Hoppy Kamiyama (born Akio Kamiyama) is an influential underground musician from Japan. Getting his break in the early 80's asmembers of Bop
Gunand Pink, Kamiyama eventually started his own solo career in the early 90's. To date, he has worked withartists such as Bradford Reed, Marc Ribot
andeX-Girl (the latter Kamiyama worked with extensively, producing most of theirmaterial). He was also a member of the 90's cult band Pugs.