Sleep – Dark Ambient Textures

Sleep – Dark Ambient Textures

Despite their gentle and surreal nature, these tracks weren’t necessarily made with the idea of sleep in mind; their dark ambient textures, however, are inspired by memories, sounds, or discoveries. 51-minute mix with works by Brian Eno, David Toop, Monolake, Thomas Köner, and others – realized between 1982 and 2020.

Future Japan – Technopop (1979-86)

Future Japan – Technopop (1979-86)

Yellow Magic Orchestra’s concept of connecting pop, dance music, and Far Eastern folklore quickly becomes synonymous with technopop in Japan. The band’s members also occur in each others solo recordings and cooperate with other musicians. 49 minutes with Apogee & Perigee, Friends Of Earth, Miharu Koshi, Ryuichi Sakamoto & The Kakutougi Session, and more.

A Dandy From Heaven – Haruomi Hosono

A Dandy From Heaven – Haruomi Hosono

Aware of musical traditions and eager to incorporate the latest technology in his productions, Haruomi Hosono is one of the most versatile and influential figures in Japanese popular culture. 44-minute program with various collaborations and solo works by the co-founder of Yellow Magic Orchestra – realized between 1975 and 1995.

Ambient Japan (1981-2004)

Ambient Japan (1981-2004)

Free of artificial ornamentation, well balanced, and designed with love for detail, some eighties Japanese ambient music resembles the concept of the countries’ traditional gardens. 51 minutes of music striving to enhance environments – with works by Haruomi Hosono, Inoyama Land, Masahiro Sugaya, Yasuaki Shimizu, and others.

Ray-Dee-Oh

Ray-Dee-Oh

10 pieces about the mysteries, realities, and prospects of airwaves. 30-minute program with works by The Android Sisters, Dan Lander, Negativland, Phil Harmonic, and others – made between 1960 and 2004.