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Sept 2003
#040

KS Classifieds
#017 out now


UNDER LOUNGE 4th ANNIVERSARY
"UNDER DREAM"

9/5(Fri): HYPER HITS DISCO FRESH! Open 20:00. ¥3000/2D. DREAM DJs: Groovy Workshop, Ban-chan, Popeye, Miura, Ken-Bow, Jun.
9/6(Sat): REFLEX SPECIAL. Opne 20:00. ¥3000/2D.
GUEST DJ: Ken Harada. DREAM DJs: Y. Matsuoka, Astro.
9/7(Sun): SOUL FREE. Open 22:00. ¥3000/2D.
DREAM DJs: Minami, Benkei, Kaz001. DREAM MC: Moggy.


DJ Minami

Under Lounge is having its 4th birthday party... that means most of its original customers are now old enough to drink! The party starts off on September 5th (Fri) with Disco. Yeah, disco. Great for anyone old enough to reminsce. The next night should defitinly be better with a full night of Techno. The party will end the following evening with Hip-Hop. Each night, the first 500 people through the door will receive free CDs.

"Year of the Blues Celebration in Roppongi Hills"


Melvin Taylor

9/13(Sat), 9/14(Sun) @ Roppongi Hills:
3pm-7pm Melvin Taylor, Guitar Shorty, Matt Corcoran, The Howling Loochie Brothers (9/13), TK & The Blues Blasters featuring Mac "The Knife" Okuyama (9/14).
¥2,500 advance / ¥3,000 door

For those who are planning a long weekend to Tokyo, get a grip
on one of Tokyo's mots talked live event. Before it gets packed, book yourself! Contact: Max Blues, Music: 03-5382-1071/090-9364-2259, Blues Alive Entertainment: 03-3503-8606, Roppongi Hills:
03-6406-6611. Ticket PIA.

UNTITLED - CARL CRAIG JAPAN TOUR

9/21(Sun): 21:00 @ WORLD. ¥3000/1D. GUEST DJ: Carl Craig. DJs: Akashik, Junji, Shinkichi(Soft), Napalm + more.

On this planet we have many Gods. There is the big school girl in the sky, she is Mika god, there is the little schoolgirl in the ground, she is Dirty god, there is train god and street god, elevator god and am/pm god but now there is a god that doesn't come prewrapped in loose socks ... The Techno God. Influenced from Jazz superstars Miles Davis and John Coltrain, DJ Carl Craig from Detroit will be preaching on the evening of September 21st at Kyoto's 'World'. He plays techno/house/jazzy jams and has even released an album on the famous Talkin' Loud jazz label.

Club Listings September

5 Fri

UNDER LOUNGE 4th ANNIVERSARY "UNDER DREAM" HYPER HITS DISCO FRESH!! @ UNDER LOUNGE. Disco. DJs: Groovy Workshop, Ban-chan, Popeye, Ken-bow, Jun, Miura. Open 20:00. ¥3000/2D.

HAUS II HAUS @ GRAND CAFE.
All mix. DJs: 2 Shan, Ken, Jumpee, Nakk. Open 20:00. ¥2000/1D.
BOSSANOVA UNDERGROUND @ DAWN. Bossa nova. DJs: Sakurai Kijirou, Iwase, Yagi, Chaki, Yoshino, Takijiri. Open 21:00. ¥2500/1D (adv.¥2000/1D).

SAYANSE @ WORLD. Reggae. GUEST: Sunset. SOUND: Chilldrive, Rocker's Train, Bass Green, Jam Bullet + more. Open 21:00. ¥2500/1D (adv.¥2000/1D).
HYBRID FRIDAY"DRUM&BASS SESSIO HEADZ 2003" @ TRIANGLE. Drum'n'bass. DJs: Kuranaka, Indra, Hiroshi, Toyo + more. Open 21:00. ¥2500/1D(w/flyers: ¥2000/1D).

6 Sat

UNDER LOUNGE 4th ANNIVERSARY "UNDER DREAM" REFLEX @ UNDER LOUNGE. Techno. GUEST DJ: Ken Harada. DJs: Y. Matsuoka, Astoro. Open 20:00. ¥3000/2D.

