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TOWA TEI (テイトウワ)

Towa Tei is a Japanese-born DJ, who first earned notice for his production work on the Jungle Brothers’ 1989 LP Done by the Forces of Nature.

In 2005, Towa Tei released a new album dubbed Flash and a new single with Kylie Minogue, “Sometime Samurai”, which reached number six in Japan.

His best-known work in the West was as part of the post-80’s NY house music trio,Deee-Lite.

After the break-up of Deee-Lite in the late 90’s, Towa Tei returned to Tokyo to join the burgeoning “Shibuya-kei Scene” with the likes of Pizzicato Five and Fantastic Plastic Machine.

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Towa Tei - 火星 Mars

Towa Tei - Technova (La em Copacabana)

Towa Tei - Free (MJ Cole remix)

Kylie Minogue & Towa Tei - German Bold Italic
This is a rare music video from the late 90's, it features ex delite member Towa Tei.
the record was a real flop but the video was awesomely quirky and wierd. 

i love the Shibuya- Kei music movement!

Incase you like his music, here are some similar Artists: 
Mexican Institute of Sound, LFO, Primal Scream,Saint Etienne, Underworld, The Black Dog, David Morales,Stereolab, M People, Pizzicato Five, 808 State, Cajmere, Kerri Chandler, Leftfield, Money Mark,Roger Sanchez, Larry Levan,Armand Van Helden, Deep Dish,Club 69, Tony de Vit, Cibo Matto,Tony Humphries, Josh Wink, Luke Slater, Carl Cox, Todd Edwards,Phuture, Richard "Humpty" Vission, Air, Paul van Dyk,Innerzone Orchestra, Kid Loco,Fantastic Plastic Machine, Andy Votel, Seksu Roba, The Baldwin Brothers

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