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

ASIA DREAM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcBocJA9mV4 Mu Project - Asia Dream From Mu: Pradʒékt - Asia Dream Released on For Life Records, 1985, Japan When most people think about Asia, the first ideas that pop in their mind are high technology, something about a high-degree of sophistication in Asian people's everyday-life , myths filled with magical creatures and ghosts, etc. Well,…Lire la suite ASIA DREAM

EXPERIMENTS IN POP

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vj5XFeiFewI Tony Hymas – Pictures Of Departure From Tony Hymas – Flying Fortress Released on Nato, 1988, France One of the most rewarding feelings about looking after records may not be founding one of those "holy grails" in a 1€ bin (though we have to admit that it is a pretty cool feeling), but rather buying…Lire la suite EXPERIMENTS IN POP

DO THE SOUL TANGO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxC7iIK07R8 Tommy Mandel - Soul Tango From Tommy Mandel - Tommy Mandel Released on Songshop Records, 1981, US Tommy Mandel's name might seem familiar for some of you for the man has been playing keyboards for many rock superstars, including Bryan Adams and Dire Straits. However, who knew that he had released this crazy eponymous…Lire la suite DO THE SOUL TANGO