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Posts tagged music

Jul 28 '12

DJ .KOTA 2012 MIX #2 - A.O.E. = ADULT ORIENTED ELECTRO

A.O.E.

ADULT ORIENTED ELECTRO

  1. Towa Tei - AOR
  2. Gramatik - Make You Better (Original Mix)
  3. Madonna - What It Feels Like for A Girl (DJ .Kota Edit)
  4. DJ .Kota - Breathe in the Air (Anti Nuclear Song)
  5. Simon & Garfunkel - April Come She Will (DJ .Kota Remix)
  6. Shinichi Osawa - Paris
  7. Caribou - Jamelia (DJ Koze’s Alarmclock Remix)
  8. HASYMO - Rescue (AOKI takamasa Remix)
  9. Plej - Blue (Akufen’s Different Shade of Blue Mix)
  10. The Young Lovers - You Make Me Dizzy
  11. Homework - The Street (Original Mix)
  12. Chilly Gonzales - I Am Europe (Dirty Doering Remix)
  13. Ryuichi Sakamoto - Self Portrait
  14. Akufen - In Dog We Trust
  15. Akufen - Heaven Can Wait
  16. ATOM ™ - Stay (Remix)
  17. DJ .Kota - Elegant Simplicity (Pad Cut-Up)
  18. Mickey Moonlight - Changalaxy (DJ .Kota Edit)
  19. Doopees - Through My Window (DJ .Kota Remix)
  20. Caribou - Leave House (Motor City Drum Ensemble Remix)
  21. Max Sedgley - Devil Inside (Kraak & Smaak Mix)
  22. Bobby & Klien - I Want Sax
  23. DJ sneak - All Over My Face 08
  24. HIPP-E - Le Freak (Original Mix)
  25. Towa Tei - The Burning Plain
  26. Mr. Oizo - Ska
  27. Light Year - Sex Education
  28. FPM - Sex
  29. 2kai Booth - TR-808 Sub Beats
  30. Michael Jackson - Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough
  31. Lindstrøm & Christabelle - Baby Can’t Stop
  32. Jimmy Edgar - New TouchA
  33. Cybotron - Clear
  34. Chic - Good Times
  35. Lindstrøm & Prins Thomas - Mighty Girl
  36. Chilly Gonzales - Knight Moves (Lone Remix)
  37. Chilly Gonzales - Knight Moves
  38. Tatsuro Yamashita - La Vi En Rose



DJ .Kota - A.O.E. (House, Chillout, Electro, Summer) by 2kai Productions on Mixcloud

(ALT; http://www.mixcrate.com/2kaiprod/aoe-adult-oriented-electro-182724)


(DL available at the mixcloud page / mixcrate only)

Mar 12 '12

One of my huge favorite for years, still sounds so fresh and I really love it. - Kota.

Girls can wear jeans

And cut their hair short

Wear shirts and boots

'Cause it's OK to be a boy

But for a boy to look like a girl is degrading

'Cause you think that being a girl is degrading

But secretly you’d love to know what it’s like

Wouldn’t you

What it feels like for a girl

Feb 23 '12

Video streaming by Ustream

DJ REH #4 - DJ .KOTA TECHNICAL Feb 23 (THU) - 2012.

Private Use Only.

Feb 18 '12

AWESOME!! BY CHILLY GONZALES

http://www.rauwblog.nl/?p=7866

Chilly Gonzales the musical genius shares his mix done for Annie Mac at BBC Radio 1

Sommige van jullie kunnen hem live gezien hebben in Amsterdam of misschien op Bungalup, het piano-genie Chilly Gonzales. Voor de radioshow van Annie Mac op BBC Radio 1 maakte hij een minimix. Geen cdj’s of vinyl maar alleen een piano, later dit jaar komt zijn album “Solo Piano II” uit. Voor nu veel luisterplezier.

Some of you may have seen him live in Amsterdam or perhaps Bungalup, the piano genius Chilly Gonzales. For Annie Mac’s radio show on BBC Radio 1, he made a minimix. No cdj’s or vinyl but only a piano, later this year, his album “Solo Piano II” from. For now enjoy listening.

Feb 12 '12

HAPPY? - Grab an opportunity, and do some actions.

First of all, I finally made a video with a cut-up track from “Happiness” mix-cd I recorded last year. The reason why I release and introduce this film is to give you an opportunity, thinking of 'what makes you happy' and 'how can we be happy' … Hope you enjoy the 34 sec film at first, please.

  • Are You Happy by Melting Pot

and… second topic. On Saturday morning (JST), I went out to Hiroo JICA hall for the test screening of a movie titled "HAPPY" and a brief talk session of Shinichi Tsuji. That was really impressive to me, actually.

I’ve mentioned “GNH” and “HAPPINESS” several times at my blogs, original music and conceptual mix-cd releases. Those are inspired from some experiences of mine; Kenji Ozawa concert and his novels, Helena Norberg Hodge “the Economics of Happiness” , LOHAS / cultural creatives topics etc… I wish my musical pieces have led you to an opportunity to think; how can we be happy? / are we happy? / how can maintain our planet in more better quality?   At this time, if you say my pieces are inspirational, I recommend you watching this film "HAPPY" ‘Cause it will give you much more significant opportunity. So, well, I’m saying the movie is pretty awesome. :)

Though I guessed some parts on movie are so therapeutic that people may think it’s like self-development programs, several univ-professors and guest speakers appear on the film and their talk are filled with very impressive truths. They introduced several ‘happy’ lifestyles from many countries including Okinawa and Denmark, those are really interesting to me… But, one thing, I guess opinions and insistence are not strong enough to makes this movie vivid. 

