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Everybody Wants To Be The DJ – 2017



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Industrial music made such a huge impact on me when I first discovered it. Depeche Mode definitely cracked opened those doors, but it was seeing the video for Sensoria that really kickstarted it. You can hear its spreading influence in the big drums of late 80s dance tracks. And to me, industrial and 80s dance always paired together well. So here I cast the net wide while digging deep to unearth those obscure/hidden gems. Please enjoy Total M’s homage to the dark, edgy, glittery, and grandiose sounds of 80s ‘Industrial Dance’.

Everybody Wants To Be The DJ

1. Fats Comet – Dee Jay’s Program
2. Ohama – The Drum
3. Brilliant – Love Is War
4. Mai Tai – History
5. Shabazz – Unified (Spankie’s Reprise Edit)
6. Ministry – The Angel
7. Propaganda – p: Machinery (Polish)
8. Skinny Puppy – Last Call
9. Psyche – The Saint Became A Lush
10. Toto Coelo – Girls Night Out (Dub)
11. Ice-T – Cold Wind-Madness (Part 1)
12. High Fashion – You Make Me Feel So Good (Ben Liebrand Extended Mix)
13. Peter Jacques Band – This Night (Special Promo Remix)
14. Goon Squad – Eight Arms To Hold You (Dub)
15. Front 242 – Commando Mix
16. Keith LeBlanc – Move
17. Z-Factor – I Am The D.J. (Dub Mix)
18. Jago – I’m Going To Go (Instr. Plant Remix)

Nights Over Tokyo – 2016



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Sayonara Tokyo. Thank you for all the wonderful memories…

Nights Over Tokyo

1. Mary MacGregor – Good Friend
2. Judie Tzuke – Stay With Me Til Dawn
3. Eagles – I Can’t Tell You Why
4. Pink Floyd – Us And Them
5. Glenn Frey – You Belong To The City
6. Vangelis – Memories Of Green
7. This Mortal Coil – Ivy And Neet
8. David Bowie & Brian Eno – Some Are
9. New Order – Elegia
10. Depeche Mode – Agent Orange
11. Gary Numan – This Is Love
12. David Sylvian – Wave
13. Clannad – Theme From Harry’s Game
14. Korgis – Everybody’s Got To Learn Sometime
15. Bananarama – Through A Child’s Eyes
16. Kate Bush – This Woman’s Work
17. Diana Ross – Missing You
18. Herb Alpert – Making Love In The Rain

photo by Masashi Wakui

TRUMP – 2012

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a 60 min. mix from the London Calling party at Club Trump in Shibuya… Enjoy!


1. i:Cube – Falling
2. Parallel Dance Ensemble – Shopping Cart (Maxxi Soundsystem Remix)
3. Storm Queen – It Goes On (Dub)
4. Sleaz – Key Of Love
5. Todd Terje – Eurodans
6. The Left Rights – I’m On Crack (Total M Edit)
7. The Units – High Pressure Days (Todd Terje Remix)
8. Paul Hardcastle – Yield To The Night (Nacho Marco Remix)
9. Velvet Hammer – Party Down (The Revenge Edit)
10. Mr. Fingers – Mystery Of Love
11. Nitzer Ebb – Hearts & Minds (Total M Edit)
12: Mac Thornhill – Diana (Power House Mix)

Meltdown 13 / 1992

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Welcome back to the Meltdown series, this being number 13. It is presented in honor of our upcoming ZenDaze Halloween party which we decided (under the influence of much tequila) would be a rave. I have saved everyone the embarrassment (mine) that was Side 1 and am only posting Side 2. The happy piano-driven breakbeats was a short-lived moment in the Midwest rave scene, but it sure does bring back some of those more ecstatic memories. Enjoy!

Meltdown 13

1. Third Mind – (Get Some) Beans And Barley
2. Eternal – Eternal (Up On Under Club Mix)
3. Son’z Of A Loop Da Loop Era – Far Out (Original Scratchadelic Mix)
4. Justice And Mercy – Fake Lobsters
5. Isotonic – Everywhere I Go
6. 2 Da Core – Rub A Dub
7. Nebula II – Atheama
8. House Crew – We Are Hardcore
9. Zero Zero – Zero Not Zero
10. Acen – Close Your Eyes (Optikonfusion!) (Remix I)
11. Justice & Mercy – Experience (Remix)


10 2012

ZenDaze Disco / 2012

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Total M disco, nu and old, as featured on ZenDaze Radio –

