“I see death every day, so I understand the finality of life,” Haru concludes. “When people die they become simply material objects, so that gives me an appreciation of life. It makes me feel like I could die anytime so I want to do all I can while I’m alive. I don’t want to leave any regrets.”
Long before Skrillex brought dubstep to the McDonald’s-quaffing American masses, the genre was born out of the underground melding of UK drum ‘n’ bass, garage and dub sound systems. Bristol record shop and label owner, producer and DJ Peverelist (Tom Ford) was part of it and returns to Tokyo next week to show punters how it’s really done.
“I want to play a ton of shows, but a lot of people don’t have money,” Walks laments. “A lot of my friends are broke. They want to go to the shows but they can’t afford it. I’ve been to shows recently where I thought there would be more fans. The economy is pinching people.”