The Sound of Sneakers

Nigo and Hiroshi Fujiwara – the spiritual godfathers of the modern day sneaker fetishist – have both put out really expensive, limited-edition import mix CDs.

You might have seen Nigo and his pal Pharell out and about on their diamond-encrusted Segway scooters, or caught Hiroshi and Eric Clapton playing their collab signature guitar (or maybe you’re just a normal person who like, goes on dates instead of caring about these things). Regardless, now you have a chance to see what these style mavens rock out to.

Nigo’s joint is filled with DFA/Boredoms collabs (J.O.Y.’s “Sunplus”), Lordz of Brooklyn jams, and the BAPE TV theme. Hiroshi’s “Kick Back” mix is a little more subdued – Todd Rundgren, Minnie Ripperton, etc – but crazy eclectic and enjoyable.

Nigo presents Revenge of The Ape Sounds
1 Cherie / Time Air Line (05 ver)
2 Natural Calamity / When You Gonna Wake Me Up
3 OOIOO / On Mani
4 Stven / Kitkope
5 J.O.Y / Sunplus Feat. Yoshimi P-wee (DFA remix)
6 Wise / Random Thoughts
7 LowJackThree / Muddy Thumb
8 Edison Chen Produced By Nigo / Tp Too
9 Lordz Of Brooklyn / Hey DJ
10 Magnolia / This Day (Ape Sounds Remix)
11 Albino Gorilla / Bape Tv Theme
12 Nigo Feat.You The Rock / Bapepsiman Theme
13 Dub Master X / Bapesta!!Prowresling Theme

Hiroshi’s Kick Back (Private Mix) Vol.1
1 Tim Story / The Hold
2 Todd Rundgren / Be Nice To Me
3 Jesse Colin Young / Sunlight
4 Felt / Book Of Swords
5 The Durutti Column / I Get Alone Without You Very Well
6 Patti Austin / That’s Enough For Me
7 Hiroshi Fujiwara / Dawn
8 The Specials / Do Nothing

9 Brian Eno / Slow Water
10 Femme Fatale
11 Holger Czukay / Persian Love
12 New Composers / Lovestory
13 Minnie Riperton / Alone In Brewster Bay
14 Willie Nelson / Moonlight In Vermont

POSTED February 3, 2005 1:00PM IN MUSIC TAGS: , , ,

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