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Japanese Ambient, Environmental, New Age Mix by Ken Hidaka

In today's mix, music industry veteran Ken Hidaka brings us a selection of Japanese Ambient, New Age and Environmental tracks. We’ll hear from Seigen Ono, engineer, producer, composer and founder of Saidera Records, go back to the 90s subculture scene in Japan with music from Yan Tomita and Hiroshi Fujiwara, and to the new wave sounds of the group Anzen Chitai. This is a deep look into a part of the Japanese music scene fairly unknown outside the country, by DJ, producer and writer Ken Hidaka.

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J-Jazz & Close Friends: Classics Vol. 1 Mix by Pascal Saraiva

Today's mix comes from guest selector Pascal Saraiva, from France, a serious record collector in Paris who got into Japanese Jazz a couple of years ago and since then has spent all his savings on custom fees and transportation to import some of the best Japanese Jazz albums to his home in France. From 1970’s Three Blind Mice classics to obscure experimental Modern Jazz, he’s introducing here some of the greatest J-Jazz classics recorded over the last 60 years. For this first volume, he’s picked...

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Sukiyaki Meets The World Festival Playlist by Nicolas Ribalet

Nicolas Ribalet is the main producer of the Sukiyaki Meets The World music festival. Sukiyaki takes place every August in Fukuno Village, Toyama Prefecture since 1991. This mix is a special playlist selected by Nicolas which features many of the musicians who have appeared at Suikyaki over the last thirty years. Kicking off with the wonderfully unique Klo Pelgag from Quebec, we’ll hear music including the Oki Dub Ainu Band from Japan, African music giant Oliver Mtukudzi from Zimbabwe, Noura...

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Japan: 1960s to 1980s 7-inches’ Mix by Botchy Botchy

Illustrator, artist and DJ Botchy-Botchy! Originally from France but a long-term resident of Japan, he often DJs around town playing African music or French Pop at various events, when he’s not having exhibitions of his drawings or working on new art projects. Today, he’s dug deep into his collection of vintage vinyl to share a selection of Japanese tunes, covering everything from 1970s Rock and Pop to Enka, These are all taken from 7-inch singles, many impossible to find outside of Japan...

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The Music of Okinawa Mix by John Potter

K.O.L. welcomes back music journalist John Potter, author of the most authoritative book on Okinawan music in the English language, The Power of Okinawa:Roots Music From The Ryukyus. For today's mix John has selected mostly from his favourite albums that were all released in the last year or so of Shimauta or 'island songs' and 'Minyo' folk songs from Okinawa. Featuring legendary vocalist Yuki Yamazoto's 2019 album, one from the vaults of Rinsho Kadekaru, and even the brand new 'Corona Bushi'...

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K.O.L. Radio – Digest #1

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...

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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.

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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.

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