Taka Hirose is best known as the bassist of the rock band Feeder, a staple in the UK’s alternative music scene. Since his debut with the group in 1995, Hirose’s contributions have significantly shaped the band’s unique sound.
Hirose’s work with Feeder has been instrumental in producing a variety of albums that gained both commercial and critical success. Albums like “Echo Park,” “Comfort in Sound,” and “The Best of Feeder” have appealed to a wide audience, offering a mix of grunge, alternative rock, and indie influences. The band’s hit singles, such as “Buck Rogers,” “Just a Day,” and “Feeling a Moment.”
In addition to his work with Feeder, Hirose has been active in collaborations across the music industry. His distinctive style has led to team-ups with a range of artists like Grant Nicholas, Jon Lee, Mark Richardson, Dean Tidey, Tim Trotter, Karl Brazil, Damon Wilson, and Geoff Holroyde.
Over the years, Hirose has been recognized for his contributions to music in various ways. The band’s 2001 album “Echo Park” reached No. 5 on the UK Albums Chart.