Fairlights, Mallets and Bamboo Vol. 2
As promised, further investigation into the futuristic spaces in Japanese ambient and pop music from the 1980s…
Takashi Kokubo – “Electric Fantasy (Pops)” from Electric Fantasy
Ichiko Hashimoto – “Opening the Door of the Heaven, There Overflowed the Orange Shine” from Ichiko
Yasuaki Shimizu – “Hako” from IQ 179
Geinoh Yamashirogumi – “Primordial Germination” from Ecophony Rinne
Ippu Do – “Sorrow” from Night Mirage
Joe Hisaishi – “In the Polluted Sea” from Nausicaä: Valley of the Wind OST
Haruomi Hosono – “The Truck on the Sea/Wheels on Fire” from Paradise View OST
Masashi Kitamura + Phonogenix – “Variation II” from Prologue for Post-Modern Music
Joe Hisaishi – “A Virgin & The Pipe-Cut Man” from Curved Music
Ryuichi Sakamoto – “Kokubousoushou” from Royal Space Force OST
Ryuichi Sakamoto – “Japan/Coda” from Coda
Eitetsu Hayashi – “Karabinka” from Messanger of the Wind
Hara Masumi – “Blue Night” from Imagination Exchange
Mu Projekt – “Mi Na Penda Sana Uya” from Asia Dream
Yoichiro Yoshikawa – “Nettai Gunchou Zu” from A Dream of Aku Aku
Chakra – “III” from Satekoso
Ryuichi Sakamoto – “Portfolio (Nomura Shoken CM 1988)” from CM – TV
Testpattern – “Ring Dance” from Apres Midi
D Day – “Sweet Sultan” from Grape Iris
Ryuichi Sakamoto – “Howdy (NTT CM 1984)” from CM – TV
Koharu Kisaragi – “Depato” from Tokai No Seikatsu
Haruomi Hosono – “Samidare Goma Kitou” from Tale of Genji
Sandii – “Shantih” from Eating Pleasure
Masami Tsuchiya – “Nightgulls” from Alone
Takashi Kokubo – “Playing Among the Gods” from Volk Von Bauhaus
Geinoh Yamashirogumi – “Reincarnation” from Ecophony Rinne
After Dinner – “Paradise of Replica” from Paradise of Replica
guess the download option was disabled…just fixed it and it should work now.
great, i loved the last one, found some good stuff
spencer you’re a god
what’s up ben!! you’re welcome!
Thanks for this excellent mix! Love all that synthetic plucking.
Thank you so much.
Wow, thanks for your investigation. Amazing moment for me listening to ‘Fairlights, Mallets and Bamboo Vol. 2’!
awesome mix! thjanks spencer!
Wow this is so inspiring, thanks for sharing Spencer!
many thanx for this delight!
Hi there! Appears the dl link is gone again? Any chance of enabling it? Thanks.
soundcloud only allows 1000 downloads from their site…i’ll try to get a concrete link up sometime soon
thanks i would love a concrete link:)
Thanks for putting this together. A entire zone of music I know nothing about!
I second the request for a download link. Also, was/is there a download link for the Music Interiors mix?
Thanks for the brilliant mix Spencer!
Yes, a download link would be great to have, played your other mixes nonstop in the car while traveling.
Hi wonderful stuff! Many thanks!
any chance to get a download link for:
This is so good I want to weep. Thank you for this!
Hi any chance for:
Fantastic, fantastic mix here. I’m obsessed with the transition from Testpattern to that D-Day track “Sweet Sultan” in particular. I had never heard of D-Day before. Thanks for turning me on to so much fab music, Spencer.
thank you so much spencer
Any chance of a re-up? Link is dead……Looks like a very interesting mix of music!