また、ラジオ・パーソナリティーとしての人気も高く”block.fm”では彼のトークを随時楽しめる。冠番組としてはファッション・ブランド “EMPORIO ARMANI”とTJOのタイアップ番組が好評OA中である。
楽曲制作の他、DJ MIX作品では、2016年に世界最高峰のダンス・レーベル "ULTRA MUSIC” から日本人初となるMIXCDリリースを実現したことがシーンに衝撃を与えた。
Also known as TJO, Takeru John Otoguro fills his DJ bag as well as his sets with the best in House, Electro, Drum & Bass, Indie, Disco, Jazz, Hip Hop and Breakbeats music. Born in Paris, to parents with heritages from Japan, the UK and Thailand, TJO started his DJ career in 2003 and has since played alongside some of the worlds most well known DJs/Producers. He also serves as prime director, as well as a longtime host at block.fm, Japan's first online radio station fully dedicated to Dance Music culture.
In addition to his extensive DJ career, TJO has recently made a name for himself through his eclectic music production. Starting in 2013, He began contributing official remixes for various artists including: Earth, Wind & Fire (Let’s Groove),
Frankie Vali, Spankers(Italy), FPM, CREAM, and Kumi Koda under the alias “TJO & YUSUKE from BLU-SWING”. In 2014, a TJO DJ Mix was chosen as one of only two Mixes by Japanese DJs to be broadcast by UMF Radio that year. With two mix CDs released through Warner Music, titled "EKUBAGA" and "Love Choco Mix White" respectively, in addition to his growing library of remixes, TJO looks to conquer not just the dance floor but the music charts as well.
Currently, He holds numerous DJ residencies at clubs/venues all throughout Japan, including m-flo Taku Takahashi's "Block Party", and "Ray Van" held at Club Asia, as well as a residency at club ageHa, which was recently listed in the prestigious DJ MAG's "TOP 100 CLUBs of 2014”. Definitely no stranger to the festival scene, TJO has also had the privilege to have played at some of the biggest dance music festivals to hit Japanese shores, including ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL(Miami), KOREA, JAPAN, EUROPE, Electric Zoo Beach Tokyo, electrox (Headlined by Armin Van Buuren and Diplo), and WOMB ADVENTURE (Headlined by Richie Hawtin). To find out more about TJO, catch him at www.tjodj.com/
＊Pioneer DJM 900 NXS or NXS2
＊CDJ-2000 nexus or nexus2 × 2
09/30 (Sat) @ 山形テルサ
09/06 (Sun) @ 山形国際ホテル
10/10 (Mon) @ 山形テルサ
09/06 (Sun) @ 山形国際ホテル