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sakishima miyako yaeyama islands mix by john potter Episode 15

Sakishima (Miyako & Yaeyama) Islands Mix by John Potter

Further south in the Okinawan chain–the Miyako and Yaeyama islands (collectively known as the Sakishima Islands) are as full of music as their more well known big-brother, the main island of Okinawa. The music on this mix includes sad melodies, work songs, love songs, and celebrations of island life, with some of the best-known traditional songs from these islands as well as some more modern compositions. All the artists are from Sakishima, with a couple songs sung in the local Miyakufutsu...

kol radio online music channel tokyo japan dj mix show program podcast playlist mixcloud Episode 14

World Music Dance Mix by DJ NAho

K.O.L. is happy to welcome DJ Naho! She is one of the senior planners of the Sukiyaki Meets The World Festival here in Japan, and is also a well known DJ and record collector. This mix of dance music from around the world, includes new and classic songs from Cape Verde, Togo, Brazil and more. This mix is guaranteed to get you up and thinking about lively times at the outdoor Sukiyaki festival!

brazilian music mix dj paulão brazuca Episode 13

Brazilian Music Mix BR2021 by DJ Paulão Brazuca

K.O.L. Radio is thrilled to welcome from São Paulo, Brazil, DJ Paulão Brazuca! Owner of the Patua Discos label and record store, he’s been a major DJ in Brazil for more than 20 years, released the multi-volume Brazuca! compilation, and even hosts several radio shows. For today’s mix, made specially for K.O.L., he has gone into his 10,000+ record collection to share some deep Brazilian grooves, from groups like Orchestre Som Livre, the Golden Boys, and Wilson das Neves. Samba, Afro-funk, boogie...

ken hidaka interview Episode 12

Interview #2 – Ken Hidaka (Part 2 in Japanese)

長年日本と海外の音楽シーンを繋ぐフリーランス・コーディネイター、Ken Hidakaさんが語る、2000年以降の日本の音楽の需要、価値、レコード中古市場とは・・・。A&R、再発監修者、ライター、通訳、DJとしても活躍し、Waxpoetics Japanの立ち上げ、ダンス・レーベルやDJ MIXの作品監修..

3/11/11 Mix by Plainstone Episode 11

3/11/11 Mix by Plainstone

Today we welcome back to KOL regular contributor Plainstone. This special selection of tunes comes from his collection with a short backstory. Back in March 2011, while on a trip to the Nagoya area to visit his wife's family, Plainstone hit the local record shops as always, looking for hidden treasures. He made some good discoveries, and the hopped on the shinkansen back to Tokyo on March 11th in the afternoon..right when one of the most devastating earthquakes of the last century hit Japan.

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