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TENNISCOATS

Baibaba Bimba

TENNISCOATS

Baibaba Bimba

A gorgeous blend of japanese pop and homespun easy listening from Tokyo.

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CAPPABLACK

Akarui-Mirai (feat. Emirp)

CAPPABLACK

Akarui-Mirai (feat. Emirp)

Neon beats and rhymes from Tokyo's Cappablack.

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RUMSKIB

You're My Japan

RUMSKIB

You're My Japan

Beautiful instrumental cut from the same cloth as "Lost in Translation"...

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EDDIE MARCON

Tama Mno Uta

EDDIE MARCON

Tama Mno Uta

Lovely oddball acid-folk from Japan's Eddie Marcon...

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DISRUPT

Kozure Okami

DISRUPT

Kozure Okami

Smokey dub and 8-bit Nintendo beats from the Jahtari camp...

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KAMA AINA

car song

KAMA AINA

car song

Whimsical folk-pop from Japan's Kama Aina...

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AKIKO KIYAMA

Kebko in the Picture

AKIKO KIYAMA

Kebko in the Picture

Minimal techno from Tokyo's classically trained Akiko Kiyama.

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Lullatone

The Bedtime Beatbox

Lullatone

The Bedtime Beatbox

A bedtime lullaby, Tokyo style...

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FENNESZ SAKAMOTO

Mono

FENNESZ SAKAMOTO

Mono

Sublime cinematic collaboration between these two acclaimed artists.

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SHUTA HASUNUMA

Discover Tokyo

SHUTA HASUNUMA

Discover Tokyo

Discover tokyo at the hands of gifted local pianist Shuta Hasunuma...

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TUJIKO NORIKO

Ending Kiss

TUJIKO NORIKO

Ending Kiss

Osaka's Tujiko Nuriko is said by many to be Japan's answer to Bjork..

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Wechsel Garland And World Standard

Donde Lion Wine

Wechsel Garland And World Standard

Donde Lion Wine

Japan's World Standard in lovely, pastoral form...

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AKIRA KOSEMURA

It's On Everything

AKIRA KOSEMURA

It's On Everything

Minimal, chiming melodic home listening from Akira Kosemura..

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Christopher Willits and Ryuichi Sakamoto

Cold Heat

Christopher Willits and Ryuichi Sakamoto

Cold Heat

The legendary Ryuichi Sakamoto with widescreen minimalism of the highest order.

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This time on 14tracks:

“14 Tracks - Destination: Tokyo!”

This selection features a contemporary pick of tracks written by, about or somehow evocative of Tokyo. From the fast-paced neon trails of Akiko Kiyama's Techno, through to the Nintendo beats of Disrupt and the widescreen vistas of the legendary Ryuichi Sakamoto, it's a multicoloured ode to a vibrant city filled with contrasts.

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On 23 Jul 15:00 Jason BBG said:

“Treasure....”

Our prayers were answered. 14 tracks at a knock down price like this and it's a no-brainer for me. I'm cancelling my Fabric and Rough Trade Album Club subscriptions - this is all I need. Music to treasure; bless you Boomkat, and all who sail in you.