from an article originally in Japanese on Next33, translated using Chrome’s Google Translate
New brand “JULIUS (Julius)” that appeared from March to 33. Art group of the topic of most now that you start the activity from 2002 and “JULIUS”. It is an art project notable continue to express the view of the world using any representation music, graphics, video, and clothing. Members lineup eminent director Mr. Kodaira NUKE art director Mr. Horikawa, SBK Creative Director Mr. John Doe, video production team of “Ichi hundred expressions”, and AUTONOGRAPH Yoshikawa. Appearance of activ8 of first shot in 2003, which is performed in 3/29 (Sat) next time in order to convey the feeling of air view of the world and also their emergency decision! So interviewed Tatsuro Horikawa of NUKE art director to serve the total direction of “JULIUS” in the free paper this time. I ask you also about the future and worried about the “NUKE”.
I want to hear about NUKE future first, but rumors is not it was flowing from around the end of last year and I “? Gonna gone I NUKE”. Do you do what about a matter of fact. Gonna quit?
Horikawa: No, it is paused. The reason can not be is at once the two brands and NUKE called JULIUS (Julius). NUKE’ve got a plan to get the rest only spring and summer so far, but I state I do not know yet the fall and winter. And I think we probably do not do. And I was thinking because the border had been lost NUKE itself is as good as saying even JULIUS from around the fall and winter of last year, and I wonder if even if a transition.
Motivation will not rise again for NUKE?
Horikawa: Without motivation at all those industrial base say ah … Now. The report that you rest for the spring and summer for the time being.
The fans wonder if understand?
Horikawa: I think get to be convinced Moraere a look at what you leave in JULIUS now. But not anymore NUKE, which has been the theme of industrial such as cyberpunk and it is not completely transferred to the keyword Tteyuu chaos, more than JULIUS are doing a keyword Tteyuu chaos, and I ask them catch the name I changed I think.
I’m think Yeah, so nice. The’m just think the brand itself Tteyuu NUKE is the Tteyuu what will want to hear I’m sure everyone. NUKE so power brand fanatics often.
Horikawa: Yeah, but I have a cousin in to be asked to the troubled …
Now you do not even know it yourself?
Horikawa: That’s right. I want to do is I want to do, but I am I feel it if there is something timing.
Wonder if feeling please look at the people JULIUS NUKE liked because I invested in the best brand Tteyuu Julian two be able to now anyway.
Horikawa: Yes. But NUKE as the brand of clothes only to pause, I get by NUKE name in the work of graphic or was VJ. U~eawa graphics work originally - because there was no difference in clock, and although I have not stopped speaking that it has not stopped.
Get it. NUKE credit that is why I left. That there is also JULIUS essence Nari taste of NUKE.
Horikawa: Yeah. It is the finish that might get to saying “Jan NUKE” If Moraere look such as T-shirt of the summer Nde, I want to get a look by all means.
But not cyberpunk?
Horikawa: Because had gone almost cyber-punk from around the fall of 2002. If there is a part that was crowded and create Kodaira Mr. and Mr. Shigeo since then another, and it probably it was a transition period to JULIUS. I wonder it may also be that I want to do in the industrial line, and I like to also but Well. I do not even know me so far that time.
So please tell us about JULIUS where the name of the members came out. Can you introduce one person. Oh, can I take out Mr. Shigeo name What?
Horikawa: Dont like. And I heard a bad name I only John Doe there in various ways. ○ Please write such as BK. ○ ○ such as Bokingu.
It’s Barebare (laughs) So thank you to his introduction.
Horikawa: Mr. Shigeo amazing elegant. It is the antenna of the most in JULIUS. Role to convey such as air flow such as of now to me to tell us to come collect what mode-like. Ideas is funny anyway. Wonder if feeling sampler come from various sampling a strange place. Mr. Shigeo just go find a theme that is central most of JULIUS, but it is synchronized in this day and age apparently. It is music in charge of the rest.
I’m a person appear before or rather the main character, of JULIUS,
Horikawa: Icon. Charisma be idle. Shigeo’m reluctant to use the word ‘s charisma (laughs).
Horikawa: Kodaira-kun person who becomes somehow even take me to what it would do something. It is not withdrawn in absolute seemed anxious I lost not to persuade the absolute opponent. I have a sense of security to the side to make because there are people like him. Kodaira-kun himself’m also a human side to create really you are doing band called pre-school, but it is divided exactly and when something produced with the place to make it out to our own. There is great. We’ve got to say something to say Gyagya Phi Phi, but I will I gather it all. We can be I liked Phi Phi Gyagya because there are Kodaira Mr. To put it the opposite. It is a person who is willing to make can free people to work, that kind of base. It should have been to yourself to judgment and I do not sell sell while production at the time of NUKE, and who was also entrenched to bring the feeling of when you create. But it is a lot of fun because you put out without thinking Nan’nimo now. And I think it’s so all three people.
Load was heavy is NUKE?
Horikawa: Yeah. Weight I do not even now Kawan but it such as, wonder if get by because I wonder what are … 3 people Ah, but. It is feeling Na they’ve go without such special stress.
