There are scratch DJs and turntablists, great music selectors, unbelievable curators, and crowd movers and then there is Koco — a class of one. Hailing from Tokyo, DJ Koco aka Shimokita is the top cratedigger in all of Japan. he executes his sets apparent ease and Swiss clock-like timing. From the variety of sets he produces, it’s clear he has a wide range of inspirations and seemingly endless knowledge. He is not just playing records; he knows every single one intimately. That is only achieved by a phenomenal amount of hours, listening, studying, and indeed playing records of all genres. He’s been featured on Deckademics, and his killer Las Vegas set was promoted on Boiler Room TV.