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kol radio online music channel tokyo japan dj mix show program podcast playlist mixcloud Episode 35

K.O.L. Radio – Digest #2

The Digest returns! On episode 2, Mr. OK Jazz & DJ Otsuka introduce selections from five more mixes first shared on K.O.L. in summer 2020. A classic Latin music reissue, contemporary Jazz from Japan, Brooklyn Hip-Hop, new club sounds from the UK, and an Okinawan music legend! These tunes were shared with us on mixes by DJ Shima in Tokyo, DJ DSK in Okinawa, Chyll Will in New York, the Do It Jazz DJ crew in Kyoto, and DJ Tatsuro in Kobe.

kol radio online music channel tokyo japan dj mix show program podcast playlist mixcloud Episode 32

Music from the Basque Country Mix by John Potter

Author and music journalist John Potter is back with a diverse and deep mix of music from the Basque Country! One of the oldest languages in Europe with a distinct culture, the Basque people also produce a lot of music, ranging from traditional folk using the Trikiti accordion, to contemporary Rock. John helped to organize the Basque Ryukyu Project in 2018 bringing together musicians to play and record in Okinawa, and since then has deeply explored Basque music. This special mix from John...

kol radio online music channel tokyo japan dj mix show program podcast playlist mixcloud Episode 31

Pinoy Jazz Mix by DJ Arbie Won from Treskul Records, The Philippines

DJ Arbie Won, DJ and owner of the Treskul Records & Cafe in Quezon City, the Philippines shares classic Pinoy Jazz tunes! The Philippines was once known as the 'Jazz Capital of Asia', and Arbie's mix includes many of the scene's giants, including tunes from Bong Penera, pianist & guitarist who plays a Brazilian influenced Samba & Bossa-Nova Jazz, the groovy Big Band sounds of the Jazz Friends, the funky fusion of Boy Katindig, and even a tune from Filipina...

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K.O.L. Radio – Digest #3

The Digest is back! On episode 3, Mr. OK Jazz and DJ Otsuka introduce selections from five more mixes first shared on K.O.L. in Summer 2020. These tunes were introduced on mixes by Ian Martin from Tokyo, Radio Jakarta from Indonesia, The Funky Daitouryou and DJ Hysa from Okayama, Japan, Helena Guedes from Portugal, and Joshua Thompson from the USA.

kol radio online music channel tokyo japan dj mix show program podcast playlist mixcloud Episode 29

Contemporary Mix by Yuichi Kumagai

Kumagai-san is a DJ and radio presenter, currently hosting a weekly show on Shibuya FM Radio, Sundays at 5PM. He has a long history in the music business as a record buyer and DJ, and on this mix he's sharing a selection of contemporary music featured on his radio program over the last two years. The set kicks off with three tunes from American female musicians, Nicole Atkins, Nicki Bluhm and Ani DiFranco, and then into the group The Delines and a groovy one by Mike Dillon and the Malletmen.

kol radio online music channel tokyo japan dj mix show program podcast playlist mixcloud Episode 27

Malaysian Music Mix by Bihzhu

From the fascinating country of Malaysia! Singer/Songwriter Bihzhu,originally from the historic and beautiful island of Penang on the west coast of the country but now based in the capital Kuala Lumpur, introduces a wide range of performers almost entirely from the independent scene, mainly musicians not signed to major labels, yet who form the backbone of a thriving non-mainstream scene.

sakishima miyako yaeyama islands mix by john potter Episode 26

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 25

OK Jazz Episode #135

2021 Year In Review episode, 18 of Mr. OK Jazz’ picks from the year’s best new releases. Music from the USA, UK, Korea, Japan, Congo, Mali, South Africa, Indonesia, Brazil, Cuba & Senegal! Irreversible Entanglements – ‘Keys To Creation’, album Open The Gates (USA) Sons of Kemet – ‘Throughout The Madness, Stay Strong’, album Black To The Future (UK) Joe Chambers – ‘Circles’, album Samba de Maracatu (USA) dal:um – ‘TAL’, album similar & different...

kol radio online music channel tokyo japan dj mix show program podcast playlist mixcloud Episode 24

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!

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