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Hiroshi Matsui A.K.A. Royal Mirrorball - (Earth In) Blue
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A1(Earth In) Blue
B1(Earth In) Blue (Instrumental)

(Earth In) Blue

Rush Hour | Item No: 926072
Vinyl 12" | 2022 / EU – Original | New
14,99 €
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‘(Earth in) Blue’ by rogue Japanese producer Hiroshi Matsui aka Royal Mirrorball. Including a previously unreleased instrumental! Comes with obi.

While still in high school, Matsui started studying multi-recording synthesizer composition. His fascination for electronic music quickly became an obsession and in 1985 the eighteen year old Matsui took part in The famous Parco department stores-organized Organ-Zaka competition to win the grand prize, beating such luminaries as Towa Tei (of Deee-Lite fame) and Zabadak and kickstarting his career as a professional musician scoring jingles and commercials.

In 1992 Matsui’s ‘Samba de Howa Howa’ was released as a Japan-only promo. The song nevertheless garnered the attention of Tony Humphries, became a fixture on Kiss FM and was eventually featured on the first volume of King Street’s infamous ‘Sounds of Far East Dance Music’ compilation.

At the end of the nineties Matsui established his own Royal Mirrorball production company and label, kicking off with the EP that featured the wonderful ‘(Earth in) Blue’. Matsui: “the name ‘Royal Mirrorball’ was inspired by the gay clubs of the 80's. That’s what I had in mind whenever I made music, whether it was house music, J-pop, noise or contemporary music.” Quantities of the EP that spawned ‘(Earth in) Blue’ were extremely limited as they were originally intended only as a gift for friends and colleagues. Matsui: “But it was also an issue of cash on hand and production costs. Funds were limited back then.”
Item Details
Item No:926072
Artist:Hiroshi Matsui A.K.A. Royal Mirrorball
Titel:(Earth In) Blue
Label:Rush Hour
Katalog-Nr:RH-STORE JPN 9
Format:Vinyl 12", Vinyl, Singles, 12"
Pressing:EU – Original
Release Date:2022
Genre:Electronic & Dance
Style:Chicago & Acid House
Condition:New
Price:14,99 €
Weight:250g (plus 250g Packaging)
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