREMIER Engineering Studio, named "Ichiro Room" is located on a beautiful beachside south of Tokyo. Appearing as a humble studio at first glance, Ichiro Room is packed with a variety of condensed innovations providing the optimum results for your projects. Among these is Altec 612A speaker system for the duties mixing traditional major sounds.
CEO | Engineer So Ichiro
For over 15 years, So Ichiro has been a recording engineer in the country of Japan. Born in the Tokyo, Ichiro began his career as a sound creator with a small music group who performed on city streets and cafes early in his career. After an A&R from famous music label, Tokuma Japan, attend one of his events, Ichiro and his group was later signed to the label. After a successful career releasing several albums, charting on the Oricon charts in Japan, and touring extensively,
Ichiro decided to leave the life of stardom to independently pursue his passion for music engineering. While continuing to put his life into his work, his reputation slowly began to spread further as a super sound enthusiast. During this time, Ichiro also continued building the foundations for his music production software line, RHODES Premier,(now called PREMIER SOUND FACTORY) which he had originally developed early in his career for his own use.
Ichiro was enlisted by several major music labels, production companies, video game companies. And producing and engineering projects to designing and building some of Japan’s most hot recording studios. Today as a sound engineer and CEO, Ichiro continues to build on his journey, sharing his vision with the world.
PREMIER Engineering Inc.
PREMIER Engineering Team
Shibuya Art Festival 2014 Hachiko-Mae main stage
PREMIER team engineered the main stage of big Tokyo out-door festival in front of famous Shibuya station. Several thousand people came.
ichiro's engineering on JAPAN EXPO2013 Main Stage
Engineer ichiro engineered Japanese fashion show on the main stage PA. 18,000 audience people came.
Free Jazz master hands, Cecil Taylor Japan stage
Kyoto 2 stage, and Tokyo stage, Japan
Engineer ichiro engineered all Cecil Taylor's Japan concert, Nov 2013.
2015 Musik Messe Frankfurt
PREMIER SOUND FACTORY exhibited at Musik Messe.
Usually ichiro prefers studio dede, that ichiro helped to build.
PREMIER Engineering Team
Ichiro prefers Neve console. This, Volta studio is also his favorite studio.
Live Stage Show in Japanese royal family
PREMIER team engineered stage show in front of royal family.
Ichiro is a deep seeker. Optical cables sound test.
Compared with all available cables worldwide.