radio:on

1997~2007

Guy founded radio:on – a network of DJ’s & music lovers who wanted to get good music on the radio. The core team included Dennis Oliver, Sonsu Shin & Hitoshi Nozu.

Set up streetside studio at Vision Network/Las Chicas, Aoyama.

radio:on fills a niche market in Tokyo providing programs for radio stations, DJ’s for events, narrators for commercial work & audio services including DJ training, voice workshops & voice narration demo recording.

radio:on DJ’s believe radio should be out in public places (not behind closed studio doors) – so have set up DJ booths at many events including Fuji Rock Festival & Design Festa.

The annual radio:on birthday on 10:10 becomes a major event in Tokyo with parties being held at the Cybernet Cafe, Harajuku; Club Code, Shinjuku; Ben’s Cafe, Takadanobaba & Super Deluxe, Nishi Azabu.

1997-2002

Specialist Music & Creative Culture Programs were broadcast 24 hours a day across Japan on CAN System cable radio network.

2000-2002

Opened radio:on:studio & bar, Gaienmae which became a hub for radio:on DJ events, live music & Eyesaw artist exhibitions.

2001-2005

radio:on DJ’s produced 20 minute music sweeps broadcast twice daily on Inter FM in Tokyo.

2003-2004

radio:on programs were broadcast every Saturday & Sunday night on community radio station FM Salus in Tokyo.

2005~2007

radio:on DJ’s started the event Expansion held monthly at various clubs around Tokyo – an “open-decks” night providing an outlet for new DJ’s to spin & get on: the air.


radio:on launch flyer 1997.


radio:on flyer 1998.


Legendary radio DJ Katsuya Kobayashi visits the radio:on studio at Las Chicas, Aoyama 1998.


Our first radio:on booth at Design Festa – DJ Sonsu in our studio designed by Mel 1998.


DJ’s Hitoshi and Geodezic at radio:on booth Design Festa 1998.


DJ Jo Jo at radio:on booth Design Festa 1999.


radio:on 2 year anniversary party flyer – still one of my all time favourite flyers!!


radio:on DJ booth / Milk bar at Fuji Rock Festival 2000.


Original goods at radio:on booth Design Festa 2002.


Original goods at radio:on booth Design Festa 2002.


radio:n bar flyer 2000.


radio:on bar flyer 2000.


radio:on bar flyer 2001.


At the radio:on bar 2001.


radio:on bar staff David and Bertie 2002.


radio:on / Eyesaw art group collaboration paper 2002.


radio:on cockpit flyer 2002.

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