AURORA SOUNDZ @ KOBE CLUB ZINK. Psy-trace. GUEST LIVE: Sven Snug (from Switzerland). GUEST DJ: Oliver Sven Krebser a.k.a Sven Snug. DJs: Nao, Pooh. Open 22:00. ¥4000/1D (adv.¥3000/1D). Zink: 078-452-1009.

SPACE WAVE in Kan island(Mie). Open air psy-trance island party. Live: Psyclops. DJs: Abe, Noise, Ando, Chi-, + more. Start: 12:00. ¥3000 (adv.¥2500). www.spacewave.info.

PUBLIC CAFE @ DAWN. Indie rock/ Guitar pop. Weekly event. DJs: Aoyama Toshiharu, Nakamura kazumoto. Open 20:00. ¥2000/1D (Foreigners: ¥1000/1D, Students w/ID before 22:00: ¥1000/1D)

LITTLE BITCH @ KARMA. All mix. DJs: Ichiro Rider, Ryo, Tetsu, Nakkan, Kazuya. Open 23:00. ¥2500/1D (adv.¥1700/1D).

AMABILIS @ MACAO. Psy trance/ Techno. LIVE: WOMB. DJs: Tez, Ryo, Duto, Tetsu, Dokukinoko + more. Open 24:00. ¥2500 (adv.¥2000).

HYBRID SATURDAY @ TRIANGLE. Disco/R&B/House/Dance Classic. DJs:Hiyoko, Funkmaster Xin. Open 21:00. ¥2500/1D.

SATURADAY CLASSIC GROOVE FOR STYLISH GIRL @ GRAND CAFE. Classic groove. DJs: Groovy Work-shop, Jun. Open 20:00. ¥2000/1D.

STYLUS @ WORLD. House. DJ: Ageishi, Ban, Kee-bo, Napalm 'Tadokoro'. Open21:00. ¥2000/1D.

STYLE SPECIAL @ METRO. Techno/ House/Breakbeats/Trance. GUEST DJ: Issei Ishida. DJs: Doi, Ippei, Tsuen. Open 22:30. ¥2500.

SUPERHERO SPECTACULAR @ SAM &DAVE UMEDA. All mix. Come as your favorite Superhero & get in for free!! DJ: Akira. Open 19:00. Men: ¥2000/2D, Women: ¥1000/1D.

7 Sun

UNDER LOUNGE 4th ANNIVERSARY "UNDER DREAM" SOUL FREE @ UNDER LOUNGE. Hiphop. DJs: Minami, Benkei. MC: Moggy. Open 22:00. ¥3000/2D.

9 Tue

LONDON GRAFFITI @ UNDER LOUNGE. Rock. DJs: Aoyama, Nakamura. Open 20:00. ¥2500/2D.

10 Wed

PARTYPARTYPARTYA ISOUL. DISCO.R&B SPECIAL @ WORLD. Soul/House/R&B. DJs: Lucha Libre #1/#2, Nagatuna, Hirai, MKT. Open 20:00. ¥1500/1D.

H2DP @ UNDER LOUNGE. Disco. Weekly event. DJs: Groovy Workshop + more. Open 20:00. ¥2500/2D (free for women!).

11 Thu

FLAMINGO @ WORLD. House. DJs: Jowa Yamamoto, K-suke, Alita, Noda. Open 20:00. ¥1500/1D.

12 Fri

FANTASTIC PLASTIC MACHINE "TOO" renewal album "ZOO" RELEASE DJ TOUR @ CLUB DAWN. House. DJs: Tanaka Tomoyuki (Fantastic Plastic Machine), Kitayama(X-Large). Openn 22:00. ¥3000/1D (adv.¥2500/1D).

TRIANGLE HYBRID FRIDAY "RADIO FRIENDLY" @ TRIANGLE. All mix. GUEST LIVE: Bagdad Cafe The Trench Town. DJs: Nakajima Hiroto, Nishida Shin, Oonuki Takuto. Open 21:00. ¥2500/1D.

