Video: Tokyo Counterpoint - Swimming In Love (Mole)
Junichi Hoshino a.k.a. Tokyo Counterpoint started playing guitar when he was 14 years old. In 2001 he became a recording engineer and has done a lot of recordings in the studio so far. Since he had the chance to use a professional studio, he started to compose, arrange and remix songs and tracks. In 2003, he started his own solo project under the name “Tokyo Counterpoint” and released his first album “Oval” 2007 in Japan. The album was very successful in Japan and received No. 1 in Tower Records and No. 4 in HMV in Tokyo charts. Futhermore tha album got nice reviews in the Japanese music press like Remix Magazine, Floor net, and Sound & Recording Magazine. In 2009, Tokyo Counterpoint remixed and re-issued the album for Mole Listening Pearls. The new version of the album, totally new produced and remixed in 2009, also features three stellar additional tracks. One of these new songs, the deliciously erotic “Swimming in Love” showcasing the new vocalist Kanata Okajima, is a neo-disco jam that has Junichi Hoshino venturing out into uncharted waters again.