Hip Hop Club Harlem in Tokyo, Japan

Following its opening in 1997, HARLEM continued to support the Japanese hip-hop scene as the “holy land of hip-hop,” and has since become a household name in Japan and around the world. It would not be an exaggeration to call the DJs in charge of the incredible dance floor the best in the country for …

Sansui G-33000 山水電気株式会社

The company was founded in Tokyo in 1947 by Kosaku Kikuchi, who had worked for a radio parts distributor in Tokyo before and during World War II. Due to the poor quality of radio parts Kikuchi had to deal with, he decided to start his private radio part manufacturer facility in December 1944 in Yoyogi, …

Vestax – Mixers and QFO Players

The Vestax Corporation was a Japanese musical instrument, turntable, and audio equipment, founded by Hidezato Shiino in 1977. The company began with the development and production of electronic guitars. In the 1980s, Vestax made multitrack recorders and later moved on to DJ mixers, professional turntables, CD players, and signal processors. Debt problems led to the …

Technics SL-1200GR

Technics 1200GR is a standard model, inheriting the technology of the leading SL-1200G, which was developed as a reference model turntable with direct drive of a new generation.   Merging Technics’ traditional analog technologies with leading digital technologies The SL-1200GR used modified SL-1200G components, such as the iron-core direct drive electric motor, the high-precision electric …

Akai GX-635D

Launched a year before Akai’s last open-reel development (the GX-625, 1979), the GX-635 and GX-635D were the base for the few later high-end open-reel recorders. The GX-636, GX-646 and GX-747 all drew on the same design, the same GX heads, the same SCM-200 and XO-24TD motors and the same features. And all were very successful …

SHIBUYA SKY – Shibuya Scramble Square

Shibuya Square Shibuya is a mixed-use skyscraper associated with Shibuya Station in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. This is part of the reconstruction of the station area. Located at Shibuya Station, the complex consists of three buildings, including an eastern building, Shibuya Scramble Square (229.71 m high), a central building (61 m high) and a western building …

Work in Japan

Japan is one of the most diverse countries in the world. And although the temples, castles and stunning scenery are amazing to see, it is the constantly bustling Tokyo that is attracting more and more people who are interested in working abroad. If you want to work in Japan and experience Tokyo’s pop culture first …

MAZDA RX-7 HEAVEN

RX-7 FD, THIRD GENERATION- 1991 The ultimate expression of Mazda’s rotating power: Yes, in a word – the last chapter in the RX-7 saga so far, FD was also the best. Now transformed by the GT into an uncompromising sports car, the FD looks as eternally modern today as it did when it was first …

Nakamichi 1000 ZXL Limited

Nakamichi was founded by Etsuro Nakamichi in 1948 as Nakamichi Research Corporation Ltd (株式会社 研究所 株式会社 Nakamichi Kenkyujo Kabushiki Kaisha) in Tokyo, Japan. He specializes in the production of portable radios, audio signals, speakers and communication equipment. It was later headed by the younger brother of the founder, Niro Nakamichi. Initially, the company was founded …

Technics SL-1200 mk2

The SL-1200 was the most influential turntable. It was developed in 1971 by a team led by Shuichi Obata at Matsushita, which then released it onto the market in 1972. It was adopted by New York City hip hop DJs in the 1970s. As they experimented with the SL-1200 decks, they developed scratching techniques when …