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Towa Tei "Brand New Emo / Brocante" (7")
"Brand New Emo", the lead track fromTowa Tei's latest album "EMO", is being released on 7" in a different radio edit! B-side "Brocante" was previously released as a bonus track of "EMO" only when bought digitally on Machbeat.com. Towa...
Posted on May 5, 2017 at 23:05. | Released on May 24, 2017
Record Store Day 2017
Record Store Day 2017 will be taking place this weekend, on Saturday April 22! As usual, many limited releases will be available at record shops only from that date. Below is a selection of some of the best stuff that...
Posted on April 18, 2017 at 22:15. | Released on April 22, 2017
Towa Tei "EMO"
A 9th album by Towa Tei has been announced, to be released on March 22! Featured artists include Metafive, UA, Takano Hiroshi, ATOM™, Ano (You'll Melt More!) and Inara George. The album was mastered by Sunahara Yoshinori, and the artwork...
Posted on January 16, 2017 at 22:09. | Released on March 22, 2017
Ishino Takkyu "EUQITANUL"
Takkyu Ishino (Denki Groove) has a new remix album out this week! All tracks from latest album "LUNATIQUE" were remixed by many of his close DJ friends, including Towa Tei, Sunahara Yoshinori, agraph, Hiroshi Watanabe (Tokyo No.1 Soul Set, InK),...
Posted on December 20, 2016 at 00:40. | Released on December 21, 2016
METAFIVE has a brand new mini-album out this week! Included are 5 brand new songs. Check out the new clip for "Musical Chairs" below, and a one-take studio live clip of "Chemical". Amazon and HMV give away a promo badge...
Posted on November 8, 2016 at 23:48. | Released on November 9, 2016
Metafive "Metalive" (Blu-ray+CD)
Metafive have released a first live Blu-ray, of a show held at EX Theater Roppongi on January 21, 2016. The full show plus 3 video clips are included, and the release comes with a CD of a selection of songs...
Posted on August 19, 2016 at 21:17. | Released on August 17, 2016
Record Store Day 2016
This year again Record Store Day is being held in Japan, this time on Saturday April 16! A lot of special and limited vinyl editions are being released on that very day, and at first only available in physical shops....
Posted on April 14, 2016 at 23:15. | Released on April 16, 2016
Happy New Year 2016!!! Here we go! Metafive finally have a first original album coming! Metafive is an all-star band featuring Takahashi Yukihiro (YMO), Oyamada Keigo (Cornelius), Towa Tei, Sunahara Yoshinori, Gondō Tomohiko and Leo Imai. All songs are brand...
Posted on January 1, 2016 at 12:40. | Released on January 13, 2016
Towa Tei feat. UA "Sound of Music" (12")
Towa Tei has a new 12" single out now! "Sound of Music" is a cut from latest album "CUTE", and it features singer UA. Included is also a remix by Goh Hotoda and an instrumental of the same song, as...
Posted on August 30, 2015 at 22:41. | Released on August 26, 2015
Towa Tei "Cute"
This week brings us Towa Tei's 8th solo album, "Cute", the follow-up to "Lucky" (2013)! The album features members of METAFIVE (Tei's all-star band with Takahashi Yukihiro, Oyamada Keigo, Sunahara Yoshinori et al.), and also Hosono Haruomi, Ino Hidefumi, Yasuda...
Posted on July 27, 2015 at 23:50. | Released on July 29, 2015
Towa Tei, Leo Imai, Nomiya Maki, Takano Hiroshi "Intersect By Lexus Records #001"
Intersect By Lexus is a showroom and event space located in Omotesando, Tokyo. A new label has just been started under Towa Tei's direction, and here comes this first 7" single! Included is "Cul de sac", a brand new...
Posted on July 21, 2015 at 21:58. | Released on July 22, 2015
Record Store Day 2015
Here comes Record Store Day 2015, to be held this Saturday April 18! On that day, people go to record shops to buy vinyl records available exclusively in shops on that day. No pre-orders or even online sales, at least...
Posted on April 15, 2015 at 23:37. | Released on April 18, 2015
Towa Tei "Heaven" (Download)
Towa Tei has a brand new single out today! "Heaven" is a song made for Valentine's Day, and it's also released as a special package with delicious rusk from Gateau Festa Harada. At digital music shop Mach Beat, the...
