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michael
18-03-2011, 09:30 PM
Thought it might be worth sharing albums etc. as we come across things?

Nihon Kizuna
This one's 50 tracks of beats/bass stuff, almost 4 hours!? Kode 9, On Ra, Om Unit, Slugabed, heaps of JP stuff I hadn't heard before, etc.... http://www.nihonkizuna.com/

For Nihon
This one's not out yet, but ambient stuff with exclusive tracks from Taylor Deupree, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Sawako, Helios / Goldmund, etc. http://unseen-music.com/nihon/

No idea how effective these things are as ways of generating support, but if they're the kind of music I like anyway, then...?

Pandiculate
18-03-2011, 10:26 PM
Just bought the Nihon Kizuna album, looks pretty good.

edit: 1.3GB download...jebus.

michael
13-04-2011, 10:42 PM
Kompakt Benefit Compilation For Japan
House, techno, ambient from labels distributed by Kompakt - Lawrence, Michael Mayer, Efdemin, etc. http://www.kompakt.fm/releases/benefit_compilation_for_japan

Benefit for the Recovery in Japan
Ambient / post-rock / experimental / whatever - Fennesz, Grouper, Oneohtrix Point Never, Mountains, Jackie-O Motherfucker, etc. http://fina-music.com/catalog/index.html?id=105344

michael
13-04-2011, 10:44 PM
And was pleased to see that Nihon Kizuna comp has raised over USD 20k so far.

Total drop-in-the-ocean stuff, but, as I said in my opening post, if it's music you'd like to buy anyway and you're giving money you otherwise wouldn't, I don't see that there's harm in supporting these things...

michael
15-04-2011, 07:47 AM
COMPassion
An American indie/punk one, apparently. Don't know the acts at all, so no comment on the genre accuracy. http://parrotonaporch.bandcamp.com/album/compassion

michael
15-04-2011, 09:04 PM
Something We Can Do
Beats & dnb comp, lots of Japanese artists... Not familiar names to me, tho... except Brazil's DJ Marky (!?) http://somethingwecando.org/

michael
06-05-2011, 08:58 PM
JAPANEASE - a 120 track electronic dance music project for Japan
Guess it's what it says on the tin, streamer of every track on the site... Nathan Fake, Tiefschwartz, DJ T, Wolf & Lamb, et al http://www.whatpeoplesay.com/japanease-tracklisting

michael
06-05-2011, 09:10 PM
SOUL AID
This one's a bit different cos you just download the tracks you like and flick a donation if you like. Techno, mostly. Bunch of UR related stuff, a nice one from Thomas Fehlman, Mock & Toof... http://soulaid.org/