New Album “Night Music” Will be Released on Dec 4, 2020

With the concept of “music for nightlife,” Captain Funk’s latest album contains stylish and vibrant tracks that are enjoyable not only as dance music but also as music for driving at night. It pushes forward the retro-futuristic-jazz approach, which was displayed in the last release, “Metropolis.”

“Night Music” Tracklist

Captain Funk - Night Music 1. Parade
2. Night Shift
3. Wherever You Are
4. Love Supreme
5. Stepping Out
6. Rendezvous
7. Midnight Express
8. Aquarius
9. Lumiere
10. Skyline


Album Info & Credit


Artist Name: Captain Funk
Album Title: “Night Music”
Release Date: December 4th (Fri), 2020
Format: Digital & CD (Digipak)
Product No: MECD-1013
UPC Code: 195269044640
Label: Model Electronic
Physical Distribution: Alliance Entertainment
All tracks composed and produced by Tatsuya Oe(JASRAC)
Art Direction: Passion Yoko

Store links (TBA: To be updated)

Note for Sync Licensing

If you’re interested in obtaining a license of music included in this album for your TV/Film/Advertising project, please request a quote from “License Form.”

Captain Funk “Summer Mix 2020” Movie Published

We have just published a new video clip featuring Tatsuya’s 24-minute DJ mix on Youtube. It all consists of his compositions and productions as Captain Funk and OE, including a brand new track “Aquarius” and new versions of his past releases. Hopefully, you will enjoy this mix and feel the summer even when you “stay at home.”

Also, don’t forget to subscribe to Model Electronic Records channel on Youtube.

– Tracklist –
1. Big Blue 0:00
2. New Mix: Overture (Electronic Funk Mix) 2:42
3. OE – Into the Echo (Instrumental Mix) 4:55
4. Tell Me (Chill Out Mix) 7:23
5. At the Beach (Instrumental Mix) 9:25
6. New Track: Aquarius 11:45
7. Just Wanna Get You Tonight (Summer Mix) 15:02
8. OE – Into the Echo 17:12
9. Sunset Bay 19:37

All tracks composed and produced by Tatsuya Oe (JASRAC)
BPMs: All 110 except track 9 (BPM94)

(Updated on July 28th)
These two tracks are exclusively available on Bandcamp now. Hopefully, you will visit the brand new Model Electronic Records page on Bandcamp as well.
“Aquarius”

“Overture (Electronic Funk Mix)”

– Albums –
Track 1 from “Oceans
Original Mix of Track 2 from “Heavy Mellow
Track 3,8 from OE “New Classics, Vol.1
Track 4 from “Chronicles 2007-2013, Vol.1
Track 5,7 from “Chronicles 2007-2013, Vol.2
Track 10 from “Metropolis

– Thumbnails –
Captain Funk - Big Blue


Captain Funk - At the beach
Captain Funk - Aquarius
Captain
Captain Funk - Just Wanna Get You Tonight
Captain Funk - Just Wanna Get You Tonight2
Captain Funk - Into the Echo
Captain Funk - Sunset Bay

More digital music platforms have joined to distribute Captain Funk releases

These digital music stores and streaming services in Japan and China just have started to distribute all the releases of Model Electronic. Recochoku, mora, e-onkyo music, and OTOTOY handle hi-resolution audio files such as 24bit/48Khz WAV and Flac. Hopefully, you will enjoy listening to Tatsuya’s music through these services as well.


Additional digital setvices May 2020

Additional digital music stores and streaming services

Japan

music.jp | dwango.jp | recochoku | mora | e-onkyo music | OTOTOY | rakuten music

Otoraku| FaRao Pro (These are background music suppliers for restaurants, bars, and similar establishments.)

China

QQ Music | Kuwo Music(酷我音楽)| NetEase Cloud Music(網易雲音楽)| Xiami Music (蝦米音楽)

Releases which have started to be distributed via these platforms

For details, please visit each release page in “Releases” or Discography section on tatsuyaoe.com.

『Chronicles 2007-2013, Vol.1 』『Chronicles 2007-2013, Vol.2 』『Oceans』『Metropolis』

Note: As for “Chronicles 2007-2013, Vol.1&2,” only 16bit/44Khz files are distributed. All the other releases include distributions of hi-resolution audio files such as 24bit/48Khz WAV and Flac.

