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FPM "Motions (Best Killer Remixes & Produce works by FPM)" (3CD)
FPM is still celebrating his 20th anniversary, and following greatest hits album "Moments" here comes a 3-CD set of tracks he has produced or remixed for other artists. Some rare and previously unreleased tracks are also included. The album's first...
Posted on March 12, 2016 at 00:56
FPM is celebrating the 20th anniversary since Fantastic Plastic Machine's debut, with this a trio of greatest hits albums that include tracks since the early days, including rare track "Mr. Salesman" (later to become "Dear Mr. Salesman" on the first...
Posted on September 29, 2015 at 23:04
Bajune Tobeta "Tokyo Galaxy"
Following EP "Teddy Bear and Password", here's a brand new full-length album by producer Bajune Tobeta! This features an impressive line-up of guests including Nomiya Maki, FPM, Sakamoto Miu, Shing02, Arto Lindsay and bo en among others. Bajune Tobeta "Tokyo...
Posted on September 13, 2015 at 23:44
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra "Ska Me Forever"
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra have a new original album out now, marking their 25th anniversary. Included is a collaboration with FPM, and also ones with bands Asian Kung-Fu Generation, 10-Feet and Mongol800. FPM had previously collaborated with the band on...
Posted on August 17, 2014 at 13:49
FPM "Scale Remixes" (Download)
On Christmas day, FPM did a surprise release of a remix album of tracks from his latest album "Scale". Remixers from Japan and also Taiwan are featured. All tracks can be sampled on this official release page. Clicking the "buy...
Posted on January 3, 2014 at 22:31
FPM's 7th original album is almost here! It has been 3 years since "FPM" (not counting classical music cover album "Qlassix"). "Scale" is full of brand new tracks, including some that have been partially heard in commercials for various brands...
Posted on February 3, 2013 at 22:55
Koizumi Kyoko "Koizumi Chansonnier"
Singer Koizumi Kyōko has a new original album celebrating her 30th debut anniversary. Producers include Konishi Yasuharu ("omoshiro okashiku ikitekita keredo" and "Ma plus belle histoire d'amour"), Kikuchi Naruyoshi ("Une chanson pour les grands"), Soil & "Pimp" Sessions ("Sweet &...
Posted on November 1, 2012 at 23:39
K-pop 4-girl unit 2NE1 (officially reads "'twenty-one' or 'to anyone'") has a first full-length album being released in Japan, consisting of Japanese versions of their songs. Our main interest here is the cover of Madonna's "Like A Virgin", produced by...
Posted on March 27, 2012 at 23:30
Nakamura Kazuyoshi "6 Remix'n Birds"
Singer-songwriter Nakamura Kazuyoshi, leader of J-rock band 100s, has a remix mini-album out just now. The originals aren't something I'd recommend, but the impressive list of remixers here is sure to draw attention, with Ishino Takkyu (Denki Groove), FPM, Yakenohara,...
Posted on March 27, 2012 at 23:04
Kinbara Chieko "Best Mix"
Club-style violinist Kinbara Chieko has a greatest hits album out now. This is actually a non-stop mix by DJ Spinna, with each track selected by "25 of the world's greatest DJs". The selection covers her entire solo career that started...
Posted on February 12, 2012 at 01:21
There's a new FPM album coming next week! Actually a compilation of all the classical music covers he did for Uniqlo Calendar, plus one brand new recording. The artwork was done by the same people who design Uniqlo Calendar. All...
Posted on November 13, 2011 at 13:09
Jimi Shijimi "Shijimi no onna"
New-comer female singer Jimi Shijimi has a debut single out now, produced by multi-talent artist Lily Franky. The single includes remixes by FPM and Kawanabe Hiroshi (Tokyo No.1 Soul Set, InK), and the limited edition comes with the music...
Posted on August 19, 2011 at 23:16
Hotei with Fellows "All Time Super Guest"
Guitarist Hotei Tomoyasu, now celebrating his 30 years of music, has a greatest hits album coming this week under the form of collaborations featuring various guest artists, hence the title "Super Guest" (vs "Best"). The songs are from his solo...