"VERVE/REMIXED 2" RELEASE PARTY @ WORLD. Jazz/Soul. DJs: Mr.Scruff (Ninja Tune), Yanai Kenichi. Open 21:00. ¥3000/1D (adv.¥2500/1D).

SUPER SOULD SHOW @ UNDER LOUNGE. Disco. GUEST LIVE: Boo. DJs: Ootsuki Atsushi, Hisada, Matsui. Open 20:00. ¥2500/1D.

OSAKA SAFARI @ GRAND CAFE. R&B/Hip hop. DJs: George, T.A.R.O, Bigai. Open 20:00. ¥2000/1D.

13 Sat

GRAYHOUND JAPAN TOUR 03 @ ZING. House. GUEST DJ: Grath (from San Francisco). DJs: Kihira Naoki, Yama, Kakimoto Daisuke. Open 22:00. ¥3000/1D (adv.¥2500/1D). www.grayhound.net

FOR PARADISE @ GRAND CAFE. House. GUEST LIVE: Barbara Tucker feat. Macus.k. DJs: Tokusaburo, Gehi Mania, Kenichi Kotani. Open 20:00. ¥3000/1D.

TOREMA RECORDS 10th BIRTHDAY PARTY @ ROCKETS. Techno. LIVE: Andy Vaz, Luciano, Hanno Yoshihiro. DJs: Karafuto, Morishita Yoshiki. Open 24:00. ¥4000/1D (w/flyer: ¥3500/1D). Fumiya Tanak.com

TOP FUEL @ UNDER LOUNGE. Progressive house. DJs: Ko-Kimura, Ko-Matsushima, Hamanaka. Open 20:00. ¥2500/1D.

STILL ECHO meets HERBERT @ METRO. Electronica. GUEST DJs: Mattew Herbert, Dani Sicilliano. DJs: Kazuma, Kazuhiro. LIVE: Mugison. Open 22:00. ¥3300(adv,¥2800).

TRIANGLE HYBRID SATURDAY "NEON" @ TRIANGLE. Electoro crush/House/Nu-school breaks/ DJs: John Taylor (Nugnugnugnug from UK), Sasha (Kokon-to-sai from UK), R2D, Tommy Digital. Open 22:00. ¥2500/1D.

SEXY TRAX -powerd by "UNDER LOUNGE" @ WORLD. UK Hard house/Trance. DJs: Ise, Yutaka.K. Open 21:00. ¥2000/1D.

14 Sun

LOVE ATTACK! feat. AKAKAGE @ GRAND CAFE. All mix. GUEST DJ: Ito Yoichiro (a.k.a Akakage). DJs: Ogawa Junzo, Hario.Open 20:00. ¥2000/1D.

ESSENTIAL @ WORLD. Hip hop. GUEST DJ: DJ Hazime. DJs: Toshimi, Sanccon, Herb + more. Open 21:00. ¥2500/1D (adv.¥2000/1D).

TRIANGLE HYBRID SUNDAY "CUBI-CAL" @ TRIANGLE. Techno. GUEST DJ: Kagami. DJs: Kihara Yoshihiro, Mrai, Akubi. Open 21:00.¥3000/1D (adv.¥2500/1D&mix CD).

FUJI ROCK 03 AFTER PARTY @ KARMA. All mix. DJs: Toyomane, Shin-ichiro Hirata, Kazuya + more. Open 22:00. ¥TBA.

SOUL FREE @ UNDER LOUNGE.
Hip hop. Weekly event. DJs: Minami, Benkei. MC: Moggy. Open 22:00. ¥2500/2D.

16 Tue

SOMETHING NOTHING @ DAWN. Jazz sounds/Corssover. DJs: Fujii, Yamazoe. Open 20:00. ¥1500/1D.

17 Wed

MW-sound art- @ WORLD. House/ Techno/Electronica. DJs: Ryo, Jahi, Kazuma, Yuu, Akashik. Open 21:00. ¥1500/1D.