Posted on February 11, 2015 at 11:18. | Released on February 11, 2015
Towa Tei / She Talks Silence "chaise longue / The Moon", Towa Tei with Shinichi Ōsawa "18", DJ Fumiya / Dorian "Get Funky / Shadow of Summer", Towa Tei "94-14 COVERS EP" (7")
These four 7"'s were released recently on Towa Tei's label Mach Beat, and they're a must for fans and DJs. The first three were released to coincide with his solo career's 20th anniversary exhibition. Included are a new exclusive song...
Posted on December 29, 2014 at 15:28. | Released on October 29, 2014
Takahashi Yukihiro & Metafive "Split Spirit" (Download)
After live album "Techno Recital", here comes a brand new song by Takahashi Yukihiro & Metafive (Oyamada Keigo (Cornelius), Towa Tei, Sunahara Yoshinori, Gondō Tomohiko and Leo Imai). This song is the ending theme for movie "Ghost In The Shell...
Posted on September 3, 2014 at 22:53. | Released on September 3, 2014
Towa Tei "94-14", "94-14 Covers"
Towa Tei continues to celebrate the 20th anniversary of his solo career. Following remix collection "Towa Tei 94-14 Remix" released in July, here comes greatest hits album "94-14" and best covers album "94-14 Covers". The latter includes 6 brand new...
Posted on August 24, 2014 at 13:16. | Released on September 3, 2014
Towa Tei "Towa Tei 94-14 Remix"
This new release from Towa Tei is a collection of remixes of his songs from over his 20 years active as a solo artist. Remixes by Cornelius, Hosono Haruomi (YMO), and many more are included, as well as a remix...
Posted on July 20, 2014 at 23:37. | Released on July 23, 2014
Takahashi Yukihiro & Metafive "Techno Recital", Takahashi Yukihiro with In Phase "Phase" (DVD+Blu-ray+2 CDs)
In January this year, Takahashi Yukihiro (YMO) formed a super-group under the name Takahashi Yukihiro & Metafive, also featuring Oyamada Keigo (Cornelius), Towa Tei, Sunahara Yoshinori, Gondō Tomohiko (anonymass, pupa) and Leo Imai. The concert they played at Ex Theater...
Posted on July 20, 2014 at 20:01. | Released on July 23, 2014
Towa Tei with Shinichi Osawa "18" (Download)
Towa Tei is starting to celebrate the 20th anniversary of his solo career, and it seems like a lot might happen this year! First here comes a track made together with Osawa Shinichi, now available on Tei's digital label MachBeat...
Posted on April 29, 2014 at 10:27. | Released on March 28, 2014
Towa Tei "Lucky"
Towa Tei has a brand new album out now! "Lucky" is full of brand new songs including latest single "Radio". Many artists are featured, including all three of YMO, Dorian, Sugar Yoshinaga (Buffalo Daughter), Sheena Ringo, Predawn, Bakubaku Dokin, visual...
Posted on July 14, 2013 at 11:49. | Released on July 10, 2013
Towa Tei "Radio (Edit) with Yukihiro Takahashi & Tina Tamashiro" (Download)
Towa Tei has a new album on the way, "Lucky" to be released on July 10! Here's a new track to enjoy meanwhile. "Radio" features Takahashi Yukihiro (YMO) and model Tina Tamashiro, and is available now on iTunes Japan. Be...
Posted on June 21, 2013 at 23:22. | Released on June 19, 2013
Towa Tei "Licht / Katatagae (2013 Edit 01)" (Download)
Towa Tei's web site has been redesigned, with a message saying "New chapter has started!" in the news page! And here comes a new digital single of 2 tracks, instrumental track "Licht" from an upcoming new album (no details yet),...
Posted on April 9, 2013 at 23:40. | Released on April 10, 2013
Towa Tei "ecollage" (Book)
Towa Tei has released a book of his collage works, as seen on his flyers and also on latest album "MACH2012". He refers to these as "ecollages", borrowing an "e" from "eBay" (it's true, look at the title colors!) where...
