DAZZLE DRUMS -Open To Last Set-
(2017.07.22)

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[DJ] DAZZLE DRUMS

[OPEN] 22:00
[CHARGE] 22:00~23:00 1,000yen / 23:00~ 2,000yen(1d)


Dazzle Drums
DJ / Producer Dazzle Drums is the two of Nagi & Kei Sugano


Kei Sugano, The Hip Hop culture of '92 spurred him to be a DJ in the club and the disco in Tokyo. After a valuable experience from Tony Humphries and Timmy Regisford, he has mechanically changed his style to more soulful music based on house and dance classics, leading him to NYC several times experiencing the dance floors of parties such as The Loft, Zanzibar, Sound Factory Bar, The Warehouse (Bronx), The Shelter, and Body & SOUL.

Nagi, Loves the dance music since she was 15, way before she set a foot in a disco or a club. Her first club experience was in '96, invited by her gay friend. The journey as a DJ had begun on the dance floor, where she discovered individuality in an environment in which nationality didn't matter. From there she joined "Smoker", hosted by the Japanese legendary DJ Nori at club LOOP from '98 to '08.

Both members started DJing individually in the 90s. Although rooted in soulful house music, their selection blends a wide variety of tracks of dance, house classics as well as current songs. In 2005 they began producing music using the name Dazzle Drums. After building up their catalog with releases through overseas labels King Street Sounds, Centric Music, Tony Records, Makin Moves, Nulu Electronic, Tribe Records. DJs such as Danny Krivit, Joaquin Joe Claussell, Louie Vega, Tony Humphries, DJ Nori, DJ Emma and Tim Sweeney have all been known to include their tracks in their sets. In 2010 they launched their own imprint, Green Parrot Recording. In 2014 they released Japan limited album "Rise From The Shadows".

In 2016 their album "Concrete Jungle" which was released on Nulu Electronic (label CEO Anane Vega). In July of the same year, Dazzle Drums appeared at the Worldwide Festival at Sete Southern France which organized by Giles Peterson. In December They appeared in Ray Ban x Boiler Room, Tokyo. In the spring of 2017, released the Mix & Compilation CD "Music Of Many Colors".

Regular parties are, at Aoyama 0 (Zero) on the second Sunday evening of every month "Block Party", celebrating its 10th anniversary last year. Also in Aoyama "Oath" the fourth Friday of odd month. Both DJ and production work continue to grow as artists driving the Japanese house music scene.


www.dazzledrums.com

https://soundcloud.com/dazzledrums

Ray-Ban x Boiler Room 023 Unplug DJ Set
https://youtu.be/1WSfY4hKl_Q


Dazzle Drums


NagiとKei Suganoによる男女2人組ユニットDazzle Drums。それぞれが90年代からDJ活動を開始。ソウルフルなハウスを軸に幅広い選曲が持ち味で、ダンス / ハウスクラシックスと最新の新譜を織り交ぜプレイする。2005年よりDazzle Drums名義で楽曲制作を開始する。 King Street Sounds、Centric Music、Tony Records、Makin Moves、Nulu Electronic、Tribe Recordsなどの海外レーベルからリリースを重ね、Danny Krivit、Joaquin Joe Claussell、Louie Vega、Tony Humphries、DJ Nori、DJ EmmaやTim Sweeneyらがプレイし、幅広いDJからの評価を獲得。2010年、自主レーベルGreen Parrot Recordingを始動。2014年、活動10年の節目として、初のアルバムとなる"Rise From The Shadows"をリリースした。2016年、Louie VegaファミリーAnane Vegaが主宰する、Nulu Electronicからアルバム"Concrete Jungle"をリリース。同年7月Giles Peterson主宰、南フランスSeteで開催されるWorldwide Festivalに出演、12月Ray-Ban x Boiler Roomに出演。2017年春にMix & Compilation CD "Music Of Many Colours" をリリース。レギュラーパーティは青山0にて毎月第二日曜日夕方開催Block Partyで、昨年10周年を迎えた。また青山Oathにて奇数月第四金曜日。DJ / 制作ともに日本のハウス・シーンを牽引するアーティストとして成長を続けている。