Posted on August 17, 2011 at 00:02
globe "house of globe"
Late 90's mainstream dance unit globe, produced by Komuro Tetsuya, has a remix album coming that attempts to appeal to fans of the current club scene. Remixers include Konishi Yasuharu, FPM, Osawa Shinichi, Shinco (Scha Dara Parr), Kawanabe Hiroshi (Tokyo...
Posted on August 7, 2011 at 23:02
Various Artists "Nagisa ongaku-sai presents In The Mix mixed by Tomoyuki Tanaka (FPM)"
Tanaka Tomoyuki aka FPM has a new mix CD out today, put together for beach rave event Nagisa Music Festival where he will be DJing. The event is to be held in Tokyo on April 10 and in Osaka on...
Posted on March 23, 2011 at 22:42
Koizumi Kyoko "Collaborakyon"
Kyon-kyon aka Koizumi Kyōko's new compilation album of old and new collaborations, appropriately named "Collaborakyon", seems to have quite a bit of a Shibuya-kei direction. Featured are Jazztronik, Asa-Chang & Junray, Tokyo No.1 Soul Set, Sokabe Keiichi, Hosono Haruomi, Watanabe...
Posted on February 12, 2011 at 23:40
FPM "Goddess (Track For Kuriki)" (Download)
A few months ago, FPM made a track for Japanese mountain climber Kuriki Nobukazu who went and tried to climb Mount Everest ("from the southeast ridge route without supplimentary oxygen", though he retired at 7750m). The track can be heard...
Posted on November 21, 2010 at 19:18
Various Artists "FPMBoot"
Here's an interesting one, a said "unofficial" remix album of FPM tracks! Included are various previously unreleased remixes and other goodies, mixed and remixed by young DJs but also Kuchiroro, Tahiti 80, Ryohei with Verbal (m-flo)... Including the megamixes this...
Posted on November 3, 2010 at 12:55
Rocketman Summer Fes 2010 - thank you for the music!!
Text and photos by Patrick Benny for Tokyo's Coolest Sound On Sunday August 22, I went to Liquidroom in Ebisu for "Rocketman Summer Fes 2010", an event celebrating the 10 years since the debut of Rocketman, Fukawa Ryō's music unit....
Posted on September 1, 2010 at 22:47
Various Artists "VerSus 'Japanese Rock VS FPM' selected and non-stop mixed by FPM"
FPM starts a new series of mix CDs, titled "VerSus". In the first he has his take on J-rock, mixing rocking tracks while keeping a club attitude. The first pressing comes in a specially printed jewel case, like it was...
Posted on August 3, 2010 at 21:41
FPM "FPM ep.2" (12")
Here's a 2nd 12" EP from FPM's self-titled album, containing DJ-intended mixes. The non-album mixes have previously been released digitally on iTunes. FPM "FPM ep.2" (12") A1. If You Do, I Do [no juggling extended mix] A2. If You Do,...
Posted on May 3, 2010 at 13:47
FPM "FPM for DJs" (Download)
FPM offers DJ-intended extended mixes and different takes of tracks from his latest album "FPM". These are available as an album (or separate tracks) on iTunes Store Japan. FPM "FPM for DJs" (Download) 1. If you do, I do (no...
Posted on March 31, 2010 at 23:17
FPM "FPM ep.1" (12")
This first vinyl cut off FPM's new album "FPM" contains an extended mix of "Without You" (feat. Monkey Magik). FPM "FPM ep.1" (12") A1. Without You (extended mix) B1. Madness Face The Music FMR-154 Out 2/26, ¥1680 Pre-order: Jet Set...
Posted on February 19, 2010 at 23:47
Various Artists "Tokio Electro Lovers"
Following "Electro Girl Lovers" released last year, here comes another electro compilation of the same series. This one contains mainly previously released tracks, featuring FPM, m-flo, Suzuki Ami joins Nakata Yasutaka (capsule), Ōsawa Shinichi, immi, Mademoiselle Yulia and many others...
Posted on February 8, 2010 at 20:29
Mutō Shōhei "Two Pairs"
Mutō Shōhei, drummer and singer of "jazz-punk" band Katteni-Shiyagare, has a first solo album coming, and it contains a FPM remix. Mutō Shōhei "Two Pairs" 武藤昭平 「トゥーペア」 1. Two Pairs 2. Pinocchio no hana 3. Rico (Album version) 4. Pretty...
