This blog introduces modern music from Japan.
Keywords: Japanese music, indie, alternative.

Recent posts

Something depressive for a change

Yoriko Ichinomiya: Folk singer-songwriter and piano. Her Facebook page reads “just a drinker with a habit of singing and playing piano”. Personally, it feels...

Indie girls

Remigai: Indie pop and folk from Nagoya. mmm: Read as ”mi-mai-mo”. Great concerts, shy and funny on stage, a multi-instrumentalist. Almost a one person show....

Takuya Kuroda

Takuya Kuroda: Japanese trumpeter from Kobe, now based in Brooklyn. Part of José James’ band and now starring solo too. Groovy, funky.

Mio Matsuda’s musical journeys

Mio Matsuda: sings in Japanese, Portuguese, Cape Verde creole, Spanish… Multicultural and inspiring. Her album “Creole” does interesting music journalism and...

Kikagaku Moyo

Kikagaku Moyo: psychadelic band from Tokyo. Vocals, guitars, sitar, drums. Great live shows, dynamic and varied. Their webpage: