Japanese Producer/DJ/music journalist since 1990
Songwriter/producer of Japanese horror movie Ring’s theme(’98)
Tracks are on Revealed,Playbox,TiP,Hooj Choons,etc reached more than 4million plays and supported by Tiesto, Hardwell, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Don Diablo, Yves V, Raja Ram and more
Resident DJ of Xtra(90s Liquidroom), EDM Nation (2010s ageHa)
Mixer of 17 House/Trance/EDM compilations released on major labels such as Universal,Warner and EMI.
Host of Taiko Radio on Futuregroove FM since 2015
Host of Tomorrowland Radio on Rakuten FM in 2016
Jury of Miller Soundclash Japan and BURN DJ Contest Japan 2015
Founder of monthly dance music magazine ‘Loud'(1994-2011) and an experienced music journalist since ’92
and most importantly, a passionate House music lover

TaikoRadioTaiko Radio is broadcasted on Futuregroove FM every Thursday from 0200/1400UTC
You can listen to the episodes on 1001 tracklists.

■feels like HEAVEN – EP (PONY CANYON / 1998 / Theme songs for Japanese horror movies ‘Ring/Rasen’)

■ENGMNT feat. Danyka Nadeau – Never Gonna Miss It (2017 / Revealed Recordings)
Stream/Download →
Supported by Hardwell, Morgan Page, Gareth Emery, MAKJ.

■Brevis X ENGMNT – Everyday (ft. Grand Khai) (2017 / Trap Cords)
Supported by Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Yves V, Tom Swoon.

■ENGMNT feat. Danyka Nadeau – Guilty (2018 / Exclusive for Japanese short film ‘Bullying and Behavior’) which is awarded many prizes including VOTD and Awwwards.

■Tomo Hirata & Jonny Rose – Free With You (2019 / Exclusive for Afterschool NPO Branding Movie)

■ENGMNT feat. Holly Terrens – Sunrise (2018 / Exclusive for the corporate brand renewal of MEIHOU | Air Consulting)

■Jan Chan – You Make Me (My Dreams)
■Jan Chan – Lanla (La La La)
■Jan Chan – Hundreds & Thousands
■Jan Chan – Live Together
■JAN CHAN feat. ZOM MARIE – (A Little Secret)
(2018-2019 / Vertex Asia) written and produced 5 songs for Thai Pop act, Jan Chan.
Two No.2 in iTunes Thailand Top Songs & One No.1 in Spotify Viral Thailand

■Hotlife, Tomo Hirata & Derek Hake Feat. Anna Yvette – Got You (Playbox / 2015)
■Hotlife, Tomo Hirata & Derek Hake feat. Anna Yvette – Got You (Fuero Remix) (Playbox / 2016)
Supported by Don Diablo, Tritonal, Yves V, VINAI, Justin Prime.
It reached No.24 in beatport’s Progressive House chart.

■Hotlife & Tomo Hirata ft. Jonny Rose – One Last Time (twoloud Sofia To Tokyo Edit) (Playbox / 2015)
Supported by Tiesto, Dash Berlin, Yves V, Quentin Mosimann, Danny Avila, Swanky Tunes, Justin Prime
It reached No.14 in beatport’s Progressive House chart.

■Tomo Hirata – Taiko (DJ Center Records / 2014)
Supported by Laidback Luke, Sidney Samson, Plastik Funk, Quentin Mosimann, Justin Prime.
It reached No.27 in beatport’s Electro House chart.


■Nibiru – Paranoid (TIP WORLD / 2004)

EDM ANNUAL 2014 compiled by Tomo Hirata by Tomo Hirata on Mixcloud

Annual compilation has reached No.1 in mixcloud’s EDM,Electro House & Big Room charts.

Tomo Hirataは、1990年にUKのHOOJ CHOONSからデビューした、DJ/クリエイターです。オープンマインドをテーマに、ハウス~ハードハウス~トランス~エレクトロと~EDMいう変遷を経て、現在は、ニュー・ジェネレーションのハウス、フューチャー・ポップを主軸に活動中。

過去には、角川映画『リング』の主題歌を手がけてオリコン・チャートに送り込んだり、UKのTip WorldやHardwellのReveald Recordingsから初の日本人リリースを行ったり、大沢伸一氏とコラボしてエレクトロ・トラックを発表したり、多角的な活動を行っていました。リリースしたトラックは、Tiesto/Hardwell/Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike/Don Diablo/Yves V/Raja RamといったトップDJからもサポートされています。