Playing tracks by
Jadoes, Junko Ohashi, Hitomi Tohyama, Cosmos, Mariya Takeuchi and more.
This show was 24th in the global funk chart.
Come with me to Tokyo and let me introduce you to my latest guilty pleasure: City Pop, the funky soundtrack of the Japanese 80s. It’s all there: flamboyant arrangements, electronic beats and synths, cute girl vocals and cool AOR. So put that tape in your Walkman, look out of the windows of the Shinkansen and discover 15 artists to look out for.
Groove to the music of Taeko Ohnuki, Minako Yoshida, Junko Ohashi, Junko Yagami, Hitomi Tohyama, Yoko Oginome, Yurie Kokubu, Toshiki Kadomatsu, Makoto Matsushita, Cosmos, Vizion, Myx, Katsumi Horii Project, Mariya Takeuchi and her genius husband, the ever so mighty Tatsuro Yamashita!