Posts Tagged ‘tokyo’

Madoka Ogitani 荻谷まどか is a very original musician, composer, and sound designer based out of Tokyo. She creates her magical world utilizing ambient music, environmental and natural sounds, and instruments such as a guitar, ukulele, and a toy piano among others. Ambient music is a key element for her sound because of it’s tonal and atmospheric qualities which one can hear in the songs Bottom, Ending, and A Bell. Madoka has many international fans on Soundcloud. My favorite songs of Madoka are: City, 昼下がりのバス Slow Bus, The Wind Reminds Me, Bottom, の図書館, Ending, Dropped, and A Bell. Recommended.

http://www.madoka-ogitani.com/

Help support Madoka on Bandcamp

https://madoka.bandcamp.com/music

Natsu Summer ナツ・サマー from Ehime Prefecture, is a reggae and city pop singer currently living in Tokyo. She has a smooth reggae style that probably was developed by listening to reggae and city pop living along the beach in Ehime. Natsu originated on July 2016 with the song “Summer · NATSU · Summer.” Since the summer of 2016, she has received many offers of performing. Discography: Natsu Summer “Tropical Christmas” 12-14-2016. Natsu Summerトロピカル・クリスマス 2016.12.14発売. “Summer Natsu Summer” 7-2016 ナツ・サマー 夏・NATSU・夏. I’m looking forward to more songs by Natsu Summer.

Extended songs and interview by Natsu Summer music by DJ Kawasaki’s program “Feel the Magic” from minute 13:35 to 31:35.

http://block.fm/ondemand/feel_the_magic/

http://www.natsusummer.com/

https://www.instagram.com/natsu_summer88/

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Frasco

Posted: February 11, 2017 in Electro, J-Pop
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Frasco are an adept indie electronic-pop duo consisting of Shinshin and Minelalu from Tokyo. They classify themselves as an experimental urban electro pop group. The group emerged on the music scene in 2015. They received a Yokohama Music Award in 2016. Frasco released their first single called “Theatre” on 1-18-2017. Recommended.

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Яinaly or DJ Rinaly (TCPT) is a DJ and producer based out of Tokyo. She performs a Psy Trance and Progressive House style but specializes in Uplifting Trance. Trace music is an inspirational, aesthetic, and sometimes spiritual genre. It uses classical forms in melody and chord structure. Her style is evident with the song collaborated with Ronski Speed called “Horoscope” and the song “No Ordinary Night.” She plays at national clubs and parties and has performed in Manila and Taiwan. Яinaly hosts a bi-monthly show on Block FM called “Tears of Trance.” Recommended.

http://tcpt.net/dj/dj_rinaly

http://block.fm/ondemand/tears_of_trance

Uko

Posted: December 27, 2016 in Hip Hop
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Uko is an skilful indie soul, R & B, disco, and funk singer from Shibuya, Tokyo. For a relatively new musician, she possesses the ability of experienced singer who has created her own sound. In addition, Uko is a multi-talented artist as she did some production work for musicians as well as some producing. Discography: UKO 1st E.p.”Day dream” 2016.12.7 release. She released her 1st full album called “Saturday Boogie Holiday” on 4-13-2016. Recommended.

http://paradecasa.com/uko/

http://lineblog.me/uko/

Quietly Excited Penguin are a five member indie pop-rock group with City pop influences from Tokyo. They produce good quality music with their own original style without imitating anyone. The band started producing music in 2013. The five band members met in college and have continued their music. Their latest CD is: 自主制作 2nd歩いていくよ. 1.歩いていくよ 2.夜を越えて 3.中央線. Recommended.

http://quep.jimdo.com/

Tokyo based I am not rainy girl is a adept electro and electronic pop singer, songwriter, and sound creator that started around 2015. She performs electronic, electro, pop, instrumental music, and even jazz on her analog digital synthesizer. Like all good music her songs transports you to another place in time like Film Noir, やーめたっっっ, Coral, Give me a Cigarette, and メランコリ. Recommended.

https://soundcloud.com/zezezensho/give-me-a-cigarette-1

https://soundcloud.com/zezezensho

https://twitter.com/ameonnajanaiyon