Captain Funk – Chronicles 2007-2013, Vol. 1 Captain Funk – Chronicles 2007-2013, Vol. 2 Captain Funk - Oceans Captain Funk - Metropolis

Discontinued: Google Play Music

We have decided to end distributing all Model Electronic releases to Google Play Music except Captain Funk’s “Chronicles 2007-2013” albums. We don’t have a plan to shift and distribute our releases to Youtube Music

New Album “Metropolis” Out on Nov 8, 2019

Tatsuya Oe will release Captain Funk’s new full-album on November 8 (Fri), 2019 (Digital/CD). “Metropolis,” produced by the electronic music producer who has raised and lived in Tokyo, Osaka, and New York, takes you on his retro-futuristic journey of “City Music” in the style of electronic funk, synthwave, and electro-jazz.

“Metropolis” Tracklist

Captain Funk - Metropolis 1. City of Love
2. Street Chaser
3. Magic
4. Over the Rainbow
5. You’ll Never Know
6. Metropolis
7. Seduction
8. Till the Dawn
9. Sunset Bay


Album Info & Credit


Artist Name: Captain Funk
Album Title: “Metropolis”
Release Date: Nov 8th (Fri), 2019
Format: Digital & CD (Digipak)
Product No: MECD-1010
UPC Code: 888295949101
Label: Model Electronic
Physical Distribution: Alliance Entertainment
All tracks composed and produced by Tatsuya Oe (JASRAC)
Art Direction: Passion Yoko

Downloads & Streaming Services (Updated in May 2020)

Worldwide

Bandcamp
Apple Music US | JP
Amazon US | JP | UK | FR | GR | IT | ES | CA
7digital
Spotify
Deezer
Tidal
Napster
Akazoo
Qobuz
Yandex Music
iHeartRadio
LiveXLive
Pandora

Japan

AWA
Music.jp
Dwango.jp
Recochoku(incl. Hi-Res)
Mora (Hi-Res)
e-onkyo music (Hi-Res)
OTOTOY (Lossless) (Hi-Res)
KKBox
Line Music
Rakuten Music

Other Asian countries

QQMusic
Kuwo Music(酷我音楽)
NetEase Cloud Music(網易雲音楽)
Xiami Music(蝦米音楽)

CD Store Links

Amazon US | JP | UK | FR | GR | IT | ES
Import CDs
MusicStack

Note for Sync Licensing

If you’re interested in obtaining a license of music included in this album for your TV/Film/Advertising project, please request a quote from “License Form.”

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Dark Model’s New Album “Flashback” Released

“Be A Badass”

Dark Model (Captain Funk’s another project) has released his new album (Digital/CD), “Flashback.” Following the Independent Music Award winner “Saga,” this third full-album is a collection of 15 dramatic orchestral electronic tracks including new mixes of its early works. Immerse yourself in this most rock-oriented album of the project.

“Flashback” Tracklist

Dark Model-Flashback 1. Tougher Than Steel
2. Fire Back
3. Fearless
4. Majestic Flight
5. Guilty as Sin
6. Bionic Warrior (Orchestral Mix)
7. Critical Point
8. Vengeance is Mine
9. No Surrender
10. Prayer for the Night
11. Valor and Dignity
12. Revenge Seeker (Complete Version)
13. Requiem for an Angel (Choral Mix)
14. Phantasm
15. End of a Dream


Album Info & Credit


Artist Name: Dark Model
Album Title: “Flashback”
Release Date: August 26th (Mon), 2019
Format: Digital & CD (Digipak)
Product No: MECD-1009
UPC Code: 888295925471
Label: Model Electronic
Physical Distribution: Alliance Entertainment
All tracks composed and produced by Tatsuya Oe (JASRAC)
Art Direction: Passion Yoko

Downloads & Streaming Services (Updated in May 2020)

Worldwide

Apple Music / iTunes US
Amazon US | JP | UK | FR | GR | IT | ES | CA
Bandcamp
7digital
Spotify
Tidal
Deezer
Napster
Akazoo
Qobuz
Yandex Music
Pandora
iHeartRadio
LiveXLive

Japan

AWA
Music.jp
Dwango.jp
Recochoku (incl. Hi-Res)
Mora (Hi-Res)
e-onkyo music (Hi-Res)
OTOTOY (Lossless) (Hi-Res)
KKBox
Line Music
Rakuten Music

Other Asian countries

QQMusic
Kuwo Music(酷我音楽)
NetEase Cloud Music(網易雲音楽)
Xiami Music(蝦米音楽)

Physical (CD)

Amazon US | JP | UK | FR | GR | IT | ES
f.y.e (US)
Import CDs
Music Stack (Artist Page)

Note for Sync Licensing

If you’re interested in obtaining a license of music included in this album for your TV/Film/Advertising project, please request a quote from “License Form.”

