19/02/12 w/ Norio (Rare Groove)

19/02/12 w/ Norio (Rare Groove)

Last October’s trip to Osaka wouldn’t have been nearly as memorable had I not been in the hospitable company of Norio – the owner of Rare Groove, a record shop located in the Shinsaibashi district. A must-go for any digger, many of the cuts spun on the show in recent months were pulled from these racks (walkthrough the shop via Empty Sleeve). Norio was kind enough to throw me a welcome party at Panorama Bar, where DJs played mind blowing tracks for seven hours straight and Miho behind the bar served the best Japanese curry that I’ll ever eat. Norio’s dedication, vast knowledge and impeccable taste would rival anyone so it’s no surprise that he’s also an extraordinary DJ. Aside from his monthly appearances on U-Stream online broadcasting channel ChillMountain HutteTV, there is no document of this until now.

Playlist

toshi hinata – midsummer night
stephan micus – 56 flowerpots
orquesta de las nubes – ludion
eroc – fito linte
kham lingtsang band – solar
senay – doy doy doymadim
lijadu sisters – come on home
basa basa – black light
bozambo – viva bozambo
ash ra tempel – bring me up
bruno victoire – noubigale song

**dj norio (rare groove) mix**

suzanne ciani – the second wave: sirens
ancient future – chant of the c shell
os borges – eu sou como voce e
william orbit – via caliente
savanna silver band – take a giant step
jackson heights – since i last saw you
buckeye politicians – lonely stranger
minoru muraoka – bamboo rock
harvey mandel – ode to the owl
spin – grasshopper
police – how stupid mr. mates
jerry goodman & jan hammer – no fear
stroer – don’t stay for breakfast
far east family band – tenkujin
snafu – deep water
j.o.b. orquestra – govinda
abel – i gotta woman

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