Posted on February 6, 2013 at 23:30. | Released on January 26, 2013
Various Artists "The Beat Goes On ~Salsoul Classics Mixed By Towa Tei~"
Towa Tei has a new mix CD, in fact his first ever! He has released many compilation CDs before but it seems like this is his first attempt at a non-stop mix. Here he selects tracks from legendary New York...
Posted on December 8, 2012 at 00:16. | Released on December 5, 2012
Various Artists "Red Diamond ~Tribute to Yukihiro Takahashi~"
This is a tribute album to Yellow Magic Orchestra's Takahashi Yukihiro who celebrated his 60th anniversary last June 6. Included are new covers of Takahashi's songs from his whole career. O/S/T (Oyamada Keigo (Cornelius), Sunahara Yoshinori and Towa Tei) offers...
Posted on July 29, 2012 at 13:37. | Released on August 8, 2012
Towa Tei "MACH2012"
This new Towa Tei album consists of half-and-half new songs and remixes! New songs include "Wordy" (feat. 2-girl rap unit Bakubaku Dokin) and "Wunderland" which were released in advance digitally on Mach Beat. Dorian, Yasuda Toshiyuki and DJ Uppercut take...
Posted on April 21, 2012 at 20:39. | Released on May 2, 2012
Nomiya Maki "30 ~Greatest Self Covers & More!!!~"
Let's start 2012 with a bang! Finally here's a new album by Nomiya Maki! This time she celebrates 30 years of her singing career by doing self-covers in collaboration with various other artists. Featured are Cornelius, Kaji Hideki, Takahashi Yukihiro,...
Posted on January 2, 2012 at 13:00. | Released on January 25, 2012
Yellow Magic Orchestra U.S. shows, with Cibo Matto, Buffalo Daughter, Towa Tei
Text, photos and videos by Nicholas D. Kent (Japanese Electronic Music) for Tokyo's Coolest Sound Two reports of Yellow Magic Orchestra shows held in California last month (June 26 at Hollywood Bowl, L.A., with Cibo Matto, Buffalo Daughter and Towa...
Posted on July 23, 2011 at 20:13.
Various Artists "Mellow Back 2011 Mixed by DJ Souljah"
Here's what looks like a pretty good mix CD on the Shibuya-kei perspective, mixed by DJ Souljah. Various Artists "Mellow Back 2011 Mixed by DJ Souljah" 1. WISE × underslowjams / City Lights 2. Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra / utsukushiku...
Posted on June 19, 2011 at 14:32. | Released on June 22, 2011
Towa Tei "Sunny"
Towa Tei is back with a brand new, 6th album! "Sunny" is the 3rd of a trilogy started with "Flash" and "Big Fun". Featured guests include Hatori Miho (Cibo Matto), Takahashi Yukihiro, Hosono Haruomi (both YMO), Yasuda Toshiyuki, Natural Calamity,...
Posted on April 29, 2011 at 22:26. | Released on May 11, 2011
Sweet Robots Against The Machine "Aliginment EP"
Towa Tei, who has a new album coming in May (stay tuned for details!), has a new EP under the Sweet Robots Against The Machine moniker available at his Mach Beat digital store. It has been 9 years since SRATM's...
Posted on April 23, 2011 at 13:34. | Released on April 21, 2011
Towa Tei "Pac Is Back!", Scha Dara Parr feat. Robochū & Kaseki Cider "Warp Tunnel" (Download)
Towa Tei and Scha Dara Parr pay tribute to Pac-Man, the famous game now celebrating its 30th anniverary! Two catchy tracks are available from today on iTunes Japan. Towa Tei "Pac Is Back!" Out now (12/1), ¥200 Sample/buy: Scha Dara...
Posted on December 1, 2010 at 22:42. | Released on December 1, 2010
Various Artists "Shibuya9010"
It sure is missing more than a few bits, but nevertheless here's an interesting Shibuya-kei-themed compilation featuring many artists from the genre. Maybe an occasion to find a few gems we didn't know of? Many tracks can be sampled on...
Posted on September 29, 2010 at 00:49. | Released on September 22, 2010
Towa Tei with Yurico "Marvelous" (Download)
Towa Tei has a new track available now on iTunes! The EP contains 4 versions of the song featuring singer (model?) Yurico on vocals. The song can also be heard in a TV commercial for Mobage (watch below). Towa Tei...
