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Ghost In The Shell PlayStation Soundtrack

Ghost In The Shell PlayStation Soundtrack

That was such an honour: when Takkyu Ishino curated the lineup of his favourite producers to contribute to a Sony Playstation video game based on the anime Ghost In The Shell from 1995, he invited a who-is-who-of-techno to participate: Claude Young aka Brother From...

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Mijk van Dijkが80年代の日本シティポップを発表Vol.2  –  Sunshower Mix

Mijk van Dijkが80年代の日本シティポップを発表Vol.2 – Sunshower Mix

Mixcloudで私の最初のCity Pop Mixを聞いてくれてありがとう。 (-_-) 新しいものをアップロードしました:Vol.2 - Sunshower Mix! \_(ツ)_/¯ 夏をお楽しみください! (^o^)// (Picture by Gra-chan on location in Tokyo-Gotanda) Mijk van Dijk presents Japan CIty Pop of the 80s Vol.2 - Sunshower PLAYLIST 1. Taeko Ohnuki -...

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10k listeners for my Japan City Pop Mix

10k listeners for my Japan City Pop Mix

Today I noticed that for the first time one of my  Mixcloud sets scored over 10.000 listeners with over 103.750 minutes listening time. That’s truly amazing! Domo-arigato gozaimashita to all who have been listening and supporting my humble dedication to...

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909originals did an interview with me.

909originals did an interview with me.

909originals  did an interview with me. And it became a long one. That's why there's two parts. Check em out here. 909ORIGINALS PRESENTS ORIGINS… MIJK VAN DIJK (PART ONE) and here: 909ORIGINALS PRESENTS ORIGINS… MIJK VAN DIJK (PART TWO)

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Sub Human Bros – Grateful Life (Mijk van Dijk Remix)

Sub Human Bros – Grateful Life (Mijk van Dijk Remix)

Makoto and Yutaka Sakamoto are the Japanese duo Sub Human Bros. We met in those happy days at legendary culture club house Neu West Berlin in 2015 and finally here's a collaboration: my remix for their wonderful tune "Grateful Life" as  featured on...

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Kaga Festival Japan

Kaga Festival Japan

Apart from appearances at DOMMUNE and Oiran Warm Up Radio Show my main occupation on my 30th tour to Japan was my first ever gig at Kaga Music Festival, a beautiful little music extravaganza in Ishikawa prefecture at the Japanese Sea. It's an onsen festival, so taking...

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Mijk van Dijk at DOMMUNE

Mijk van Dijk at DOMMUNE

To celebrate my 30th tour to Japan, I have been invited to DOMMUNE to talk about my 29 trips to Japan so far. I'm also gonna introduce my new label microglobe. Very excited. You can watch the 2-hour-program from wherever you are if you follow this link at 7pm Tokyo...

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マイク・ヴァン・ダイク x 日本 = 30

マイク・ヴァン・ダイク x 日本 = 30

■「マイク・ヴァン・ダイク x 日本 = 30 / chapter 1」Talking about Mijk van Dijk Mijk van Dijk (マイク・ヴァン・ダイク)は、1990年以来、ベルリンを拠点に活動するジャーマンテクノのパイオニアの一人である。数あるソロ作品だけでなく、DJ Hell、石野卓球、Thomas Schumacher、Cosmic Babyと言った一流テクノアーティスト達とトラックをプロデュースし、Moby、電気グルーヴ、GTOなどのリミックスも手がけてきた。またMarcos...

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Kaga Music Festival, July 21 2018

Kaga Music Festival, July 21 2018

On July 21st I will participate at the Kaga Music Festival in Kaga/ Japan on the northwestern coast. It's a daytime festival with Japanese local culture, food and onsen (hot spring bath). It sounds super-exciting and I just can't wait to go, meet old and new friends...

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New Track: The Night Is Young

New Track: The Night Is Young

Out today: The Night Is Young, my new track on the Blue Arts Music 10th Anniversary Compilation, compiled by label head DJ Tomoya from Fukuoka/ Japan. The night is full of promises for those who are young at heart and mind, because every given night, anything can...

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新しい曲: The Night Is Young

新しい曲: The Night Is Young

福岡を拠点に活動するReqterdrumer a.k.a. Tomoyaが主宰するレーベル・Blue Arts Musicが10周年記念コンピレーションアルバム「Blue Arts Music 10th Anniversary Compilation」をリリース! テクノゴッドKEN ISHIIが未発表オリジナル音源を提供。Hiroshi Watanabe、Satoshi Fumi、Mijk van Dijk 他、国内外のトップアーティストの楽曲を収録。 2018年4月25日発売 日本が誇るトラックメイカーSatoshi Fumi...

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20 Years of Multi-Mijk

20 Years of Multi-Mijk

Today 20 years ago my first "Best-Of"-Compilation was released in Japan through Sony Music/ Office 7, the CD "Multi-Mijk" mixed by my good friend DJ Toby Izui aka Tobynation in 1998.Toby knows me and my music so well since  1992 and thus he created a DJ-mix...

