Toshio Matsuura is a Japanese DJ who founded the United FutureOrganization (U.F.O.) in 1990. At the same time, Japanese clubculture was born. In the twelve years that followed, the groupreleased five albums of their music in 32 countries. This resultedin a growing international reputation for this DJ, remixer andproducer. After 2002, he left the U.F.O. but continued to workintensively as a DJ in clubs and at festivals worldwide. He builtup an extensive network through his work and this led to variousactivities like musical productions for fashion houses and otherevents. Matsuura also makes CDs with remixes of the works ofartists like James Brown and Earth Wind & Fire. The music ofAstor Piazzolla and Gotan Project has also been a source ofinspiration for him. Matsuura is known for his exceptionallylaid-back and flexible approach which enables him to produce anenchanting and catchy vibe.
VJ Tezuka Atsushi is an up-and-coming designer, who is active inmany fields. Apart from his career as a graphic and productdesigner under the name of Flaneur/Form, he has also been involvedin the Japanese club jazz scene, making videos for United FutureOrganisation and Kyoto Jazz Massive's Okino Shuya. He has beenelected as one of the best Japanese video artists and his serviceshave been called upon by film directors, fashion designers, and thefamous jeans brand Levis. Check out his blog athttp://atform.exblog.jp