2016年にUKで結成され、その後アジアや米国のトランスシーンを席巻したレーベル “Skullduggery” (スカルダグリー)の主宰であり Tech-TranceのTOP DJであるGREG DOWNEY。
そんな彼は、UKでも人気トランスレーベルの"VII”に正式メンバーとして2022年より参加、勢いの止まらない彼が前回の来日より4年間の時を経て来たる2023年 新年 来日公演が決定！
さらにSpecial Guestには国内アーティストの持つ表現力の中でも一線を画すシリアスかつミドルグルーヴなスタイルに定評があり2010年に"Grasshopper Records"、2022 年に"Shamanic Tales Records"に所属。海外大手レーベルより数多くの楽曲をリリース、サイケ界の次世代を牽引する"SPECTRA SONICS"の出演も決定！
Support DJもDJ 34, O-FUNE, BEPPUといった都内各所の有名CLUBやTrance Partyで活躍する国内DJが脇を固める。 VJは、数々のメジャーパーティーで映像を演出するVJ AKIKO および LIGHTCELLが入り、カメラおよび撮影は、ASTROも参加、そして、SKULLDUGGERY JAPANメインクルーのHIROMASAと RIEも本イベントに尽力する。
TRANCE × PSYの融合、日本の新たなTRANCEシーンがここから始まる。
SKULLDUGGERY prides itself in bringing you the utmost finest in forward thinking tech music. SKULLDUGGERY is Greg Downey's brand and record label that steps into the future with a cool blend of edgy, precise, hard-hitting, and forward thinking tech & underground trance music. Greg Downey in this time is being in his own lane in the trance scene, establishing himself firmly amongst the best DJs in the UK and around the world. His productions are next level and are stamped with his own sound of edgy and tougher styles of electronic music where he is seen as one of the few pioneers and producers in the scene always pushing electronic music to the edge by bringing in a more fresh and unique take on futuristic driving trance that sees him having no rules or boundaries. Born in Belfast – Ireland, Greg has developed a taste for tougher electronic dance music from a very young age. He has reflected this in his unique style which combines underground and tech with elements of techno and uplifting melodic trance. The result …. An Explosive sound!! His DJ performances are that too being quite varied in unique style, not seeing him as a DJ playing the common trance records, but taking things to the next level making things interesting by going beyond the status quo by blending his own sounds into his reworks and remixes that can be heard in his lives sets giving him that upper edge in the trance scene today.
It’s been nearly 4 years since Greg has last played a DJ live set in Tokyo with the last being at Shibuya's WOMB for OPEN UP TOKYO with Simon Patterson back in 2019. Fast forward to 2023 ....
Kicking things off in the new year on Friday January 27th 2023 is “SKULLDUGGERY PRESENTS - GREG DOWNEY EXTENDED SET” where Greg will be playing an exclusive 3 hour set at Shibuya, Tokyo’s R-LOUNGE alongside one with Japan’s finest and most talented PsyTrance artist appearing as Special Guest is none other than “SPECTRA SONICS” with strong support from Tokyo’s local trance talents are DJ 34, O-FUNE, and BEPPU.
This is set to be a very ‘special’ night that’s surely going to give you something that you have “never” heard or witnessed before in Japan. You’ll be getting the best in both TECH & PSY that will be opening up new boundaries and making way to new territories in Tokyo’s underground TRANCE scene. Not to mention this is the start and launch of SKULLDUGGERY JAPAN with bigger events to come. Yes, January 27th is going to be MASSIVE off the scale and yes it’s going to be a proper underground RAVE in Tokyo!!!
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