We’ve come a long way since every record Fatboy Slim touched would turn to platinum. Despite experiencing less chart success, though, the star — also known as Norman Cook — can still fill the biggest venues anywhere in the world. On June 6, he will headline Big Beach Festival at Hakkeijima Sea Paradise in Kanagawa Prefecture.

Fatboy Slim exploded in popularity in the late 1990s by mixing a combination of records that included mashups, the big-beat sound pioneered by The Chemical Brothers and the sort of uplifting house tracks at the time associated with the likes of Sasha and John Digweed. With the advent of digital decks and seemingly infinite ways of using computers to produce and mix music in a user-friendly manner, Cook may have lost some of his appeal to critics, but his audiences are always happy to compensate by creating a great party vibe.

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