8/14/2013 Echo Chamber


A very special night in the Echo Chamber as we did a "Land of the Rising Sun" special honoring Japanese reggae, dub, ska, and more... But, for the first hour of the program we covered some new non-Japanese releases - from Talisman (on Sugar Shack), Med Dred (on Dub-o-phonic), Svaha Sound System, Omegaman (on Fort Knox), Trevor "The Technician" McKenzie & Robert C., and M.L.K. & the Breadwinners (on Freedom Fighter). The rest of the program was devoted to Japan, with music from: Killa Sista, Dry & Heavy, Likkle Mai, Channel U, Mystica Tribe, Satomi Saeki & Alcvin Takegawa Ramos, Fishmans, Lecca, Keyco, Little Tempo, Audio Active, Bagdad Cafe the Trench Town, Jah Wobble & The Nippon Dub Ensemble, Tsuyoshi Kawakami & his Moodmakers, YMCK, Bluebeat Players, Mute Beat, Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra, Nine Miles, Shiina Ringo, The Determinations, Yellow Magic Orchestra, Perfume/MasahiroXXX, Kazufumi Kodama, Masaru Satoh, The Brass Circus, the eskargot miles, Little Dragon (ft. Yukimi Nagano), Ian Simmonds ft. Yoshiko, Macdonald Duck Eclair, Soil & "Pimp" Sessions, Haruomi Hosono, Bon Voyage Co., The Dreamlets, Chimp Beams, Astro Age Steel Orchestra, and Gentle I.

Playlist Tracks: 
*Talisman - Praise Dub
Album: I-Surrection; Label: Sugar Shack
*Svaha Sound System - Roots and Branches
Album: Roots and Branches; Label: self-release/bandcamp.com
Capitaine Cookie - Bistrot Dub
Album: Les Pantomimes; Label: jamendo.com
*Trevor "The Technician" McKenzie & Robert C. - Kingly Dub
Album: Robert C Revisits the Labs Pt. 2; Label: self-release
Killa Sista - Abyssiniaan Dance
Album: From Far East; Label: Far East
*Med Dred - Dub-o-phonic Words (ft. Dub Caravan)
Album: Dred Reggae EP; Label: Dubophonic
*Med Dred - Bal Ed Dred (ft. Christopher Pound & Tian)
Album: Dred Reggae EP; Label: Dubophonic
The Electric - We Rollin' (instrumental)
Album: Life is Moving - Instrumentals; Label: BBE
The Electric - So Now You Know (instrumental)
Album: Life is Moving - Instrumental; Label: BBE
The Pinstripes - Dub Me Up (Goodbye)
Album: I in Dub (aka TPS Dub); Label: Collective Culture
*Omegaman - El O'man Boogaloo (Skeewiff Remix)
Album: El O'man Boogaloo EP; Label: Fort Knox
*M.L.K. & the Breadwinners - Binghiman a Run Come (Nyah Version)
Album: Binghiman a Run Come single; Label: Freedom Fighter
*Queen Omega/Suns of Dub - Life as a Soldier (Suns of Dub Electro Mix)
Album: download; Label: soundcloud.com
Channel U - Hudson Dub
Album: Ape-Man Talking; Label: Concent Productions
Satomi Saeki & Alcvin Takegawa Ramos - Aki No Koto No Ha (excerpt)
Album: Japanese Traditional Koto and Shakuhachi Music; Label: Oliver Sudden Productions
King Jammy/Dry & Heavy - Less is Dub (ft. Likkle Mai)
Album: King Jammy meets Dry & Heavy in the Jaws of the Tiger; Label: Beat
Likkle Mai - Guide and Protect
Album: Mairation; Label: MK Starliner
Fishmans - Ikareta Baby
Album: Kuuchuu: Best of Fishmans; Label: Pony Canyon Japan
Little Tempo - Yukemuri Dub
Album: Kedaco Is Born (Dubwise); Label: Cutting Edge
