In 2020 the DIY collective Speed organized their first outdoor event near Tokyo with enthusiasm rather than expectations. However, the rave turned out to be key to consolidating a scene whose passion for music transcends genres.
Created by members of the scene, the fanzine documents musical events and projects brought to life by a new generation of independent creators.
To create freely, the musician and multimedia artist has crossed the horizon that his classical training had imposed on him.
«Streaming and the Internet seem free, but they are bound by algorithms. As anarchists or libertarians, we DJs should create opportunities for listeners to come into contact with new genres of music.»
«The DJ must find a good sound and give us the possibility of being saved by it.»
«I work hard in my bedroom from the morning. Only when I make music I feel special and that feeling saves me.»
« I try to produce a narrative that’s fast-paced and easy to focus on for folks of short attention span just like me. »
«My music creates a space and transports you.»
The band Waater proves that rock can be anything that our generation wants it to be.