Red Bull: Playing it Old School

June 2019. Japan

​Red Bull Japan was looking for a television documentary about Japanese technology. Taking this small seed of an idea, Bruce Nachbar (Empire's film producer/director), working with Strategy SET (a Tokyo creative agency) produced and directed a film that tells the story of the cultural upheaval brought about by the development of the Technics SL1200 turntable and the Sony Walkman. Nothing short of the birth of hip hop and the start of the “personal bubble” phenomenon. Music creation and consumption were changed forever.

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