Toby Izui
Mijk plays Mijk for Wonderful Rave

Mijk plays Mijk for Wonderful Rave

Everybody's streaming and so do I, every once in a while. My booking agency Classic DJ asked me to contribute to their Wonderful Rave program and so I played this vinyl DJ set straight from my living room, with only Mijk tracks from the past. With a few surprises,...

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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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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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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’s Japan Tour 2017 Review

Mijk van Dijk’s Japan Tour 2017 Review

Domo arigato-gozaimasu to all my friends and fans in Japan, who made my 29th tour to Japan like another dream come true. This time it were short and sweet 8 days with 5 performances and a lot of other things to make and do. Day 1  On the day of my...

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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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Never Mind The Old School, Fool!

Never Mind The Old School, Fool!

It’s Old School months on my microglobe. Although I am still „forcing the future“ (old Frontpage motto), I like to play occasional old school sets. Not out of pure nostaligica: sometimes it’s good to step back and look at the bigger picture. As Westbam put it in his...

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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...

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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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Sunday Music: Interference Festival 20 years ago!

Sunday Music: Interference Festival 20 years ago!

This Sunday I give you an original recording from Kiss FM Berlin, transmitting the Interference Festival during Love Parade 1994 at Tresor  - yes, 20 years ago Kiss FM was not yet playing just R&B, but also R&S... 😉 I was jumping in for moderation of the...

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SHIBUYA Oiran Warm Up Music Compilation

SHIBUYA Oiran Warm Up Music Compilation

"Oiran do chu", my collaboration with Japanese girl duo DAFTY will be released on SHIBUYA Oiran Warm Up Music Compilation on Oiran Music on April 9th. First announcements in the net are out, like on Natalie, an important music info service in Japan. Japanese fans can...

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Toby’s 50th Birthday in Tokyo

Toby’s 50th Birthday in Tokyo

On October 29th my great friend Toby Izui aka Tobynation celebrated his B*day at Club Oiran in Shibuya-Tokyo. I was so happy to be part of his celebration. Before I take any more time in describing all that happened, here are some pictures for you. Updates soon!...

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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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