Posted on September 9, 2010 at 00:29. | Released on September 8, 2010
Various Artists "Motivation H compiled by DJ Towa Tei"
Towa Tei has a new compilation, 8th of his "Motivation" series, coming in July! This one is called "Motivation H", after his regular party "Hotel H" that started last summer. Included are 4 new remixes of his own tracks, 3...
Posted on May 15, 2010 at 19:49. | Released on July 7, 2010
Towa Tei "middle and mellow of TOWA TEI"
Here comes a greatest hits collection of Towa Tei selected by editor-in-chief of magazine Barfout! Towa Tei "middle and mellow of TOWA TEI" 1. Let Me Know (from "Let Me Know" single) 2. Technova-Opaz Flying High Remix Ver.3 (from "Future...
Posted on May 18, 2009 at 22:28.
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"Shibuya no Radio no Shibuya-kei Festival"
Text by Patrick Benny for Tokyo's Coolest Sound On Saturday October 21, 2017 was held a very special music event for Shibuya-kei music fans. Shibuya ward organizes annually a music festival called "Shibuya ongakusai" (or "Shibu-on", official site) and for...
Posted on October 28, 2017 at 11:43.
Mondo Grosso "Reborn Again and Always Starting New"
Mondo Grosso, the solo unit of Ōsawa Shinichi, has just released a brand new album! It had been some 14 years since his latest works under the Mondo Grosso name, and then suddenly came the "Labyrinth" single released on Record...
Posted on June 9, 2017 at 23:51. | Released on June 7, 2017
Bajune Tobeta "Teddy Bear and Password" (CD+DVD), "Space Loungin'" (12")
Producer Bajune Tobeta has a new EP out today! Three vocalists are featured: Nomiya Maki (ex-Pizzicato Five), Bonjour Suzuki (a female singer who debuted earlier this year), and Vivian Sessoms (who has been featured many times on songs by Towa...
Posted on August 26, 2015 at 23:44. | Released on August 26, 2015
Miss Maki Nomiya sings "Shibuya-kei Standards" 2014
Text and photos by Patrick Benny for Tokyo's Coolest Sound On November 7 was a show by Nomiya Maki (ex-Pizzicato Five) at Billboard Live Tokyo. With the title "Miss Maki Nomiya Sings Shibuya-kei Standards", it was the 2nd of the...
Posted on December 31, 2014 at 15:43.
Bakubaku Dokin "Bakubaku Dokin"
Bakubaku Dokin, the wacky and mysterious 2-girl unit formed of Yui and Naoko, finally has a debut mini-album out now! Previously they have released a 3-song EP on Towa Tei's digital label Machbeat, and also appeared on his albums "MACH2012"...
Posted on June 21, 2014 at 17:14. | Released on June 20, 2014
Sheena Ringo "ukina", "mitsugetsushō"
Sheena Ringo has two new albums out now. "ukina" consists of collaborations with other artists, including a new one with Nakata Yasutaka (CAPSULE), and the previously unreleased "It Was You" written by Burt Bacharach. "mitsugetsushō" is a collection of her...
Posted on November 23, 2013 at 11:28. | Released on November 13, 2013
Muro "Diggin' Salsoul Breaks"
Following Towa Tei's recent Salsoul mix CD, here comes another one from DJ Muro. This features a unique selection by the "King of Diggin'", and the right dose of his top mixing skills. The art direction was done by Shindō...
Posted on April 21, 2013 at 22:40. | Released on April 10, 2013
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. | Released on March 23, 2011
Bakubaku Dokin "guppy" (Download)
First released last December on Towa Tei's Mach Beat digital label (which unfortunately only sells within Japan so far), here comes a first song by Bakubaku Dokin on iTunes! The wacky 2-girl unit formed of Naoko and Yui is produced...
Posted on February 17, 2011 at 22:47. | Released on February 16, 2011
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. | Released on October 13, 2010
Towa Tei "Big Fun"
4 years have passed since "Flash", here comes Towa Tei's 5th album! The list of guests can only help us trust a title like "Big Fun", with Oyamada Keigo (Cornelius), Hatori Miho (Cibo Matto), Hosono Haruomi (YMO), Meg, Verbal (m-flo),...
