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Japan's Summer Sonic festival will stream new and archive footage

A Daft Punk live show from 2006 is streaming online this weekend.

As part of Japan's Summer Sonic festival, which will show a selection of...

He also had a seperate meeting earlier this week with three politicians

DJ Nobu has appealed directly to the Japanese government for club and venue compensation amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Chiba-born techno DJ and producer, DJ...

Ensō will run for three days this April

Tokyo-based, experimental arts promoter REITIN is launching a new festival in Japan this April.

Ensō will take place at the Ōya History Museum, a 400-year-old former...

"We dance, advocate and raise objections by affirming ourselves"

Mars89 has hosted a protest rave in Tokyo.

The Japanese DJ and producer organised the Shibuya Protest Rave in the country's capital on Saturday (26th...

Tokyo’s Shinichiro Yokota is one of the great unsung heroes of house music, though thanks to a particular YouTube video and a new Sound Of...

This October, Amsterdam-based, Japanese record label Sound of Vast releases ‘Ultimate Yokota 1991-2019’, a compilation album of previously unreleased music by Tokyo house producer...

The festival is now expected to begin this Sunday

Japanese festival Labyrinth has been forced to cancel its first day this Saturday due to the forecasted Super Typhoon Hagibis.

It's expected that the typhoon will...

Japan is producing some of the world’s most vital techno, though its roots go way back to the late 1970s. We talk to some of...

Since the end of World War II, Western culture has loomed large over everyday life in Japan. The decades since have brought about a wide...

Japan’s club scene boasts a vibrant mixture of commercial and underground music genres and no shortage of first-rate venues. Despite post-WW2 legislation that banned dancing...

Driven by an inquisitive nature and an unshakeable love for the dancefloor, deep house innovator Powder is taking her passionate eclecticism beyond the cities of...

Listening to Powder is like watching a synchronised swim routine. Agile, rhythmic movements appear as organic as they do complex, her sound as exhilarating as...

The animated video charts the Japanese DJ’s journey from 9-5 worker to internationally respected selector...

Beats In Space is launching its new CD series with a mix from Japanese DJ/producer, Powder.

Tim Sweeney’s revered label/radio show will kick of its...

He was arrested in early October on suspicion of MDMA possession...

David Morales has been released by Japanese authorities without charge following his arrest this month on suspicion of drug possession.

In early October, the US...

Tominori Hosoya readies his first album on his own TH Pressing imprint. ‘We Wish 2 Cherry Trees Bloom Forever’ is a lush cut of atmospheric...

Tominori Hosoya will release his first full-length album  on his own TH Pressing label this month.

Since launching TH Pressing in 2014 Hosoya has used...

"Mystery and surprise are key elements of artistic experiences"

Much-loved techno festival The Labyrinth has taken secrecy to the next level and opted not to reveal its line-up before the festival’s 2018 edition.

With...

Synchronise watches as this is going to be huge... 

Gorillaz will debut their new album, 'The Now Now', live from Tokyo during a Boiler Room stream this weekend. 

The announcement came on Twitter yesterday...

A fresh initiative from DJ Mag Japan for upcoming artists

On Sunday, 11th March in Shinagawa, Tokyo, a district of countless domestic and international businesses was unusually quiet. Just outside the station by former Virgin...

Plus Alan Walker, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Flosstradamus, Vini Vici and more...

Electric Daisy Carnival has lined up Alison Wonderland, Martin Garrix, Diplo, Above & Beyond, deadmau5 and many more for its 2018 event, set to take...

Japanese up-and-comer drops atmospheric techno...

Given Japan is miles ahead of the rest of the world when it comes to future gubbins, it’s slightly surprising that off-kilter techno producers like...

Talks from Toolroom, The Drum, DJ Mag & more...

Tokyo Dance Music Event (TDME) is the first dance music conference of its kind in Japan, and is set to welcome journalists, producers and tastemakers...

 The DJ Mag family expands further

We are delighted to announce that DJ Mag Japan is the latest member of the international family.

DJ Mag Japan, which is live now at...

A chemical coating might put a stop to scratches, warps and static...

A new nano-scale chemical coating for vinyl from a Japanese company called Ulvac may put an end to scratched records.

Last week the company unveiled...