Nihongaku Radio Episode 51: Mr. Steak, You’re Grade A

Every once in a while, an album comes along that begs you to overplay it. The songs are too good, the melodies too infectious. So you keep clicking back to listen from the top. This summer, I was struck by such an album: Kishi Bashi’s Lighght. We’ll hear from…er….Mr. Bashi in this episode. We’ve also got new music from The Mirraz and Shonen Knife.

Want to hear Kishi Bashi’s interview on NPR? Here it is.

Want more Nihongaku Radio? Check out previous episodes right here on Nihongaku. Nihongaku Radio is also broadcast to the world via Colectivo Bunka, a Columbia-based streaming radio station playing a ton of Asian music. Of course, you can also subscribe to the podcast feed via iTunes.

Nihongaku Radio Episode 51


Intro: “Junsui na Fujunbutsu” – Stylips (Buy It!)

“Happy Deathday” – Another Story (Buy It!)
“Full Drive” – Kana-Boon (Buy It!)
“Kono Hoshi no Subete” – The Mirraz (Buy It!)

Break: “Motel” – Masafumi Takada / Jun Fukuda (Buy It!)

“Bad Luck Song” – Shonen Knife (Buy It!)
“Political na Ikimono Tachi” – Tartetatin (Buy It!)
“Star Ring Child” – Aimer (Buy It!)

Break: “Gym” – Masafumi Takada / Jun Fukuda (Buy It!)

“Kiraa Booru” – Gesu no Kiwami Otome (Buy It!)
“Kin Uchi Syndrome” – Supreme Sound Recreation (N/A)
“Blue Bird Ballad” – Akihide (Buy It!)

Break: “Bike” – Masafumi Takada / Jun Fukuda (Buy It!)

“The Ballad of Mr. Steak” – Kishi Bashi (Buy It!)
“Atticus, In the Desert” – Kishi Bashi (Buy It!)
Carry on Phenomenon – (Buy It!)

Break: “Luv (Sic) Pt.4” – Nujabes (Buy It!)


One thought on “Nihongaku Radio Episode 51: Mr. Steak, You’re Grade A”

  1. Jhomar Nando says:

    Jonathan, thx for quote me in the podcast, I hope u like the song 🙂


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