Nov 252014
 

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Overview: K.U.R.O. is a goa-, psy-trance/psytech alias of Takeichirou Kurosaki. He has debuted in 1994 with one of the most famous GOA anthems of the time – Zoa. K.U.R.O. is widely recognised on the psy scene and has released many of his tracks on major labels.
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Nov 242014
 

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Overview: Sevensenses Recordings was a trance/house label established in 2004 by DJ Matsunaga and run together with Kenji Sekiguchi. Due to some obstacles in management, it was closed in 2009, and Otographic Music became a successor of the label. Main composers: The Originators, Favor, Hiroyuki Oda, Nhato, Shingo Nakamura, Kyohei Akagawa.

Some releases can be bought in digital format from beatport.
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Nov 242014
 

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Overview: Otographic Music is a Japanese EDM label run by Kenji Sekiguchi. It was started in 2009 and has a focus on high-quality progressive house and trance music. The label is probably the most major trance/house label in Japan and is also known outside of Japan. Artists: Nhato, aran, Hiroyuki ODA, KaNa, Kazusa, KIWAMU, Kyohei Akagawa, Masanori Yasuda, OCOT, Ryunosuke Kudo, Shingo Nakamura, Tin5ha.

official site, Otographic releases can be bought in digital format from beatport, Amazon etc.
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Nov 222014
 


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Overview: Amateras Records is a touhou doujin circle focused on electronic arranges with female vocals. Tracy is the main person of the circle, but many other arrangers can be found as well: kirin, Blue Twinkle, Linjin, Irus, cittan* and so on. Tsukiyama Sae is the main vocalist, and already-known miko, F9, koko are also involved in the production. Main genres are: progressive, uplifting, psy and hard trance.

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Oct 202014
 


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Overview: DDBY is a doujin circle created by Bizen in 2008. “You can find nice musics here” is a slogan of the official DDBY site. And it’s actually accurate. DDBY is focused on thematic instrumental or electronic music and well-known for its chill off, relaxing, jazzy, lounge and bossa nova touhou arranges from Cafe de Touhou series (albeit they also have original, non touhou series like Kutsurogi time or RelaxTime). Apart from this, you can find classic piano, 8-bit arranges and many other. Recent albums consist of many artists, also “Iyashi no Kaze” compilation series was started together with Crest and other circles.

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Oct 202014
 


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Overview: 狐の工作室 (Fox Factory, Fox Laboratory, Kitsune’s Workshop — whoever came up with all these translations) is a doujin circle that mainly focuses on orchestral arranges for touhou, kancolle and other games. Their music can contain either tranquil piano pieces or epic and aggressive leads.
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