Posted on February 8, 2010 at 20:10
Various Artists "Attractions! Konishi Yasuharu Remixes 1996~2010"
Konishi Yasuharu has started a new label called Readymade V.I.C., hosted under major label Victor. This first release is a 2-CD collection of his best remixes from 1997 until now. Included are 6 brand new remixes using Victor's catalog (marked...
Posted on January 11, 2010 at 19:14
Fantastic Plastic Machine has officially changed his artist name to FPM! Plus, this new album being self-titled has to show how much this release means to him. This 6th album comes exactly 4 years after "Imaginations". Featured artists include Monkey...
Posted on December 19, 2009 at 13:57
Suzuki Ami "Kiss Kiss Kiss"
Suzuki Ami's brand new single has a B-side ("aishiteru...") produced by Fantastic Plastic Machine! Title track "Kiss Kiss Kiss" is a Japanese lyrics cover of Ananda Project's hit song. A limited edition contains a bonus DVD with a video for...
Posted on October 31, 2009 at 23:21
Various Artists "Love Supreme -Best Cover Songs from Grand Gallery- selected by Tomoyuki Tanaka (Fantastic Plastic Machine)"
Tanaka Tomoyuki (Fantastic Plastic Machine) selects his favorite cover songs from the repertory of label Grand Gallery, which celebrates its 4th anniversary. Various Artists "Love Supreme -Best Cover Songs from Grand Gallery- selected by Tomoyuki Tanaka (Fantastic Plastic Machine)" (Title...
Posted on August 17, 2009 at 22:48
Unicorn, the band of Okuda Tamio that just got back to life this year, has a remix album coming this week, featuring remixes by Konishi Yasuharu, Fantastic Plastic Machine, Tokumaru Shūgo, Takagi Kan, Tahiti 80 and more. Unicorn "URMX" 1....
Posted on July 19, 2009 at 23:39
Various Artists "House Nation - Ruby"
This new compilation of Avex' House Nation series includes two Fantastic Plastic Machine appearances: a ravex track and also a remix he did of The BPA (aka Norman Cook) feat. Iggy Pop. Also included is a version of Ayuse Kozue's...
Posted on April 17, 2009 at 00:11
Here's a full-length album by ravex, the all-star producer unit of Fantastic Plastic Machine, Ōsawa Shinichi and Taku Takahashi (m-flo). This special unit celebrates the 20th anniversary of Avex, and the 80th anniversary of birth of Tezuka Osamu, and the...
Posted on April 4, 2009 at 22:53
ravex "Believe in LOVE feat. BoA"
ravex, the all-star producer unit of Fantastic Plastic Machine, Ōsawa Shinichi and Taku Takahashi (m-flo), brings us a 2nd single, this time with tracks featuring BoA and Gotō Maki. A curious "MEGA ravex" track also holds a long list of...
Posted on February 7, 2009 at 10:29
ravex "I Rave You feat. DJ Ozma"
The latest from Fantastic Plastic Machine is this new all-star unit called ravex in which he teams up with Ōsawa Shinichi and Taku Takahashi (m-flo). As the name makes it sound, this is not quite the FPM we've been used...
Posted on December 14, 2008 at 14:41
Fantastic Plastic Machine "Sound Concierge X Numero TOKYO - Utopia - Selected by Fantastic Plastic Machine"
This is the latest of Fantastic Plastic Machine's "Sound Concierge" mix CD series. In terms of FPM works, it includes some recent remixes, a new song, plus also one by his new unit ravex together with Ōsawa Shinichi (Mondo Grosso)...
Posted on December 2, 2008 at 23:56
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Hoshino Michiru "Discotheque ni tsuretette (Single Version)" (CD+7")
Hoshino Michiru has a new 7" and CD set coming this month! Included is a single version of song "Discotheque ni tsuretette" from latest album "You Love Me", and a cover of Yamashita Tatsurō's "zutto issho sa". The latter was...
Posted on May 4, 2016 at 13:19
"Frenesi school: The legendary end-of-business ceremony"
Text and photos by Patrick Benny for Tokyo's Coolest Sound The last show I saw in 2014 was Frenesi, and it was a very special one. In November Frenesi announced that she would put a stop (though maybe temporary) to...