Posted on January 11, 2009 at 12:44. | Released on February 4, 2009
Various Artists "House of Jewels mixed by DJ Hico"
DJ Hico is a female DJ gaining popularity recently in the Tokyo house scene. Having been spinning at receptions for brands like Louis Vuitton, Prada, Miu Miu and Armani, now Towa Tei brings us her first mix CD on his...
Posted on September 1, 2008 at 23:32. | Released on September 3, 2008
Towa Tei feat. Lina Ohta "A.O.R" (DVD+earphones)
Towa Tei has a new DVD single for his latest track, "A.O.R" feat Lina Ohta. It's a special package including earphones by Amadana, his brother's cool design brand, in a limited "champagne gold" color. This package is very limited, so...
Posted on July 10, 2008 at 21:48. | Released on July 1, 2008
Hosono Haruomi "Archives Vol.1", Various Artists "Daisy Holiday"
Hosono "Harry" Hauromi (YMO, Sketch Show) brings his label daisyworld back from the dead. The first releases will coincide with his 61st birthday on July 9. These are a collection of rare musical works of his, ranging from TV shows...
Posted on April 22, 2008 at 15:51. | Released on July 9, 2008
Ayuse Kozue "koyoi kimi ni koi o shite"
Towa Tei's protegee Ayuse Kozue has a new single coming, 3rd since her first album "A♥K" released last year. This one is produced by Fumiya (Rip Slyme) and features rap by Wise (Teriyaki Boyz). Ayuse Kozue "koyoi kimi ni koi...
Posted on April 10, 2008 at 13:24. | Released on April 23, 2008
Various Artists "Motivation 7 compiled by DJ Towa Tei"
Towa Tei is back at the commands with a new installment of his popular "Motivation" compilation series! This one includes a new track by himself, featuring half-Japanese half-Russian model Lina Ohta, who can be heard singing "Puzzle-Riddle" on the Ex-Machina...
Posted on April 2, 2008 at 11:18. | Released on July 9, 2008
Fujisawa Shiho "Happy Hour"
Tokyo's indies club scene's girl DJ and trackmaker, Fujisawa Shiho (MySpace), offers us a first full-length album featuring vocals by the likes of Pecombo and Qypthone's Izumi. Included is the single "Colorful na kimochi" that was released as a 12"...
Posted on March 20, 2008 at 09:58. | Released on April 23, 2008
Towa Tei "N705i" (Download)
Towa Tei made the music for the new DoCoMo mobile phone N705i designed by amadana, his brother Shūwa Tei's brand. The song comes pre-loaded on the handset that went on sale on February 1st, but will also be available from...
Posted on February 7, 2008 at 18:04. | Released on February 13, 2008
Itao Itsuji "shonen B" (CD+DVD)
Tei Towa produces this single for comedian Itao Itsuji, who appeared regularly on comedian unit Downtown's "Gottsu 'A' Kanji" TV show until 1997. Tei Towa has a bit of an history of producing music for comedians, including Downtown themselves as...
Posted on January 30, 2008 at 14:02. | Released on March 5, 2008
Ayuse Kozue "One"
Ayuse Kozue, whose first album "A♥K" was released in October, has a new single coming early next year that's produced by Towa Tei! Update (2007/12/27): There's a remix contest for the song "cry baby" in collaboration with HMV. Acapella download...
Posted on December 18, 2007 at 13:54. | Released on January 16, 2008
Various Artists "Motivation 6 Adult Oriented Click Non-stop Mix by Moodman"
Towa Tei's label hug Columbia brings us a 6th installment of the popular "Motivation" series. This time however he passes the bâton to his friend Moodman who offers a non-stop mix under the theme "Adult-Oriented Click". The artwork is by...
Posted on October 3, 2007 at 14:42. | Released on December 5, 2007
Original soundtrack "dai Nippon-jin"
The soundtrack for film dai Nippon-jin, music produced by Towa Tei is to be released at the end of November. The soundtrack is said to have a Sweet Robots Against The Machine style, and it's so well done that you...
Posted on October 3, 2007 at 14:29. | Released on November 28, 2007
HASYMO / Yellow Magic Orchestra "Rescue / Rydeen 79/07"
Yellow Magic Orchestra has a new single coming up on their label commmons! Coupled with the recent new version of their classic "Rydeen", which was used in a Kirin Lager commercial earlier this year, is a new song called "Rescue"...
