Rare Japanese issue Blue Note, 1980's Japanese Experimental, Jamaican Nyahbinghi, Afrobeat and more on this Sound Journey into DJ Otsuka's collection!
DoitJAZZ! in Kyoto Is a long running event run by DJs Kazuhiro Inoue, Masaki Tamura and Naoki Yoda. For this mix they are sharing sounds from across the club, world and jazz spectrum, including Inoue-san selecting the free flowing vibes of Joe McPhee and Sun Ra, Tamura-san introducing some Japanese jazz from Masaru Imada and Masahiko Sato, and Yoda-san sharing some recent acts like Jimi Tenor & Kabukabu and The Stepkids.
Ian Martin from Call And Response Records in Tokyo returns to K.O.L. with another mix, this time of Japanese Psychedelic and Experimental tunes!
In K.O.L. Radio Digest Episode #1, co-programmers James Catchpole and Hiroko Otsuka go back and review some selections from the first five mixes featured on the channel in mid-2020. Featuring classic Jazz from Japan, modern sounds from Cuba, local Indie Rock from Japan, ECM label jazz, and 1970s soundtrack music! Also selections taken from the Dublin Lockdown Mix by Phillip Arneill, Japanese Underground Punk and Indie Mix by Ian Martin, Experimental Improv and Free Jazz Mix by Hiroki Igarashi...
Guest selector Hiroki Igarashi is the owner of the curry shop "GO-MARU-DO in Sapporo city, and a popular DJ at clubs like the world-famous Precious Hall.