World Music

The Rough Guide To The Music Of Japan

The Rough Guide To The Music Of Japan

Label :
WORLD MUSIC NETWORK (2004/2009)

Release date:
2008

Japan is no longer perceived as home to the worst excesses of idol pop or inaccessible traditional music. In truth, Japanese musicians have for years been skillful at blending the traditional with pop and coming up with some of the world’s craziest concoctions. The Rough Guide To The Music Of Japan encompasses sounds from ancient gagakuto today’s hottest roots acts, mixed with quintessential enkaand post-war boogie-woogie



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