WW Tokyo: Jazzy Sport live from WIRED HOTEL Asakusa with MINDSET, ☆.A/NAOITO, Mikey Varot and Freedom Chicken

First broadcast date: 2 July 2018

Fortnightly two hour music program, WW Tokyo.

Jazzy Sport take over from Toshio Matsuura live from WIRED HOTEL Asakusa with MINDSET, A/NAOITO,  Mikey Varot and Freedom Chicken.

Jazzy Sport is an active and sporty music collective who run a record label, numerous record shops, gyms, festivals, and a football team in Japan, and on this special edition they showcase some of the hottest sounds and acts from their label and beyond.
MINDSET controls the mic while A/NAOITO, Mikey Varot, and Freedomchicken brings the sounds.

WW Tokyo is live from WIRED HOTEL Asakusa and open to public.

Photography Shoji Yagihashi.

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MINDSET

Raised in Berlin and currently Based in Tokyo, MINDSET is a producer and creative director. He embraces sub-culture and underground music scenes.

☆.A/NAOITO

☆.A/NAOITO is a singer-songwriter and multi-Instrumentalist. He is an original founding member of Kingdom Afrocks, a significant afro-beat bands in Japan who ended their chapter in 2014. His solo project is ready for release and the full album “☆.A” will be out from Jazzy Sport soon.

Mikey Varot

Mikey Varot is the Creative Director and a producer and DJ at Jazzy Sport. Since the 90s, he has been one of the key players in the new disco/underground music scene.

Freedom Chicken

Freedom Chicken is a DJ and producer known for his Brooklyn based project Downwell79’s with DJ Koga. He has collaborated with the likes of Rich Medina and DJ Mitsu the Beat, and lined up with international artist such as Andres, Trus’me and more. He is now part of Jazzy Sport regular party “Breakthrough”.

Tracklist

// MIKEY VAROT
Psychic Mirrors – The Bells Of Saint Christopher [Cosmic Chronic]
Ramsey Lewis & Nancy Wilson – Breaker Beat [Columbia]
George Howard – Steppin’ Out [TBA Records]
Rodney Franklin – Stay On In The Groove [Columbia]
Ibibio Sound Machine – Prodigal Son [Soundway]
Tiago – Tam Tam [Disco Devil]
Ebo Taylor – Mumudey Mumudey (Nick The Record Mix) [Mr Bongo]
J.A.K.A.M. – Tribes [Hard Fist Records]

// TARO KESEN, ☆.A/NAOITO
☆.A/NAOITO – Reprise [jazzysport]
Keiichi Tanaka – Gentleman [Mental Groove Records]
Vilod – Safe In Harbour [Perlon]
☆.A/NAOITO – interlude part 1&2 [Unknown]
Channel Tres – Top Down [GODMODE]
Attraktta – Echo Principle [Unknown]
Coastlines – Easy Day River [Unknown]

// FREEDOM CHICKEN
King Sunny Ade – Synchro Feelings – Ilako [Island Records]
Mickey Moonlight – Interplanetary Music [Ed Banger Records]
David Byrne – Make Believe Mambo (12″ Remix) [Sire]
The Mauskovic Dance Band – Continue The Fun [Soundway]
TCP – At The Water Hole (Wolf Müller Edit) [Music For Dreams]
Ike & Tina Turner – Freedom Sound [Bellaphon]
Joni Mitchell – The Dry Cleaner from Des Moines [Asylum Records]
Desire Mozambe – Senegal part II [Disques Vogue]
Mental Remedy – Middle Eastern Womb (Intro) [Sacred Rhythm Music]
Bblackbones – Forbaai [Unknown]
Andre Espeut’s Quintet – Let it go [Imagenes]
Dedication – Blaze Of Glory [Cynic Records]

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