Kyoto Jazz Massive
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Kyoto Jazz Massive is a musical project specialising in broken beat and electronic styles, consisting of the two brothers Okino Shuya (沖野修也) and Okino Yoshihiro (沖野好洋). Although the brothers have been DJ's since the late 1980's, they have been remixing and composing as far back as the early 1990's.Read More...
Since they formed Kyoto Jazz Massive as a DJ unit in the beginning of 90's, they have built a Japanese Jazz Crossover Music scene in Japan and also succesfully built a following overseas.
In 1994 they released their first production; a compilation CD entitled "Kyoto Jazz Massive V.A".
After that, they contracted with Compost Records in Germany in 2000 and released their first single "Eclipse /Silent Messenger" from that label. After releasing it, this track won first place on the BBC Radio One Chart and was evaluated highly worldwide. In the same year, they released their second single "Substream" successively.
In 2002, they finally released their first album "Spirit Of The Sun" which was received to widespread global acclaim.
Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- Eclipse - 236,720 plays
- Substream - 155,317 plays
- Shine - 96,422 plays
- Behind the Shadow - 107,205 plays
- Between The Lights - 76,682 plays
- Stargazer - 88,890 plays
- Mind Expansions - 69,162 plays
- The Brightness of These Days - 60,419 plays
- Deep In Your Mind - 45,224 plays
- The Dawn Introduction - 44,150 plays