No Filter – May 31, 2021

It is the last day of May.
Have a listen to No Filter – Home Edition on CHUO 89.1 FM for May 24, 2021.
Again the first hour I played were Asian musicians that released stuff in 2021 in time for Asian Heritage Month.
Today is the last day of Asian Heritage Month.

Asian Heritage Month Set (Last day)
Masayoshi Fujita – Gaia from Bird Ambience

Lightning Bug – Song of the Bell from A Color of the Sky which comes out on June 25, 2021.

Marigold Sun – Swimming from the album of the same name which comes out on June 25, 2021. Marigold Sun is the solo alias of NYC-based Singaporean-Australian musician Eric Li Harrison.

Ecovillage – The Sun Appeared feat. Rhucle from New Reality.

David Dennel – VIEWS feat. Nomichit

88rising, Rich Brian and NIKI – California feat. Warren Hue

Karaboudjan – Seems Like from the upcoming album IMAGO which is due out in September.

Kishi Bashi – Cascades from Emigrant EP

Bachelor – Sand Angel from Doomin’ Sun

Spike Yee and Proper – Mellow Yellow from You Thought

Paul Chin – Slow Wine X Take Two (feat. Phoenix Pagliacci & Shad) from Full Spectrum Deluxe Edition.

YUF-O, Francis Inferno Orchestra and Yu Su – Prance = Prance from You Off Ohh – EP

Tempalay – Ninja Hattari from Ghost Album

Scha Dara Parr and never young beach – Bebayan and Schayan

Akisai, synfilums and Itoko Toma – Somei Yoshi (Akisai Rework)

Hideyuki Hashimoto – Page


Mustafa – Separate from When Smoke Rises

TOP 5 Song of the Week
5. Shad – Work feat. Skratch Bastid LW [*] TW [1]

4. Charlotte Day Wilson – If I Could from ALPHA which comes out on July 9, 2021. LW [4] TW [2]

3. Luna Li – Alone but Not Lonely from the EP of the same name. LW [3] TW [3]

2. Lucid Express – Hollowers from their self-titled album which comes out on July 16, 2021. LW [2] TW [2]

1. MC Jin and Wyclef Jean – Stop the Hatred LW [1] TW [4] (2 weeks at #1 and a perfect ending to Asian Heritage Month 2021!)

Half Waif – Sodium & Cigarettes from Mythopoetics which comes out on July 9, 2021.

Royal Canoe – Scratching Static feat. NNAMDÏ from Sidelining which comes out on July 9, 2021.

Gulfer – Look from the split with Charmer

Charmer – Diamond (Sprinkler)


Arkells – All Roads

Paper Idol – Seen This All Before

Timid, The Brave – Magnolia

Maple Glider – Baby Tiger from To Enjoy Is The Only Thing which comes out June 25, 2021.

Status / Non-Status – 500 Years from 1, 2, 3, 4, 500 Years – EP

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