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DEBASHISH BHATTACHARYA

DEBASHISH BHATTACHARYA

From Calcutta, one of the world's most remarkable slide guitarists. Winner of the BBC Award for World Music 2007, Asia/Pacific.


RIKKI

RIKKI

Superb female singer from Amami island, traditional and modern influences.


TSUKUDANAKA SANPACHI / CHANCHIKI

TSUKUDANAKA SANPACHI / CHANCHIKI

A radical new take on Japanese folk.


EMIKO & KIRISUTE GOMEN

EMIKO & KIRISUTE GOMEN

Minyo Psychedelic Surf Punk


OKI

OKI

Ainu (native Japanese) singer and tonkori (lute) player. Dub Ainu, solo albums, with band in collaboration and accompanied by Umeko Ando, the late elder Ainu female singer.


TSURU TO KAME

TSURU TO KAME

Vocalist and taiko player Shigeri Kitsu and tsugaru shamisen player and singer Katsuaki Sawada perform lost and classic minyo songs.

TAKASHI HIRAYASU

TAKASHI HIRAYASU

Okinawan sanshin maestro's Japan only solo albums plus internationally acclaimed collaborations with late American guitarist Bob Brozman.


LIU FANG

LIU FANG

Superb Chinese pipa (lute) and guzheng (zither) player. Stunning solo and collaboration albums.


RYUKYUDISKO

RYUKYUDISKO

Okinawa DJ twins mixing the traditional sounds and rhythms of their home island of Okinawa with techno and other dance beats.

CICALA MVTA / JINTA-LA-MVTA

CICALA MVTA / JINTA-LA-MVTA

Dynamic Japanese street brass band music plus Balkan, Turkish, Nepalese and other instrumental music from around the world.


YASUAKI SHIMIZU

YASUAKI SHIMIZU

Saxophone player reinterpreting Bach cello suites and avant-garde electronica.

MIYAZAWA / GANGA ZUMBA

MIYAZAWA / GANGA ZUMBA

Solo albums from the Boom's singer, and his band, Ganga Zumba


AN CHANG PROJECT / SHISARS

AN CHANG PROJECT / SHISARS

Japanese groups mix Okinawan music with Pacific Island influences.


AMANA

AMANA

Female trio mixing Okinawan, Indian and African music.

TENDAI SHOMYO, TATSUYA KOUMAZAKI & PANGAEA

TENDAI SHOMYO, TATSUYA KOUMAZAKI & PANGAEA

Japanese Buddhist chanting combined with Japanese traditional instruments plus guitar and percussion on amazing collaboration project.

RYUKYU UNDERGROUND

RYUKYU UNDERGROUND

UK/US duo bring ancient Okinawan sounds to the dancefloor with club mixes.

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