Watch Ichika Nito shred a Casio DG-20 and give us a glimpse of what could have been an alternate future for guitar

Ichika Nito playing a Casio DG-20
(Image credit: Ichika Nito/YouTube)

Back in the 1980s, the future probably seemed full of bright possibilities. For the average ‘80s-era citizen, such prospects probably included flying cars, hoverboards, self-cleaning clothes and even holidays to the moon.

Though the reality has been something of a let down, the advances in guitar and gear development have been somewhat more promising. It is in this spirit that Japanese virtuoso Ichika Nito has released his latest video, which sees him playing a Casio DG-20 guitar synth.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.