Toshio Matsuura

Real Name:
松浦 俊夫 (Toshio Matsuura)
Profile:
Japanese electronic DJ and producer.

Matsuura is probably best known for his work as one of the three collective members of the United Future Organization in 1990, who released five full albums over 12 years. 

Since their demise in 2002, he has concentrated more on DJ-ing at clubs and festivals internationally, producing events and music supervision for notable fashion brands. While his solo production and remix work during this period, often using pseudonym Fantasista, has included many artists, including James Brown, Astor Piazzolla, Gotan Project, Melanie De Biasio, et al.

In 2013, he gathered talented and forward-thinking artists based in Tokyo to produce a project called HEX (30) which presents Tokyo’s progressive form of Jazz to the world, with their debut self-titled album "Hex" (2013) released worldwide on major jazz label Blue Note.

Around 2018, new project Toshio Matsuura Group gathered UK musicians, with album "Loveplaydance" (2018) being released on Gilles Peterson's British label Brownswood Recordings.

Matsuura's has two regular radio programmes. The first being "WW Toyko", broadcast 11:00-13:00 (UK time) on the 1st & 3rd Monday each month, on Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide FM. With the second being "Tokyo Moon", which airs 17:00-18:00 each Sunday (Japan time) on "InterFM897".
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Albums

TYCJ 60019 Hex — Toshio Matsuura 松浦俊夫* Presents HEX (30) 松浦俊夫* Presents HEX (30) - Hex (Album) Blue Note TYCJ 60019 Japan 2013 Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

MNC005 Hello To The Wind EP — Toshio Matsuura Toshio Matsuura Presents HEX (30) x Hugo LX Featuring Grey Reverend Toshio Matsuura Presents HEX (30) x Hugo LX Featuring Grey Reverend - Hello To The Wind EP(12", EP) Menace MNC005 Europe 2020 Sell This Version
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Compilations

CDSOL-1066 Shibuya Jazz Classics - Toshio Matsuura Collection - East Wind Issue — Toshio Matsuura Toshio Matsuura Shibuya Jazz Classics - Toshio Matsuura Collection - East Wind Issue(CD, Comp) Solid Records (6) CDSOL-1066 Japan 2003 Sell This Version
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HBJP01 Hugo Boss: Tokyo — Toshio Matsuura Toshio Matsuura / Shuya Okino Toshio Matsuura / Shuya Okino - Hugo Boss: Tokyo(2xCD, Comp, Promo) Rambling Records, Hugo Boss HBJP01 Japan 2005 Sell This Version
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DJ Mixes

PHCR-1686 Night Trip (Non Stop Mixed By Top DJs Of The World) — Toshio Matsuura Toshio Matsuura Night Trip (Non Stop Mixed By Top DJs Of The World)(CD, Mixed) Brownswood Records PHCR-1686 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
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none Summer Madness — Toshio Matsuura Toshio Matsuura Summer Madness(Cass, Mixed) Brownswood Records none Japan 2000 Sell This Version
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AICT 178 Fueled For The Future - Volume 3 — Toshio Matsuura Toshio Matsuura Fueled For The Future - Volume 3 (Comp, Album) Compost Records AICT 178 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
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RBCS 2284 Alfa Sound I — Toshio Matsuura Toshio Matsuura Featuring 8C Competizione Toshio Matsuura Featuring 8C Competizione - Alfa Sound I(CD, Album, Comp, Mixed) Rambling Records RBCS 2284 Japan 2009 Sell This Version