A Major 2-LP Exploration of Tokyo's cutting edge 80s sound through the music of cult japanese label Nippon Columbia and its Better Days imprint, selected by British radio presenter DJ Nick Luscombe.
Tokyo Dreaming is a fascinating selection picked from the highly collectible Nippon Columbia label and its Better Days sub-label. For the occasion, we’ve teamed up with journalist and Japanese music expert Nick Luscombe who was granted rare access to the much guarded Nippon Columbia vaults for a masterful selection encapsulating the captivating sound of Tokyo in the late 70s and 80s. The selection mixes electro, synth-pop, funk and ambient and features such artists as Ryuichi Sakamoto, Mariah, Shigeo Sekito, Juicy Fruits, Hitomi "Penny" Tohyama and Yumi Murata. The tracklist includes many sought-after rarities and hidden gems which have never been released outside of Japan and the set has been newly remastered by Nippon Columbia. The 2-LP gatefold album has been designed by famed London-based designer Optigram and is annotated by Nick.