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W+K Tokyo Lab x HIFANA – Fresh Push Play App: Remix Your City | Video

To illustrate the simplicity behind their Fresh Push Play app, Japanese breakbeat musical duo HIFANA sought help from W+K Tokyo Lab to document the process. It all starts with the partners sampling vivid and diverse sounds uniquely Tokyo’s. From greetings at maid cafe, reading of Zen Buddhist … READ MORE

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Jesse Chorng – The Syntheshredder: Music + Skate Bowl

Unconventional musical instruments are certainly not new, just check out Nike Sneaker Synthesizers by Japan’s HIFANA. Jesse Chorng‘s The Syntheshredder, however, maybe the first to incorporate an entire skate bowl. The UCLA graduate student devised a 20-foot in diameter skate bowl embedded with sensors right beneath the … READ MORE

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HIFANA “24H” CD+DVD | Released Today

Japanese breakbeat duo, HIFANA, had just launched their latest full album, “24H”. If you think that HIFANA sounds familiar but can’t quite recall who they are, you might be thinking about the playful musicians who mastered the art of making music from shoes for Nike. Their latest … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review – 4/26/2010 – 4/30/2010

Aside from everything that happened this week– be it Iron Man II movie premiere in Los Angeles on Monday or Tiger Woods missing the cut at Quail Hollow Woods Championship, nothing has involved as many people and companies across industries, oceans, mountains and equator as the Shanghai … READ MORE

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Making of Nike x HIFANA – Nike Music Shoe | Video

So there have been some crazy things people have done with shoes– turned them into sculptures, turned them into running tracks, collected them as if they are loot excavated from King Tut’s grave, then turned them into gaming consoles…but nothing thus far has been nearly as outrageous … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review – 4/12/2010 – 4/16/2010

In New York City, the April weather is always volatile. This week marks a dip back into the cold, but things are still happening around the world. For instance, people are still stealing street art (Banksy’s piece in Los Angeles have been removed) and Coachella is still … READ MORE

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Nike x HIFANA – Nike Music Shoe | Video

Some where in a top secret location in Tokyo, break beat music duo, HIFANA (composed of KEIZOmachine and JUICY)   discovered that Nike Free Run+ running shoes can drop beats like realtime samplers and no other. HIFANA eschewed a part of their regular break beat set up … READ MORE

HIFANA Taiwan

This past weekend HIFANA stopped by Taipei, Taiwan, presented by OISHI @ Velvet Underground. > HIFANA in Taiwan in The Freshness Gallery