VGLP22 is here – shorter than most, but sweet as can be! Much like Prince, who happens to open this latest playlist with the glorious FUNKNROLL. It’s then a helluva journey through music, old, new, remixed and rebooted. Lots to love here, so without further ado, set earbuds to STUN, stream this bad boy below, or click here.
Prince – FUNKNROLL
FM Belfast – Delorean
Julian Casablancas + The Voidz – Where No Eagles Fly
Aphex Twin – minipops 67 [120.2]
Flying Lotus – Putty Boy Strut
TV On The Radio – Happy Idiot
Cyndi Lauper – Girls Just Want to Have Fun – Anamanaguchi Remix
Buffalo Daughter – Calling Out From The World Of Echoes
Viewing Gum Listening Post hits the big TWO ZERO. And to mark this special event, I have done something amazing: I have gone and changed the playlist title from “Viewing Gum Listening Post” to…wait for it…VGLP. THIS. CHANGES. EVERYTHING.
Okay, perhaps not, but apart from that, everything is same as ever – old and new, silly and serious, upbeat and downplayed, everything you could hope for. So enjoy the dozen tracks handpicked by yours truly by clicking here or streaming below!
Here we go again, guys and gals! Viewing Gum Listening Post is now able to watch the naughtiest kind of movies at the cinema, as it hits number eighteen. It’s a bit more upbeat, poppy, fun and funky than the last entry (well, for the most part), but as eclectic as ever. You can stream below or click here to give yourself in to audio pleasure.
Todd Terje – Oh Joy
Architecture in Helsinki – When You Walk in the Room
Buffalo Daughter with Keigo Oyamada – Great Five Lakes 20th
I’ve mentioned it before (in my post A Personal Document of How I Came to Love Japanese Music), but I host a Japanese music podcast on SOAS Radio by the name of Tokyo Soundscape. I thought I might as well start posting about it here as well, because my latest episode is really worth listening to. Not only is there the usual mix of triffic tunes and silly rambling chatter from yours truly, but this edition features a great big interview with singer Salyu and writer/producer Keigo Oyamada (aka Cornelius – one of my all time heroes), plus Yumiko Ohno and Asa-chang, ahead of their salyu x salyu show at the Jazz Cafe in London last month.
Please give it a listen/download here – and you can find the tracklist below – and don’t forget to like the Facebook page while you’re at it.
NOKIES! – We Are News In The Dance Floor
Miila and the Geeks – CIGARETTE & WATER
salyu x salyu – Tadano Tomodachi
salyu x salyu – Dorei
salyu x salyu – Hanashitai Anatato
DJ Kentaro – Handmade Gift (feat Little Tempo)
Marewrew – Sa Oy
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra – Come On!
Guitar Wolf – Summertime Blues
I should have another new episode up in the next couple of weeks, but by all means trawl through the back catalogue for ace Japanese music too.