Gotch is the solo project of Masafumi Gotoh, lead vocalist, guitar player, and main songwriter for Asian Kung Fu Generation, a Japanese four-piece rock band. The band has released eight original albums for Sony Music Japan.
In 2015, the AKG released Wonder Future, which was recorded at the Foo Fighters' private studio, Studio 606. At the same time, Gotch launched his own music label, Only In Dreams, along with his website.
Gotch began his solo career with Can’t Be Forever Young, an album released in 2012. His second solo album, Good New Times, was producer by Chris Walla, a former member and producer of Death Cab For Cutie.
Gotch's latest single, 'Taxi Driver', was released in April of 2017. Performing as Gotch, Gotoh is joined by a seven-piece band, The Good New Times. The group will be playing various events and festivals in 2017.