19 Fri

COOL TO KOOL @ METRO. Future jazz/Crossover. GUEST DJ: Two Banks of Four (Rob Gallapher, Demus). DJs: Okino Yoshihiro, Sakajiri Kenji. Open 22:00. ¥2500.

TRIANGLE HYBRID FRIDAY "CRUSE JAPAN TOUR meets JAMBOREE" @ TRIANGLE. Hard House/Trance. DJs: Rosco, U-kic, Doi, Ibi. Open 21:00. ¥3000/1D (adv.¥2500/1D).

WICKED! @ UNDER LOUNGE.House. DJs: R(erre) del Mond, Sugata, Mari. Open 20:00. ¥2500/1D.

RHYTHM LEAF @ CLUB DAWN. Techno/House. DJs: Oliver Ho, Dai. S, Oda Tadashi, Motomatsu. Open 21:00. ¥3000/1D (adv.¥2500/1D).

CAFE DE SALON @ WORLD. All mix. DJs: Isa, Ume + more. Open 21:00. ¥2000/1D.

MONSTUOUS @ GRAND CAFE. Dizzy house/Silly Breaks. DJs: Tommy Digital, Juse, From 2 Tone Easy. Open 20:00. ¥2000/1D.

ZIMA presents LADIES NIGHT @ SAM&DAVE. All party music. A glass of bubbly, a red rose and a free drink ticket for all ladies. Free nail artists, too. DJ: Akira. Open 19:00. Men: ¥2000/2D,Women: ¥1000/1D.

20 Sat

SUPER SOUL SHOW 26 @ WORLD. Soul/Disco. DJs: Ootsuki Atsushi, Hisada, matsui, Enoki, Show5. Open 21:00. Men: ¥2500/1D, Women: ¥2000/1D (¥1000 off before 23:00).

SEXY TRAX @ UNDER LOUNGE.
UK Hard house/Trance. DJs: Ise, Yutaka.K. Open 20:00. ¥2500/1D.

STILL ECHO @ METRO. Electronica. LIVE: aM, Aoki Takamasa, Eutro. DJ: Kazuma. Open 22:00. ¥3000 (adv.¥2500).

AREA G @KARMA. Techno. DJs: Daz Saund, Astro, F.Gotoh, Ippei. Open 23:00. ¥3000/1D (adv.¥2500/1D).

BLACK JUICE @ GRAND CAFE. R&B/ Hip hop. DJs: Hiyoco, Ban-chan, Swing. Open 20:00. ¥2000/1D.

TRIANGLE HYBRID SATURDAY@ TRIANGLE. House/Techno. DJs: Kohji, Joz, Tomo. Opne 21:00. ¥2500/1D (adv.¥1500/1D).

21 Sun

UNTITLED @ WORLD. Techno/ Abstract. GUEST DJ: Carl Craig.
DJs: Akashik, Junji, Shinkichi(Soft), Napalm. Open21:00. ¥3000/1D.

22 Mon

LATIN PANIC! WEST @ CLUB DAWN. Mambo/Latin. DJs: Komoesta Yaegashi, Paradise Yamamoto, Groove Anchan, Hattori Shoutaro. Open 21:00. ¥3500/1D (adv.¥3000/1D).

KBS KYOTO 7th ANNIVERSARY PARTY @ WORLD. All mix. GUEST DJs: Nakatani Atsushi (Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra), Kobayashi Kei. DJs: Sancon + more. Open 21:00. ¥2500/1D (adv.¥2500/2D).

23 Tue

TETSUSHARIN @ WORLD. Abstract. GUEST DJ: You The Rock. DJs: DJ Quietstorm, Shiro The Goodman
+ more. LIVE GRAFFICS: Namaiki, Uchida Kouzou. Open 21:00. ¥4000/1D (adv.¥4000/1D).

24 Wed

MIJK VAN DIJK JAPAN TOUR 2003 @ METRO. Techno. GUEST DJ: Mijk van Dijk (from Germany). DJs: Ippei, Hidekichi, Shin. Open 22:00. ¥2500.

25 Thu

FUTURE CLASSIC @ DAWN. Cross-over. DJs: Nagamura Akihide, Mituki, Nakamura, Nakamura Yusuke. Open 19:00. ¥2000/1D (adv.¥1500/1D).

