While K-Pop might have replaced J-Pop in the affections of the West, it hasn't daunted The Japanese Popstars - who are Northern Irish after all.
Recently joining the stables of Bedrock, where they're personally fed and watered by Digweed before he tethers and settles them for the night (probably), last single 'Disconnect/Reconnect' was a statement of intent. Urgent, edgy, millennial electro with big room bollocks, it's backed on this podcast by plenty more originals, including Green Velvet collab 'Matter of Time', as well as equally broad shouldered efforts from Tiefschwarz and Kölsch. The lines are open, press 1 if The Japanese Popstars are your favourites tonight.
1. Simian Mobile Disco and Bicep 'Sacrafice' (Beatless Mix 1)
2. M.A.N.D.Y., Julian Ganzer 'Japan' (Original Mix)
3. Danny Howells 'Everything's Here' (Deetron Remix)
4. Fred Hush 'A Joke That Kills' (Green Velvet Remix)
5. The Japanese Popstars 'The Knock' (Original Mix)
6. The Japanese Popstars 'Disconnect/Reconnect' (Original Mix)
7. Felix Da Housecat 'I just want to be a lesbian' (Eagles Amp Butterflies Remix)
8. The Japanese Popstars 'Vision' (Original Mix)
9. Tiefschwarz and Seth Troxler ' Trust' (Original Mix)
10. The Japanese Popstars Feat Green Velvet 'Matter Of Time' (Original Mix)
11. The Japanese Popstars 'Out Of No Where' (Alternate Mix)
12. Kolsch 'Goldfisch' (Original Mix)
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