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This 82-Year-Old Dumpling DJ's Story Is Stranger Than Fiction

"When I die, it’s going to be in the kitchen of my restaurant, the DJ booth, or the dancefloor."
Alisa Yamasaki
5.11.17
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Ease Your Morning Commute with Hank Youngman's Japanese Train-Inspired "Shinkansen"

The Adelaide artist, who is one-half of Warren Raww, prepares his debut ‘Wabi-Sabi’ EP under the new alias.
Krystal Rodriguez
5.4.17
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Here's 17 Record Stores You Should Visit Before You Die

From Canada to Singapore, our guide to the top destinations for vinyl aficionados.
Corinne Przybyslawski
4.27.17
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Quarta330 Fuses Chiptune and Footwork on His Elegantly Downcast New Track

"Digital Lotus Flower" will be released on his forthcoming 'Pixelated' EP for Hyperdub.
Alexander Iadarola
1.25.17
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Jackmaster Opens Ramen Restaurant in Glasgow

The restaurant’s name, Ramen Dayo, is Japanese for “This is ramen.”
Krystal Rodriguez
12.16.16
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Watch Japanese Rappers Spit Grime in the Video for Skepta's 'Konnichiwa' Album Launch

The event was filmed by Boiler Room.
Michael Scott Barron
5.6.16
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Watch DJ Krush's Stunning Sunrise Performance at Tokyo's Zōjō-ji​ Temple

He arrived hours beforehand to make sure the acoustics for the performance were perfectly tuned.
THUMP Staff
3.24.16
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Soichi Terada Reveals the Fake Asian Stereotypes Driving His Japanese House Sound

“I’ve always liked the misunderstood image of the Orient. It actually makes me really happy.”
Alisa Yamasaki
3.14.16
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Skrillex and Vic Mensa Mob Through Tokyo at Night in New "No Chill" Video

The OWSLA boss and Chicago rapper's 2015 collaboration finally gets a visual.
THUMP Canada Staff
2.19.16
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Annoy Everyone You Know with a James Ferraro Ringtone

The Far Side Virtual producer's FUKU-TONE experiment's arrived on SoundCloud.
Josh Baines
1.13.16
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We Went to a Tuna Beheading Party in Tokyo

Maguro House is the latest in a wave of parties matching Japanese food with dance music, and it's undoubtedly the strangest pairing yet.
Alisa Yamasaki and Mike Sunda
1.4.16
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​Tuna Beheading Raves are the Hot New Thing in Tokyo

Watch an 88-pound fish get carved into sashimi... while dancing to house music?
Max Pearl
12.17.15