Claude Young, Takasi Nakajima, Dhyan Møller Leathal, David Javate, Christopher Leath, Paul Leath
Different World is the Live / DJ Duo of veteran DJ / producer Claude Young and Japanese producer / DJ Takasi Nakajima himself an accomplished DMC Japan Competitor and respected music aficionado.
Young and Nakajima met when Claude relocated to Japan in early 2005 and the two quickly became close friends after discovering they shared a love of electronic music, turntablism and production. After only a short time working together the two artist were booked to perform at the Movement Electronic Music Festival in Detroit Michigan, closing out the packed made in Detroit stage.
They continue to perform regularly in Japan often at their own events as well as other venues throughout the country. There live show caught the attention of Octave One who suggested the duo take their show to the next level so they refined their style and
developed a style all their own infusing old school mixing with new technology which led to a sponsorship from M-Audio Japan.
Their first production together “Rapture” was released on UK artist Kirk Degiorgio’s ART label in 2011. One of their exclusive / unreleased tracks was licensed to Berghain resident DJ Marcel Fengler’s mix compilation for the infamous Berlin Clubs mix series. Shortly after these releases DW caught the eye of fellow producers Psycatron who have signed them to Inflyte label. also They are going to perform the remix of “New Life” which is a new single of Octave One.
Frequently their sets feature an eclectic mix of exclusive edit’s of classic tracks and current works from around the globe.
DW finished 2011 with an extremely impressive tour of the USA performing an 8 Hour (all night) set at the legendary “BUNKER” club in New York City, then moved on to play Washington DC & Pittsburgh all in a matter of a few days.