DJ Nobu reflects on 20 years of Japan's scene

Vice getting into the nitty-gritty details of Japan's vibrant electronic music scene with DJ Nobu.

So, the sto­ry goes, in 1994 DJ Nobu saw Jeff Mills per­form in a Tokyo night­club in what he described as a life-chang­ing expe­ri­ence.” Over the next 20 plus years, this encounter would shape the Japan­ese music lover into the tech­no icon we know today as DJ Nobu. Now a world­wide name, DJ Nobu first made his rise in his local scene and in time solid­i­fied him­self as one of the coun­tries most promi­nent fixtures. 

As you can imag­ine in such a long and healthy career Nobu has amassed a large col­lec­tion of fond mem­o­ries on the dance­floor. Vice sat down with the man him­self to reflect on Japan’s scene and share some pho­to’s of raves, clubs and dance­floors he col­lect­ed along the way. Get the full scoop, here

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