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Music Subreddits: Production, DJ, Sound Design, Industry + In a recent article, we discussed the interesting, and often informative world of AMA threads on Reddit.

Music Subreddits: Production, DJ, Sound Design, Industry +

Beyond AMAs, Reddit offers a wealth of information in the form of subreddits catering to specific fields of interest. Below Dubspot’s Daniel Salvaggio explores several music subreddits filled with audio-minded individuals sharing production tips, industry stories, and all kinds of other music-related knowledge. /r/WeAreTheMusicMakers By far the most popular music-making Subreddit out there, boasting over 115,000 users. r/WeAreTheMusicMakers is a general music discussion forum for musicians of all levels, and conversations can range anywhere from gear to theory to performance and everything in between.

The benefit of having so many users is that there is rarely a question left unanswered in such a thriving community. Русская футуристическая книга. Japanese Electronic Music. List of artist pages I've put together Hi!

Japanese Electronic Music

I'm Nicholas D. Kent. I'm a part time film composer who uses synths and electronic sounds. Nippon Girls: Japanese Synth-pop, Bubble-gum, and Ballads Mix (1971-1985) Disco, new wave, punk, power ballads.

Nippon Girls: Japanese Synth-pop, Bubble-gum, and Ballads Mix (1971-1985)

Japan continued to mimic the musical moods of the West into the ’70s and ’80s, albeit with a larger helping of sugar. Japanese chart pop came heavily candy-coated, melodies almost extreme in their sweetness, back by ultra-corny synth sounds and super-slick productions that require treble adjustment. It’s a genre that has yet to garner interest outside of Japan, and has little of the cool lavished upon J-pop from the ’60s. I can’t think of many Western records that sound as un-hip as say “Sentimental Journey,” and I sometimes find myself dashing for the volume control, worried about my neighbors over-hearing such peculiar selections. But if you’re a sucker for magic melodies and quality pop songwriting, no matter if delivered via a wall of sound or Casio keyboard, I think you’ll be surprised by just how damn catchy synth-driven J-pop can be. 1. 5. 9. 13. 17. 21.

Obscure Music Daily. テクテクマミー is a single released by E.S.

Obscure Music Daily

Island in 1982 on the label Polydor. The genres for this are synth-pop and new wave. As usual with releases like this I can only find one side on Youtube. The track I can find is the title track, テクテクマミー, which says “Tech Tech Mommy”. Listen to a selection of late-'80s Japanese synth funk, boogie and city pop mixed by Osaka-based DJ, Mori-Ra. By Russell Thomas, 04 August 2015 Osaka-based DJ Mori-Ra and one half of edit duo Oyama Edit (alongside DJ Ground) has released the latest instalment in his Japanese Breeze mix series for Rotating Souls Records.

Listen to a selection of late-'80s Japanese synth funk, boogie and city pop mixed by Osaka-based DJ, Mori-Ra

This latest selection is a real flavoursome selection of songs taking in synth funk, boogie and effervescent city pop sounds of Japan from the late 1980s. You know I need say no more – except that you can also download this luscious mix. And that you should immediately find a quiet sunny spot and fill it with these morsels of music.

Oh, and Mori-Ra will be heading over to the UK later this month; he'll be in Manchester on 13th August, with Ruf Dug in Manchester on the 14th, and in London on the 15th. Don't Miss Out Stay Connected with The 405Follow @the405. Tokyo record stores. Major chains HMVShibuya, Harajuku, Shinjuku x 2, Ikebukuro, Ginza x 2, Ueno.

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Overall this seems to be the best Tokyo chain, and it's also the fastest growing. Japanese Electronic Music. Listen To This! Listen To This! Present an Exclusive '80s Mix of Experimental Japanese Music. Words / Mix JEN MONROE + BRIAN SWEENYCover Art WHTEBKGRND The diversity of Japanese pop in the 1980s is astounding.

Listen To This! Present an Exclusive '80s Mix of Experimental Japanese Music

'Lil Ashton': 1980s Japanese Synthpop & Post Punk. One main musical passion of mine is for '80s synthpop, and as an offset of this I have discovered a bunch of delicious Japanese artists from that wonderful world.

'Lil Ashton': 1980s Japanese Synthpop & Post Punk

Here is a nice selection of some of my favourites. Please enjoy these grainy music video screencaps I have provided alongside links to music videos. MENU - ナンキンテリアでドテカボチャ MENU are a really cool duo with a kinda cutesy plinkety plonkety sound and I guess you can see some of the wonderful playfulness in their sound that you find in modern artists like Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and Kero Kero Bonito. List of Synthpop Bands From Japan. List of Japanese Synthpop bands, listed by popularity with photos when available.

List of Synthpop Bands From Japan

This list includes more than just bands, as Synthpop solo artists from Japan are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Japanese music that you've never heard before. The Synthpop bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Japan. If you think the best Japanese Synthpop band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

Japanese synth-pop / new wave : Can you recommend some ? - Addicts - Robots for Robots. Untitled.