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A Bathing Ape x Kiehl’s 2015 Tohoku Charity Project

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A Bathing Ape collaborates with Kiehl’s to produce a limited edition moisturizing cream. The product itself is the “Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream,” the skincare line’s top-selling lotion, featuring a special BAPE Camo label. 100% of the revenue generated will be donated to the NPO Corporation, which stands to support the aftermath of the Great East Japan Earthquake by planting cherry blossom trees in the Tōhoku district of Japan. You can purchase the A Bathing Ape x Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream at Kiehl’s on February 6 in two sizes: a 49 g jar for $32 USD and a 123 g jar for $56 USD.

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Tadaomi Shibuya "SPORTS" Exhibition @ NOS EBISU

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Coinciding with this year’s TOKYO ROUND ABOUT events, Japanese artist Tadaomi Shibuya announces a new exhibition entitled “SPORTS” at NOS EBISU in Tokyo, Japan. Centered around his personal interests in sports, the Japanese artist present unique artworks such as the “MJ” print — a rendition of Michael Jordan’s iconic aerial dunking prowess — and the “Bob Marley” print, featuring the late reggae musician in action dribbling a soccer ball. Enlisting his trademark geometric print and pattern, “SPORTS” continues Shibuya’s sought-after aesthetic, that’s made a mark in the realms of fashion, music and animation. The exhibition will run through to January 26. For more on Tadaomi Shibuya, head over to the artist’s personal blog here.

NOS EBISU
B1F, Shibuya

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Japanese Design Firm Nendo Has Crafted Art Out of Chocolates

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Recently named “M&O’s Designer of the Year,” Japanese firm Nendo has created nine pieces of chocolate art to furnish a lounge it designed for the furniture and design show Maison&Objet. The creations look more like miniature sculptures than confectioneries, with each one measuring the same dimensions at 26 x 26 x 26mm. Each one takes on a different shape with distinctive textures, such as hollow centered cubes, pointed tips, smooth and rough surfaces, each corresponding to a Japanese expression — for example, “zara-zara” has a rough, file-like surface whereas “poki-poki” is an Escher-esque box frame. The composition of ingredients for all nine designs, meanwhile, remain identical. The chocolates are being produced in a limited quantity of 400 hundred sets and will be available to guests at the Nendo lounge at Maison&Objet from January 23 to 27.

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DJ SAZA - HIP HOP relax (hip hop mix) - Tokyo

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New mix from Tokyo DJ SAZA. Relax hip hop to listen at home during this winter.



Franck Ocean – think about you
Drake – I love makonnen
Mos Def – panties
Nas – Doo rags
Fabolous – we get high
Rick Ross – Bound 2 RMX
Franck Ocean – Pyramids
Busta rhymes – thank you
Snoop dog – get down
Danny brown – wake up
Rjd2 – here s was left
Nas - ???
Suisei – young and fresh
Timbaland – indian flute
BIG – I love you RMX
House of pain – fed up
Pharrell – happy
Dj feva – i shot BIG
Larry skg – hypocrites

BAIT x Medicom Toy 1000% Bearbrick "Headshot"

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In celebration of BAIT‘s new Seattle outpost, Medicom Bearbrick is releasing a special edition BAIT x Medicom Toy 1000% Bearbrick in “Headshot.” Following the successful release of the 100% and 400% iterations, the special 1000% edition will be limited to 100 units. This edition will retail for $550 USD on BAITme.com and the four BAIT chapter stores.



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Watch an 8-Bit Version of 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

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Fans of the Marvel comic book and movie Guardians of the Galaxy have another reason to rejoice as the guys over at CineFix have released an 8-bit version of the hugely popular film. The Disney-distributed picture, which starred Hollywood standout Chris Pratt, generated $780 million USD worldwide, enough reason for the studio to lock on a sequel set to be released in 2017. Watch the gang above battle Ronan in a NES-quality video above and leave your impressions in the comments below.



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TOKYO SCRAMBLE - VALENTINE PARTY @ Trump Room Shibuya - 02/14

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Saturday 14th february 2014

TOKYO SCRAMBLE - VALENTINE PARTY
Electro, Dubstep, Drum N Bass, EDM, Bass Music

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2 FLOOR , 13 DJs and a lot of different party music!!
More than 200 persons from all over the world expected !!
Don't stay alone for Valentine ! come to celebrate with us, a good match may wait for you ;)
Couples are of course welcome too, let's celebrate !!!!
!!!!!!!FREE FOR FEBRUARY BIRTHDAY PEOPLE !!!!!!!!

from 11pm to 5am
ENTRANCE: 1500¥
Clock available

@TRUMP ROOM
Tokyo, shibuya-ku jinnan 1-12-14 hoshi build

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【☆TOKYO SCRAMBLE  バレンタインパーティー☆】

毎回様々な国のスクランブラーが200人以上参加のTOKYO SCRAMBLEがバレンタインの夜にパーティーを開催!!一人で夜を過ごしたくない人はもちろん、カップルでの参加も大歓迎☆そこには素敵な出会いが待っているかも!?

