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  I like introduce some of my favorite japanese female singers who haunt my own music. I never could thanksfull them enough for their inspiration and deep feeling they moved my heart and soul. Enka or kayo-kokyu, both have same roots in japanese melancolia. All these singers were famous in japan, this closed world before internet open our windows.   Maki Asakawa https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPfkOjQLLpM   Carmen Maki https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBCHdP7hWgU   Haco Yamazaki ... [Lire la suite]
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ENKA MOOD COLLECTION vol.1 - An'archives

情趣演歌 Enka mood collection Jojo Hiroshige | Shiraishi Tamio 10 inch LP, comes in a silkscreened gatefold jacket with obi, inserts, postcard. Liner notes by Alan Cummings Text by Michel Henritzi ltd to 200 copies Side A of this split LP features  self-proclained “King of Noise”, Jojo Hiroshige, founder member of the legendary  Hijokaidan and stalwart of the Japanese noise scene. The B-side is engraved with the naked and guttural voice of sax-player Tamio Shiraishi, accompanied here by guitarist Malenkov Both sides... [Lire la suite]
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KEIKO FUJI, a star is gone

keiko fuji est morte le 22 aout 2013, elle s'est jetée dans le vide à shinjuku. a star is gone. j'ai découvert ce disque dans un jazz kissa enfumé de kyoto, blues sensuels m'accompagnant jusqu'au bout de la nuit, spleen dans l'âme, un sake triste devant moi.  mon top ten 1 - yume wa yoru iraku, 2 - ona no iji, 3 - kyoto kara hakata made, 4 - hashigo zake, 5 - abashiri bangaichi, 6 - namid hito shizuku, 7 - sasurai, 8 - kyo de owakare, 9 - kiri no mashu ko, 10 - shirisugita none.
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