ZenDaze Disco

1. Yellow Magic Orchestra – Light In Darkness
2. Azari & III – Into The Night
3. Yam Who? – I’m In Love
4. Liz Torres feat. Master C & J – Touch Of Love (Club Mix)
5. Wild Geese – Macho Disco Master
6. D.A.F. – Kebab Dreams
7. Glass Candy – Warm In The Winter
8. Was (Not Was) – Out Come The Freaks (Predominantly Funk Version)
9. Captain Rapp – Bad Time (I Can’t Stand It)
10. Aleem feat. Leroy Burgess – Get Loose (Dub)
11. Colourbox – Breakdown (Extended Mix)
12. Xymox – Scum (Dance Mix)
13. Talking Heads – Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)
14. David Bowie – The Secret Life Of Arabia
15. West India Company – Ave Maria (Om Ganesha)(Extended Version)
16. Chris & Cosey – Gofex
17. The Flirts – Passion (Special R.E.M.I.X.)
18. Fockewulf 190 – Body Heat
19. Gary Low – I Want You
20. Blood Orange – The Complete Knock
21. Washed Out – Echoes
22. Chris & Cosey – Lost Bliss
23. Dinosaur L – In The Cornbelt (Larry Levan Mix)
24. Visions Of Tomorrow – Galaxy
25. Toro Y Moi – Saturday Love

ZenDaze II.5 / 2011

Our March ZenDaze event has been postponed because of the tragic events in northeastern Japan.  We are refocusing our creative energies for April and raising funds for relief efforts to help those in need.  I will also be donating all monetary contributions received via this blog for the month of April.  So if you’d like to help, use the Paypal link at the right.  All donations will go to Second Harvest Japan who physically deliver much needed food and supplies to the earthquake affected areas.  Let’s make a difference!

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DJ Megoopy
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04 2011

Sea Wave Water Shake Earth / 2011

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An aural polaroid capturing the surreal atmospherics in Tokyo after the earthquake+tsunami+radiation trifecta.

Sea Wave Water Shake Earth

1. Planet Earth – Duran Duran
2. Twin & Earth – Dif Juz
3. Waves Become Wings – This Mortal Coil
4. Slow Water – Brian Eno
5. Sea, Swallow Me – Harold Budd & Cocteau Twins
6. On Earth – The Sundays
7. …In That Quiet Earth – Genesis
8. Wave – David Sylvian
9. Earthrise (Moon Mix) – Joshua Iz
10. Waves, Waves, Waves – M83
11. Underwater (The Dome Part I) – Worship
12. Shake – Bombers
13. Waterfalls – Mr. Fingers
14. Shake The Disease – Depeche Mode
15. Water Window – The Depriciation Guild
16. Underwater Lady – Kirstie Hawkshaw
17. The Waters Deep – Bent
18. Underwater Boy – Virna Lindt
19. Velvet Water – Stereolab
20. The Garden Of Earthly Delights (Ballistic Bario Boom) – D*Note
21. Earth (Gaia) – The Orb
22. Broad Waters/Oh. Our River Narew – Henryk Gorecki
23. Wind On Water – Fripp & Eno
24. Blackwater – Rain Tree Crow
25. Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground) – The Jacksons

Total M Daze / 2011

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Some DJ Total M slow jamz…


1. Active Child – When Your Love Is Safe (Classixx Remix)
2. Matt Van Schie – Journey
3. Destroyer – Chinatown
4. All Tiny Creatures – An Iris
5. Röyksopp – Electric Counterpoint III. Fast (RYXP True To Original Edit)
6. Washed Out – New Theory
7. Twin Shadow – Yellow Balloon
8. Brusque Twins – Trapped In Corners
9. Glass Candy – Computer Love
10. Oh Land – White Nights (Twin Shadow Remix)
11. Professor Genius – Pegaso (Excerpt)
12. Gino Soccio – So Lonely (Debukas Edit)
13. Lake – Madagascar
14. Max Tundra – Lysine
15. The Great Mundane – The Hug Machine
16. Windsurf – Cracking The Tube
17. Cassie – Official Girl (CFCF Remix)
18. Eluvium – Crash Deconstructed

ZenDaze / 2011

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Here begins Zen.Daze.  Following in the footsteps of the Atmospheric Audio Chair parties, the resident DJs all spent time in the Midwest rave scene in the early 90s.  Here in Japan, we’ll take a modern approach to the day-chillout party and include indie pop, nu disco, classic dub/downtempo, of course 90s electronica, even krautrock and experimental jazz.  But above all, it’ll be a chance to have fun on a Sunday with friends and wind up the weekend.  Join us every last Sunday of the month at Bonobo!


01 2011