New Album “Oceans” Out on June 28th, 2019

Tatsuya Oe will release Captain Funk’s new full-album on June 28th (Fri), 2019 (Digital/CD). “Oceans” takes you on a breezy and uplifting voyage through 10 instrumental tracks in the style of futuristic funk, electronic jazz, and tropical dance music.

“Oceans” Tracklist

Captain Funk - Oceans 1. Big Blue
2. Running
3. Pacific
4. Dolphins
5. Underwater
6. Voyager
7. Splash
8. Night Dive
9. Rakuen
10. Back to the Island


Album Info & Credit


Artist Name: Captain Funk
Album Title: “Oceans”
Release Date: June 28th (Fri), 2019
Format: Digital & CD (Digipak)
Product No: MECD-1008
UPC Code: 888295907156
Label: Model Electronic
Physical Distribution: Alliance Entertainment
All tracks composed and produced by Tatsuya Oe (JASRAC)
Art Direction: Passion Yoko

Downloads & Streaming Services (Updated in May 2020)

Worldwide

Bandcamp
Apple Music US | JP
Amazon US | JP | UK | FR | GR | IT | ES
7digital
Spotify
Deezer
Napster
Tidal
Akazoo
Qobuz
Yandex Music
Pandora
iHeartRadio
LiveXLive
Shazam (Artist Page)

Japan

AWA
Music.jp
Dwango.jp
Recochoku (incl. Hi-Res)
Mora (Hi-Res)
e-onkyo music (Hi-Res)
OTOTOY (Lossless) (Hi-Res)
KKBox
Line Music
Rakuten Music

Other Asian countries

QQMusic
Kuwo Music(酷我音楽)
NetEase Cloud Music(網易雲音楽)
Xiami Music(蝦米音楽)

CD Store Links

Amazon US | JP | UK | FR | GR | IT | ES
Import CDs
MusicStack

Note for Sync Licensing

If you’re interested in obtaining a license of music included in this album for your TV/Film/Advertising project, please request a quote from “License Form.”

“The Little Big Beat Book” (UK) Published

Oe contributed an exclusive interview to “The Little Big Beat Book,” authored by a British DJ/writer Rory Roy and published by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Looking back on the Big Beat era in the late 90’s, he discussed how the Japanese club music scene was as well as Captain Funk’s “Bustin’ Loose EP” which had been acclaimed by top-notch Big Beat DJs such as Fatboy Slim and Freddy Fresh.

The official street date is the 10th of September 2018.

Publisher: New Haven Publishing Ltd
ISBN-10: 1912587092

“The Little Big Beat Book” on Waterstones (UK)
Amazon US

The Little Big Beat Book

The author has been working on a lot of promotions including an interview with Craig Charles for his BBC6 Funk & Soul Show, which will be broadcast on the 15th September – he will play a 30 minute DJ Mix on the show including ’Twist and Shout’ by Captain Funk.

Here is a sample of the contributors to this book (except for Tatsuya Oe/Captain Funk).

Fatboy Slim (Norman Cook), The Prodigy (Liam Howlett and Keith Flint), Chemical Brothers manager Robert Linney, Damian Harris (AKA Midfield General – Founder of Skint Records), Mark Jones (Founder of Wall of Sound), Jon Carter, Bassbin Twins, Propellerheads, Wiseguys (‘Ooh La La’), Freestylers, Derek Dahlarge, Bentley Rhythm Ace, Stephen Hall who ran Junior Boys Own Record Label (Chemical Brothers’ First Label), Cut La Roc, Dub Pistols, John Mekon, Robin Turner (Heavenly Social Founder and Promoter), Gareth Hansome (Big Beat Boutique Founder and Promoter), Justin Robertson (from Lionrock), Lindy Layton (Beats International ‘Dub Be Good To Me’), Howie B, Freddy Fresh, Fuzz Townsend, Apollo 440 (‘Stop The Rock’ and ‘Lost in Space’), Simon Shackleton, Mr. Scruff, Jadell, Nick Faber, Robert Luis, Kidda, Max Sedgley, Aldo Vanucci, Gramma Funk (‘I See You Baby’), Alex Hardee from CODA Agency (Liam Gallagher’s Agent), etc.