HEART BEAT @ WORLD. House. DJs: Ko Kishimoto, Babu. Open 20:00. ¥1500/1D.

AREA G presents LOUNGE SESSION @ KARMA. Dance music. DJs: Chicken Lips, Depth Charge,
Tutlle. Open 23:00. ¥2500/1D (adv.¥2000/1D).

NEWEST @ UNDER LOUNGE. Techno/Trance. DJs:Ko Matsushima, U-kic, Hide,Yashima, PYN. Open 20:00. ¥2500/2D.

26 Fri

MONDO GROSSO @ NAMBA HATCH. House. DJs: Osawa Shinichi (Mondo Grosso), Tei Towa, Mutiny (Under-water Records). Open 23:00. ¥5000

REUNITE! FREEDOM TIME @ DAWN. House. GUEST DJs: Gilles Peterson (from London), Matsuura Toshio. DJs: Okino Yoshiharu(Kyoto Jazz Massive), Sakaziri Kenji. Open 21:00. ¥3500/1D (adv.¥3000/1D).

SWEET BROWN~HEIGHT KYOTO 2nd Anniversary Party~ @ WORLD. Reggae. GUESTs: Fire Ball, Guan Chai, Super G, DJ Hazime, DJ Watarai, Master Piece. SOUND: Mack Daddy, Chill Drive, Sancon
+ more. Open 21:00.¥3500/1D (adv.¥3000/1D).

DISCO FRESH!! @ UNDER LOUNGE. Disco. DJs: *Groovy Workshop, Ban-chan. Open 20:00. ¥2500/1D.

HOUSE FUSION @ GRAND CAFE. House/Classics. DJs: Daisuke, Tomoki Tamura. Open 20:00. ¥2000/1D.

27 Sat

ULTRA PUMPIN' @ MOTHER HALL. Nu Energy. GUEST DJ: Oliver Klitzing (from Germany). DJs: Yoji Biomehanika, Sawa. Open 23:00. ¥3500 (adv.¥3000).

OPEN AIR PARTY DE-CORD EXPERIENCE AUTUMN SPECIAL supported by RING/MANIAC @ NANKOU SANKAKU KOUEN (MINATO OOHASHI RINKAIRYOKUCHI PARK). Psytrance/Techno. GUEST DJs: Xavier Morel (from France), Ryan Halifax (fromSweden). DJs: Jun, Mukai + more. Open 18:00. ¥4000. Vision Incarnation: 06-6264-6665.

MASSIVE @ GRAND CAFE. House. GUEST DJ: Turbo(GTS). DJ: Orienta Rhythm. Open 20:00. ¥2000/1D.

WARP DA DISCO @ UNDER LOUNGE. UK Hard House/Trance. DJs: Shinkawa, Kaptain Krazee,
Co-Hey. Open 20:00. ¥2500/1D.

HYBRID SATURDAY @ TRIANGLE. Disco/R&B/House/Dance Classic. DJs:Hiyoko, Funkmaster Xin. Open 21:00. ¥2500/1D.

GROOVE CONTROL @ WORLD. Techno/UK Hard house/Trance.
DJs: Kitagawa, Ryuji, Doi, Ippei, Yutaka.K. Open 21:00. ¥2000/1D.

GROOVE ROOM WEST @ KARMA. Lounge. DJs: Konishi Yasuyaru, Ikeda Masanori. Open 22:00. ¥2800/1D (adv.¥2300/1D).

30 Tue

SOMETHING NOTHING @ DAWN. Jazz sounds/Corssover. DJs: Yamazoe, Fujii. Open 20:00. ¥1500/1D. stnt.kdn.jp/index2.html.

Club section compiled by Terumi Tsuji & Brad Goldstein

NEW! :: CINEMA LISTINGS

From the pages of KS Classifieds:
Up to date cinema listings guide so you always know what's on, where and when!

NEW! :: EVENT LISTINGS

From the pages of KS Classifieds:
Festivals, performances, shows, gallery openings...your guide to what's coming up in the next few weeks.