Posted on June 23, 2007 at 01:34. | Released on August 22, 2007
Ayuse Kozue "Sundae Love / summer time ~natsu no okurimono~"
Dance music scene singer-songwriter Ayuse Kozue has a 5th single coming up. The title track is a summer dance tune produced Towa Tei and featuring Scha Dara Parr's Bose! The B-side is a song completely written/produced/arranged/programmed by Kozue herself. Ayuse...
Posted on June 6, 2007 at 18:09. | Released on August 8, 2007
Various Artists "Motivation Five compiled by Towa Tei"
After a reggae surprise, Towa Tei is back to selecting house with a 5th of his popular "Motivation" series. This one focuses on female vocals and is packed with tracks he's been spinning lately. Various Artists "Motivation Five compiled by...
Posted on April 16, 2007 at 17:34. | Released on June 20, 2007
Towa Tei "Future Recall 3 EP" (12")
To coincide with the re-issue of Tei Towa's "Future Listening!" which is accompanied by a new remix album titled "Future Recall 3", it looks like we will also get this 12" EP of new remixes! Towa Tei "Future Recall 3...
Posted on March 27, 2007 at 15:24. | Released on April 17, 2007
Ayuse Kozue "eyes to eyes"
Singer Ayuse Kozue has a self-produced 4th single coming up, and it will include a remix by Halfby. The 2 first tracks are mixed by Tei Towa, and "omoidasu yo" features Clammbon's mito on bass and also girl rapper Bumble...
Posted on March 9, 2007 at 10:32. | Released on May 9, 2007
Various Artists "Hosono Haruomi Tribute Album - Tribute to Haruomi Hosono"
Here comes a very interesting tribute album to Hosono Haruomi (Sketch Show, Yellow Magic Orchestra, Happy End). The 2-CD set will include appearances and many surprising collaborations, such as Sakamoto Ryūichi + Minekawa Takako (a return!), Yano Akiko + Rei...
Posted on March 1, 2007 at 11:47. | Released on April 25, 2007
Sunahara Yoshinori "Works '95-'05"
Although it's been 5 years since Sunahara Yoshinori's latest album "Lovebeat", all we get is a remastered greatest hits album. This 2CD package will include one disc of a selection of his own solo works, and another disc of his...
Posted on February 2, 2007 at 15:05. | Released on March 21, 2007
Towa Tei "Future Listening! + Future Recall 3"
Towa Tei's classic album "Future Listening!" is being re-released in a remastered version, and that together with a new remix CD, "Future Recall 3"! Towa Tei "Future Listening! + Future Recall 3" テイ・トウワ 「Future Listening! + Future Recall 3」 CD1:...
Posted on January 31, 2007 at 11:56. | Released on April 18, 2007
Ayuse Kozue "boyfriend (Remixes)" (Download)
Singer Ayuse Kozue has two new remixes for song "boyfriend" that was produced by Towa Tei. These will be first available for download only, and can be sampled here. Ayuse Kozue "boyfriend (Remixes)" (Download) 鮎瀬梢 「boyfriend (Remixes)」 1. boyfriend (K.Z.E's...
Posted on October 30, 2006 at 10:06. | Released on November 8, 2006
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. | Released on November 10, 2006
Update: Coco d'Or, Nomoto Karia, "Motivation 4"
Coco d'Or "Coco d'Or 2" Track list added! Nomoto Karia "Tokyo wa yoru no 7ji" (12") Release postponed until early August, because of familiar-sounding overseas press delays. Go Simon! Various Artists "Motivation 4 Dusty Dance Hall compiled by Towa Tei"...
Posted on July 13, 2006 at 14:13.
Various Artists "Motivation 4 Dusty Dance Hall compiled by Towa Tei" Complete track list added...
Posted on June 29, 2006 at 10:14.
Update: "Motivation 4"
Various Artists "Motivation 4 compiled by Towa Tei" New release date: 8/9, and a partial track list....
Posted on June 23, 2006 at 14:45.
