NEW RELEASES

JAPAN
Latest Akiko Yano on CD, vinyl and CD + Blu-ray. New OKI compilation on vinyl and CD. Kyoto Jazz Massive on CD and vinyl. Reissues of pianist Ryo Fukui on vinyl and CD. Haruomi Hosono, & Miharu Koshi, Swing Slow on vinyl and CD. Haruomi Hosono/Vampire Weekend 12 inch single. Haruomi Hosono Soundtracks compilation on vinyl. Ryuichi Sakamoto Playing the Piano on vinyl and CD. New album from Miharu Koshi with Blu-ray. New World Standard on CD. Hiroshi Satoh vinyl reissue. Various traditional CDs of koto, shamisen and Buddhist chants. Towa Tei new soundtrack on vinyl and CD. City Pop classics on vinyl by Makoto Matsushita, Tomoko Aran, Junko Ohashi and Shizuka Kudo. Junko Ohashi, Magical reissue on vinyl. Tribute to Takashi Matsumoto on CD and vinyl.
OKINAWA/AMAMI
Misako Oshiro album on vinyl. Takashi Hirayasu and Bob Brozman live album from 1999. Miyako island traditional music.
REST OF ASIA
Roots and experimental sounds from Korea. Myanmar music remixed on vinyl.
VINYL
Latest Akiko Yano, reissues of legendary pianist, Ryo Fukui. New OKI compilation. Kyoto Jazz Massive new album. Haruomi Hosono, & Miharu Koshi, Swing Slow, Haruomi Hosono/Vampire Weekend 12 inch single. Haruomi Hosono Soundtracks compilation on vinyl. Ryuichi Sakamoto Playing the Piano on vinyl. Soul Flower Union and Okinawa's Seijin Noborikawa. Junko Ohashi, Magical reissue on vinyl. Tribute to Takashi Matsumoto on CD and vinyl. Yukihiro Takahashi compilation on CD and LP. Haruomi Hosono vinyl reissue of Flying Saucer 1947. Okinawan great Misako Oshiro vinyl reissue. Minako Yoshida reissue. Music for Sauna on vinyl. City Pop vinyl reissues. Sketch Show (Haruomi Hosono & Yukihiro Takahashi). New album from Metafive. Casiopea LP resissues. Haruomi Hosono, Miharu Koshi, Makoto Kubota and Sunset Gang vinyl reissues. Yukihiro Takahashi and Beatniks reissues. Cornelius, Makoto Kubota and Studio Ghibli soundtracks. Soul Flower Union compilations. World Standard, Tei Towa, Haruomi Hosono, Taeko Onuki, Akiko Yano, The Beatniks.
DVD / Blu-ray
Buddhist chants ceremony. Alfa Music live, Amami island traditional music and scenes, Haruomi Hosono documentary and Yellow Magic live shows.
WORLD
Large selection of Congolese albums. Classics from Algeria, Egypt, Klezmer and Yiddish music. Early Congo Music 1946-1962 2 CD plus book with English notes. Compilation of 78 recordings of South American folklore, Paraguay harp and Cuban legends, Orquesta Aragon. 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