“My Town” is a brand new feature wherein friends and family from around the world give us the lowdown on their home town – favourite bars, restaurants, record shops and more. Forget Time Out – this is the only city guide you need.
Next up is Mari, the Tokyo resident ‘It Girl’.
Where is the best place to?
Luckily enough, many international artists stop by Tokyo! I am proud to list these venues where you can find good music. Each club and venue has such a great character! I usually choose where to go depending on who’s playing where… so I have also listed who’s played where.
Ex-Yellow, Proper dance music spot.
Who has played? DJ Spinna, Joe Clausell, Danny Krivit, Francois K, Louise Vega, DJ Harvey.. & more!
B1F/B2F Thesaurus Nishiazabu
1-10-11 Nishiazabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo
- Unit Daikanyama
3 Floor Dance floor/Live Space, Lounge, and Cafe
Varieties of Parties!!
Drum’n'Bass Sessions, Dubstep, Techno, House…
Who has played? Goldie, Silkie, Mala, Floating Points/ Eglo Take Over, Low End Theory, Kompakt… & more!
Za House Bld., 1-34-17 Ebisu-nishi,
Another proper dance venue/mainly house – good sound system!
Who has played? Defected Night, Inner Vision Party, Derrick May, Kaoru Inoue, Kuniyuki, DJ Krush… & more!
B1, B2 hikawa bldg 2-11 sarugaku,shibuya-ku tokyo
Best Venue for all sorts of Music… Rock, Alternative, Dance, Jazz…
Who has played? SOIL&”PIMP”SESSIONS, Moodymann, Matthew Herbert Live, Theo Parrish, Takkyu Ishino, DJ Nori… & more!
NENEH CHERRY BROWNSWOOD BASEMENT X BOILER ROOM // 16-04-14
Shortly after the release of Blank Project Neneh’s new album, featuring Rocket Number 9 and Four Tet on production duties. Neneh returns to London for a special Brownswood Basement X Boiler Room session. Live broadcast from 14h60 – 16h00.