Originally from France but settled in the UK, Giles Peterson is a founding father of Dance Music, with a focus on Jazz, hip-hop and electronic music. STarting his acreer on pirate radio, he went on to start two influential labels – Acid Jazz and Talkin’ Loud, he was awarded an MBE in 2004, an AIM for Indie Champion and the A&R Award from the Music Producer’s Guild in 2019. He currently has three million soundcloud followers, has been a long-term host on BBC Radio 1 and Radio 6 as well as having his own online radio station called Worldwide FM.
Doors open at 6pm and tickets for those aged under 23 will be available for ¥1,000, although regular on-the-door tickets will be ¥3,800 so buying in advance will definitely save you a decent amount.
The year is 2020, a new decade turns. Come enjoy a collection of Japan-inspired artworks by California-born, Tokyo-based illustrator, Erica Ward, at the the closing reception for the exhibition at the Hive Jinnan. Live music by Soto Gai and drinks […]
British electro duo The Chemical Brothers are coming to Tokyo and tickets are on sale early! With six number one albums in the UK, they hardly need any introduction, but if you’re not sure then check out Galvanize, Block Rockin’ […]
Four Tokyo-based artist will be showing their greatest works of lowbrow and pop-surrealism art in order to create an environment of unity, thought-provoking creativity and mind-altering visual euphoria. This may be considered dangerous, but what is art if it doesn’t […]
“Some no Komichi” is a festival highlighting the art of dyeing and screen printing in the Nakai/Ochiai area of Shinjuku ward. Traditionally, dye producers were located along the banks of the Myoshoji River which runs through the area. On clear […]
Tokunoshima—an island found in the Amami archipelago of Kagoshima Prefecture—can seem a long way from Tokyo. So if you’d like to give some of their food and cultural attractions a trial before you make the trip, then this event gives […]
As the name suggests, this little market is all about reducing waste and wastefulness—the perfect antidote to Tokyo’s shop-till-you-drop culture. It’s a good place to pick up snazzy secondhand clothes for cheap-cheap, as well as DVDs, CDs (remember those?), books […]