Archive for August, 2010

Karl Hyde Of Underworld

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

I’ve had the pleasure of interviewing Karl Hyde a few times over the years – we’ve discussed his music & writing but this time we bark about dancing & painting.
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Karl was in Tokyo for the opening of his first ever visual art exhibition at Laforet Museum, Harajuku running from 2010.8.25-9.15
More info at www.laforet.ne.jp
The new Underworld album Barking is released in Japan 2010.9.2 & Karl will return to Tokyo for Underworld shows in October!!
More info at www.beatink.com

With Karl Hyde.

Click here for cool dance moves with Karl hyde..
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Naoki Shimizu Creativeman

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

One of Japan’s biggest summer music festivals Summer Sonic celebrated it’s 10th year in 2009 & now in 2010 Creativeman the promotions company that created the festival is celebrating 20 years in business.
I had a conversation with the man behind Creativeman Naoki Shimizu – click on the play button below to listen..
This interview is partly English/Japanese – thanks to Mari Stone for translation assistance.

With Naoki Shimizu.
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The Appartement Secret Tokyo Space

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

Seek & you shall find The Appartement.. you’re invited if you can find it. Anna & Toma talk about the ideas behind their new secret space in Tokyo..

Anna & Toma inside their Appartement.
Click here & evesdrop on a secret conversation..
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Inter FM Live From Mini Ginza

Friday, August 20th, 2010

On Thursday 2010.8.19 I broadcast my Inter FM program Global Satellite live from Mini Ginza together with co-host Michael Rivas.
Our special guest was jazz pianist Junko Onishi..

Guy, Junko Onishi & Michael.

Mini Mini’s!!

Big brats!! err no.. Mini brats..

Mini Tokyo Night Cruising

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

I’ve been loving my convertible Mini that I was allowed to play with for a few days. I’ve been broadcasting my Inter FM program Global Satellite each week from Mini Ginza event space & the lovely people at Mini let me test drive one of their spunky cars.
On a hot & steamy Tokyo night I put the top down & went for a spin around town. I discovered one great thing about driving a convertible – everyone wants to talk to you. When I was stopped at the lights at Shibuya crossing loads of spunks checked out me & my car, winked, said hi & even yelled out nice car!!
I was doing this drive solo – I love just getting behind the wheel & driving around with no map & no plan. But I had a lot of company with friendly strangers on the streets of Tokyo thanks to my sexy convertible Mini..
For more info about Mini Ginza www.whatisminiginza.jp











Inter FM Live From Mini Ginza

Saturday, August 14th, 2010

On Friday the 13th (woooooo) I broadcast my Inter FM program Global Satellite live from Mini Ginza together with co-host Michael Rivas.
Jaicko & Taio Cruz were our special guests..

Guy, Jaicko & Michael.

Guy, Taio Cruz & Michael.

Mini Driving Maximum Fun In Tokyo!!

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

Once every week I’m broadcasting my Inter FM program Global Satellite live from the very cool Mini Ginza event space in Ginza, Tokyo & the lovely people at Mini gave me a convertible Mini to play with for a few days!! Together with my Mini Ginza program co-host Michael Rivas I took the spunky sporty little car for a spin from the Inter FM studios in Tenozu, to Shinagawa wharf overlooking Tokyo Bay with Rainbow Bridge, Odaiba & jets flying in to Haneda. Then we zoomed off to the lovely Omotesando..
For more about Mini Ginza check the website www.whatisminiginza.jp
Listen to my Inter FM program live on line at www.interfm.co.jp
Off we go in our Mini..






















MGMT At Fuji Rock Festival 2010

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

I had a quick conversation about fun & adventure in Japan, the tribulations of a second album & hangovers with MGMT before their headlining show on the White Stage at Fuji Rock Festival 2010. Oh & a Naeba mountain bug joined us too..
Click on the play button below for a chat with The Management..

With MGMT.
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Air At Fuji Rock Festival 2010

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

A couple of hours before their show in the Red Marquee at Fuji Rock Festival 2010 I had a quick chat with Nicolas & Jean-Benoit, the 2 gentlemen behind French chilled out electronic unit Air.
(The gents are a tad shy & didn’t want their pic taken..)
Click here for a breath of French Air..
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Massive Attack At Fuji Rock Festival 2010

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

I was one of the very lucky few who were given an interview with Massive Attack at Fuji Rock Festival 2010. I met 3D (Robert) briefly before their headlining show on the Green Stage Sunday night.
Click on the play button below for a (mini) massive moment..

A blurry moment with 3D (Robert) of Massive Attack.
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