du cafe Shinjuku: The New Music Hot Spot Cafe & Bar by Disk Union

13.March.2019 | FOOD / MUSIC / SPOT

Do you want to drink coffee or sake while listening to great music while in Japan? Then you’re going to want to check out du cafe Shinjuku, the first music cafe and bar be opened by Japanese music label Disk Union on March 15, 2019.

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The establishment is set to be decked out with specially-selected equipment picked out by Disk Union’s specialist audio staff. Listen to a curated playlist of songs chosen by the staff that changes every day and plays through an Accuphase pre-main amplifier and speakers by Harbeth, a company established by former BBC engineer in the UK Dudley Harwood.

 

“Today’s Music” is the concept of the playlist on which visitors can enjoy music from a diverse range of genres that will be updated daily. Events will also be held including performances from guest DJs and talk shows on concerts, music and culture.

 

A guest DJ for the opening event has already been announced.

MURO

It is none other than the King Of Diggin’ himself is MURO. He has marked his territory in both the underground and major scene as a DJ and producer where he is known as “the world’s no. 1 digger.”

Okamoto Reiji (OKAMOTO’S)

Also on the guest list is Okamoto Reiji, the drummer of four-piece rock band OKAMOTO’s who performed live at the Nippon Budokan last year. With their 10th year anniversary since forming on the horizon, the band continue to speed ahead with no signs of slowing down.

 

RYUHEI THE MAN (AT HOME SOUND)

RYUHEI THE MAN has made his name as a DJ known worldwide for his brimming groovy originality. He has received praise for his musical diversity which centres on black music.

 

DJ FUNNEL (astrollage / stripe-dot. / dublab.jp)

DJ FUNNEL is praised consistently for his unique song selection and exquisite mixes, combining abstract, breakbeat, electronica and hip-hop.

 

While listening to great tunes customers can pick from a menu of 20 different snacks and light foods and 90 drinks. Their recommended food option is the Cajun Fried Chicken made in collaboration with mixed spice shop Koushindo. The succulent chicken is made with original spices that pack a hot punch. The cafe also promises a fantastic selection of drinks too which includes coffees, alcohol, craft beers and wines.

This is sure to be the new hot spot for music lovers in Japan. Be sure to stop by if you’re ever in Shinjuku.

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