Emerson Kitamura - The Countryside Is Great EP

Emerson Kitamura - The Countryside Is Great EP

Em Records

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Most welcome re-press of the last in Em's series of 12” in support of the film Bangkok Nites. Kitamura is a renowned veteran keyboardist in Japan, having worked on countless sessions from the late 80s to the present. These self-produced tracks, featuring his trademark old-school rhythm box, are instrumental and dub versions of Rungphet Laemsing’s “The Countryside is Great”, plus a bass music version of Angkhanang Khunchai’s “Lam Phloen Salab Khonsawan” and a cover of George McRae’s early disco classic “Rock Your Baby”, with mmm (mii mai moe) on vocals. Cover art by Shinsuke Takagi of Soi48.

Label: Em Records

Cat No: EM1173TEP

Format: 12" Vinyl Repress

Genre: Synth-Pop / Dub / Experimental

Released: February 2021


A1. The Countryside is Great

A2. Lam Phloen Salab Khonsawan Bassline

B1. Rock Your Baby (featuring mmm)

B2. The Countryside is Great (Version)


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