Tag Archives: Haruomi Hosono

Playlist: Sand Dollar Jukebox – Seafaring Funk

Howdy folks! It’s been a while since I posted a little playlist, but after a groundswell of inspiration thanks to the improving weather, I was stricken with the playlist-making fever. Hopefully many more to come, because this was originally around … Continue reading

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Playlist: Nightlife Daydream – A City Pop Fantasy

Coming to you in the quarantine with another hot playlist! Previously I hoped to soothe your mornings with gentle caresses of folk and ambient music. This time I’m centering on something a bit different, but it still attempts to answer … Continue reading

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Best of 2019 :: Live Experiences

I saw a lot of shows this year. The most out of any year period. There were multiple weeks where I went to a concert every night. Was it healthy? Maybe. I probably didn’t eat very well those weeks. I … Continue reading

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Playlist – Rose Garden, 2AM: A Hallucination Infatuation

After listening to my favorite playlist Essential Oil Dimension on loop for nearly a year, I decided that a spiritual successor should come soon. And thus, we have ROSE GARDEN, 2AM. While it doesn’t have as much of a fleshed … Continue reading

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Playlist – Ecstatic Affluence: A City Pop Odyssey

ECSTATIC AFFLUENCE: A CITY POP ODYSSEY is perhaps the thing I hold the most pride in from all my days as a “music curator”, if you can call me that. It’s a 50-song playlist of exclusively Japanese music centering around the … Continue reading

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Miharu Koshi – “Ryugujyo no Koibito” [1984]

Realizing that a lot of these posts for February are going to be about Japanese pop music from the 80s, primarily labeled as “city pop.” This is the intro track to one of my favorite pop albums of the era, … Continue reading

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