Chienowa is the latest recording by legendary and prolific Tokyo ska/Jazz band, Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra, who is close to celebrating their 30th anniversary together in 2019. This latest EP features new songs and continues their ongoing approach to collaborating with local and international musicians from different genres, pushing their sound further into global utopia.
RIYL: The Ska Flames, Kemuri, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, Oi-Skall Mates and Salon Victoria.
Recommended Tracks: 1, 2, 4
1. (4:17) **Chienowa (feat. Kazunobu Mineta) – Upbeat tempo, classic Tokyo Ska sound with melodic jazzy moments and a punk vocalist doing his best ballad rendition. In Japanese.
2. (4:20) ***Samurai Dreamers [feat. Takuma (10-Feet) + Emicida] - São Paulo mix – Killer recording mixing dub, ska, hip-hop and jazz. Medium/fast tempo. world beat forever.
3. (4:48) Rain Again (Live at Drum Logos) – Live recording. Classy jazz/ska piece. Medium tempo. Instrumental.
4. (4:17) *Chienowa (Instrumental) – Instrumental version of the first track.