Posted on January 4, 2015 at 00:34
80kidz have a 4th album out this week, on their own Park label. This is the follow-up to "Turbo Town" (2012), though "80:XX-01020304" (a compilation of tracks from 4 EPs) was also released since. Featured are several international vocalists such...
Posted on September 23, 2014 at 12:28
Akira Kosemura "niji no kanata - seven colors variations -"
Composer Akira Kosemura has a new solo single out now. New song "niji no katana" featuring vocalist lasah is included in its original version plus 6 remixes. The remixers include Yasuda Toshiyuki (ex-FPM), I Am Robot And Proud and more....
Posted on November 23, 2013 at 12:36
Portmanteau is a new ambient unit, collaboration of Yasuda Toshiyuki (ex-FPM), Morgan Fisher (ex-Mott the Hoople) and Kimura Tatsuji (dip in the pool). This first album features guest vocalists Koda Miyako (dip in the pool) and Honda Michiyo (ex-Overrocket). Portmanteau...
Posted on August 12, 2013 at 22:30
Various Artists "ASOBITUNES"
This is a compilation from Harajuku-based agency Asobisystem, home of Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and also behind parties "Asobinite!!!" and "Takenoko!!!". Featured are songs by many artists who have participated in these events. capsule's new track "Rainbow" is included, as well...
Posted on July 30, 2013 at 23:54
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu in New York
Text and photo by Nicholas D. Kent (Japanese Electronic Music) for Tokyo's Coolest Sound Here's a report of Kyary Pamyu Pamyu's latest show, held last weekend in New York. Big thanks to correspondent Nicholas D. Kent. Read on! Kyary Pamyu...
Posted on April 20, 2013 at 14:22
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu "Fashion Monster"
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu has a new single coming in October! Always produced by Nakata Yasutaka (capsule), this time the title track is a rocking tune. An extended version of "tsukema tsukeru" is included, as well as a B-side that's used...
Posted on September 23, 2012 at 15:34
Aira Mitsuki "aishi aisarete ikirunosa" (Download)
Aira Mitsuki has a new track now available on iTunes, in advance of her upcoming album "???" (expected release date November 17). The song is a cover of a Ozawa Kenji song into a dance version heavy on vocoder, reminding...
Posted on October 18, 2010 at 00:10
Rocketman "thank you for the music!"
Rocketman (aka comedian Fukawa Ryō) has a greatest hits album coming soon. Aside from 7 songs from his two solo albums ("Love, sea & music" (2006) and "The Sound of Musique" (2007)), included are 3 songs he produced by Cosmetics,...
Posted on July 29, 2010 at 23:05
Various Artists "House Disney"
Fantastic Plastic Machine has contributed a track to this house cover compilation of Disney tunes! Also featured are Meg, Q;indivi, Ayuse Kozue, Osawa Shinichi and more. The FPM track only has been specially released in advance on iTunes Japan. That's...
Posted on January 22, 2009 at 21:58
Various Artists "Speed Racer Japan ~Mach GoGoGo Tribute~"
Anime series "Mach GoGoGo", known to the rest of the world as "Speed Racer", is being paid homage on this tribute album featuring Fantastic Plastic Machine, Halfby, Kaji Hideki, Kiiiiiii+DJ Codomo, Ishino Takkyū (Denki Groove, InK), Kawanabe Hiroshi (Tokyo No.1...
Posted on August 24, 2008 at 23:37
Clazziquai Project "Beat In Love"
Korean club unit Clazziquai Project, good friends with m-flo, FPM and the likes, has a new album aimed at Japan coming soon. Included are mostly tracks from their previously released (outside of Japan) album "Robotica", including remixes by FPM and...
Posted on July 22, 2008 at 16:49
"Second Royal TV Vol.01 July 2008" (DVD)
Kyoto club label Second Royal offers a first ever DVD! It contains over 70 minutes of... well, this and that. Some party scenes and some talk, and of course music! They warn not to expect too much, but at that...
Posted on June 27, 2008 at 16:18
Tsuchiya Anna "Crazy World feat. AI"
Model/singer/actress Tsuchiya Anna has a new single which includes a FPM remix. Available are a limited edition with bonus DVD (containing a music video of the original title track), a regular edition (CD only), and also a limited vinyl edition....
