Tona Walt Ohama is an electronic recording artist based in Western Canada who has played synthesizers since he first discovered the A.R.P. Axxe in 1975. Although he has a world-wide following, he remains relatively unknown in his home province and has been called "Alberta's Best Kept Musical Secret" by both !earshot Magazine and The Calgary Herald. In 2011 Beatroute Magazine said “There are three things you need to know about southern Alberta synth pop pioneer, Tona Walt Ohama. One, he loves synthesizers, not likes, not enjoys, not appreciates - loves.