How nicely have you learnt Steve Aoki? You might notice his father is Hiroaki "Rocky" Aoki was the Japanese-American who based Benihana, however do you know he was an Olympic-qualifying wrestler? You might keep in mind he acquired his begin within the music enterprise throwing DIY punk reveals in his front room, however do you know he was then a hardcore vegan hellbent on defying his father's capitalism practices? We all know he runs the indie label Dim Mak, however do you recall the way it's place as an aught-rock nice serving to break Bloc Party, Fischerspooner and The Von Bondies?
These enjoyable information are however scratches on the floor of Aoki's story. His is really a life nicely lived, and clearly, some issues have modified, and the Neon Future producer and worldwide DJ is able to lower previous the icing on each element of his life -- sure, even the cake throwing. Aoki is releasing an autobiography.
“I’m proud to announce that I shall be releasing my first memoir BLUE: The Color of Noise this September," Aoki tells Billboard Dance. "The title is a direct reflection of how I began out creating noise that folks wished to hearken to, which led to a profession in making cross style music for my followers everywhere in the world with a common language. The memoir offers folks a glimpse into my life for an outsider wanting in, recounting my upbringing, the highs and lows, life occasions and other people alongside the way in which that acquired me to the place I'm as we speak. I poured my coronary heart and soul into this guide and am so excited to share it with the world.”
BLUE: The Color of Noise will inform of his world travels, his highs as a hit, his lows dropping pals to medicine, the cruel realities of life within the highlight, the significance of giving again, and extra. Of course, he's collaborated with everybody from Lil Yachty to MSTRKRFT to Blink 182, so count on some cameos. Rare photographs shall be revealed inside its pages, too.
The full memoir is ready for launch Tuesday, Sept. three, on St. Martin's Press.