Posted on June 11, 2008 at 18:29
Maizu Tsukasa "No More"
Fantastic Plastic Machine is contributing a remix of the theme song from the film "ginmakuban sushi ōji! ~New York e iku~", based on the late night TV drama "sushi ōji" (aka "Sushi Prince"). The single is being released as the...
Posted on April 21, 2008 at 15:13
DaiKiKiTen ~KiKi inc. Exhibition 2008~
Creative management agengy KiKi inc., which represents Tanaka Tomoyuki (Fantastic Plastic Machine), is having a first group exhibition of its artists. FPM is said to have contributed works too! Exhibition official blog DaiKiKiTen ~KiKi inc. Exhibition 2008~ 大喜喜展～KiKi inc.Exhibition2008～ From...
Posted on April 15, 2008 at 17:28
Aira Mitsuki "Darling Wondering Staring / Star Fruits Surf Rider"
Neo-Shibuya-kei idol Aira Mitsuki, who supported the Beijing Olympics with her last single "China Discotica", is now attacking full force with a Cornelius cover and a Fantastic Plastic Machine remix! This cheap-priced Tower Records-only release is limited to 2000. No...
Posted on April 7, 2008 at 15:53
"Rahmens presents 'Golden Balls Live' Namikibashi Satellite Mix" (DVD)
Comedian duo Rahmens, who got famous worldwide online for their comedy short "Sushi: Japanese Tradition", have a DVD coming up of a play that was performed in 2005. The music is by Tanaka Tomoyuki (Fantastic Plastic Machine)! Rahmens' Kobayashi Kentarō...
Posted on February 13, 2008 at 17:41
Fantastic Plastic Machine "Sound Concierge Japan"
FPM brings us a 10th installment of his popular "Sound Concierge" series! This time he focuses his selection to nothing but house tracks with Japanese lyrics! As the rest of the series, we can expect limited edition artwork with desktop...
Posted on January 30, 2008 at 15:02
Karly "blink: Nike+ Original Run" (Download)
Nomoto Karia is back, under her pseudonym Karly, with a surprise release of brand new instrumental electro/techno tracks that she made for the Nike+ project! The songs are sold only on iTunes (Japan only?). She says that she also did...
Posted on January 30, 2008 at 13:30
Miura Makoto "be bop or do something"
DJ Miura Makoto (aka Monsieur Mieurax) brought us earlier this year this mix CD of happy, upbeat jazz with hints of breakbeats and latin house. Included is Fun Lovers' "Samba" that FPM has been spinning. The German version of "Hit...
Posted on December 29, 2007 at 22:26
What happens when comedian Kobayashi Kentarō (Rahmens) joins forces with Tanaka Tomoyuki (Fantastic Plastic Machine)? It's called SymmetryS and they describe it as "headphone opera"! Included are several recent FPM works that had yet to be released on CD. Track...
Posted on December 25, 2007 at 15:11
m-flo "electriCOLOR -COMPLETE remix-"
m-flo's upcoming remix album, of songs from the album "Cosmicolor", includes remixes by Fantastic Plastic Machine, Sunaga t̀ Experience, Nakata Yasutaka (capsule), Ishino Takkyū, Akakage, Dexpistols, Ram Rider, Alex of Clazziquai Project, and more! Included is a bonus non-stop mix...
Posted on September 5, 2007 at 14:30
Fatboy Slim "The Greatest Hits Remixed"
FPM has a remix that made it even on the international release of Fatboy Slim's new 2-CD remix album! The remix has been heard before at least on "Sound Concierge #702". The Japanese edition of the remix album includes a...
Posted on September 5, 2007 at 14:14
Fantastic Plastic Machine "Mission: Nike+ Original Run" (Download)
FPM has prepared a running mix for the Nike+ promotion, available on iTunes Japan only. Included is a new song titled "Samurai Breakin'" featuring athlete Tamesue Dai (aka Samurai Hurdler, he's "the first Japanese athlete to win two medals at...
Posted on August 8, 2007 at 10:20
Ryukyudisko "nasaki feat. Mongol 800"
Okinawan techno unit Ryukyudisko's 2nd major single will include a remix by Fantastic Plastic Machine of a song with the popular Beat Crusaders. Ryukyudisko "nasaki feat. Mongol 800" Ryukyudisko 「ナサキ feat. Mongol 800」 1. nasaki feat. Mongol 800 2. Mathar...
