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

Recent posts

Ambient sounds

Cokiyu: eletronic, ambient, also plays in “aus”. Reminds me of Emilie Simon’s March of the Penguins’ soundtrack. Akira Kosemura: electronic, ambient, similar...

Merry christmas

With or without KFC, like tradition stands in Japan, merry christmas. KFCがなくてもメリークリスマス!


Naomi Chiaki: playing Portuguese fado songs from Amalia Rodrigues, translated (interpreted) into Japanese.

Shoegaze is Big in Japan

Do you remember all the shoegaze in Lost in Translation’s soundtrack? (The noisy, over-distorted guitars riffs and melodic but distant voices of bands from t...