ATAK was founded by a musician, Keiichiro Shibuya and Maria in 2002. It functions not only as a music label, releasing CDs of domestic and overseas cutting-edge electroacoustic works, but also embraces creators in various fields such as design, network technology and so on, as well as being a kind of "a platform" to develop dynamic new works.
Keiichiro Shibuya has been collaborated with many musicians.
Lately, he has worked for a pedestrian crossing signal music project as an electroacoustic specialist as well as working as a musician forInternational Association of Traffic and Safety Sciences; for the project hecomposed music from the viewpoint of urban design in place of thepreviously-used melody "Toryanse".
His album ATAK010 filmachine phonics (2007) and the 3-dimensional installation filmachine (2006), made together with Takashi Ikegami, were awarded honorary mention in the digital music division at Ars Electronica in 2007. The installation was shown at the club transmediale. 08 also there was a partner event at Tesla/Podewil'sches Palais. Moreover, the presentation offilmachine in Tokyo is already decided for March 2008. Currently, he is working as an adjunct professor at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music.
In 2009, "ATAK NIGHT4" tour has been taken place in asia and europe, and the response has been terrific.