The main reason that I think this movie is very valuable is, this can be a nice opportunity (such as I mentioned at the previous paragraph) and a wonderful guide-book. A guide book. This is a wonderful guide book for people who are interested in such topics. This is the core of my thoughts on the film. It’s depend on you how you make some actions. Whether the content of your action will be in line with concept of the movie or not, it’s so wonderful to have an opportunity to do some actions. It’s very important to think of happiness and your own life. That’s the valuable thing this movie provides to you. 

I’m going to another event on 25th. The legendary Satish Kumar will be in Meiji-Gakuin University Tokyo with Shinichi Tsuji for a talk session. Very looking forward to. :) Also, I’m thinking of reading some more books related to the topics. Ah, if I could find some nice events, I would attend them gladly. These are my actions. Check this movie and grab your opportunity. 

  • Trailer

You may check some more details of this movie at http://www.worldhappyday.com/ or http://www.thehappymovie.com/

P.S. 

BTW, I would write (a little bit) about movie as media. Some might say “this movie is a propaganda. Movie should NOT be used for political / philosophical purposes.” This may be true for them. But, at least to me, this opinion is getting old. We now have Twitter, FaceBook, Tumblr (of course!) and blogspot. In other words, we all have our own medias which enable transmitting our political opinions, original art pieces, jokes, etc… Thus, using movie as media is becoming natural to me. (What’s the difference between documentary film and propaganda?  It’s blurring. I think documentary film is an extension of keynote presentation.) I guess this method is wise. Wonderful use of movie to share your thoughts. 

Dec 7 '11

DJ .Kota Private Gig - Just One Take #1

DJ .Kota - Just One Take #1 (LOUNGE / ELECTRO) by 2kaiproductions on Mixcloud

A Private Use Only. Only stream available at copyright protected website, Mixcloud. Including first premiere of DJ .Kota’s latest remix works, and newest release from 2kai Productions. Download is available only for mixcrate registers. (mixcrate is also a copyright protected website with downloadble link)

  1. April Come She Will (DJ .Kota Remix) // Simon & Garfunkel
  2. Heart Goes Boom // Shinichi Osawa
  3. Skatesteak // Mr. Oizo
  4. Knight Moves // Chilly Gonzales
  5. Listztomania (Alex Metric Remix) // Phoenix
  6. Pelu Tolo // Mickey Moonlight
  7. Harry // Surkin
  8. Gare Du Nord // Carte Blanche
  9. Rocket Ride (Soulwax Remix) // Felix Da Housecat
  10. Singapore Dot (DJ .Kota Mash) // Shinichi Osawa VS Fatboy Slim
  11. Freaky (Atsushi Degawa Remix) // Sabamiso
  12. Gangster Trippin 2011 (Lazy Rich Remix) // Fatboy Slim
  13. White Knight Two // Surkin
  14. Party in Miami (Atsushi Degawa Edit) // DJ Ortzy
  15. Anyway // Duck Sauce
  16. Wave (DJ .Kota Remix) // Antonio Carlos Jobim
  17. Heavy Rotation (DJ .Kota Remix) // AKB48
  18. Je Te Veux // FPM
  19. Through My Window (DJ .Kota Re-Remix) // The Doopees
  20. Our Prayer // The Beach Boys
Oct 31 '11

Well, the weekends’ over. :) The holy grail (of course I mean, the Beach Boys’ SMiLE box) is coming soon to me. I really can’t wait. I will see salyu x salyu + cornelius show on the day I get the box, as I told at previous post. ^O^)///

BTW, how’s this 60s pop music? so nice, isn’t it?

Oct 26 '11
DJ Mehdi - Endless Love Charity tee available at http://www.coolcats.fr/tee-shirts/dj-mehdi-endless-love-charity-tee.html

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Oct 25 '11

http://www.rollingstone.com/videos/new-and-hot/duck-sauce-big-bad-wolf-20111024

Duck Sauce 'Big Bad Wolf'

"Big Bad Wolf" "is pretty simple, and it can mean anything, really, so we wanted the video to have its own narrative," says A-Trak, one-half of the dance duo Duck Sauce, along with DJ Armand Van Helden. "Remember when dance music videos used to actually be creative? Like when you think back to Aphex Twin, Fatboy Slim and Daft Punk… I don’t know why the genre’s videos became so generic in recent years.

"When Keith [Schoffield] came up with this idea of ‘crotchfaces,’ we just thought it was hilarious," A-Trak continues. "He started coming up with all these gags and describing the characters living in this sort of parallel world, and we were sold. He wasn’t sure if we’d be down to play the leads, but our take on this was, if we’re going to do this, we need to go all the way. So we played the dickheads, essentially."

Oct 24 '11

BREATHE! IN THE (AUTUMN) AIR.

DJ .Kota - Breathe in the Air by 2kaiproductions