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Sashamon- (sa-sha’-mon) - maybe because he grew up on Molokai, Sashamon’s music brings a unique peaceful vibe to the island music scene. The public first heard Sashamon’s blend of Reggae, Rock, and Hawaiian music on a homemade demo, which has now spread world wide with the support of top Kauai professional surfers. The popular underground cd found its way to KWHI 92.7 Hawaiian Rhythms, Island Style, and Reggae, on the Big Island of Hawaii. With no press kit or label support, “Japanese Squeeze” amazingly became the station’s most requested song and stayed on top for two months. Japanese Squeeze was replaced by another Sashamon song “Necta” which continues to be in heavy rotation. This popularity caused Big Island’s KAPA 100.3 and KWXX 94.7 to give airplay on their stations. Sashamon now has radio play on radio around the world. All over Hawaii, U.S, Italy, even Tahiti. there are too many stations to list.. Sashamon has also been featured on the local Kauai television program The Foundation, a Tahitian tow in video, and his music accompanies high performance surfing on Jaime O's movie “Freak Show”. and upcoming "Freak Show 2" Many other surf videos featuring Sashamon's music have followed including an Oneill video featuring Rochelle Ballard currently airing on Fuel t.v.. This popularity is encouraging Sasha to pursue a career in music, doing what he loves. Sashamon became part of Hawaii’s musical culture at a young age singing along with ukulele strumming Kupuna (respected elders), while attending elementary school on Molokai’s west side. Sasha feels blessed to have grown up on Molokai, a place reminiscent of days when music was still interwoven with family and community. After high school, Sashamon, born Sasha Makia Spiller-Reiff, received a degree in Music and the Arts from the University of Hawaii. While attending UH, he began to compose and later record his first songs. One Day Maybe, Sashamon’s debut album, incorporates many diverse influences that blend to create an original, peaceful and memorable sound. Sasha composed and produced this recording in his home studio on Kauai, playing all the instruments including the ukulele, guitar, bass, keyboard, vocals, and drum sequencer. Sashamon is promoting his new release with performances state wide. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.