BOOM-BOOM-TCHAK Hoodoo Fushimi - Furarete Nambo From Hoodoo Fushimi ‎- ケンカおやじ (Kenka Oyaji) Released on Syntax, 1987, Japan Hoodoo Fushimi is such a mysterious and talented man : he self-released four albums in the late 1980's - early 1990's , playing the Guitar , the Bass , Synths , Scratching , and even playing the Shamisen, making…Lire la suite BOOM-BOOM-TCHAK

GOOD MORNING JAMAICA Desmond Chambers - The Morning Show From Desmond Chambers ‎– I Have Seen Love In Your Eyes Released on Fameous, 1987, Jamaica We love "almost hit" tunes, the kind of songs that never became huge for many reasons but still sounds like hits. Well, Desmond Chambers' The Morning Show got all the elements of the…Lire la suite GOOD MORNING JAMAICA

WOODOO RAEGGAE Twenston - Black Soul From Various ‎– Woodoo Raeggae Released on Disco Soup Ltd, 1981, Italy Sometimes, no matter hard you try, you just can't get any information about a record. Woodoo Raeggae is an Italian compilation with an absolutely amazing cover that was released in 1981, but that's about all we know this…Lire la suite WOODOO RAEGGAE

THE DARKEST HOUR P.I.T.T. & The Dreamers - Longing For A Lost Fatherland From P.I.T.T. & The Dreamers - Drakron Released on Radium 226.05, 1989, Sweden P.I.T.T. is a Swedish experimental new wave band whom members are Johan Söderberg , Lars Åkerlund, Sebastian Öberg and Zbigniew Karkowski. The three of them were prominent musicians of the Swedish experimental, electronic, wave scene…Lire la suite THE DARKEST HOUR

FIRST DIP IN THE POOL Safari - Brass Monkey From Safari - Safari Released on Vap, 1984, Japan Safari is a Japanese one-off fusion band, and as you can guess by taking a look at their record's sleeve, its eponymous release is filled with summer mellow tunes. Brass Monkey, the track we chose to upload, has a sweet Latin…Lire la suite FIRST DIP IN THE POOL

DANCE NOT DANCE Ramuntcho Matta - Conk From Ramuntcho Matta Presents Brion Gysin / Polo Lombardo Released on Mosquito, 1986, France Fans of Liquid Liquid and other Disco-Not-Disco acts should fell for this great Ramuntcho Matta record. The French producer, who most notably produced Elli Medeiro's album Bom Bom..., blends many elements of the No-Wave era into…Lire la suite DANCE NOT DANCE

GARLIC DISCO Monsieur Goraguer - Sexy Dracula (Instrumental) From Monsieur Goraguer - Sexy Dracula Released on Disques Meyes, Japan Who is that mysterious Monsieur Goraguer ? Well, he is no other than legendary composer and arranger Alain Goraguer, who has been working with Jean Ferrat, Serge Gainsbourg, France Gall, and many other French singers, and who recorded one…Lire la suite GARLIC DISCO

SLOW DISCO IN JAPAN Masanori Sasaji - All Dreams Behind From Masanori Sasaji - Hot Taste Jam Released on Bourbon Records, Japan Once again, we speak about a member of legendary japanese band Mariah : Masanori Sasaji. All Dreams Behind is taken from one of his solo albums on Bourbon Records and it doesn't have the experimental vibe that Yasuaki Shimizu's…Lire la suite SLOW DISCO IN JAPAN

FOTS & BYKE Fots & Byke - Nkul Messing From Fots & Byke - Nkul Messing / De Go Released on Production Balafon, France Something of Manu Dibango here... Nkul Messing is a very richly produced afro disco track from Western Africa (Cameroun?) with a powerful horn section, guitar, synths and percussions breaks and  very rhythmical vocals...…Lire la suite FOTS & BYKE

HEAVENLY MARACAS Yasuaki Shimizu - Tamare-Tamare From Yasuaki Shimizu - Subliminal Released on Invitation, 1987, Japan Yasuaki Shimizu is a legendary saxophonist from Japan. Playing on essential albums such as Mariah's Utakata No Hibi (yes, that recently reissued holy grail), he released 6 Jazz-Fusion albums before moving to Europe (Paris, London) and finally releasing Subliminal in 1987.…Lire la suite HEAVENLY MARACAS