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There is nothing like a pandemic to add constraint to creativity.

That’s the case with producer Shokuhin Matsuri aka Foodman, otherwise known as Takahide Higuchi, who saw first-hand how the rolling state of emergency declarations over the past year in response to COVID-19 left his native city of Nagoya bereft of a live music scene, or anywhere to drink, for that matter.

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