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NEW RELEASES October 2017

Far Side Music |  NEW RELEASES October 2017

JAPAN

JAPAN

New double album from Haruomi Hosono. Vintage propaganda recordings, including children's songs, made during the Manchuria occupation from 1931. Vintage Asakusa opera recordings. Fascinating recording of Shirotori Odori by Makoto Kubota. Japanese/ world roots mix from Bakurocho Band. 3 CD 70s folk compilation and Hosono 7 inch reissue from the seminal 70s label, Bellwood. New original soundtrack from the wonderful Kuricorder Quartet. First solo album for eight years from Ryuichi Sakamoto. Sakamoto Year Book1980-84. Latin/jazzy minyo from Minyo Crusaders and reissue of classic updated minyo from singer Takio Ito. New album from Towa Tei. First album from koto player, Leo. Double LP Vinyl from the brilliant Zipangu label. Reissue of HIS feat. Haruomi Hosono and Kiyoshi Imawano. Shuta Hasunuma and U-Zhaan also featuring Sakamoto. Posthumous album from Toimita. New Akiko Yano live album with Hiromi Uehara. Mariko Hamada produced by Makoto Kubota and Kubota Bali ambient album. New albums from the incredible Shibusashirazu and the 'screaming philosopher' Kazuki Tomokawa. New and superb albums of Koto and one of shakuhachi. New album by the wonderful singer from Amami, Rikki. Ryuichi Sakamoto latest deluxe 'Schola' compilation of Japanese Pop Music. Bon Odori compilation. Sizzle Ohtaka singles.

OKINAWA / AMAMI CDs / VINYL

OKINAWA / AMAMI CDs / VINYL

First album from Okinawa Americana. Six female musicians sing Okinawa love songs. New album from Misako Oshiro with collaborators including Nenez and Kazufumi Miyazawa. Ancient ritual music from Kudaka island. New album by the wonderful singer from Amami, Rikki. Compilation by Kazufumi Miyazawa of contemporary Shimauta. New Ikue Asazaki. Shoukichi Kina Bloodline remastered on CD and vinyl LP. New album from Mayuko Higa from Yaeyama. New album of classical music with notation. New album of classical and folk roots music by Toru Yonaha. Piano and vocal Okinawan lullabies. Campus Records 45 year anniversary CD. Maltese Rock new album. Amami island harp blues singer. New Ryuichi Sakamoto/Unaigumi CD single. New albums by Yasukatsu Oshima, Kanako Horiuchi, Nenez and Ryuchim Band. Taiwan-Ryukyu and Cumbia inspired Okinawa compilations.

OTHER ASIAN CDs

OTHER ASIAN CDs

New album by Burmese guitarist U Tin. Compilations of 60s and 90s Hong Kong pop. New album from brilliant Vietnamese dan tranh player Tri Nguen and by wonderful vocalist Huong Thanh. Soundtrack to Bangkok Nites. Vintage style keroncong. Vietnamese contemporary folk and traditional.

DVD / Blu-ray

DVD / Blu-ray

Harumo Hosono A Night in Chinatown DVD & Blu-ray. Two book and DVD box set of journalist Toyo Nakamura. New studio live DVD and Blu-ray from Akiko Yano. Bunraku and Okinawa Classical Dance DVDs. The Last Geisha documentary. YMO Live in San Francisco 2011 Blu-ray. Ryuichi Sakamoto, Playing the Orchestra 2014 on Blu-ray, DVD and both together as a package with the CD. Haruomi Hosono and Ryuchi Sakamoto with guests including Yukihiro Takahashi, at EX Theater Roppongi December 2013 on DVD and Blu-ray. Taeko Onuki 40th Anniversary Concert DVD & Blu-ray with Hosono as guest. Traditional dance (buyo) from Tomogoro Yamamura, and bunraku classic film on Blu-ray.

ETC..

ETC..

Hawaiian Hula compiled by Sandii. Electronic albums with Japan only bonus tracks by Fennesz/Jim O'Rourke and Brian Eno. Raymond Scott deluxe box set with covers by Haruomi Hosono and others. Three John Cage 1962 Japan tour recordings issued for the first time. 20 Year anniversary compilation from Respect Records. Six releases from the legendary Audi-Book label, available again for a limited time.

HIGH QUALITY CD FORMATS - Western Artists

HIGH QUALITY CD FORMATS - Western Artists

100 Special Priced SHM-SACD Reissues. Previously released but deleted, now available again as limited editions at a lower price.

HAWAII

HAWAII

New Jake Shimabukuro and Japan only re-releases of classic albums from Gabby Pahinui, Eddie Kamae and Sunday Manoa

Far Side Music |  NEW RELEASES October 2017

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