:: FEATURE

Dohyo Iri:
Entering the Ring of Power

Bare asses and silk sound like something you could get into, then try the official national sport of Japan, Sumo.

:: TRAVEL

far From the Maddening Crowd
Shikinejima Island, Tokyo Prefectures's last frontier.

:: TECH

Summer Tech Bites
New releases from Sony for all you techies.


:: FOOD & DRINK

Lanna Thai Restaurant
Northern Thai cuisine in Shinsaibashi.

Freeza
A new bar enters the Shinsaibashi scene.

:: NEWS

Some of the news you won't see printed elsewhere, plus the best of the rest.

:: ART & EVENTS

Hawaiian themed silk paintings by Judith L. Ritter plus art listings for September.

:: CLUB

Underlounge 4th Anniversary plus Carl Craig Japan Tour @ World and more...

:: FILM

Whale Rider, 28 Days Later and many more...

:: PROFILE

Randall Channel, Tea Master Budoka, TV celebrity and a Blues Brother.

CLUB CONTACT DETAILS

OSAKA

CLUB DAWN: Tel: 06-6373-4919.
3-3-8 Nakazaki-Nishi, Kita-ku, Osaka.

CLUB FLATT: Tel: 06-6539-1915
B1F Asao Bldg, Minamihorie 1-1-12, Nishi-ku, Osaka.

CLUB JOULE: Tel: 06-6214-1223.
2-11-30 Brutas Bldg 2F-3F, Nishi-Shinsaibashi, Chuo-Ku, Osaka.

CLUB KARMA: Tel: 06-6344-6181.
1-5-18 Kansai Bldg B1F, Saonezakishinchi, Kita-ku, Osaka.

CLUB TWO: Tel: 06-6252-1167.
1F Comodo Bldg, 1-10-25, Nishi-Shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka.

CLUB VINYL: Tel: 06-6244-0899
B1F New American Plaza Bldg, Nishi-Shinsaibashi 1-16-12, Chuo-ku, Osaka.
URL: www.vinyl.jp

GRAND CAFE: Tel: 06-6213-8637
B1F Spazio Bldg, , Nishi-Shinsaibashi 2-10-21, Chuo-ku, Osaka.
URL: www.grandcafeosaka.com

FIREFLY: Tel: 06-6251-0469
B1F Yamatonagahori Bldg, 1-19-21, Simanouchi, Chuo-ku, Osaka.
URL: www.firefly-osaka.net

MOTHER HALL: Tel: 06-4397-9061.
B1F 12-35 SWIN Yoshimoto , Namiba Sennishi-mae, Chuo-ku, Osaka.

ROCKETS: Tel: 06-6649-3919.
2-8-31 Namba PIER6025, Namba-Naka, Namiwa-ku, Osaka.

SAM & DAVE UMEDA: Tel: 06-6365-1688. Nishitenma 4-15-19, Kita-ku, Osaka.
URL: www.samanddave.jp

TRIANGLE: Tel: 06-6212-2264.
3F-5F 2-18-5 RIBIA, Nishi-Shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka.

UNDER LOUNGE: Tel: 06-6214-3322.
2-7-11 634 Bldg B1F, Nishi-Shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka.

ZING: Tel: 06-6213-2255.
3-15 Soemon-cho, Chuo-ku, Osaka.

KYOTO

B-LIFE CAFE: Tel: 075-241-7803.
B1 Rekusu Bldg.671-1 Shioya-cho.Takoyakushi-sagaru, kawara-machi-dori. Nakagyo-ku. Kyoto

METRO: Tel: 075-752-2787.
46 B1F Ebishu Bldg , Shimo-Sagaru, Sitatsutumi-cho, Kawabata Maruta-machi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto.

WORLD: Tel: 075-213-4119.
BF1-BF2 97 IMAGIUM, Shijyo-Agaru, Nishi-Kiyamachi, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto.

KOBE

UWAYA GEKIJO: Tel: 078-371-0132.
1F Kouyou Unnu, 6-3 Hatobajyo-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe.