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kol radio online music channel tokyo japan dj mix show program podcast playlist mixcloud Episode 59

Rare Balkan Music Mix by DJ Jazzysad

All the way from Serbia in the Balkan region of Europe, DJ Jazzysad is a DJ, producer and event organizer. For this mix, he’s gone very deep into his collection to introduce to us some of the legendary local musicians, mainly from Serbia and Macedonia, playing local music almost all of which was recorded in the years between the end of WWII and the breakup of Yugoslavia in the 1990s. Much of the music DJ Jazzysad has shared here today is a mixture of Gypsy, and even Turkish influences...

kol radio online music channel tokyo japan dj mix show program podcast playlist mixcloud Episode 58

Contemporary Roots Music Mix by John Potter

Today's special mix comes from music journalist and educator John Potter. Based in Okinawa, he writes for several music magazines as well as the Japan Times. This special mix for K.O.L. Radio introduces some of his favourite roots music albums of the last several years. From rural UK to Louisiana, Estonia to the Pacific islands, John takes us on a trip around the world showing the diversity and beauty of local music everywhere.

kol radio online music channel tokyo japan dj mix show program podcast playlist mixcloud Episode 57

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.

kol radio online music channel tokyo japan dj mix show program podcast playlist mixcloud Episode 56

Soup To Nuts: A Hip-Hop Mix by Alex Belth & Ill Chemist

Today’s guest selectors come from New York City, writer/archivist, and founder of the award winning NY Yankees blog Bronx Banter, Alex Belth, and audio engineer programmer & editor Ill Chemist. Entitled ‘Soup To Nuts’, it’s a mainly 1990s Hip-Hop mix that, in the creators words, has “a lo-fi, late-night radio kind of vibe, featuring dozens of movie and TV samples, creating a unique audio collage” This is a dense, perfectly put together mix that is best listened to on headphones to get the...

kol radio online music channel tokyo japan dj mix show program podcast playlist mixcloud Episode 55

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...

kol radio online music channel tokyo japan dj mix show program podcast playlist mixcloud Episode 54

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...

kol radio online music channel tokyo japan dj mix show program podcast playlist mixcloud Episode 52

Rock ‘N Roll Sunset Vol. 1 Mix by Las Ubatesas

Las Ubatesas, sisters Carolina and Laura Ubate, come from Bogota, Colombia. Laura is a radio host & podcast producer and Carolina A.K.A. DJ Ms Soul Turner is part of the women's vinyl collective Los Rulos Vinyl Club. Put together specially for K.O.L. Radio, today’s set doesn’t feature music from Colombia, but comes 100% from their personal vinyl collections of rock and roll albums! Kicking off with Canadian legends Rush, the sisters go through a range of rock sounds, from famous acts like...

kol radio online music channel tokyo japan dj mix show program podcast playlist mixcloud Episode 51

301 Bar Mix by The Funky Daitoryou & DJ Hysa: Soul, Reggae, Disco & More!

Okayama Prefecture based DJs the Funky Daitoryou and DJ Hysa return with their second mix on K.O.L. Improvised entirely at their regular spot in Okayama the 301 Bar, the two present a range of groovy sounds, from opener Marlena Shaw, to Japanese legend Nobukaza Takemura, up to the present with D’Angelo, and over to Jamaica with one by reggae keyboard master Jackie Mitoo. We’re happy to have back the Funky Daitoryi and DH Hysa with an all groove mix straight from the amazing 301 Bar in Okayama.

kol radio online music channel tokyo japan dj mix show program podcast playlist mixcloud Episode 50

1950s Jazz & Afro-Cuban Mix by Baker’s Mood

Baker's Mood is an event run by Yosuke Ikeda (from Hal's Jazz Record Shop) and DJ Makoto Wachi. Run since 2016, Bakers Mood is a semi-regular event where the two play a section of 1950s and 1960s Jazz and Afro-Cuban Latin Jazz original vinyl records. Music which captures the hip, swinging styles of that era, but also the melancholic and romantic sounds as well. This mix kicks off with a very cool intro from Lionel Hampton’s Big Band, then into vocalist Bill Henderson’s gorgeous view of Horace...

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