After Dark

From traditional izakayas to reggae bars and futuristic superclubs, no city does nightlife quite like Tokyo. I write the longest running English clubbing column in Japan, and have been going backstage with its DJs and impresarios for over a decade, often as my alter ego Don Crispy.

Shuya Okino: Jazz meets boogie on the impresario’s new disc

Metropolis, Jul 14, 2011

Club owner, producer and tastemaker Shuya Okino muses about why his latest album may have struck a chord with nostalgic Japanese listeners.

Shuya Okino. Photo by Dan Grunebaum.

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