Posted on June 19, 2007 at 13:54
Kinbara Chieko "Love & Respect Festival 2006" (DVD)
In addition to the new remix album "Summer Love", Kinbara Chieko's first live DVD will be released on the same day. The show was recorded at Ebisu's Liquid Room on October 14, as the finale of her "Love & Respect"...
Posted on May 25, 2007 at 17:26
Fantastic Plastic Machine "Sound Concierge" #701 and #702
After a 2-year hiatus, Fantastic Plastic Machine is back with his popular "Sound Concierge" mix CD series. As the good old concept goes, #701 is lounge and #702 house. The latter will contain a track by Mighty Dub Katz (aka...
Posted on May 15, 2007 at 09:58
Fantastic Plastic Machine "Live from Tokyo (iTunes Exclusive)" (Download)
Fantastic Plastic Machine has a 5-song EP now available exclusively on iTunes Music Store (Japan and U.S.)! This was performed live at Apple Store Ginza on March 21, and it looks like it contains mash-ups and remixes of his own...
Posted on May 10, 2007 at 15:48
Halcali "It's Party Time"
It's party time with Halcali and Fantastic Plastic Machine! Said to be a dancefloor-oriented killer tune (but of course), it's a happy return after the great tracks "Baby Blue" and "wakakusa Dance" that FPM contributed to Halcali's 2nd album "ongaku...
Posted on May 8, 2007 at 11:11
Would you believe that Fantastic Plastic Machine has an original BE@RBRICK coming soon! FPM collaborated directly with HMV and Medicom Toy to create this replica of himself. Pre-orders are being taken at HMV (online and in-store). You can read the...
Posted on April 17, 2007 at 13:27
Various Artists "Diana Ross & The Supremes Remixes"
This remix album of Diana Ross & The Supremes will be a killer. Konishi Yasuharu, Fantastic Plastic Machine, Halfby, Handsomeboy Technique, Captain Funk, Jazztronik, DJ Fumiya (Rip Slyme), GTS, Force of Nature and more have their take with the 60's...
Posted on April 16, 2007 at 11:25
Various Artists "Tokio Integral Presents Metropolitan Classics"
This club music compilation selected by Nasu Kisaku (Jazz Integral) contains mostly previously released songs by Fantastic Plastic Machine, Halfby, Nakatsuka Takeshi feat. Toki Asako (Cymbals), jenny01 (Ōnuki Taeko cover produced by Sunaga Tatsuo), FreeTEMPO, Mizumoto Akira (PAM, TMVG), a...
Posted on April 11, 2007 at 11:51
Chara has a new album titled "Union" out just today, it's her first original album in 4 years! Included are her three latest singles, of which "Crazy for you" was produced by Fantastic Plastic Machine. There's a limited edition containing...
Posted on February 28, 2007 at 17:44
Various Artists "Upper's Flava ~Remixes Of Watanabe Hit Tune~"
Following the release of the p&art sasanoooha and DJ Mitsy mix CDs last summer, Watanabe Productions now brings us remixes of some of its artists' greatest hits. Featured remixers include FPM, Sunaga t Experience, p&art sasanoooha, Fukutomi Yukihiro, CKB-Annex (members...
Posted on January 26, 2007 at 11:02
Various Artists "The Suite Music for Dojima Hotel"
Tanaka Tomoyuki (FPM) says goodbye to 2006 in class with this compilation for Dojima Hotel, a recently opened hotel in Osaka designed by the same company that did Claska in Meguro, Tokyo. Various Artists "The Suite Music for Dojima Hotel"...
Posted on December 18, 2006 at 16:20
Fantastic Plastic Machine "FPMB ; Fantastic Plastic Machine Best"
Fantastic Plastic Machine, a definite leader of Japan's club scene, has a 2-CD greatest hits album coming up soon! Aside all those songs we already love, it looks like we will get a few previously unreleased songs and new versions....
Posted on December 13, 2006 at 14:26
Various Artists "Synchro / From Tokyo To New York"
Tanaka Tomoyuki aka Fantastic Plastic Machine is backing Uniqlo's U.S. invasion with a selection of recent tracks by Japanese club and like-minded artists. This will probably be released in the U.S. too, of course, but here's what we get at...
