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

Recent posts


Happy End - Kaze Wo Atsumete


Two very different examples of the Japanese instrument Shamisen in contemporary bands.

Post and math rock Top 5 (oops Top 6)

The contained excitement of post-rock and math-rock, with its powerful but voiceless sound, matches somehow very well with the Japanese reserve, I believe. M...


Bands with Japanese singers but actually based in America. Asobi seksu: Dream pop Deerhoof: ~Indie rock