Diggin’ Japanese Popular Music with the Guest Speakers in LA, London and Paris

November 5 (thu)


In recent years, Japanese city pop, jazz, and ambient music have become hot topics among music lovers around the world. At this year’s TIMM, London and Tokyo-based DJ, producer, and broadcaster Nick Luscombe invites guest speakers from different cities around the world to explore their passion for Japanese popular music. Nick and the speakers will also recommend their favorite selections, which they will play for you.

* This seminar is geared toward overseas participants and will be held in English only (no subtitles).

Moderator : Nick Luscombe (An experienced BBC radio broadcaster, producer, DJ and music / playlist curator with a varied career with numerous companies including iTunes, Google Play, BBC and the Institute of Contemporary Arts. Also the founder of the music/architecture practice Musicity.)

Speakers : Yosuke Kitazawa– Los Angeles, California, US (Japan-born, California-raised reissue record producer known for his work on Light In The Attic Records' Japan Archival Series. Nominated for a Grammy in 2020 as a producer for the compilation Kankyō Ongaku: Japanese Ambient, Environmental & New Age Music 1980-1990.), Darrel Sheinman - London, UK (Founder, Gearbox Records Ltd, the UK’s leading vinyl record label with technical production house), Elvin Pagiras – Paris, France (General Manager Modulor / Modulor Japan, Exclusive distributor for labels such as Sub Pop, Secretly Canadian, Daptone Records, Glitterbeat and produce/license records through our in-house labels)