Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Taku Takahashi as a 2016 Special Entertainer!
☆TAKU TAKAHASHI [block.fm,Tachytelic, m-flo]
Taku Takahashi launched his career in 1998 as the DJ of music group “m-flo”. The group rose to fame soon after, and have now sold over 2 million copies of their 30 singles and 10 albums in 10 years. For his solo works, Taku Takahashi is known for producing, as well as remixing music for prominent artists across several genres from around the world. Winning beatport’s “Beatport Music Awards 2011 Top Tracks” with “Incoming… TAKU Remix”, he has proven himself as one of Japan’s top internationally recognized artists. Taku also supervised the soundtrack to the hit Japanese animation program “Panty&Stocking with Garterbelt”, making waves in the music and animation industry.
In 2011, in his biggest venture yet, Taku Takahashi established Japan’s first and only Dance Music Radio Station “block.fm”. Now with over 40 individual programs featuring exclusive mix shows from world-famous international and Japanese DJs, block.fm is gaining strong attention as its fan base continues to multiply. Praised for his many works in the industry, Taku Takahashi was recognized as the Number 1 DJ for 2012 and 2013 by Japan’s most well-known domestic dance music publication iLOUD for their “DJ 50/50” yearly top DJ list. In 2012, as m-flo, he released the album “SQUARE ONE”. In June, 2013, Taku was invited to perform at the inaugural “Ultra Festival Korea”, followed by a performance at Tokyo’s own “Road To Ultra” the same December, bringing the latest dance music to audiences around Asia.
March 2014 sees Taku taking on remix duties for one of UK’s top artists, Mark Knight for his hit single: Mark Knight ft. Sway -‘Alright’, guaranteed to set global dance floors on fire. And continuing into 2014, Taku looks forward to the release of m-flo’s latest album entitled “FUTURE IS WOW”, hitting stores onMarch 26th.
☆TAKU TAKAHASHI twitter – http://twitter.com/takudj
☆TAKU TAKAHASHI facebook – http://www.facebook.com/pages/
m-flo Official website – http://m-flo.com/index.html
m-flo facebook – https://www.facebook.com/
Taku Takahashi Interview by MTV