Instant But Distant from Igor Simic on Vimeo. My latest collaboration with Igor Simic INSTANT BUT DISTANT is a 15 minute soundtrack to a quarantine-made paper-VJ-ing performance art film. Project: Instant But Distant My Role In The Project: Working closely
Sublime Search Engine from Igor Simic on Vimeo. Continuing my collaboration with award winning film maker Igor Simic, this is the full version of our short film, Sublime Search Engine. It has exhibited at the following shows and locations: Kunsthalle
Spine 2.0 – TEASER from Igor Simic on Vimeo. Continuing my collaboration with award winning film maker Igor Simic. This is the full version of the short film “Spine 2.0”. It debuted at the Frankfurt B3 biennale in November 2017
This is a teaser for the music video for a track from the OST of “Golf Club: Wasteland”, a conceptual art project and mobile game.
The award winning film I worked on with Igor Simic, “Melancholic drone” will be screened in competition at the NexT International Film Festival JUNE 22-26, 2017 in Bucharest Romania. https://www.nextfilmfestival.ro/en/film/melancholic-drone/ Melancholic drone – TRAILER from Igor Simic on Vimeo.
Tokyo still feels strange three weeks after the massive earthquake and ensuing tsunami that devastated North Eastern Japan and seriously crippled the Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Fukushima. Although there are massive energy shortages in both fuel and electricity around
I went out for a ride after dark (around 21:00) to see what Tokyo looks like when it is making an effort to conserve energy. I have never seen or heard Shinjuku and Shibuya so dark and quiet at this
Being back in Tokyo after spending a week in Osaka is great but things are a little off kilter to say the least. With concerns mounting over radiation in the water supply, a lack of frequent or informative news on
Click on images to enlarge them. Radiation Measurements in Japan as of 20th March 2011. src: Ministry of Education, Sports, Culture, Science. Comparative radiation doses (External.) via xkcd
The nuclear crisis at the Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Fukushima, 250 km from Tokyo, has been getting a lot of attention in the media lately but fears expressed for dangerous levels of radiation reaching areas further than 30km from
As Japan makes incredible efforts to keep spirits up and get back to work I feel inspired to do the same so I will continue, within my limited capacity, stuck here in a hotel far from home and studio, to
Ume Blossoms precede the burst of Cherry blossoms (Sakura) that start late March early April every year in Japan.
Long lines of cars waiting to fill up were almost everywhere but not a single honking horn or road side tantrum. At first I thought these were cars parked on the side of the street until I realized they were
“Central Tokyo” is generally considered to be the area inside and immediately surrounding the Yamanote train line which makes a 34.5 km loop inside Tokyo. It connects all the main transport hubs in Tokyo with one another and it’s identifying
I went for a ride yesterday to see how Tokyo is doing three days after megaquake and took some photos. The first pictures are of the area west of Shinjuku Station. The large electronics retail chain “Yodabashi Camera” has several
I went out today (2011/03/12) to re-up supplies and this is what I saw at the local supermarket about 10 minutes from Shinagawa Station. It’s a stark contrast to the supermarket in the station itself which was fully stocked and
A very big thank you to everyone who sent me messages and expressions of concern via Facebook and e-mail. I am fine and at home in Shinagawa a full day after experiencing quite a large earthquake in my studio in
The craziest thing happened, Bonobo was gutted by fire! As far as I know no one was hurt, thank goodness, and the front bar is still open for business so all is not lost. I hope everyone is okay and
Happy New Year! All the best for 2009. Kicking off this year’s round of live shows with two events coming up on the weekend of January 24th/25th 2009. First is Ignite at Club Module in Shibuya on Saturday the 24th.
My good friend, the insanely gifted lighting designer James Clar has posted a short hypnotic stop motion clip of shibuya crossing to his blog. The music you hear is a track I produced called Serillo. James and I are thinking
Happy New Year everybody, wishing you all the best for 2008. A big thank you to everyone who supported me last year buy booking me for shows, buying and sharing my tracks, sending me encouraging e-mails and keeping the techno
I contributed a few ideas about creativity, media ownership and online filesharing to an article in The Japan Times written by UltraSuperNew. CEO Michael Sheetal.
Rennie Foster has taken his grass roots, ass kicking tribal label into the digital realm with such fervor and passion I can scarcely keep pace. Now that Futago has a new stomping ground it is possible for us to release
Remixes of Bob Rogue’s track Penumbra are now up at Miniscule. Definitely an online techno resource to bookmark, utilise and keep an eye on. I am very excited about what Miniscule are up to and look forward to doing more
I worked on a remix for D1 recording’s Kyoto based artist Baiyon and I just received notice that the test pressing is on its way! Baiyon seemed very happy with the remix and I can’t wait to get my hands
I did a remix, alongside one from UK tech-house legend Jamie Anderson for Rennie Foster’s “Korilion” EP on Futago Traxx , It’s an exclusive digital release and can be found on beatport here or on the Japanese language site kingbeat.com
Think of a note, and don’t play it. – attributed to Miles Davis.
A big thanks to all who came to the secret “VS” battle at Soft featuring Futago Traxx legends, Kan Shinomura and Rennie Foster. I back-to-backed with “name to look out for” Bob Rogue and thoroughly enjoyed myself. I haven’t spun
Hi everyone, Happy New Year and all the best for 2007. Thanks to you all for your sterling support, kind words and positive feedback this past year. A great big thank you to all the promoters and DJs who are
Phew! Had a few weeks of random accessibility to my server so updates have been nigh impossible. Thanks to everyone who came out to the events at Module and Soft, it was a pleasure to see everyone having a good
Two events coming up in September. Thursday 14th Departure Lounge in Azabujuban with Dave Twomey and guests. Saturday 16th Konzept Maus 003 at Ever with Andrea Ferlin, Dave Twomey and Comainu.
Thanks to everyone for the positive feedback on the Losttime EP, I had loads of fun making it. Thanks to 3J Rosenrot for her patience and black lace lingerie voice; she will feature in many more tracks to come. Yes
My Debut release on Futago Traxx, “The Amazoku EP” is still in the making and I am very, very pleased to announce that Claude Young will be doing the remix of track “Dettribe2” after all. He is working on the
The folks at electroTV asked me a few questions. You can read the answers here. Thanks to electroTV for taking the time to ask them.
Update on the Amazoku EP: It appears Claude Young will not be available for a remix on the “Wotani” EP after all. Apologies for jumping the gun on that one, I just got so excited and all…
In order to keep everyone up to speed on what`s happening and because my e-mail capabilities are no greater than my skill at bareback horse riding Mike Sheetal (the designer of this website-shaneberry.com before the switch to wordpress) has added
Thanks to my Tokyo crew for showing me such kindness, patience and grace, your support and feedback is invaluable and greatly appreciated. To all the DJ`s and collectors who have bought my records, all the clubbers who have danced to
Coming up, and still in production, is my debut EP on Futago Traxx as Amazoku. Not for the faint hearted it`s a blend of 140 bpm detroit style techno meshed with tribal elements. I am told that Claude Young may