Episode 111

November 24, 2014

Japan in the 80's

Japanese 80’s ambient pop and more!

Cloaks – Bloodstream (Vocal)
Yasuaki Shimizu – Tachikawa/Seiko 1/Siseido/Honda
Ryuichi Sakamoto – A Rain Song
Mariah – Shonen
Haruomi Hosono – Mercuric Dance
Foxes in Fiction – Live at Newtown Radio
Yellow Magic Orchestra – Loom
Hedia – Whitetrees
Hiroshi Yoshimura – Urban Snow


Episode 8 of the Field Tracker radio program on CJSR 88.5FM. This week focused on the ambient house/ambient techno sub-genre that was seeded by early electronic artists such as Kraftwerk and Yellow Magic Orchestra but blossomed in the early 90’s primarily through the work of Warp Records artists like Aphex Twin, The Orb, Autechre et al.



Boards of Canada – The Color of the Fire (0:00)
Boards of Canada – Telephasic Workshop (1:46)
Dr. Alex Paterson – Loving You Live(aka The Orb) (11:48)
B12 – Mondrin (17:49)
Ken Ishii – Ethos 9 (25:55)
Black Dog Productions – Clan (Mongol Horde) (34:20)
Yellow Magic Orchestra – Nanga Def? (44:53)
Aphex Twin – Ptolemy (52:11)
Autechre – Lentic Catachresis (62:08)