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TOP 10 2016

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Yuu

TAKASHI HIRAYASU

Yuu

Ref: FSD7020


Price: 28.99

1. Takashi Hirayasu is back with his first solo album for 18 years. Best known internationally for his albums with the late Bob Brozman, Hirayasu has toured the world and gained a considerable following. On this album, Hiraysau performs and sounds like the master he is, with his trademark warm vocals and classy new twist on Okinawa classics.

1. Danjyu Kariyushi 2. Kunigami Sabakui 3. Kehitto-uri Bushi 4. Interlude- Okinawa Slack Key Guitar #1 5. Aha Bushi 6. Yachyagwa 7. Tobarama 8. Koi nu Hana 9. Asobi Shongane Bushi

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People who bought this item also bought:
1. Maho (Ref: FSD7007)
2. Miraculous Resonances - The Koto Legend Kimio Eto (2 CDs) (English notes enclosed) (Ref: FSD7038)
3. Minishi (Ref: FSD7037)
4. Irama Latin (CD-R) (Ref: FSD7035)
5. Kankara Song 3 - Kago no Tori, Tottori Shunyo wo Utau (Ref: FSD6857)


Utarhythm

OKI DUB AINU BAND

Utarhythm

Ref: FSD6953


Price: 19.99

2. First album for five years from the highly rated Oki Dub Ainu Band. Ainu traditional tunes mixed with various other types of music and sounds in the trademark Dub Ainu style.

Aside to the usual band guests include Brazilian pandeiro player Marcos Suzano, who can get as many sounds from a tambourine as a drum kit. Recorded and mixed by Naoyuki Uchida one of Japan's dub masters' (Dry & Heavy, Little Tempo etc..)

Oki (vocals, tonkori, mukkuri, caho, guitar, Dx100, percussion) Futoshi Ikabe (vocals, tonkori) Takashi Numazawa (drums) Takashi Nakajo (bass) Hakase Sun (keyboards) Naoyuki Uchida (recording and mix) - Guests Marcos Suzano (pandeiro and caxixi) Keiichi Tanaka (percussion) Manaw Kana (percussion)

1. Utarhythm 2. City of Aleppo 3. Hekuri Sarari 4. Arahuy 5. 'Ankisma Kaa Ka 6. Utari Opunparewa 7. Kenkeyo 8. Suma Mukar 9. Wenko Rock 10. Kamuy Sinta 11. Tama Kooto 12. Rera Tasa Boo 13. NT Special

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People who bought this item also bought:
1. Mogaribue (Ref: FSD7002)
2. Roots - Ryukgaku Keisho Sono 1 (Ref: FSD6996)
3. Yeominrok (Ref: FSD6987)
4. The Essential Doi Inthanon: Classic Isan Pops from the 70s-80s (Ref: FSD6976)
5. Waraku (Ref: FSD6967)
6. Cikapuni (Ref: FSD6954)
7. Amami Tategoto (Ref: FSD6900)


Ikari  (Anger) (Original Soundtrack)  (Blu-specCD2)

RYUICHI SAKAMOTO

Ikari (Anger) (Original Soundtrack) (Blu-specCD2)

Ref: FSD7012


Price: 26.99

3. Soundtrack to Sang-il Lee's latest film Ikari (Anger), the film and soundtrack both released in September 2016. The main theme features Croatian cello duo, 2Cellos.

1. the site 2. no man's land 3. special report 4. darkroom 5. omen 6. the apartment 7. love 8. rally 9. GIs 10. incident 11. smother 12. suspicion 13. whereabouts 14. wanted 15. confusion 16. investigation 17. truth 18. rage 19. trust 20. forgiveness

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People who bought this item also bought:
1. Haruomi Hosono A Night in Chinatown (Blu-ray) (Ref: FSV7034)
2. Metalive (Blu-ray + CD) (Ref: FSV7005)
3. Yano Sanmyaku - All Time Best Album (4 CDs + DVD) (+ Photo Book in A4 Sized Package, Limited Edition) (Ref: FSD7029)
4. It's Hard for Me to Say I'm Sorry (Ref: FSD6993)
5. S-F-X (SHM-CD) (Ref: FSD6917)


Music of Burma - Burmese Guitar

U TIN

Music of Burma - Burmese Guitar

Ref: FSD7015


Price: 19.99

4. Following on from two other brilliant releases from Burma, comes slide guitar player U-Tin. Recorded in 2015 in Burma. Classical, folk and improvisations. Another hidden treasure. Watch the videos

