I just initiated the project where I write music for somebody else to write the lyrics and also for the orchestra to perform. I've just initiated the project. That leads the project into creating an independent label outside of game music.
I'd say the quality of music has definitely improved along with the development of the game systems, but I think the bigger factor is that, for the past 20 years or so, many kids who played games have grown up wanting to create game music.
Last year in Germany at a town hall in Leipzig there was a game music concert played by the orchestra and some of the Final Fantasy scores were played. This year there is another concert scheduled in the same location, for game music.
Well, rather than to give you my impression on Los Angeles, per se, my older sister's husband is an American, therefore I have a pretty good idea of the, perhaps the characteristics of Americans in general.
And it's very strange, but I think there is something very common - not only in Celtic music - but there is a factor or element in Celtic music that is similar in music that we find in Japan, the United States, Europe, and even China and other Asian countries.