日時:2月14日 土曜日 (23時〜5時)
場所:TRUMP ROOM (東京都渋谷区神南1−12−14 星ビル)

エントランス:男性:¥1500 女性:¥1500

!!!2月誕生日の方はエントランス無料!!!
*なお、誕生日の方は身分証のご提示をお願い致します。

【詳細】
今回は東京の中心、渋谷で盛大にバレンタインパーティーを開催!
2フロアで様々な国のDJが最高なパーティーミュージックを披露!
・大学生や専門学生、観光客などどんな方でも気軽に参加OK!
・クロークもあるのでお出かけ帰りでもOK!
・外国人の知り合いが欲しい!日本人の友達を作りたい、英語をアウトプットする場所が欲…

Dragon Ball Z x A Bathing Ape 2015 Collection

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Never far from a compelling collaboration with household names in arts, music and entertainment, A Bathing Ape‘s latest collaboration sees the streetwear giants team up with Dragon Ball Z. The collection features a selection of T-shrits boasting graphics synonymous to both imprints. Baby Milo is found atop Flying Nimbus while an anime illustration of the series’ lead character Goku is featured over the iconic BAPE silhouette performing the Kamehameha. Look for the collection to be available from BAPE retailers and its online store from January 31.



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BOOM ft. Snoop Dogg - TZK Remix

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Electro Video Music : BOOM ft. Snoop Dogg - TZK Remix

BOOM ft. Snoop Dogg - TZK Remix from Tomás Peña on Vimeo.

Tokyo Ghostbusters - The 1980s Anime

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Genre streams that is! There isn’t an ’80s movie that is more perfectly matched for an anime makeover than Ghostbusters. The story is flawless, the ghosts would feel right at home, plus all the crazy special effects could be easily accomplished through animation. The fact that they were able to do all of that in a live-action movie is part of what makes it such a classic.

This parody simply nails the movie, but you don’t have to take our word for it, you can see for yourself after the jump.

The YouTube channel Nacho Punch is no stranger to 1980s-style anime parodies, but this one feels just right. Set in Tokyo and drawn in a style of animation perfect for the era in which the movie and original animated series were born, the Tokyo Ghostbusters really shine in their one-minute debut.



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André Saraiva (Monsieur A) - Mente Interview January 2015

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He was one of the first European graffiters to furtively paint in Paris in the 1980s. Thanks to the rather unusual Mr. A, a “naïve” flea-like character that always wears a top hat and which became his trademark, he has been arrested dozens of times and is banned from painting in the streets of both Paris and New York. However, this does not stop his art from continuing to spread throughout the world. André manages to combine the look of a rebellious and provocative artist, while nurturing his pop star aura and demonstrating his ability in the field of public relations and business. He owns the exclusive Le Baron club, which, in addition to being located in an old brothel and a popular haunt of fashion designers, models, musicians and artists, also hosts exclusive parties during Paris’ fashion weeks. However, his empire does not stop there. He is the owner of “Hotel Amour”, the restaurant “La Fidelité”, the “Le Montana” Lounge and the “Black Block” shop, all in the French capital. T…

Takashi Murakami, Damien Hirst, and Lionel Messi for UNICEF's 1in11 Charity Campaign

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It is a fundamental human right that everyone should receive a proper education to better their lives. The 1in11 Campaign focuses on helping the 58 million kids worldwide, or 1 in every 11 children, who are not enrolled in school, and looks to leverage sports and school to help these children reach their maximum potential. The 1in11 Campaign is a cooperative initiative by UNICEF, FC Barcelona, and Reach out to Asia (ROTA). In a show of support, FC Barcelona will send its international superstar Lionel Messi to partner with artists Takashi Murakami and Damien Hirst to host a charity auction at Sotheby’s London on February 12th. The artists have provided portraits of Messi in their respective styles for the auction. For more information, including a list of other participating artists.

