Kishi Bashi is K Ishibashi's self-recorded and self-produced project, released by Joyful Noise Recording. K is a founding member of Jupiter One, as well as a touring violin player for groups such as of Montreal, Sondre Lerche, and Regina Spektor. Shortly after debuting his full length solo album 151a, NPR's All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen listed Kishi Bashi as his favorite new artist of 2012 noting that he created "a radiant, uplifting soundscape" with songs such as "Bright Whites."In the same year, Microsoft licensed "Bright Whites" for use in a commercial for Windows 8. Kishi Bashi has since been invited to play in major festivals such as SXSW and Austin City Limits and gone on an extensive US tour.