Category: Japanese

4th March 2019: 亜蘭知子 – ひと夏のタペストリ

Artist: 亜蘭知子 (Tomoko Aran) Title: ひと夏のタペストリ Language: Japanese Translation: A Summer tapestry (on Discogs it is just called ‘Tapestry’) This super song is from 1983. It clearly has ’80s’ stamped all over it in huge writing, with that very busy bass line and those distinctive synth sounds. I am now trying to imagine what Japan in 1983 was like… Later in...

9th February 2018

Artist: 真鍋ちえみ (Chiemi Manabe) Title: うんととおく (Untotooku) Language: Japanese From the Discogs website: “…Her only solo album, 1982’s “Fushigi Shoujo” (不思議・少女) has become much sought-after in light of its revival among cosmic disco enthusiasts, particularly the track “Untotooku” (うんととおく), an album-only cut whose popularity in DJ sets caused it to be released in April 2017 as a 7″ single for...

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