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  • Shinichiro Yokota: The Early Eighties Playlist

    From city pop classics to trendsetting techno-kayo, house icon Shinichiro Yokota selects some essential Japanese tracks from the early Eighties that inspired his sound and style.

    By: The Glow

    January 1st 2021

    Interviews

  • Moment Joon: The Making Of Playlist

    Moment Joon’s playlist reflects upon his fears, inspirations, resilience and vulnerability – a series of stories and analyses from one of the most essential voices in contemporary Japanese hip hop.

    By: The Glow

    December 23rd 2020

    Interviews

  • The Best Japanese Singles of 2020

    Taking you through the Glow’s list of the catchiest, most innovative and exciting Japanese singles that summarised 2020, as chosen by our writers.

    By: The Glow

    December 19th 2020

    Lists

  • The Best Japanese Albums of 2020

    From stadium rock titans to pop crooners, intricate experimentalists to musical and political revolutionaries – we count down the Glow’s best 20 albums to come out of Japan in 2020.

    By: The Glow

    December 16th 2020

    Lists

  • On File: For Tracy Hyde

    Riding the success of 2019’s New Young City, internationally-acclaimed shoegaze and dream pop revivalists For Tracy Hyde talk the Glow through some honest opinions, unmissable tunes and formative musical experiences.

    By: The Glow

    December 8th 2020

    Interviews

  • PURE 2000: A Rave of Tokyo’s Genreless Youth

    Underground music collective SPEED’s event was a celebration of youth freedom, culture and identity.

    By: Takahiro Kanazawa & Mao Oya

    December 5th 2020

    Columns

  • Hakushi Hasegawa: The 2020 Playlist

    After building upon the recognition of Air Ni Ni with the cover album Bones of Dreams Attacked, the composer and multi-instrumentalist curates a playlist that summarises his 2020 listening.

    By: The Glow

    November 28th 2020

    Interviews

  • tofubeats: The Origins Playlist

    tofubeats’ Yusuke Kawai curates a playlist of some of the tracks that inspired him to make music. Ranging from hip hop to techno, J-pop to Shibuya-kei, his choices typify the beatmaker’s broad and influential style.

    By: The Glow

    February 8th 2021

    Interviews

  • Roth Bart Baron: The Influences Playlist

    From classic film scores to ‘80s post-punk, Roth Bart Baron’s Masaya Mifune takes the Glow through a playlist of some of his greatest influences.

    By: The Glow

    January 27th 2021

    Interviews

  • Satoko Shibata: The Slow-In Playlist

    Folk and indie star Satoko Shibata explains some of the key tracks that have influenced her music so far, as well as some of the inspirations behind her 2020 EP release Slow-In.

    By: The Glow

    January 20th 2021

    Interviews

  • On File: Stereogirl

    Channelling decades of different styles of British and American rock, Stereogirl are one of Tokyo’s loudest rising bands. Stereogirl guitarist Chamicot gives a swift lowdown of some of the music that made her.

    By: The Glow

    January 13th 2021

    Interviews

  • Shinichiro Yokota: The Early Eighties Playlist

    From city pop classics to trendsetting techno-kayo, house icon Shinichiro Yokota selects some essential Japanese tracks from the early Eighties that inspired his sound and style.

    By: The Glow

    January 1st 2021

    Interviews

  • Moment Joon: The Making Of Playlist

    Moment Joon’s playlist reflects upon his fears, inspirations, resilience and vulnerability – a series of stories and analyses from one of the most essential voices in contemporary Japanese hip hop.

    By: The Glow

    December 23rd 2020

    Interviews

  • The Best Japanese Singles of 2020

    Taking you through the Glow’s list of the catchiest, most innovative and exciting Japanese singles that summarised 2020, as chosen by our writers.

    By: The Glow

    December 19th 2020

    Lists

  • The Best Japanese Albums of 2020

    From stadium rock titans to pop crooners, intricate experimentalists to musical and political revolutionaries – we count down the Glow’s best 20 albums to come out of Japan in 2020.

    By: The Glow

    December 16th 2020

    Lists

  • On File: For Tracy Hyde

    Riding the success of 2019’s New Young City, internationally-acclaimed shoegaze and dream pop revivalists For Tracy Hyde talk the Glow through some honest opinions, unmissable tunes and formative musical experiences.

    By: The Glow

    December 8th 2020

    Interviews

  • PURE 2000: A Rave of Tokyo’s Genreless Youth

    Underground music collective SPEED’s event was a celebration of youth freedom, culture and identity.

    By: Takahiro Kanazawa & Mao Oya

    December 5th 2020

    Columns

  • Hakushi Hasegawa: The 2020 Playlist

    After building upon the recognition of Air Ni Ni with the cover album Bones of Dreams Attacked, the composer and multi-instrumentalist curates a playlist that summarises his 2020 listening.

    By: The Glow

    November 28th 2020

    Interviews

uami: The Obsessions Playlist

By: The Glow

March 3rd 2021

Interviews

tofubeats: The Origins Playlist

By: The Glow

February 8th 2021

Interviews

Satoko Shibata: The Slow-In Playlist

By: The Glow

January 20th 2021

Interviews

On File: Stereogirl

By: The Glow

January 13th 2021

Interviews

Moment Joon: The Making Of Playlist

By: The Glow

December 23rd 2020

Interviews

The Best Japanese Albums of 2020

By: The Glow

December 16th 2020

Lists

On File: For Tracy Hyde

By: The Glow

December 8th 2020

Interviews

Hakushi Hasegawa: The 2020 Playlist

By: The Glow

November 28th 2020

Interviews