Posted on October 23, 2006 at 12:25
Chara "Crazy for you"
Chara's 2nd single since moving to Universal has title track is produced by Tanaka Tomoyuki (Fantastic Plastic Machine). The B-side is a cover of Paul Mauriat's 1967 hit "L'amour est bleu" sung in a Japanese version arranged by herself. Audio...
Posted on October 4, 2006 at 13:43
Coco d'Or "Coco d'Or 2"
Coco d'Or, the solo jazzy project of Hiro (formerly of Speed), has a new album coming up. This time the theme will be bossa and latin, and collaborators will include Fantastic Plastic Machine, Coldfeet and Nakatsuka Takeshi (Qypthone). FPM gave...
Posted on June 28, 2006 at 10:29
SPICY ageHa presents TA 2006
Sounds like this will be a great party at ageHa next week, with Tei Towa, Tanaka Tomoyuki (Fantastic Plastic Machine) and Nomiya Maki! Those without plans for Golden Week now have one more reason to stick around. SPICY ageHa presents...
Posted on April 26, 2006 at 09:58
Update: FPM, Kinbara Chieko
Fantastic Plastic Machine "Imaginations" (12") Artwork added Kinbara Chieko "Strings of Life" / "Time To Love" / "If You Only" (12") Two more 12" singles added here. I'd expect them all to come out at once at the end of...
Posted on March 28, 2006 at 11:18
Nobuchika Eri "Nobuchikaeri.rx"
Singer Nobuchika Eri, always produced by Ōsawa Shinichi (of Mondo Grosso, Sakura Hills Disco 3000, and bird fame), has a first remix album coming out including contributions by Fantastic Plastic Machine, Matthew Herbert, and more. Nobuchika Eri "Nobuchikaeri.rx" 信近エリ 「Nobuchikaeri.rx」...
Posted on March 22, 2006 at 16:23
Fantastic Plastic Machine "Imaginations" (12")
DJs, this 12" EP containing 4 tracks from Fantastic Plastic Machine's latest album "Imaginations" will contain extended mixes of "don't you know?" and "paparuwa". Fantastic Plastic Machine "Imaginations" (12") 1. don't you know? feat. Clazziquai Project (12" Extended Mix) 2....
Posted on March 22, 2006 at 15:30
Fantastic Plastic Machine "French Kiss" (12")
After "Tell Me", here comes a second cut from FPM's upcoming 5th album "Imaginations". This one is a cover of Lil' Louis' "French Kiss". Out on the same day as the album. Fantastic Plastic Machine "French Kiss" (12") A. French...
Posted on January 31, 2006 at 14:19
Fantastic Plastic Machine "Imaginations" Track list added!...
Posted on January 30, 2006 at 16:01
Fantastic Plastic Machine "imaginations" Artwork added! Is he being influenced from wearing a lot of Mastermind lately?...
Posted on January 15, 2006 at 20:20
Fantastic Plastic Machine "Imaginations"
FPM's 5th album is coming very soon! The album will include the song "Tell Me (feat. Benjamin Diamond)" previously released on vinyl, and also feature guest artists Tahiti 80, Clazziquai Project, Bonnie Pink and more. The design is done by...
Posted on December 22, 2005 at 16:01
While it's not yet time for a release announcement, I feel I should pass on this bit of early info about Fantastic Plastic Machine's upcoming 5th album, straight from his blog. The album's recording and mastering is now completed, and...
Posted on December 16, 2005 at 15:00
Clazziquai Project "Instant Pig"
Korean club pop unit Clazziquai Project's 2004 first album "Instant Pig" is being released in Japan this month, including two bonus English versions. They will also appear on m-flo's upcoming remix album "Dope Space Nine" out in November. Clazziquai Project...
Posted on September 15, 2005 at 00:27
100+8 Sexy Girls From V.S.O.O.P./bonnō Girls "i·ke·na·i Rouge Magic" (CD+DVD)
... and you thought Morning Musume were too many? A new unit called bonnō Girls features no less than 108 girls! Their first single is a cover of the Shiseidō commercial song "i-ke-na-i Rouge Magic" written by by Imawano Kiyoshirō...
