Toshio Matsuura

Toshio Matsuura

Founding member of United Future Organization (U.F.O.) which was formed in 1990. The collective established the beginning of Japanese club culture, and released 5 full albums in 32 countries which gained high reputation in 12 years.

After leaving U.F.O. in 2002, he has continued to play as a solo dj at clubs and festivals internationally and currently produces events and supervises music for notable fashion brands. He also has produced many remix works of artist in a wide range of genres, such as James Brown, Astor Piazzolla, Gotan Project, Melanie De Biasio, etc.

In 2013, he gathered talented and forward-thinking artists based in Tokyo to produce a project called “HEX,” which presents Tokyo’s progressive form of Jazz to the world. The debut album “HEX” was released from Blue Note Records worldwide.

Recently, his new project “Toshio Matsuura Group” gathered radical musicians from UK and album was released from Brownswood Recordings 2018.The album will be re-released on double vinyl by Brownswood in 2024.

His radio show “TOKYO MOON” every Friday 23:00-24:00 (Japan) on interfm.

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