Lecca - Hey Miss (ft. Pang)
Album: Fire; Label: Alpha Enterprise
Boom One Sound System - Haiku (Basho meets the Praying Mantis Remix)
Album: The Japanese Remixes; Label: Boom One
AudioActive - Auditory Nerve Dub
Album: Tokyo Space Cowboys; Label: On-U Sound
Mute Beat - Deep Drift Dub
Album: 14 Echoes + 1 (20th Anniversary); Label: Pony Canyon Japan
Keyco - Show Me Your Smile
Album: 1999-2007 - Best Songs+Collaboration Works; Label: Daiki Sound Japan
Bagdad Cafe the Trench Town - Give Me a Chance
Album: Up Right and Smiley; Label: M.O.P. Recordings
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra - Black Swan Lake
Album: Fantasia; Label: Epic/Sony
Mystica Tribe - Meditation Stick (dub)
Album: Meditation Stick EP; Label: SD
Kazufumi Kodama - Mars
Album: Stars; Label: Victor/Speedstar International
Chimp Beams - Brooklyn Dub
Album: Menina; Label: Concent Productions
The Dreamlets - Nina
Album: 45; Label: Moon Beat
The Dreamlets - Boku no Hoshi Dub
Album: Udagawa Lovers Rock; Label: Daiki Sound
Bon Voyage Co. (Haruomi Hosono, then-future YMO co-founder) - Exotica Lullaby (Ska Beguine)
Album: Taian Yoko; Label: Crown Japan
The Dreamlets - Nina
Album: 45; Label: Moon Beat
The Dreamlets - Boku no Hoshi Dub
Album: Udagawa Lovers Rock; Label: Daiki Sound
Haruomi Hosono - Galaga
Album: Video Game Music; Label: Yen
YMCK - Collect the Wind
Album: Down Town (split-cd w./ De De Mouse); Label: Avex
YMCK - Pleiades
Album: Family Genesis; Label: Avex
Tsuyoshi Kawakami & his Moodmakers - Portable Sounds
Album: Mood Inn; Label: Cutting Edge
Nine Miles - If You Notice
Album: 45; Label: Jamming
Astro Age Steel Orchestra - Love in Gas Musc
Album: Happy Living - Gas Music from Earth; Label: Sony
Gentle I - Ska la Human Gas
Album: 45; Label: Onion
Masaru Satoh - Miyarabi's Prayer
Album: v.a. Best of Godzilla 1954-1975; Label: GNP/Crescendo
Shiina Ringo - Doppelganger
Album: Karuki Zamen Kuri no Hana; Label: Toshiba/EMI
Yellow Magic Orchestra - Simoon
Album: s-t; Label: Restless/Alfa
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra - Simoon (ft. Megumi Mashiro)
Album: Tokyo Strut; Label: Epic/Sony
Perfume/MasahiroXXX - Polyrhythm (dubstep)
Album: download; Label: soundcloud.com
Shiina Ringo - Carnation
Album: cd single; Label: Toshiba/EMI
Bluebeat Players - Space Summer
Album: Torrid Rock; Label: Second City
The Determinations - Jado Sect
Album: Ska Champion; Label: Olive Disk
The Determinations - Sweet Night Dew
Album: 45; Label: Zion
Macdonald Duck Eclair - The Yellow Go
Album: short short; Label: Usagi-Chang
Soil & "Pimp" Sessions ft. Shiina Ringo - My Foolish Heart (Crazy in Shibuya)
Album: exclusive download single; Label: iTunes Japan
Ian Simmonds ft. Yoshiko - International Songs
Album: 12"ep; Label: Musik Krause
Little Dragon (ft. Yukimi Nagano) - Test (live@Jazz.Re:Found)
Album: promo video; Label: Peacefrog
The Brass Circus - Strawberry Fields Forever
Album: Skankin' Beatles (Blue); Label: Geneon
the eskargot miles - Around the World in 80 Days
Album: slow dawn; Label: self-release
Air Date: 
August 14, 2013