Three did you had known for a long time originally?
Horikawa: Last year, about two years ago wonder. Mr. Shigeo and Kodaira-kun acquainted that was doing band originally, Naa do not remember so much Kodaira-kun and I It was first met … (laughs).
Did not you’re such as visitor of the shop?
Horikawa: Aso’s, Mr. Yoshikawa is AUTONOGRAPH me to bring, I was suddenly hit it off when they met. Year-old I’m the same to Mr. Shigeo Kodaira and Kimi to Boku. I’m a movie together such as that we have seen such as those so we have heard. Such as the fact that I want to do such as that you’ve been wondering. If you are doing all music. I’m had dropped out.
It ‘s fun and I go in creating something child of the same generation are gathered.
Horikawa: Yeah. For the first time for this. The sooo easy to do things.
By the way, do you think three people who were working in different places is became I try to do together that’s why?
Horikawa: I think there was a little sense of impasse to everyone, and I was like I want the activities of sub with which to do really for what you are doing. And to think three because both had come as a leader in each place, it’s Tteyuu want to escape from such a Toko also there. It Is not I be trying to do in the other unit is also kind of guys Once you have gathered. It is a feeling without any resistance at all to the bottom, I have come to form normally while I talk In the ordinary. Leading to now you are starting too soon. It has become the very good flow Nde, I was determined to be nice even went to one on the rest for the NUKE.
What kind of roles like?
Horikawa: Mr. Shigeo and I naughty boy I mean naughty. Really Kodaira Mr.’m the worst (laughs). I want to form Kodaira Mr. together when we are saying own way. There is also the reverse of course, there is also a thing to Mr. Shigeo I move the parts business basis or was press that Mr. Kodaira proposed. Everybody out whatever was rising lead, I like that it a graphic with the sound, and it is no boundary so much or rather there is also to be similar.
I’m capable of various field everyone everyone.
Horikawa: Yeah. It wants to do a lot of things. Kodaira Shigeo Kimi Kimi to do to coach I also do supervision you were a little guy, and sound know, you do also with two people. And I also do styling model and with respect to Mr. Shigeo. Mr. Shigeo I did the director of the PV of my band, but yeah, I’m out I it (laughs).
My friend I was saying “I’m an actor Horikawa-kun” (laughs).
Horikawa: Role Tteyuu become houseplant plant crazed is the last morphing.
Horikawa: And I go in the form crisp and are in the three anyway. What is “I’ll do here” Then someone starts to do one person “I here in charge” Then I. And then this I gathered and I Serve in JULIUS name.
The Tteyuu old all the same I guess easy to do after all.
Horikawa: I completely different. Background because he is completely together, tedious explanation does not need to.
The Kke’m many years I?
Horikawa: Is 28. 29 soon.
Generation of 28 and 29 I’m gonna be JULIUS now. I do not think so ‘s something you come out in various ways between generations Nde I think Tteyuu has become one brand in a comprehensive way it is very interesting.
Horikawa: I’m a generation subtle little we. Amazing half-hearted. Do not know also the head of techno, and that after the mixture is raised really even within a generation that I do not know well.
There Is not it funny. I’m gonna have a look at what is coming out now in the how to catch.
Horikawa: Last felt biting a little punk, and I try to lick also beatnik.
But cyberpunk was still tired yet? (Laughs)
Horikawa: Do not feel good, rather than out to the mouth one by one and because I already ingrained, I be nice, rather than out in the table. I’m doing like “Minority Report” properly (laughs).
Is it what specifically I place that became a branch point everyone will have in common?
Horikawa: It is a lock. Rock around the time of mixture such as grunge came out. Such as Nine Inch Nails Susaidaru of late. It is a time when we were listening music most days of 17 and 18. The ministry later. It is flowing to the underlying.
Well then rather than a grunge after all I’m industrial (laughs). By the way I’m talking back, but the meaning of the named JULIUS What?
Horikawa: Real meaning Julius Caesar emperor. And are you coming from julius in july even after July. I was meaning was goth elegant little, but I are becoming more implications minimum now. Meaning symbolic or rather what it icon.
There is no special meaning, and do not want to fix the image.
Horikawa: That’s right. To no logo. I thought I did not can be fixed logo of NUKE also be changed every season, and of going in JULIUS story. I also I get bored too soon Shigeo you.
In Please briefly tell us the activities of until now.
Horikawa: I’ve done the clothes of fact, we have each other on display Shigeo kun is doing much live exhibition of the first time. Is there it’s Tteyuu would like to propose the entire space always JULIUS. Is not there is a style of life if there is a clothes if there is a place if there is a sound. I have come all the way in such feeling. I was doing a party in Kyoto in September, but “JULIUS-wildlife extermination Awareness Month -” and I do Let doing a little interesting because it is Kyoto I was doing on the subject of.
Jewellery butterfly network job?
Horikawa: The seemed in trouble crow at most I Kyoto, I like it “has been getting rid of crow” hanging on the floor by creating a huge highlight of the big balloon that much 3M as an art object. So you have created or even T-shirt, I Though it is for fun Well. I have done exhibition in Daikanyama in December the rest.
