Daisuke Tanabe, DJ MoCity, thegreybox & unfuckman
22 January 2020
Summer House Cafe
DJ MoCity is an award-winning DJ, promoter and co-founder of South Asia’s first online community radio - Boxout.fm. Born and raised in Baghdad and New Delhi, MoCity spent his early days as a hip-hop loving teenager in New Delhi, and has grown into a highly experienced and respected musical tastemaker who has played an instrumental role in the development of creative communities across Asia and the Middle East. The work he’s done with pioneering crews such as the Reggae Rajahs (India), the 264 Cru (Dubai) and his award-winning podcast Motellacast, is a testament to his work ethic and philosophy. A global citizen, MoCity has used his multicultural heritage to connect audiences and communities across regions.
Daisuke Tanabe is a music producer from Chiba, Japan. The former art student who also lived and worked in London for some years is currently based in Tokyo, where he assembles his exceptional pieces of music. Originally coming from a techno/breakbeat background, Daisuke has developed his own style of production to create a distinctive sound between hiphop, electronica, folk and jazz.
Producer and selector alike, thegreybox brings with him the amalgamation of the classic and the edgy. With a collection curated over the years, there is always new music, new feelings and new emotions he brings with his DJ sets. They can start as Hip-Hop, Trap and take you through House, Dance, Club but the vibe is paramount, making every set worth dancing to. As a producer, he takes a contemporary approach to create a genre-less sound to make beats that sound unique yet familiar. He also runs a monthly radio show called ‘HOODVIBES’ where he plays Jazz, Soul and Hip-Hop