NEW RELEASES

JAPAN
YMO Technodon and Ryuichi Sakamoto, Ongakuzukan, Esperanto and Left Handed Dream on vinyl, Technodon on SHM-CD and SACD. Yellow Magic Chidren, Makoto Kubota & Sunset Gang reissue, Soggy Cheerios new album, vintage recordings of Tsugaru shamisen, the very first electric recordings from 90 years ago, new album from Soiil & Pimp Sessions. The brilliant Cockroach Eater. Tei Towa compilation. Cornelius reissues and Blu-ray. The extraordinary Fu-Ching-Gido. Jagatara vinyl reissues and new recording by Jagatara2020. Amami island meets Ainu music, shamisen from Yukino Yamamoto, reissues from 1970s and 90s of Taeko Onuki, classic 90s Hiroshi Takano, reisusses of Fishmans on vinyl and CD.
OKINAWA/AMAMI
Shoukichi Kina & Champloose first album on vinyl. New album from Takashi Hirayasu. Rinsho Kadekaru 60s reissue. Homage to classic 1975 album by four traditional musicians. Yuki Yamazato and Katsuko Yohen. Live album from Sadao China and Seijin Noborikawa. Ryukyu Standard remix.1960s recordings of Okinawan music compiled and mastered by Makoto Kubota, Okinawa compilation by Kubota and 7 inch remix singles. 1975 Koza folk songs.
REST OF ASIA
Esantronics, morlam meets electronic music and dub. The Thai Beatles. Thai lukthung, old and new on CD and vinyl. Korean contemporary roots. Korean traditional daegeum and music based on North Korean folk songs.
VINYL
YMO Technodon, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Fishmans selected tracks.
DVD / Blu-ray
Shamisen and Shomyo- Buddhist chanting DVDs. DVD, Blu-ray and 2 Disc Blu-ray of Ryuichi Sakamoto documentary, CODA. Cinema Kabuki Aterui on DVD and Blu-ray.
WORLD
Early Congo Music 1946-1962 2 CD plus book with English notes. Second edition of Toyo's Choice. Latest Hawaiian Hula compiled by Sandii. Brilliant compilation of vintage Palm Wine music from Ghana. New edition of Hawaiian pianist Rene Paulo.
BOOKS / MAGAZINES
Books of special interest including YMO, Haruomi Hosono