Owner of the Far East Recordings and best friends with fellow Japanese house pioneer Shinichiro Yokota. Soichi Terada not only is a pioneer when it comes to Japanese house music but also is known for both composing soundtracks to video games such as Ape Escape and Japanese TV shows such as Psychometrer Eiji. The track Purple Haze sounds exactly like that or the sun setting … Continue reading SOICHI TERADA – PURPLE HAZE
Upon hearing American House music in his native Toyko during the late 1980’s Shinichiro Yokota decided to get into the genre himself and along with his friend Soichi Terada produced what argumentatively could have been the first Japanese house records. The records were released on Terada’s Far East Recordings label and have since become house classics on a global scale. Do it Again is a … Continue reading SHINICHIRO YOKOTA – DO IT AGAIN
Hailing from Texas Lusine ICL aka L’usine is the artist name of Jeff McIlwain who produces IDM tracks known for their fractured and experimental nature. Neon demonstrates his talent for both arrangement and space within a track. The track sounds like the swirling concoction of city lights and shifting imagery, all mixed into a drink found at a bar on top of a building, overlooking … Continue reading LUSINE ICL – NEON
After a seemingly endless two years of writers block Nathan Fake managed to find his way out of a carrier threatening issue and returned in full force with the album Providence. Released on the prestigious Ninja Tune label we can say nothing more than good to see him back! Album: Providence / Release Date: 2017 / Label: Ninja Tune Continue reading NATHAN FAKE ft. PRURIENT- DEGREELESSNESS
Aphex Twin aka Richard D. James is considered by many to be a tremendously talented and influential figure within the music industry. With albums such as Selected Ambient Works 85-92, The Richard D. James Album, Drukqs and Syro he’s more often than not surprised his audiences and pushed other musicians around him to do better. After a prolonged silence in the early 2000’s (with the … Continue reading Aphex Twin’s Rare Fuji Rock Festival Cassette Streaming.
While it is somewhat universally acknowledged that Massive Attack are a force to be reckoned with, in trip-hop and the music industry in general, one could argue that their work never sounded so dreamy or sublime, as when it was remixed by Neil Joseph Stephen Fraser aka The Mad Professor. Taking on the the entire Protection album and warping it into the spaced out No … Continue reading MASSIVE ATTACK V MAD PROFESSOR – WEATHER STORM (COOL MONSOON)