I’m I was allowed to go there, but I was the exhibition of hardware and video sound completely another. Pure feeling is now in clear positive.
Horikawa: Is it so? Motif is negative Na’m were many that you’re doing (laughs).
Yeah, the video I had been muddy indeed.
Horikawa: The’m think it is mushy in the dark than NUKE. The theme’s to chaos. I also Shigeo Kimi grotesque like to’m feeling a “grotesque more grotesque more”. Now, I have created in the fall and winter, but things such as … We’ll gonna hair in all (laughs). It Is not are like riding feels painful. That kind of is be nice.
I know. I felt those punch-through something. That space was comfortable.
Horikawa: Part you have originally I do not probably would come out really (laughs).
The first thing out of his mouth was not released to the general public only stakeholders because it was the exhibition at that time.
Horikawa: Yeah, I also happen to believe it I wonder if I be released now.
And I think I see that’s something I JULIUS Yeah, without having to describe in words If you are in there.
Horikawa: I think there is I do not do and not transmitted to the end user, but it and let’s tell in the event that you think let’s do it now. Shop I can after. I think smell say oh also shop the whole there have always been, to try to feel like such a scaled-down version of the exhibition.
Now, the shop I’m able to the location of the NUKE. Do you going to be what kind of shop?
Horikawa: Business itself has been thought to wind Tteyuu exhibition. To be wanna, we are going in the form of the ever-changing more and more content.
Surface, It is white. Let’s notice also Papers and also Once you have determined in detail.
Horikawa: Activ8 it is in March after!
So please tell me about the unit called MOLD you get appeared as JULIUS.
Horikawa: A double feature I, is on fire now, and What does it try it until you burn out is about 5 years the clothes properly, it’m a live rendition of the MOLD.
Power is on fairly?
Horikawa: Yes. Much cold cuts of Japan in the world lightly next be nabbed! I want out of the WARP (laughs).
But maybe there is really it. Is not there is also a cousin you are looking at where the range of activities not only remained in the music like such as Vincent Gallo WARP. It ‘s should I Yarere live abroad.
Horikawa: Yeah, I mean the UK overseas. Because it is the United Kingdom all those that are affected.
Sound of JULIUS Though likely received in the United States. Do you think What kind of live in activ8 it back to talk?
Horikawa: We are going to try that it got towards the VJ sound signals emitted from the side of Shigeo Mr. using MIDI, and Firefox 3.0, a video so put out timing.
Horikawa: Rather than ‘s VJ in the keeps flowing video just like multiplying effect to say I sync, the side you have live or operate the video, and you can produce sound from VJ to reverse. I think that it becomes I feel it ‘s there is no boundary of VJ and sound so much.
It is new it.
Horikawa: It is not there a little I live I are synchronized while there is improvisation of far. And to not doing in Shirikomu. For example, I have a song that contains the sampling of voice that is saying “Mexico” William Burroughs in the song MOLD, but about that Burroughs of video to talk me “Mexico -” to match it I can easily. I would not give maybe too solid (laughs). The most important thing of lock it Is not improvisation. I am always thinking How can I wonder if I do to produce so as not to destroy it.
It might be a strange feeling gradually when I only fit so much. I wonder if I will make you feel and performance MOLD in all, not the concept of VJ and live normal.
Horikawa: Yes. I think I might be some people that I saw, so I did live at a party called CYCLONE of WOMB, but at the end of December, and I should Moraere think that it is the development of any type. It is the second stage.
I do go I “-for tomorrow-by julius” in the subtitle of this activ8 after, but what does this mean?
Horikawa: Joe tomorrow (laughs). Rather than the theme itself is JULIUS I Is not it part of one of them. The media basis “We are imprinted” or “has been manipulated” or. So to get out of here? Things like that I’m a theme, but where it Nde I did not want to … Owarashi.
It is that, forrader. In the thank you message something to people who come to activ8.
Horikawa: Nde I is going to be such a hero that day. It is aimed at (laughs).
We hope! Are there any that you’d like to say as an after JULIUS?
Horikawa: Please write I have a burning ladies. Next season I’m a lady’s main.
Is that so. How are you created on the assumption who wear me JULIUS?
Horikawa: Mens Shigeo you. Ladies I’m an image in my head. And I realized that I Na just have Butsukere the personal desires I Ladies more recently. It has created upside down Dotanbatan in my head such as you think should have a child that has such a shape. It can not be helped ladies is fun.
It ‘s were out of time NUKE also Tsu ladies?
Horikawa: And I were going but, I was like you have too much to worry about the format of Tteyuu Ladies, have not been released. Men just or had only been small after. It has been or is fed back to the men it is created before the ladies now. Also, I’ve got a vice versa. It is the design which is soothing loose sleeveless all. I’m cool. The kana going to do to the collection Atohigashi Colle season.
In Maji What? ? Amazing.
Horikawa: It Is not seen in parallel with the brand of “other. I’m looking forward to really. I believe that grand that. I want to put to the United Kingdom. Home you want to advance to the UK in about next year after that.