Tag Archives: Japan

Preview: Minyo Crusaders @ The Jazz Cafe (London; Monday 11th November 2019)

Preview: Minyo Crusaders @ The Jazz Cafe (London; Monday 11th November 2019)

When opposites attract. Take possibly the most traditional expression of Japanese folk music (min’yō), blend it with worlds apart styles like reggae, cumbia and afrobeat, add tons of groove, and you’ll have one of the most exciting bands around, Minyo Crusaders. The Tokyo-based ensemble is a joy-to-the-ear music miracle. Back...
Visions of Sound – October 2019

Visions of Sound – October 2019

Every month, we bring you a collection of the best world music-related videos. That’s our way to give value to too often overlooked, rich and diverse artistic expressions. Listen with your eyes! Watch the full playlist:
Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.42 – Giacomo Lee

Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.42 – Giacomo Lee

View Giacomo Lee bio here Atlantic Lipsss starts off with one of the most slept on indie releases from last year by South Korea’s 75a. It then explores the best synth-pop, future funk, dream music and art rock from Japan, Taiwan and Singapore. There’s footwork from Foodman, plunderphonic fun from...
Preview: Hyper Japan @ Tobacco Dock (London, 14th to 16th July 2017)

Preview: Hyper Japan @ Tobacco Dock (London, 14th to 16th July 2017)

We had plenty of fun on Saturday during Celebrating Tanabata event at Rich Mix…so we’re more than looking forward to keeping the Far-East party mood going. Luckily, London and its event calendar have perfect timing and in just a few days’ time will host the largest Japanese “fun fair” in the UK....
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