1. Improvisation - Shwe Oh Si 2. Improvisation 3. Nan Kya Nyo Kyut 4. Pan Tha La May Pyo 5. Pan Hey Won 6. Lu Ma Naw 7. Nyo Nyo Sai Sai 8. Aung Min Ga La 9. Improvisation - Gan Da Taw Che 10. Hmone Ma Pye 11. Nga Pu Din

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People who bought this item also bought:
1. Irama Hawaiian, Vintage Hawaiian of Indonesia 1950s (Ref: FSD7014)
2. Yusura- Playing the Gakubiwa (Ref: FSD7022)
3. Sanshin Island Cafe (Ref: FSD7019)
4. Hanatsuoto (Ref: FSD7018)
5. Yumi Kagura (Ref: FSD7016)
6. The World of the Komuso Shakuhachi - The Shakuhachi of Kyoto II - Nesting of Cranes (Myoan Shimpo School) (2 CDs) (with English liner notes) (Ref: FSD7013)
7. Yeominrok (Ref: FSD6987)


Yeominrok

E-DO

Yeominrok

Ref: FSD6987


Price: 21.99

5. We've been fans of cheolhyeongeum (iron zither) player Yu Kyung Hwa, and her album Sympathy for several years. As indeed have many customers and various guitarists from around the world who have got in touch with us about her. Yu, (named here as Kyung-hwa Ryu) is one of the featured artists on this five member band of musicians playing janguu (hourglass drum), daegum (pipe) taepyeongso (double reed wind instrument) - both played by Young-Sup Lee - plus bass, percussion and drums. The first track from Yu's album Sympathy, is the opening on this album too, the brlliant Bird of Oblivion. The version here, is altogether edgier, given a new lease of life with traditional flute, reed, percussion and the ching of a bell. The album only gets better with jazz, rock and even Indian music putting in an appearance. As the English liner notes say ' These artists of different backgrounds and areas create a new sound that exudes its own unique colour. Their profound understanding of tradition establishes the concrete foundation for their music. The ensemble knows how to play with tension and precision.. Their music is exact yet fresh'. Can't argue with that.

1. Bird of Oblivion 2. Road 3. The Brave Moonlight 4. Kangwondo Arirang 5. Bohoeja 6. Ayutthaya



People who bought this item also bought:
1. Yusura- Playing the Gakubiwa (Ref: FSD7022)
2. Hanatsuoto (Ref: FSD7018)
3. Yumi Kagura (Ref: FSD7016)
4. Music of Burma - Burmese Guitar (Ref: FSD7015)
5. Irama Hawaiian, Vintage Hawaiian of Indonesia 1950s (Ref: FSD7014)
6. The World of the Komuso Shakuhachi - The Shakuhachi of Kyoto II - Nesting of Cranes (Myoan Shimpo School) (2 CDs) (with English liner notes) (Ref: FSD7013)
7. Japanese Street Entertainment - Chindon Ya (Ref: FSD6990)
8. Utarhythm (Ref: FSD6953)


Meta

METAFIVE (Yukihiro Takahashi x Keigo Oyamada x Yoshinori Sunahara x Tomohiko Gondo x Leo Imai)

Meta

Ref: FSD6912


Price: 19.99

6. Metafive are a bit of a supergroup in Japan who have occasionally played live at festivals. Finally, the group release their first studio album. Each member is a well known musician from various scenes in the music world (electronic, techno, Shibuya, dub, rock), bringing with them a unique perspective, their talents combined with great effect.

1. Don’t Move 2. Luv U Tokio 3. Maisie’s Avenue 4. Albore 5. Gravetrippin’ 6. Anodyne 7. Disaster Baby 8. Radio(META Version) 9.W.G.S.F. 10. Split Spirit(META Version) 11. Whiteout 12. Threads

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People who bought this item also bought:
1. Year Book 1971-1979 (3 CDs) (Ref: FSD6932)
2. Trio Tour 2012 Japan (Blu-ray) (Ref: FSV6929)
3. Nagasaki : Memories of My Son (Original Soundtrack) (Ref: FSD6927)
4. Friend or FOE? (SHM-CD) (Ref: FSD6926)
5. The Best of Non-Standard (SHM-CD) (Ref: FSD6923)
6. Naufrage En Hiver (SHM-CD) (Ref: FSD6921)
7. Making of Non-Standard Music (SHM-CD) (Ref: FSD6919)
8. Boy Soprano (SHM-CD) (Ref: FSD6918)


Japanistan

KENGO SAITO

Japanistan

Ref: FSD7045


Price: 23.99

Kengo Saito is a Paris based player of the Afghan lute, the rubab. On this album he plays mostly Japanese traditional tunes with the help of local musicians on tabla, flute, bansuri and various Arabic percussion. Really rather wonderful.

