Big In Japan

Boundless late-night music programming,
progged and rocked and chilled and thrilled and thoroughly transporting,
from the nation's best campus station and the deejay with no name that's ever the same

Shows with an asterisk have links to audio files


06/19/05 * Freeform Funkafied Songs of Distant Earth
07/03/05 Live 8 and the War of the Worlds
07/16/05 Tribute to the Ottawa Blues Fest
07/31/05 The Herbaliser to Delius Adventure Mix
08/14/05 * Perfecto Chills, Red Jerry and Verve

The Highly Inappropriate Hurricane Show

09/25/05 Sigur Namlook Aural Bliss
10/08/05 Future Sound of Gilberto Tension Experiment
10/23/05 Broken Metric Mode in Light & Shade
11/06/05 Jazzanova Losers and the Aerial Borealis
11/20/05 Imagine 3 Decades of Amarantine
12/04/05 Push Deep Chill to a Campfire Headphase
12/18/05 A Xmas New Trolls Astronomy Winter Show
01/01/06 The All-Night New Year's Groovedown
01/15/06 * Dub Side of the Electro-Yes Lifehouse
01/29/06 Chilled Side of Dream-Pop Zappa
02/12/06 The Grammy Show
02/26/06 Academy Award Goes To Fripp & Schulze
03/12/06 End Of The World On A Belladonna Island
03/26/06 Dancing To The Broken China Dream
04/09/06 Mike Relm vs Tony Levin Software
04/23/06 The Free Design of Numan and Wyatt
05/07/06 Chris Sheppard, TV, and a Jade Warrior
05/21/06 The Pinkertone Cité Cirque Du Gong
06/04/06 Peeping Morricone Simon Soft Machine
07/02/06 * Eclectic Sounds of Vista Le Wibutee Eno
07/16/06 Emporio Armani & Syd Aphrodite's Child
07/30/06 Yell Fire! Glass Cuts the Ovo Kraftwerk
08/13/06 Ulladubulla Thievery of Genesis & Battiato
09/03/06 Dolemite Gorillaz with Rundgren & Schulze
09/17/06 Gypsyland's Vague Amputechture Tantrics
10/01/06 DJ Shadow Under Byen & Kundalini Harper
10/15/06 Junior Boys meet Mahavishnu in the East
11/12/06 DJ Kicks the Wax Tailor to Floyd's Planets

