Best Hits 2014 Megamix – Final Release Info

Posted by DanceMaster on May 21, 2015

Best Hits 2014 Megamix mixed by DJ Yu-Ki
Release Date: 1/17/15
Price: 1980 yen

Two-disc set from Aqua Production, featuring 50 tracks and 140 minutes of music. It’s also available digitally on iTunes Japan. Most of the album is produced by Aqua Project.

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21May

Best Hits 2013 Megamix – Final Release Info

Posted by DanceMaster on May 20, 2015

Best Hits 2013 Megamix mixed by DJ Yu-Ki
Release Date: 11/20/13
Price: 1905 yen

Whoops, I thought I posted about this, but it must have fallen through the cracks. It’s a two-disc set featuring 50 tracks and 140 minutes of music. It’s also available digitally on iTunes Japan. Most of the album is produced by Aqua Project.

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20May

Gold Ru$h -Ultra Party Mega Hits- – Final Release Info

Posted by DanceMaster on May 19, 2015

Gold Ru$h -Ultra Party Mega Hits-
Release Date: 3/18/15
Price: 1800 yen

New party megamix from Victor Japan.

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19May

Party People!!! ~Club Hits Megamix~ – Final Release Info

Posted by DanceMaster on May 18, 2015

Party People!!! ~Club Hits Megamix~ mixed by DJ Yu-Ki
Release Date: 9/24/14
Price: 1700 yen

New house compilation from Victor Japan. The CD is exclusive to Tsutaya Records, but it is available digitally on iTunes Japan. Mixed by DJ Yu-ki.

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18May

Love’s Party -Blazin’ Hot Megamix- – Final Release Info

Posted by DanceMaster on May 17, 2015

Love’s Party -Blazin’ Hot Megamix- mixed by DJ Fumi*Yeah! & DJ Yu-ki
Release Date: 10/22/14
Price: 1900 yen

Third release in the Tsutaya-exclusive Love’s Party series. Mixed by DJ Fumi*Yeah! and DJ Yu-ki.

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17May

100 Mix We Are Having a Blast – Final Release Info

Posted by DanceMaster on May 16, 2015

Manhattan Records presents 100 Mix We Are Having a Blast mixed by DJ Roc the Masaki
Release Date: 2/18/15
Price: 2200 yen

The second release in Manhattan Records’ seemingly annual 100 Mix series. Features 100 songs on a single CD, though due to CD specifications the first track includes two songs. Exclusive to Tsutaya Records. You can listen to samples on Manhattan Records’ web store.

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16May

100 Mix Get Into High Spirits – Final Release Info

Posted by DanceMaster on May 15, 2015

Manhattan Records presents 100 Mix Get Into High Spirits mixed by DJ Roc the Masaki
Release Date: 5/21/14
Price: 2200 yen

Oh, wow, I miss the absolute insanity of 100-song megamixes. This series from Manhattan Records features 100 tracks on a single CD, including an assortment of Power Music licenses and in-house Manhattan Records songs. Since CD specifications have a max of 99 tracks, the first track here plays double duty, serving as the intro and the second track on the CD. The CD appears to be exclusive to Tsutaya Records. You can listen to samples on Manhattan Records’ web store.

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15May

No.1 Party Mix -Ultra Vibes R&B- – Final Release Info

Posted by DanceMaster on May 12, 2015

No.1 Party Mix -Ultra Vibes R&B- mixed by Satoshi Hoshino
Release Date: 5/13/15
Price: 1850 yen

New entry in Star Music’s No.1 Part Mix series, which hasn’t seen a release since 2013. The first release was composed of Power Music licenses and included a few remixes by Japanese artists like ET-Q, DJ Satoshi and U*Hey?. And then they repeated those remixes endlessly for two years. This one is mostly Power Music licenses, plus a few original tracks from Japanese artists like Glutton Boyz and tAisuke. Also interesting that DJ Satoshi is going by his full name now.

Available digitally on iTunes Japan.

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12May

WMC -World Music Cruise- -Blue- – Digital Downloads

Posted by DanceMaster on May 10, 2015

WMC -World Music Cruise- -Blue- DJ Tora & tAisuke & YASK & DJ Hosaka DJ Mixes
Release Date: 4/29/15
Price: 900 yen

Another entry in the World Music Cruise series, this time mixed by DJ Tora & tAisuke & YASK & DJ Hosaka.

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10May

What’s Up! The Best Mix – Pre-release Info

Posted by DanceMaster on April 20, 2015

What’s Up! The Best Mix
Release Date: 6/24/15
Price: 3000 yen

The latest in Universal’s long-running What’s Up! compilation series. This 2-disc set features the latest dance and EDM hits on disc 1, while disc 2 focuses more on R&B/hip-hop hits from 2000-2010. Both discs will be non-stop mixes.

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20Apr

Vocalo EDM Hits – Pre-release Info

Posted by DanceMaster on April 19, 2015

Vocalo EDM Hits
Release Date: 6/24/15
Price: 2000 yen

New compilation from Universal featuring EDM covers of Vocaloid songs. The album will be produced by m-flo’s Taku Takahashi, while vocals will be provided by various utaite like Yuuto, Glutamine, and Kakicho.

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19Apr

Mellow Magic II ~Premium Driving~ – Pre-release Info

Posted by DanceMaster on April 18, 2015

Mellow Magic II ~Premium Driving~
Release Date: 6/10/15
Price: 1750 yen

Sequel to the piano house compilation from FARM Records. Includes covers of current hits like “All About That Bass” and “Uptown Funk” as well as older classics like “I Will Always Love You.”

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18Apr

Urban Night Lounge presents -The Best of Driving- – Final Release Info

Posted by DanceMaster on April 17, 2015

Urban Night Lounge presents -The Best of Driving- performed by The Illuminati
Release Date: 4/15/15
Price: 2300 yen

A two-disc set to celebrate the best of Urban Night Lounge, a piano house series which is produced by The Illuminati (aka DJ U*Hey?). The first disc is a non-stop mix featuring tracks from the 5 previous releases in the series as well as a few new tracks. Disc two appears to be full versions of all-new tracks. Both discs are also available separately on iTunes Japan.

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17Apr

Exit Tunes presents Entrance Dream Music – Final Release Info

Posted by DanceMaster on April 16, 2015

Exit Tunes presents Entrance Dream Music
Release Date: 4/15/15
Price: 2100 yen

The Speed Anime Trance Best series has taken a hiatus, but it looks like Exit Tunes haven’t abandoned the dance music scene completely. The EDM boom is in full force, so this April they’ll be releasing a Vocaloid EDM album featuring top producers, including Ryu* and Sota Fujimori! Sadly, no appearances from other Exit Trance mainstays. Bonus items include a sticker (1 of 4 designs) and a poster. Retailer-exclusive bonuses are also available, ranging from can badges to remix CDs. Visit the official website for samples and more info.

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16Apr

The Best Hot Shots!! -2014 2nd Half Hits- – Final Release Info

Posted by DanceMaster on April 14, 2015

The Best Hot Shots!! -2014 2nd Half Hits- mixed by DJ Roc the Masaki
Release Date: 12/17/14
Price: 1500 yen

Sixth in the series of Tsutaya-exclusive compilations produced by Manhattan Records. All of the tracks are licensed from Power Music. You can listen to samples on Manhattan Records’ web store.

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14Apr