Susumu Hirasawa

Website Twitter Susumu Hirasawa born April 2 1954 in Tokyo Japan is a Japanese electropopartist. In 1972 he enrolled at Tokyo Designer Gakuin College. From 1972 to 1978 he performed in his first band Mandrake a progressive rock group influenced by King Crimson and Yes. In 1979 he formed a technopop band called PModel along with two former members of Mandrake. They released a string of albums through the 1980s and in 1989 Hirasawa began releasing solo work while also continuing to work with the reactivated PModel beginning in 1992. The PModel project continued until 1999 in 2004 Hirasawa started a new unit known as Kaku PModel which is effectively a solo continuation of PModel.