Brazilian Girls Fly Ommadawn Koyaanisqatsi

12/10/06 Cielo Waits for Santana Miles McKennitt

Twisted Xmas w. Sufjan & Angel Choirs

01/07/07 * Rap Soul Cocteau & the Bowie/Eno

The Decembrists meet Procol Harum O'Donnell

02/04/07 Bonobo's Tangerine Dream & Shalabi Effect

Ninjatune Fragmenti's Passion Play of Maev

03/04/07 Souljazz OM Chilled Gigi & Le Orme

Backspin Moses Mayes Minos & CanProg

04/01/07 Pacha Massive Nova Soul & Budd's Gentle Giant

James Brown World Party Ishq der Graaf Generator

04/29/07 BB's Juke Joint or G&C's Consequences for PFM
05/13/07 Hammerhead Champion Pinker Porcupine Trees
05/27/07 City Lounge Freez' Robert Rich's Embryo w.Joni
06/10/07 Alchemist Wax's Poetic w. Hackett & Sir Paul
07/22/07 Midnight Soul's Art of Chill is Healing the Divide
08/05/07 Saint-Germain's Brightest Diamond at Alhambra
09/16/07 Swayzak Recoils some old Klaus Schulze
09/30/07 1 Giant Cinematic Leap by Roach to New Trolls
10/14/07 Richard Kirk meets Vangelis and ELP
10/28/07 * Cité gets Synaesthesia for King Crimson
11/11/07 DJ NexX-Xxen sees Anime with Sigur Ros
11/25/07 Goldfrapp with the Jons (Elias and Anderson)
12/09/07 The Enigma of Robert Wyatt in Asia
12/23/07 Steve Hillage and Uriah Heep at Hotel Costes
01/06/08 * Synaesthesia's Groove Armada meets Alan Parsons
01/27/08 TO Mix Moby Ping Pong Froese and Bowie Mania
02/10/08 Putumayo Eno's Shutov meets Marillion
02/24/08 Stereo Sushi St.Germain Ambient Porcupine Tree
03/09/08 The Future Sound of Twisted Ambient Disco
03/23/08 Unit 21 and OMG get Oxygene
04/06/08 Carl Craig, Moby & Terry Riley Explode In The Sky
04/20/08 M-83’s Gnarls Inch Nails,Gutter Twins, Russian Circles
05/04/08 Air, Air, and fair David Sylvian
05/18/08 Crystal Castles are Out of Phase with Anthony Phillips
06/15/08 At Buddha Bar X Eno dreams of Genesis
06/29/08 Mushroom Jazz in the Biosphere with Sigur Ros
07/13/08 "The Art of Noise," said William Aura, "Can... "
08/10/08 Booka Shade on Mars with Chinmoy's Bitches Brew
08/24/08 Sam Sparro & Tricky Bomb the Bass with Ashra
09/07/08 Goa is Between Interval for a Weather Report
09/21/08 Mash Up Mix of Howie B and Biosphere
10/05/08 A Global Gathering of Thievery Schulze & Gerrard
10/19/08 Secretsundaze Sound Effects at Six Degrees
11/02/08 Fabriclive and Groove Armada meet Der Spyra
11/16/08 The Orb Dreams of Baumgartner's Space Music
12/14/08 Yoshitoshi Has The Karminsky Experience
01/11/09 Secretsundaze at Southport with M83 & Byrne-Eno
01/25/09 On Balearic Beach with Higher Intelligence
02/08/09 * Buckethead Burial Boddy and Ishq Return to Forever
02/22/09 Unabombers get De-Phazz with Zappa
03/08/09 Freq Nasty's Human League Hudson Turntables
03/22/09 Junkie XL meets Il Volo with some Bombay Dub
04/05/09 NASA sends Emporio Armani to Philip Glass
04/19/09 Steven Wilson checks in to Hotel Costes
05/03/09 Open Canvas, blues prog guitar, and crazy kid's tunes
05/17/09 St.Germain hears the Confessions of Doctor Dream
06/14/09 Simone & Fever Ray on a Spacecraft in The Field
06/28/09 Nufunk & Nujazz & Miles In A Silent Way
07/26/09 StrayOtic Electrojazz in a Post-Punk Ambient Iceland
08/09/09 Mr.Scruff in Brazilika with Robert Fripp
08/23/09 Disco Dutch and the Sonic Seasonings
09/06/09 More Disco Dancing with Edgar Froese & Vangelis
09/20/09 Chemical Goa Cryosleep & Buddha Bar Orchestral
10/04/09 Muse with Klaus Schulze at the Porcupine Tree
10/18/09 Holger Czukay Maps Between Interval Biosphere
11/01/09 The Hallowe'en Horror Party Soundtrack Show
11/15/09 Nick Cave has a Renaissance with DJ Spooky
11/29/09 Steve Hackett & the Disco Kandi Hyperdub
12/13/09 Kevin Yost's Buddhattitude Is Sensation's Fix
12/27/09 Kandi Helpling & Ian Brown go to Hatfield
01/10/10 Kandi's Nice but so is Cryosleep
01/24/10 * Ishq & Yatha Sidhra Hip-Hop To Ash Ra Tempel
02/07/10 Jons Serrie & Hassell go to Besnard Lakes
02/21/10 Jonsi & Alex find the Orb at the Buddha Bar in Hatfield
03/07/10 A Brand X Liquid Mind at the Buddha Bar
03/21/10 The Galactic Lamb Lies In Souljazz Field Music
04/04/10 The Solillaquists have Galactic Radar on their Camel
04/18/10 Space Age Bachelor Pad Roach Music with Le Orme
05/02/10 Globetronic Klaus&Lisa w DJ Food for Tonto
05/16/10 Caribou & Bonobo bang Rownd a Gong
05/30/10 * Jade Warrior on the Dark Side of Boozoo Bajou
06/13/10 Banco De Gorillaz & Sadistic Mika's Electric Tears
06/27/10 * A Globetronica Trance in an Alien Dreamtime
07/11/10 Bluesfest Prog at the Buddha Bar in Ibiza
07/25/10 Trombone Shorty and the P.Q.Prog
08/08/10 Parisian Ibizan Space Music Magma for Julian Cope
08/22/10 High Tone sees the Clearlight in Ibiza
09/05/10 A Lazy Dog on the Dark Side of the Menomena
09/19/10 Will Orbit’s Lazy Dog & Renee Fleming’s Soundtracks
10/03/10 Ninjatune Ibiza Beats take Junip to the Moog
10/17/10 Blonde Redhead Seireenia's Nektar Triumvirat
10/31/10 * Hallowe'en Horror Soundtrack Deluxe
11/14/10 The CKCU '75 Replay Marathon featuring Azort!
11/28/10 Junip Jaumet Gilmour & Orb Anesthetize Tibetan Bells
12/12/10 Trances Beats & Tribal Meditation with Metamorfosi
12/26/10 Yule Winter Dance with Constance for Ghosts Within
01/09/11 * Hypnotic Space Sounds of Vampyros Yes Alumni
01/23/11 Harold Budd & Bo Hansson at the Buddha Bar
02/06/11 Requiem for a Trance, Klaus Schulze Destroyer
02/20/11 Goa Trance Trip Hop Nukarma Collegium Musicum
03/06/11 Uptempo Downtempo Ambient & Eloy
04/03/11 Global Underground Obscured By Klaus Dimeola
04/17/11 Holy K2, Captain Beyond! Café Solo’s Got Seastones
05/01/11 Ultra Dancing Alusa Fallax (R.H. Kirk, S. Micus)
05/15/11 Euro Mashup Gang Gang Floyd Remix Voices
05/29/11 Mashup Moby meets Azam Ali and Jaga Jazzist
06/12/11 A delightful mix of Plastic 5 in the Ash Ra Tempel
06/26/11 Age of DJ Zen-Demby and the Mixed Bag Prog
07/10/11 Dubstep SBTRKT and the elements of DJ Zen
08/07/11 Up Downtempo Ambience & L'Uovo Di Colombo
08/21/11 Dubstep Covers of Eno's Ritual Architectura
09/04/11 Putumayo Ibiza Beats Durutti Column ( "Yo Miles!" )
09/18/11 Deadmau5 Kid Creole 80s UK Electroartrock
10/02/11 Raffertie's Synthex Brazilika Roach Camel
10/16/11 Dream Dance Yoga & Grace for Drowning
10/30/11 Dance Mania Zomby Antipop Shipp vs Eno & friends
11/13/11 Mashup Tiesto Gorillaz meet Totem Selyanina
11/27/11 * Joker takes Prognosis TU the Sea of Glass Voices
12/11/11 God’s Own Natacha Atlas Jade Warrior Zun Zun Egui

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