"Daikanyama monogatari ~ The Detective Is Born" (DVD)
Accompanying this year's release of Shindō Mitsuo's new film "otoko wa sore o gaman dekinai", his all-star 1998 film "Daikanyama monogatari", previously only available on VHS, is being re-released on DVD! The film features Sasaki Jun (Cosa Nostra), Natsuki Mari,...
Posted on June 13, 2006 at 14:34. | Released on August 23, 2006
Update: Nomoto Karia, Sunaga t̀ Experience
Nomoto Karia "Tokyo wa yoru no 7ji" (CD+DVD) Artwork added, straight from Karly's blog! That's one jacket I'm looking forward to open. :) Sunaga t̀ Experience "European Suite EP" (12") Better late than never, the center label artwork has been...
Posted on May 30, 2006 at 11:59.
Various Artists "Motivation 4 Dusty Dance Hall compiled by Towa Tei"
The fourth of Tei Towa's popular house compilation series will be out already at the end of May in August. This one is 100% reggae! Various Artists "Motivation 4 Dusty Dance Hall compiled by Towa Tei" (Title / Artist) 1....
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 15:25. | Released on August 9, 2006
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. | Released on May 2, 2006
Ayuse Kozue "boyfriend"
Still on the Tei Towa side, he's produced the first single of 21-year old Ayuse Kozue, new singer-songwriter of Japan's club scene. This is the first since of a series of three, to be released one per month, though only...
Posted on April 10, 2006 at 11:47. | Released on April 19, 2006
Various Artists "Motivation 3 compiled by Towa Tei"
Tei Towa is back with a 3rd house compilation of his popular "Motivation" series. Artwork by Stephen "ESPO" Powers. The limited edition will include a sticker of the jacket. Various Artists "Motivation 3 compiled by Towa Tei" 1. M-Gee feat....
Posted on April 10, 2006 at 11:02. | Released on April 19, 2006
Update: Tei Towa
Tei Towa "Flasher" Artwork added...
Posted on October 12, 2005 at 12:10.
Tei Towa "Flasher"
Following his latest album "Flash", Tei Towa has a remix/compilation album coming out soon. The album is not expected to only contain remixes, but also apparently "Flash"-inspired original tracks by other artists. Featured artists will include Atom™, Grant Nelson, Joey...
Posted on September 20, 2005 at 14:40. | Released on November 23, 2005
Cityboys "20th Century Cityboys" (2CD)
Almost missed this one... This is a 2CD selection of songs from various City Boys soundtracks from 1992 until 2000 (covering at least "Toilet Without Key", "i messaggeri degli imbecilli vanno all'ovest", "Love's Rubber Brain", "Building on a Strong Foundation",...
Posted on March 16, 2005 at 12:01. | Released on March 9, 2005
Tei Towa "Look"
Tei Towa is back this year not only with a new album, but also his first visual book! The 272-page book will contain artwork of his CDs, records, flyers and posters, and also pictures he took all over the world,...
Posted on February 9, 2005 at 17:13. | Released on March 28, 2005
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. | Released on March 24, 2005
Updates: Tei Towa, Natsuki Mari
A few track lists have been added! Tei Towa "Flash" Track list added. Includes recent limited 7" single "Different Nu Nu"! Natsuki Mari "sensō wa owatta" Track list added....
Posted on January 17, 2005 at 10:03.
Tei Towa "Flash"
Tei Towa's new album will be here in April! The album will feature a bunch of guest artists such as Sakamoto Ryūichi, Nomiya Maki, Tycoon To$h (Nakanishi Toshio (Plastics, [Water] Melon,...)), Buffalo Daughter, Arto Lindsay, Moritaka Chisato, Kylie Minogue, Byron...
Posted on January 14, 2005 at 13:15. | Released on April 2, 2005
Tei Towa "Different Nu Nu Pt.2" (7")
A Tei Towa 7" picture disk is coming out on Christmas! The song, "Different Nu Nu Pt.2", is apparently a new version of a song of the same title that was used in a Daikin (air conditioner) commercial this year....
Posted on December 8, 2004 at 16:31. | Released on December 25, 2004
Superstar boy group Tokio has a new album being released to celebrate their 10th anniversary. This time they are doing covers of hit songs by other Johnnys groups (Johnnys being the top agency of boy groups in Japan, including also...
Posted on July 12, 2004 at 12:22. | Released on September 1, 2004
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