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Metrockride @ Family 12/20

This Saturday night Skeme Richards makes his second appearance to Metrockride at club Family in for an evening of DJ’s, live performances and producers showcase at this monthly gathering. There’s always so much talent packed inside this intimate venue and … Continue reading

SPINOFF 12/18

This week marks the final one of Skeme Richards Japan Tour and this Thursday night Ucess Lounge in Shibuya welcomes Skeme Richards to the decks to spin a special all 45 Hip Hop set. Now, we all know that Skeme … Continue reading

Bunta Sugawara Forever

A few days after our arrival in Japan for the Hot Peas & Butta Tour, we found out that one of our favorite and legendary actors in Japan, Bunta Sugawara had passed away. Bunta Sugawara was most famously known for … Continue reading

Pinky Violence Essentials

Since we’re heading back out on the road and off to Japan once again for the Hot Peas & Butta 2014 tour, we thought this would be the perfect time to catch up and reacquaint ourselves with one of our … Continue reading

Rare Janet Jackson Japanese Commercial

Oh the good old days when home audio video was the hot ticket for a successful artist to promote. Here’s a rare Japanese commercial starring Janet Jackson promoting the brand, National and their HiFi VCR in 1985. We wonder how … Continue reading

Osaka Monaurail “Riptide” LP

There are very few if any bands that capture the essence and funk left behind by James Brown and The J.B.’s, but Japan’s Osaka Monaurail exudes that same energy that made Soul Brother #1 e 8th Wonder of the world. … Continue reading

Sound Is Everything

We love Japan and everything about the country, we love the opportunity to travel there every year to visit our friends and enjoy the food, the people, all of the cool Kaiju, collectibles, records and other exclusives the country has … Continue reading

The Professional Golgo 13

Just a little over 3 years ago, we did a series of parties called “Tokyo Soul” which we spun our usual fare of 45 crate gems but combined them with rare and not so rare classic Japanese anime visuals, Yakuza … Continue reading

Skeme Richards in Japan’s Groove Magazine

Skeme Richards seems to still be getting plenty of love from his Japan tour that happened last December. During that time, he sat down with Japan’s #1 DJ magazine to talk about his history, vinyl, Hot Peas & Butta and … Continue reading

Skeme Richards aka Magma Taishi Returns

On a recent trip to Japan for the Magma Taishi Returns Tour to celebrate the Hot Peas & Butta 3 year Anniversary, Skeme Richards sat down with DJ Hiroking for a short interview.  Topics of discussion ranged from the brands … Continue reading