OE “New Classics Vol.1 & 2” Out on April 20th, 2018

Tatsuya Oe, also known as Captain Funk, will release two new albums “New Classics Vol.1 & 2” on April 20th, 2018 (CD & Digital) under the moniker of “OE” (E is pronounced as long E, like “O.E”).

These albums are collections of new tracks and new arrangements of his past pieces. While the vol.1 focuses on the indie rock/electronica and songwriter-oriented side of the project, the vol.2 delves into the contemporary, edgy, and experimental side.

New Classics Vol.1 – Tracklist

Store links (To be updated)

– Digital Downloads / Streaming Services –

iTunes
Amazon US | JP | UK | FR | GR
Bandcamp (+1 Bonus Track)
Spotify
Google Play
Tidal
Line Music

– CD (CD-R in Jacket type, Limited press) –

Amazon US | JP
CD Baby (CD & Downloads)
Disk Union (Japan)

1 Speed of Love
2 All Around
3 The Glow
4 Rambler and Canter
5 Idle Curiosity
6 Ain’t Knockin’ at Your Door
7 Fickle Hound
8 Into the Echo
9 Spiral
10 Life
11 Time Has Told me
12 Dismissed
13 Tessera
14 Hollow Stone (Remix)
15 Sleep Will Come
16 All Around (Instrumental Mix)
17 The Glow (Instrumental Mix)
18 Into the Echo (Instrumental Mix)

New Classics Vol.2 – Album Sampler & Tracklist

Store links (To be updated)

– Digital Downloads / Streaming Services –

Amazon US | JP | UK | FR | GR
Bandcamp (+1 Bonus Track)
Line Music

– CD (CD-R in Jacket type, Limited press) –

Amazon US | JP
Disk Union (Japan)

1 Blitz
2 f2;5
3 Crash Course
4 Diplegia (OE Version)
5 :-&
6 The Grid
7 Rho
8 Helicity
9 276EC2
10 M61 (Remix)
11 Moon Landing
12 Patterns of Passion
13 Plotter
14 y/q
15 It Happens
16 Deep Reflection
17 rqm
18 Northern Lights

Album Info


Artist Name: OE
Album Title: “New Classics Vol.1″”New Classics Vol.2”
Release Date: April 20th (Fri), 2018
Format: CD (CD in Jacket type) & Digital
Product No: MECD-1006, MECD-1007
UPC Code: 191924552246, 191924618690
Label: Model Electronic
Physical Distribution: Alliance Entertainment / CD Baby
All tracks composed and newly mixed by Tatsuya Oe
Art Direction: Passion Yoko

OE-New Classics-CD

“Endless Possibilities” in WWE WrestleMania 33 TV Commercial

Captain Funk’s “Endless Possibilities (Electro Shuffle Mix)” was licensed and featured in the WWE TV Commercial “WrestleMania 33: Orlando Citrus Bowl.”

The track is included in “Chronicles 2007-2013 vol.1” album. Check the commercial below as well as the track.

– Chronicles 2007-2013 Vol.1 Store Links –

iTunes/Apple Music US – https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/chronicles-2007-2013-vol.-1/id675505921

Amazon MP3 – http://amzn.to/2yPHnt6

Google Play – https://goo.gl/Du1PWa

Spotify – http://open.spotify.com/artist/2bZk23N5hQLPGp03phnbmy

“Leaving” featured in the opening credit of “Younger” (TV Land)

Captain Funk’s track “Leaving” was licensed and featured in “Younger,” a popular American comedy-drama television series starring Sutton Foster, Debi Mazar, Miriam Shor, Hilary Duff, etc. The song was used in the opening credit of Season 2, Ep. 11 “Secrets & Liza.”

“Leaving” is included in “Sunshine” and “Chronicles vol.1” albums. We hope you will check the episode as well as the song.

IMDb: “Younger” Season 2, Ep. 11 “Secrets & Liza”

Amazon.com: “Younger” Season 2, Ep. 11 “Secrets & Liza”

Younger Soundtrack at Tunefind

– Chronicles 2007-2013 Vol.1 Store Links –

iTunes/Apple Music US – https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/chronicles-2007-2013-vol.-1/id675505921

Amazon MP3 – http://amzn.to/2yPHnt6

Google Play – https://goo.gl/Du1PWa

Spotify – http://open.spotify.com/artist/2bZk23N5hQLPGp03phnbmy

(This version is “Extended Piano Remix” also included in “Chronicles vol.1.” To enjoy the original mix, please use the digital downloads & streaming services listed above.)