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Mijk van Dijkが80年代のジャパンシティポップを発表DJ-Mix

Mijk van Dijkが80年代のジャパンシティポップを発表DJ-Mix

私の80年代のジャパンシティポップのDJミックスをお楽しみください。 東京でCity Popのレコードを集めて、このDJミックスを作りました。 Electronic Beatsマガジンは私のミックスを彼らのウェブサイトで述べました。\_(ツ)_/¯ 私の「木箱掘り」を手伝ってくれた東京の親友のToby IzuiとRobert Palmerに感謝します。 Mijk van Dijk presents Japan City Pop of the 80s PLAYLIST 1. Jadoes - Friday Night Story -...

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Mijk van Dijk Japan Tour 2017

Mijk van Dijk Japan Tour 2017

I'm very happy to announce my 2017 Japan Tour. This September I shall tour Fukuoka, Osaka and Tokyo and introduce the music of my new label microglobe. Let's celebrate our unity in our minds and our music. Here are the dates: September 13th: Tokyo, DOMMUNE September...

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Mijk van Dijk DJ Mix June 2017

Mijk van Dijk DJ Mix June 2017

Oh, I know, I did not post a proper monthly mix for quite a while now. So here's a mix with the type of Techno I like to spin.I included a lot of exciting new Techno from Southern Germany by SHDW & Obscure Shape, Trap10 and Konstantin Sibold, new faces...

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Kisuna & the new Technics SL-1200 GAE

Kisuna & the new Technics SL-1200 GAE

Last week on June 15th I played a special vinyl DJ set for the presentation of the brandnew and very limited Technics SL-1200 GAE turntable at Kisuna Arts & Records Pop Up Shop in Berlin-Mitte,  actually also using it in my set. For those of you who could not come...

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Beroshima – Hexaline (Mijk van Dijk Remix)

Beroshima – Hexaline (Mijk van Dijk Remix)

DJ Tomoya aka Reqterdrumer from Fukuoka runs Blue Arts Music, a label for Japanese techno. I already participated in 2015 with my remix for Tomoya's track Torrent Of People. Now Blue Arts Music is releasing exclusive remixes of Version Of Reality by Hiroshi Watanabe...

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DJ Set Sapporo Online

DJ Set Sapporo Online

Minmon Kollektiv from Potsdam/ Germany did an E-Mail interview (in German language) with me while I was on tour in Japan and also requested a DJ set. I send them the first hour of my freshly squeezed recording of my DJ set from Acid Room in Sapporo/ Japan this July...

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Mijk van Dijk DJ Set at Dommune

Mijk van Dijk DJ Set at Dommune

Yesterday I played a DJ set at DOMMUNE, the famous Japanese DJ web TV. The concept may look similar to Boiler Room, but Dommune is already since more than 5 1/2 years in session and their live video editing stands out so much, it reminds me of LSB.tv. It was my third...

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My first image of Japan

My first image of Japan

I've been travelling to Japan 27 times now and I am super-excited to arrive here again today. When I was a child, I had no ideas of Japan whatsoever. It was also a time when Manga was almost completely unknown in Germany. Popular animation TV series like Die Biene...

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Reqterdrumer – Torrent Of People (Mijk van Dijk Remix)

Reqterdrumer – Torrent Of People (Mijk van Dijk Remix)

Out now: my remix of Reqterdrumer's Torrent Of People (Mijk van Dijk Remix). Reqterdrumer is the alias of DJ Tomoya from Fukuoka on the Southern Japanese island Kyushu. My mix is released on his Undulation EP along with other remixes by Ken Ishii, Hiroshi Watanabe,...

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Japan’s No Dancing Law finally repealed

Japan’s No Dancing Law finally repealed

Very good news today: Japan's 67-year-old "No Dancing Law", the so-called "Fueiho" has been finally repealed. This law has been brought to action after World War 2 to crack down on prostitution in dance halls. According to the law, all dancing must be stopped by...

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Bass Works Recordings 100th Anniversary Compilation

Bass Works Recordings 100th Anniversary Compilation

Bass Works Recordings is a respected Techno label from Japan, which is relatively unknown in Germany. However, they are already celebrating their 100th release now with this compilation called "Nessie". I'm proud to be featured on this compilation with a remix that I...

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100タイトル記念!!

100タイトル記念!!

前人未到ッ、七転八倒ゥ、みなみなさまに支えられて、叱咤激励ィ、雨の日も、風邪の日も、ポカポカ陽気の日も、リリースし続け、笑いあり、涙あり、ポロリありで歩み続けた100タイトル!! ここは単なる通過点とはクールに一言では言い切れない、山あり谷あり、ポロリありで歩み続けた、まさかの100週連続リリース!! ほんまにありがとうございます!! 
祝☆100タイトルを記念して、三週連続コンピレーション企画スタァァァトォォォ!! 一周年のときに、CDとダウンロードでリリースされたスーパーコンピレイション、”BIG FOOT”、そして...

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Grenzöffnungstage in Neu West Berlin Part 1

Grenzöffnungstage in Neu West Berlin Part 1

The Neu West Berlin adventure continues tonight. This weekend we will take  you a wonderful journey through sounds and motions and all around the world. Today, Friday February 20th it's gonna be all Kampai and Kombanwa, since we will host 3 great Japanese artists in...

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