Takagi Masakatsu in The Japan Times

The Japan Times covers Takagi, and his recent performance at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, USA as part of the Japan! Culture+Hyperculture series. The Japan Times article can be read here, and the performance can be seen here.

Steve Jansen / Takagi Masakatsu / Cornelius Live

Takagi Masakatsu will perform as part of Steve Jansen’s band, along with Cornelius, and also with visuals by Shoko Ise at Slope, a concert by Steve Jensen at Persimmon Hall, Meguro, this month. Steve Jensen was a member of the legendary band “Japan” from the late 70’s, and gained a great following in the country […]

Tokyo Lab + Fader

We’re featured in the current issue of Fader Magazine Japan, you can see the cover below, so go pick one up! The feature is on “The Creativity of Music Visuals” and also includes Ukawa Naohiro, Easeback, and Anton Corbjin.

Ground Riddim on Root Magazine

ROOT magazine (LA, web magazine) is featuring Ground Riddim, which is Hifana’s management crew / artist collective on their latest issue. Interview with Hifana, UC, Maharo, kimgym are available. You can download the digital magazine from the link below.
LA発のデジタルマガジン、ROOT Magazineが、HIFANAのマネージメント/ アーティスト集団、Ground Riddimの特集を組んでます。Hifanaを始め、DJ Uppercut、イラストレーターのマハロ、ヴィジュアルクリエイターKIMGYMのインタビューなどを掲載。以下リンクよりダウンロードできます。
www.rootmagazine.org

Announcing Tokyo.Ten

As you may have noticed on the right column there, for our next release we’re planning a compilation DVD and book that will compile our ten best videos (and maybe some bonus tracks), along with an art book made mostly from the very very generous contributions of all the artists that have volunteered to create […]

Hifana Connect Nominated in Space Shower MVA 08

We noticed that our music video for Hifana’s Connect has been nominated in the best CG/Animation category in the Space Shower Music Video Awards 08. Check out Connect, as well as the rest of the nominees here.

John Jay on the Tokyo Music Scene

John blogs for the NY Times with this overview of the Tokyo Scene, including the history of W+K Tokyo’s interaction with Tokyo music culture, and the impetus for the inception of W+K Tokyo Lab. The article is also reproduced in full below.
The issues facing the music business — the growth of digital distribution and a […]