First broadcast date: 7 January 2019
Toshio Matsuura presents his fortnightly two hour music program, WW Tokyo. One of the founding members of the U.F.O. (United Futures Organisation), Toshio has remained a leader in the Tokyo nightlife scene for years.
Toshio will be joined by 3 guests, DJs, producers and promoters who are becoming the fresh driving force of the underground music scene in Tokyo: Ill Sugi (Yokohama, Japan/Jazzy Sport, Menace), tajima hal (Hermit City Recordings), CYK TOKYO.
WW Tokyo is live from WIRED HOTEL ASAKUSA.
Ill Sugi (Yokohama, Japan / Jazzy Sport, Menace)
Born in Kanagawa, Japan, Ill Sugi is a beat maker representing the J.M.R crew. Also well known for making beats with fellow Japanese beatsmiths Budamunk and Bugseed, Sugi got signed on the legendary Jazzy Sport in early 2015 with his first -and already classic- LP “Stiff Fingers”. He released then “Urban Maze LP” on Menace and more recently “Slow Lights LP” on Jazzy Sport again.
tajima hal (Hermit City Recordings)
tajima hal is a Yokohama based producer, also known as the owner of Hermit City Recordings which is a new beats label based in Japan. He dropped his first album “tones” from Urban Waves Records in Belgium in 2015. As he moved to Berlin in 2013, he started making some good connections with European producers too. Having completed a tour in Europe (Paris, Dortmund, Köln, Mainz, Zürich, Budapest) in 2017, he has since been organising the most hoped party that is focused on beats / Instrumental music with Yagi.