A collective of psychedelic-minded Japanese musicians headed by guitarist Masaki Batoh, Ghost records commune-minded free-range psychedelia
with equal debts to the Can/Amon Düül axis of Krautrock, as well as West Coast psych units like Blue Cheer and Jefferson Airplane. Batoh grew up
in Kyoto, where he attended a private school well-geared to spark his interest in rockmusic, from Dylan and Pink Floyd to the Velvet Underground.
Later, he formed Ghost with a large and varying lineup, centered around contributors such as Michio Kurihara, Kazuo Ogino,and Taishi Takizawa.
According to reports, the group lived a nomadic existence, drifting from ruins of ancient temples to disused subway stations around the Tokyo