Inspired by a number of the more cutting-edge rings that successfully merged electronics with rock and roll in the past due ’90s (specifically Radiohead, 9 Inch Claws, and Björk), in 1997 both key members of Echostream befriended one another while participating in the Royal Academy of Music in London. Both Japanese transplants, Ryoko examined piano while Tony examined French horn and music structure. As an aspiring vocalist aswell as an achieved pianist, Ryoko delivered a demonstration tape to a significant label, that was fulfilled with an give to take a flight to Japan to record. She asked Tony, and after a calendar year of documenting with producer Adam DeBarrado, they understood that these were getting pressed into an excessively mainstream pop mildew and still left the label to pursue a far more innovative avenue in music. Tony became further thinking about creating textures and incorporating live instrumentation, so that as he continuing to function behind the planks, he earned guitarist Tomo Asahi and keyboardist Deron Reynolds to complete the audio. After moving towards the State governments and signing towards the roster of Drive of Change Information, they finished their first record, Identification, in 2005. To circular out their live sound, two drummers had been added, with Jen with an acoustic arranged and CJ on digital drums, before a tour adopted. Their second recording, The Duality of Courage, adopted in 2008.