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SVEN VÄTH THE SOUND OF THE 15TH SEASON @WOMB shibuya - 01/31

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Saturday 31st january 2015
SVEN VÄTH THE SOUND OF THE 15TH SEASON @WOMB

Artists:
Sven Vath, Toru Ikemoto, DRUNKEN KONG/DRUNKENKONG, hiroyuki arakawa (MULLER RECORDS), SE-TA(Line), TOMO HACHIGA, tsutomu, 保和孤 (Line)

Time: NIGHT 23:00
Cost: DOOR: ¥3500 W/F & MEMBER ¥3000
@WOMB shibuya

Lee “Scratch” Perry Statue: THE MIGHTY UPSETTER 

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Lee “Scratch” Perry Statue: THE MIGHTY UPSETTER

“Through divine revelation, riding on a yellow tractor” the Lee Perry Statue will make its grand entrance on earth! 
The official statue of Lee “Scratch” Perry, king of Dub music and true originator!
Presspop’s second collaboration with the “Upsetter” is a very special statue, sculpted by master sculptor, Tomohiro Yasui and produced completely in JAPAN by Japanese soft-vinyl craftsmen.
A product of highest quality carrying the spirit of Japanese soft-vinyl making.

Once again, artist Archer Prewitt has perfectly captured the true essence of Mr.Perry in his younger years, doing his thing in The Black Ark studio.
There is also beautiful sculpting work on the back side of him dancing.
Comes in reggae colors of red, green, yellow, and ……..? (to be decided)
Get’em while they last! GOOD VIBES!!



Super Mario Bros. x XLARGE 2015 Capsule Collection

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XLARGE teams up with Super Mario Bros. on a capsule collection of eye-catching T-shirts, hoodies and jackets. The line boasts nostalgic 8-bit graphics reimagined for 2015 with neon colors and bold text, featuring the main characters of everyone’s favorite video game of yesteryear. Prices range between ¥5,000 JPY (approximately $45 USD) for a T-shirt to ¥18,000 JPY (approximately $150 USD) for a jacket. This collection will be available at select stockists.



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Des dizaines d'archives de Rave et de Jungle Un mine de souvenirs de rave et de Jungle old-school.

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MANY OLD SCHOOL JUNGLE MIXES from UK CLUBS !!!!

Des dizaines d'archives de Rave et de Jungle
Un mine de souvenirs de rave et de Jungle old-school.

On le sait, il y a parmi vous des grands nostalgiques de la période Rave, des gens qui fouillent encore dans les bacs à vinyles de Jungle Old School… Aujourd’hui, che(è)r(e)s ami(e)s c’est à vous que nous pensons, avec cet Index Html (on n'a pas trouvé d’autre mot), qui recense des liens de téléchargement de dizaines de tapes émanant de Dance Planet, Desire, Dreamscape, Helter Skelter ou encore One Nation qui vons rappelleront cette douce période

ALL THE MIXES !!!!

from Nova

DJ PREMIER @SOUND MUSEUM VISION Shibuya Tokyo - 01/30

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Friday 30th january 2015
CLASSICS feat. DJ PREMIER Supported by Jägermeister @SOUND MUSEUM VISION

Artists:
DJ PREMIER, D.L a.k.a. BOBO JAMES, SOUTHPAW CHOP, K-BOOGIE, DJ Ren, DJ YO-GIN, dj masao a.k.a dj oldfashion, TOMY-NT, DJ TIGU

VISIONを代表するヒップホップパーティとして驚異的な盛りあがりを見せてきた“CLASSICS”が、最高の新年の幕開けを飾る。この夜のメインアクトに登場するのは、オールドスクールの後期からシーンの頂点に君臨し続けてきたカリスマDJ PREMIERだ。「ヒップホップの黄金期」と称される90年代をテーマとする“CLASSICS”にとって、これ以上の人選はないといっても過言ではないだろう。前回のVISION出演は、2012年の春。そのとき彼が魅せた圧巻のパフォーマンスと、オーディエンスがステージに波のように押し寄せる光景はいまも語り草となっているだけに、新たな伝説が刻み込まれる瞬間が待ちきれない。

The Return of DJ PREMIER!!!

“CLASSICS” is the hip hop party represents VISION. Their party has always been amazingly happening. They will have great start of 2015 featuring DJ PREMIER. DJ PREMIER is charismatic DJ. He has been always at the top of hip hop scene since the end of old school era. This will be perfect guest DJ for “CLASSICS” introducing 90’s hip hop “The Golden Age”. DJ PREMIER came to VISION last time in spring of 2012. It was le…

BASSICK 2nd ANNIVERSARY @CUBE ROPPONGI - Photo Report

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ANother wicked bass night organised for the 2 years of Tokyo Bassick Crew. Featuring many dubstep, drum n bass and electro djs and mcs . The 2 rooms were crowed all night !!!