We Love Japan – The Remix Edition (No Turn Unstoned #144)

The first of 4 special sets for Japan. This one features remixes of and by my favorite Japanese artists. They have provided me with so much listening pleasure over the span of my lifetime that the very least I can do is acknowledge their musical impact. Please repay their artistry by supporting the Japan Earthquake & Tsunami Relief fund: http://www.globalgiving.org/projects/japan-earthquake-tsunami-relief/

I was surprised to discover that after all these years my favorite remix of a Japanese artist is Luv Connection (Master At Work Dub2) of Towa Tei. It has stood the test of time very well. However, my favorite remix of a Japanese artist by a Japanese artist is Ken Ishii’s Organised Green (7th Gate Remix).

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Playlist:

  • Higher (Y. Sunahara’s studio Remix) – Towa Tei – Lost Control Mix [Wea Japan]
  • Taste Of You (Fakesch Remix) [feat. Taprikk Sweezee] – Towa Tei – Exchange [Musik Aus Strom]
  • Could Heaven Ever Be Like This feat. Alice Russell (Bugz in the Attic Remix) – susumu yokota – Exceptionally Remixed [Exceptional Records]
  • Do You See What I Can See (Deep Zone Main Mix_ Mondo Grosso – Mondo Grosso – Mix The Vibe – Street King EP #1 [Nite Grooves]
  • Coffee Talk (Yukihiro Fukutomi Remix) – Jazzanova – Remixed [Jazzanova Compost Records]
  • PEG (Landslide Off-beat Dub) – Fukutomi versus Future Homosapiens – Out Patients P [Hospital Records]
  • In The Morning feat. Vikter Duplaix (Jazztronik Re:Edit) – Jafrosax – Jafrosax Remix [Universal]
  • Wait & See feat. Yukimi Nagano (Wait & See & Dance Mix) – Jafrosax – Jafrosax Remix [Universal]
  • Luv Connection (Master At Work Dub2) – Towa Tei – Future Recall 2 [For Life Records]
  • King Of Darkness (Swell Session Stateless Remix) – susumu yokota – Music That’s Out Of This World [Exceptional Records]
  • Love Foolosophy (Mondo Grosso Love Acoustic Mix) – Jamiroquai – Corner of the Earth [Sony]
  • Organised Green (7th Gate Remix) – Ken Ishii – Daybreak Reprise (Sunriser Remixed) [PID]
  • Changes (Yukihiro Fukutomi Remix) – Danny Byrd – Out Patients 2 [Hospital Records]
  • House of Velocity (Mold mix) – Dragon Ash – Harvest Remixes [Victor Japan]
  • Prisons (DJ Vadim Remix) – Silent Poets – Music To Keep Your Wife Happy: The Exciting History of Yellow Productions 1994-2001 [Yellow Productions]
  • Gymnopedie #1 (Pulse Programming Mix) – Dragon Ash – Harvest Remixes [Victor Japan]
  • Stowing Away [DJ Cam Remix] – Silent Poets – Firm Roots Remix [Toy’s Factory]
  • Butterfly (CORNELIUS Remix) – Towa Tei – Lost Control Mix [Wea Japan]
  • Sugar Water (Mike D., Russel Simins, Mario Caldato Jr. Remix) – Cibo Matto – Super Relax [Warner Brothers]
  • Summertime (UFO Remix) – Sarah Vaughan – Verve Remixed [Universal]
  • Scat Attack (Why Not? Mix) – Monday Michiru – Adoption Agency [Kitty]
  • Tangram (Yukihiro Fukutomi Remix) – Gak Sato – Rare & Unreleased [Right Tempo / Temposphere]
  • Pupa (Nice & Jazzy Mix) – Spiritual Vibes – Newly [Toy’s Factory]
  • Science Fiction (Menelik’s Rap Edit Mix) – Nobukazu Takemura – Child’s View [Bellissima Records]
  • Prayer & Salvation (Interpretation By The Fink) – Ryuichi Sakamoto – Prayer / Salvation [Ninja Tune]
  • Hoping For The Sun (Dew Drop Mix) feat. Spiritual Vibes – Nobukazu Takemura featuring Spiritual Vibes – The Quest is a Reward [Big Chameleon / Jazz Hip Jap]
  • Os Grilos (Nobukazu Takemura’s For Child remix) – Marcos Valle – Misturada 1 [Far Out Recordings]
  • Another Root (Menelik’s Rap Mix) – Nobukazu Takemura – Child’s View [Bellissima Records]
  • Scheme Supreme (Quickie Mix) – Spiritual Vibes – Newly [Toy’s Factory]
  • Luv Connection (Towa’s Dizzy Vibe) – Towa Tei featuring Joi Cardwell – Luv Connection [Elektra]
  • Bohemian (Bah Samba Acoustic Mix) – Muro – Bossa Mundo 2 [Wave Music]
  • Breathe (Susumu Yokota Remix) – The Cinematic Orchestra – You Don’t Know: Ninja Cuts [Ninja Tune]

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