‘LECTRIC LIGHTS, ‘LECTRIC CITY

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CS6Aw682asE Shohjo-Tai & Red Bus St Project - Electric City From Shohjo-Tai & Red Bus St Project - Escape Released on Broadway, Japan, 1985 Shohjo-Tai is a Japanese female idol group formed in the 1980's. At the time, there was a big female Idol movement all over Japan and this band made 8 LP's (!!). Many…Lire la suite ‘LECTRIC LIGHTS, ‘LECTRIC CITY

MAMAN PAS PLEURER

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XnJyosWPmU Lucia Reine - Maman Pa Pléré From Lucia Reine - Lucia Released on LM Production, 1987, France You can see ton of zouk records from the late  1980's at markets or stores in France but finding good stuff isn't easy though, most of them being a bit too cheesy or having some lame parts…Lire la suite MAMAN PAS PLEURER

ANOTHER H. HOSONO PRODUCTION

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXWNBaNZU9I Kuniko Yamada - Tetsugaku Shiyo From 山田邦子 ‎- セカンド - 贅沢者  Released on Victor, 1982, Japan Our first dancefloor-friendly post in a while is a classy Japanese synthpop track by Kuniko Yamada. Kuniko has a long career of humorist,comedian, actress, and writer behind her but she also found the time to record 2 albums…Lire la suite ANOTHER H. HOSONO PRODUCTION

FOUR DRUMMERS DRUMMING

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCP2vj-Xhc4 Four Drummers Drumming - Running Man From Four Drummers Drumming - Electricity Released on Riff-Records, 1991, Germany For whoever is into percussions and rhythmical prowess, Four Drummers Drumming seems to be a band worth checking ! The "Four Drummers" are German percussionist Albrecht Riermeier, American vibraphone player David Friedman and jazz drummer Jerry Granelli, and…Lire la suite FOUR DRUMMERS DRUMMING

ALIVE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSb-00SXfCs Ichiko Hashimoto - D.P. From Ichiko Hashimoto - Vivant Released on Polydor, 1986, Japan This beautiful lady is not your average good-looking J-pop singer, Ichiko Hashimoto is instead one of the most emblematic figures from the Japanese  experimental New Wave scene, releasing, alongside Atsuo Fujimoto, one of the most famous albums on Better Days, Colored…Lire la suite ALIVE

MALOYA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNsno8fzXqU&feature=youtu.be Ti-Fock - Lo De From Ti-Fock - Mafate Released on 102P Production, Reunion, 1985 Réunion seems to still be a virgin island for diggers, and as far as we know Ti-Fock is one of the only examples, with Alain Peters, of a Reunionese musician who successfully recorded great Maloya-influenced fusion music. His second album,…Lire la suite MALOYA

HI MOTHERTRUCKER

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDd5S5wemn4 President Rosko - C.B. Wrapper From President Rosko - French Connection Released on Magnet, 1981, France We're often complaining about the lack of information concerning an album or an artist we're mentioning on OYT, regretting that we don't have any good story to tell. This is definitively not the case of President Rosko, a legendary…Lire la suite HI MOTHERTRUCKER

TRIBUTE TO TRIBUTE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2puq_bxs3s&feature=youtu.be Tribute - A Kumma Ki Yidi From Tribute - Breaking Barriers Released on Rekord, 1986, Germany It feels like Young Marco just took over OYT ! This one is a pure bomb for the clubs ! This percussive afro killer track is well hidden on an album by Sweden symphonic rock band, Tribute, and…Lire la suite TRIBUTE TO TRIBUTE