Electronic pop music in Japan became a successful commodity with the "Technopop" craze of the late 70s and 80s, beginning with Yellow Magic Orchestra and solo albums of Ryuichi Sakamoto and Haruomi Hosono in 1978 before hitting popularity in 79/80. Influenced by disco, impressionistic and 20th century classical composition, jazz/fusion pop, new wave and technopop artists such as Kraftwerk and Telex, these artists were commercial yet uncompromising.
The artists that fall under the banner of technopop in Japan are as loose as those that do so in the West, thus new wave bands such as P-Model and The Plastics fall under the category alongside the symphonic techno arrangements of Yello ...
Japanese and Middle Eastern influences dominate this dance track with a fast, uptempo feel. Dancing in Tokyo's many nightclubs, commercial background for products aimed at the youth market everywhere, especially in Asia or Japan. Instrumental, Japanese, Electropop
Pumping grooves atmospheric incorporate traditional voice with sounds of Japan. Lots of rhythm, hot sultry club music that makes you move to the beat. Shamisen lead adds color & an edgy mystery to the pallete of sounds. A trance feel with a haunting quality. Crime scene, mob action, back alley deals, Female Vocals, Japanese, Electropop
Japanese pop techno dance track. Check out this futuristic vibe! Hot female vocals start at 46 sec. Sexy, sensual, fun, funny, sassy, swaggering, rock out! Party, club lounge, Euro night scene. Romantic comedy, hooking up, making out, drinking, smoking creating havoc in the bars. High fashion advert, Female Vocals, Japanese, Electropop
Stylish, dignified and beautiful oriental atmospheric track. Dreamy romantic Japanese traditional with Koto modern Breakbeats. Cool verse, emotional chorus. Variations are dreamier. Great for movie, film, travel, commercial, documentary or TV Geisha life special. Cultural history, post-war, mystery, Instrumental, Japanese, Electropop
An upbeat, electronic dance track with great rhythmic melodies that make you wanna let loose! Features the Koto string guitar & Shamisen tuned & tweaked to give it that extra club ooomph! Japanese vocal samples saying the title words help keep the momentum going. Perfect for Japanese club, youth. Instrumental, Japanese, Electropop
Energetic Japanese tradtional instrumental on top of a grooving techno dance beat. Features flute, shamisen, bass, drums, handclaps, and exploding sound effects. Great for upbeat dance and perfect for scenes of Japanese adventure and exploration. Instrumental, Japanese, Electropop