1. Pahari Sukiyaki Song (Sukiyaki Ue O Muité Arukô) 2 . Mahali 3. Furusato 4. Sakura Variations, Pt. 1 5. Sakura Variations, Pt. 2 6. Dancing Fingers (Homage to Ustad Malang) 7. Yumeh 8. Kokiriko Bushi 9. Bairagi 10. Hanayomeh Steps 11. Japanistan

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Hanatsuoto

ARAGEHONZI

Hanatsuoto

Ref: FSD7018


Price: 19.99

8. One of the best bands updating Japanese folk (minyo) festival and other styles. Perhaps this is the album that defines and encapsulates the current scene, with dyanamic arrangements of festival songs from northern Japan and original songs. Elements of rap, jazz, rock and other styles. Evoking the spirit of ancient Japanese festival music in the modern world.

1. Akitadaikkumai (Akita Minyo) 2. Echo 3. Detaramekagura 4. Jumannin no Hashi 5. Konoyubi tomare 6. Harukaze 7. Hanatsuoto 8. Tamaokuri 9. Obonaibushi (Akita minyo)

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People who bought this item also bought:
1. Yusura- Playing the Gakubiwa (Ref: FSD7022)
2. Yumi Kagura (Ref: FSD7016)
3. Music of Burma - Burmese Guitar (Ref: FSD7015)
4. Irama Hawaiian, Vintage Hawaiian of Indonesia 1950s (Ref: FSD7014)
5. The World of the Komuso Shakuhachi - The Shakuhachi of Kyoto II - Nesting of Cranes (Myoan Shimpo School) (2 CDs) (with English liner notes) (Ref: FSD7013)
6. Yeominrok (Ref: FSD6987)


Mogaribue

KUNIHIRO IZUMI

Mogaribue

Ref: FSD7002


Price: 19.99

9. Solo album of shakuhachi from musician known as the saxophone player with Shibusashirazu and Satoko Fujii Orchestra, and also solo guitarist, singer-songwriter, sax player and multi-instrumentalist. Izumi plays different types of shakuhachi and makes his own plastic ones which he plays on some tracks. Improvisation, effects, overdubbing, noise, ambient, traditional, jazz and other sounds, on extraordinary album. From improvised jazz masterpieces to Japanese folk

1. Mogaribue - improvisation suite - before 2. Mogaribue - improvisation suite -after 3. Song for Che 4. Wise One 5. Baka wa miru 6. Improvisation - 8 + 6 length bamboo flutes, Suite- Song for Minority 7. Akita Kusakariuta 8. Akita Obaku 9. Kagaira Bushi 10. Akita Umakata Uta


People who bought this item also bought:
1. Roots - Ryukgaku Keisho Sono 1 (Ref: FSD6996)
2. The Essential Doi Inthanon: Classic Isan Pops from the 70s-80s (Ref: FSD6976)
3. Utarhythm (Ref: FSD6953)


Yusura- Playing the Gakubiwa

KAHORU NAKAMURA

Yusura- Playing the Gakubiwa

Ref: FSD7022


Price: 24.99

10. First album from Kahoru Nakamura on which she plays Gakubiwa, the biwa used in gagaku music. On this album Kahoru has composed the opening and closing tracks, but all others are her interpretations of classic, lost works. The pegs for the strings are low and small on the gakubiwa which distinguishes it from modern types such as Satsuma biwa and Chikuaen biwa. She first came across gagaku biwa in a perfomance of Bankaso, a piece of music that dates back to the eighth century. Kahoru is a member of the Reigakusha Gagaku Ensemble.

1. Yusura 2. Yoshinso 3. Sekijoyusen 4. Jogensekijoryusen 5. Takuboku 6. Yoshinso 7. Sango

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People who bought this item also bought:
1. The World of the Komuso Shakuhachi - The Shakuhachi of Kyoto II - Nesting of Cranes (Myoan Shimpo School) (2 CDs) (with English liner notes) (Ref: FSD7013)
2. Toki- Aki (Ref: FSD7040)
3. Miraculous Resonances - The Koto Legend Kimio Eto (2 CDs) (English notes enclosed) (Ref: FSD7038)
4. Hanatsuoto (Ref: FSD7018)
5. Yumi Kagura (Ref: FSD7016)
6. Music of Burma - Burmese Guitar (Ref: FSD7015)
7. Irama Hawaiian, Vintage Hawaiian of Indonesia 1950s (Ref: FSD7014)
8. Yeominrok (Ref: FSD6987)


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