rainbow disco club
Mark your event calendar for 3-4 June as Rainbow Disco Club return to Potato Head, bringing an ensemble lineup from Japan and beyond to light up the Desa.
Launched in 2010, Japan’s Rainbow Disco Club is one of the world’s best-loved underground music festivals. Inclusive and immaculately curated, their annual events welcome revered worldwide DJs and producers to perform for open-minded crowds in a breathtaking festival environment. Their forthcoming appearance sees them take over the Desa Potato Head for two days and nights of eclectic sounds, with some of Japan’s most revered artists and a selection of global talents playing alongside our resident DJs.
Saturday’s ticketed event takes place across Desa Potato Head, from the daytime into the night at the Potato Head Beach Club, with Baltimore rhythm master Maurice Fulton, Worldwide FM resident Coco Maria and RDC residents joining local artists behind the decks. After hours, we’ll move to Studio Eksotika, where Force Of Nature’s KZA and leftfield pioneer Kenji Takimi join the pleasure crew to take the party deep into the night. As well as all this, on Saturday only, there will be a culinary takeover from Tsubame Ramen Kitchen, daylight Izakaya by Chef Rui Yamagishi and RDC merchandise on sale.
On Sunday, we close the weekend with a live show at the Amphitheatre, featuring performances from London’s Mansur Brown, Esa’s Afro Synth Band, and Hokkaido-based sound designer and production maestro, Kuniyuki.
More highlights to follow. Join us to experience the magic of Rainbow Disco Club.
Baltimore-raised Maurice Fulton is a master of production and is one of dance music’s true eccentrics. Having emerged via the US house scene, his groove-heavy sound morphed into something entirely unique, and he’s regarded among his peers as one of the most imaginative studio minds around.
Mansur Brown is a musical prodigy — a classically trained guitarist, curator and multi-disciplinary artist whose music balances virtuosity with nuanced expressions of emotion. Since emerging in 2018 he’s won countless fans, thanks to his mesmerising live performances and a series of impactful albums released on his own Amai Records label.
Kenji Takimi is a true pioneer of leftfield dance and alternative disco. Active since the early days of the electronic dance movement, he’s best known for his critically-acclaimed work as Crue-l Grand Orchestra and Luger E-Go and has worked with internationally renowned acts including Hiroshi Fujiwara, Cornelius, A Mountain of One, and Dimitri From Paris.
Mexican selector Coco Maria brings her Latin-infused and rhythm-heavy selections to the world via a packed touring schedule and her unmissable show on Worldwide FM. Fusing Afro-Latin, Brazilian, and Caribbean among many other infectious musical flavours, she quickly gained a reputation as an artist to watch closely
Hokkaido-based producer and sound designer Kuniyuki Takahashi merges soul with precision with his stunning production work. A regular on Japan’s revered Mule Musiq label, he’s released under numerous monikers, including Forth, Frr Hive, and Koss.
Ikuzumi Kitazawa, better known as KZA, is one of the Tokyo underground’s most revered artists. Known for his groundbreaking meta-disco work produced alongside DJ Kent under the Force Of Nature moniker, both his collaborative and solo work has appeared on international labels, including Endless Flight, Jolly Jams, and Let’s Get Lost among others.
Saturday, 3 June
Main Stage lineup Coco Maria, Dita, Fraktal, Gero, Kikiorix, Maurice Fulton, Monkey Timers, Sisi, Hysteric
After Party lineup Kenji Takimi, KZA, Pleasure
Special ramen pop-up by Tsubame of Rainbow Disco Club
Exclusive Rainbow Disco Club merchandise on sale
Ticket: IDR 450,000
Sunday, 4 June
Live stage lineup Esa’s Afro Synth Band, Kuniyuki, Mansur Brown
BY Desa Potato Head