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Real Scenes

Preview: Real Scenes - Tokyo

Watch a preview of the episode, "Real Scenes: Tokyo." Journey into the Japanese capital to meet the DJs, promoters, campaigners and producers who have been affected by the Fueiho. We hear how a rapidly aging population and the negative public perception of nightclubs have meant that fighting for reform is just part of the problem. Despite these extraordinary challenges, Tokyo is home to a passionate, dedicated dance music community, who have responded with campaign groups like Let's DANCE, and the establishment of small, underground music spaces. There is a collective understanding that if they want to affect change it will have to come from within.

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28:30
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E8: Bristol

The eyes of the world have turned to the UK in recent years and have found some of the most exciting, genre-defying young artists to emerge from electronic music.
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E7: Paris

Partygoers are now finally traveling to the suburbs, beyond the Paris Périphérique -- the road that encircles the city -- in search of a good time. It's a shift in attitude that has made Paris fun again.
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E5: Berlin

This episode of "Real Scenes" visits one of the most special places for electronic music in the world: Berlin.
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E4: Johannesburg

South Africans are the biggest consumers of house music in the world, and Johannesburg is the beating heart of their scene.
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29:43
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E3: Tokyo

Meet the DJs, promoters and producers who have been affected by Tokyo's ban on dancing.
Mexico City
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29:55
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E2: Mexico City

Despite being a vibrant global metropolis, Mexico City's electronic music scene has yet to truly flourish.
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25:50
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E9: Detroit

Take a trip to the birthplace of techno.
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27:40
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E6: New York

As the birthplace of disco and hip-hop and the home of legendary nightclubs like the Paradise Garage, Limelight, and Twilo, the city has long been part of the cultural fabric.
Real Scenes LA
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44:25
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E1: Los Angeles

Crisscross Los Angeles to hear different perspectives on mainstream vs. underground music culture and the resurgence of downtown.
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