Posted on September 12, 2005 at 22:33
Fantastic Plastic Machine "Tell Me" (12")
While we're impatiently waiting for FPM's next album, a new single is to be released on 12" only. The new song, "Tell Me", can also be heard part of FPM's "Sound Concierge #502" (out 8/31). Out on l'Appareil-Photo bis (not...
Posted on August 26, 2005 at 10:28
Matsudaira Ken "Matsuken Samba III"
This year again, Matsuken is back with a new single, you guessed it: "Matsuken Samba III"! No doubt very soon it will be heard everywhere you go. The single comes in both limited and regular editions, and includes a remix...
Posted on August 19, 2005 at 10:46
Update: FPM, Nomiya Maki loves m-flo, Metalchicks
Fantastic Plastic Machine "Sound Concierge #502" Track list added! Contains new FPM song "Tell Me"! Nomiya Maki loves m-flo "Big Bang Romance" Details on remixes added! Metalchicks "Metalchicks" Track list added...
Posted on August 11, 2005 at 09:27
Update: densetsu no Hero-tachi, Chocolat & Akito, FPM
densetsu no Hero-tachi Delayed until 8/30 because of banned design (chewing gum ingredients list too small!) Chocolat & Akito "Chocolat & Akito" Track list added Fantastic Plastic Machine "Sound Concierge #502" Sub-title added: "Tell Me For Your Delightful Moment" (?)...
Posted on July 19, 2005 at 12:19
Fantastic Plastic Machine "Sound Concierge #502"
A new mix CD in FPM's Sound Concierge series is coming out in August. The mix CD will contain a new FPM song, "Tell Me", from his forthcoming album expected in October! As usual, there will be a limited edition...
Posted on July 4, 2005 at 10:54
Update: FPM, Yukari Fresh
A few updates... Fantastic Plastic Machine "Sound Concierge" #501 and Annex Tracklists added! Yukari Fresh "Me" Postponed until 2/26....
Posted on February 17, 2005 at 13:43
Yellow Magic Orchestra "YMO Remixes 99-00 The Best"
A compilation of the best YMO remixes will be released soon, including two remixes said to be on CD for the first time (Konishi Yasuharu and Denki Groove's). Orders at Tower Records may include a limited edition bonus 12" containing...
Posted on February 7, 2005 at 17:05
Update: FPM, Daft Punk, speena
Recent updates: Fantastic Plastic Machine "Sound Concierge" #501 and Annex Artwork added. Daft Punk "Human After All" Artwork and details about Japanese edition added. speena "candy lovely music!! ~mune no botan ga hajikete~" Updated (but maybe still not official ?)...
Posted on January 24, 2005 at 15:26
Update: FPM, capsule
A little update... Fantastic Plastic Machine "Sound Concierge" #501 and Annex "#502" changed to "Annex" and devoted to FPM remixes. Sub-titles added for both albums. Release date pushed back to 2/23. capsule "NEXUS-2060" Partial track list added. The album is...
Posted on January 6, 2005 at 17:15
Fantastic Plastic Machine "Sound Concierge" #501 and Annex
A third series of mix CDs by Tanaka Tomoyuki aka Fantastic Plastic Machine has been announced. The formula is same as before, one lounge CD and one house CD. Update 1/6: This time, one of the two CDs seems to...
Posted on November 12, 2004 at 13:12
You The Rock feat. FPM "Grand Master Fresh Pt.2"
The new dance single by rapper You The Rock★ is produced by Fantastic Plastic Machine, and the B-side features Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra. A video clip can be seen at the promotional site on the information page. You The Rock★...
Posted on July 5, 2004 at 14:48
Updates: FPM, Kinbara Chieko, "Ciclismo"
A few updates... Kinbara Chieko "Paradise" Album cover art and link to video and sound samples added Fantastic Plastic Machine "Sound Concierge" #403 and #404 Cover art added "Ciclismo" compilation Link added to more samples at Yukari Fresh's Radio Active...
Posted on June 20, 2004 at 12:37
FPM #403/#404 update
Track lists have been added to Fantastic Plastic Machine "Sound Concierge" #403 and #404!...
Posted on June 16, 2004 at 13:07
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