Takkyu Ishino
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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Music 4 The Micro­globe #40 – July 2016

Music 4 The Micro­globe #40 – July 2016

Happy to present the July episode of my radio show music 4 the microglobe- This is already episode 40 and will be syndicated to BLN.fm with German presentation and cuebase.fm and XLTRAX in English presentation. I needed to pick some soothing music first, due to all...

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Japan’s No Dancing Law finally repealed

Japan’s No Dancing Law finally repealed

Very good news today: Japan's 67-year-old "No Dancing Law", the so-called "Fueiho" has been finally repealed.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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1994年、日本への初めての旅

1994年、日本への初めての旅

僕が初めて日本でプレイしたのは、ちょうど20年前でした。その後26回来日し、この素晴らしい国で多くの友達と強い絆を結ぶことができました。 どうしてそうなったの?と時々聞かれるので、今日はぜひこのお話を紹介したいと思います。 当時フロッグマンレコードの佐藤大さんと渡辺健吾さんに招待され、渋谷クラプクアトロでプレイさせてもらいました。以前から友達であるToby Izuiさん(Tobynation)が、フロッグマンレコードに僕を紹介し、彼らとコンタクトを取ってくれていたのです。...

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My first trip to Japan in 1994

My first trip to Japan in 1994

Exactly 20 years ago I played in Japan for the first time. Since now, I have travelled 26 times to Japan, made many friends and built a strong bond with that amazing country. Sometimes I am asked, how this all happened. I'd like to share this story with you today. I...

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Mijk van Dijk live in Tokyo at Tächno Fest

Mijk van Dijk live in Tokyo at Tächno Fest

Wow, I just found this video on YouTube. On April 25th 1998 I played live in Tokyo  at Liquid Room along with Denki Groove,  Takkyu Ishino, Toby Izui and Westbam. The party was part of a small tour in Japan called "Tächno Fest" (which is not a spelling mistake but an...

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WIRE13 – Mijk’s personal review

WIRE13 – Mijk’s personal review

Finally I find some time to write about my exciting appearance and experience at the WIRE13 Festival in Tokyo. I was invited to perform on the main stage along with such great artists like Dj Sodeyama, Agoria, Ken Ishii, Westbam, Giorgio Moroder feat. Chris Cox,...

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WIRE13 Banners at ageha

WIRE13 Banners at ageha

This just in from Japan: Banners for WIRE13 have been spotted in Japan in front of Tokyo superclub ageha. What an impressive line up. And such a great honour to be part of it. I can't wait to get there! Domo arigato gozaimasu for the pictures to MiMi Shimada. (-_-)

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Mijk van Dijk to play at WIRE13, Yokohama Arena Japan

Mijk van Dijk to play at WIRE13, Yokohama Arena Japan

Mijk van Dijk will play a live show at WIRE13, the biggest indoor Techno festival in Japan on September 14th 2013. The lineup at Yokohama Arena is amazing. The DJs will be Agoria, Fumiya Tanaka, Bart Skils, DJ Sodeyama, DJ Hell, Josh Wink, Len Faki, Ken Ishii, Matias...

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Mijk van Dijk @ WOMB Japan

Mijk van Dijk @ WOMB Japan

When Mijk van Dijk DJed at Tokyo's super club WOMB during his tour through Japan in November 2010, he was filmed by the good people from Red Bull TV for their program Night Flight, that transmits complete sets from the best DJs of the world in the best clubs in the...

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