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NEW RELEASES April 2017

Far Side Music |  NEW RELEASES April 2017

JAPAN

JAPAN

First solo album for eight years from Ryuichi Sakamoto. Sakamoto Year Book1980-84. Reissue of HIS feat. Haruomi Hosono and Kiyoshi Imawano. Shuta Hasunuma and U-Zhaan also featuring Sakamoto. Posthumous album from Toimita. New Akiko Yano live album with Hiromi Uehara. Mariko Hamada produced by Makoto Kubota and Kubota Bali ambient album. New albums from the incredible Shibusashirazu and the 'screaming philosopher' Kazuki Tomokawa. New and superb albums of Koto and one of shakuhachi. New album by the wonderful singer from Amami, Rikki. Ryuichi Sakamoto latest deluxe 'Schola' compilation of Japanese Pop Music. Bon Odori compilation. Sizzle Ohtaka singles. Kengo Saito playing Afghan Rubab. New Tomita 5 CD collection of Anime tracks and Soundtrack CD. Akiko Yano 40th Anniversary All Time Best 3 CD Collection + 4 CD + DVD + Photo Book Limited Edition. Akiko Yano reissues onto SHM-CDs. Metafive mini-album. New album from shakuhachi player Dozan Fujiwara and best of Tsugaru Shamisen player Hiromitsu Agatsuma. New Ryuichi Sakamoto film soundtrack for an art installation. Compilation of koto legend Kimio Eto.

OKINAWA / AMAMI CDs / VINYL

OKINAWA / AMAMI CDs / VINYL

New album by the wonderful singer from Amami, Rikki. Compilation by Kazufumi Miyazawa of contemporary Shimauta. New Ikue Asazaki. Shoukichi Kina Bloodline remastered on CD and vinyl LP. New album from Mayuko Higa from Yaeyama. New album of classical music with notation. New album of classical and folk roots music by Toru Yonaha. Piano and vocal Okinawan lullabies. Campus Records 45 year anniversary CD. Maltese Rock new album. Amami island harp blues singer. New Ryuichi Sakamoto/Unaigumi CD single. New albums by Yasukatsu Oshima, Kanako Horiuchi, Nenez and Ryuchim Band. Taiwan-Ryukyu and Cumbia inspired Okinawa compilations.

OTHER ASIAN CDs

OTHER ASIAN CDs

Soundtrack to Bangkok Nites. Vietnamese contemporary folk and traditional. Makoto Kubota Ambient Bali. Raw 70s morlam and 70s pop from The Impossibles. Burmese singer in mix of traditional and modern. Fantastic Burmese slide guitar. Sublime 1950s Hawaiian / Indonesian and Latin / Indonesian albums. Brilliant album by South Korean group E-Do. Two Thai 70s morlam/funk albums. Two albums from Mongolia. Four re-releases from the Journey of Sounds series from the 1990s. Malaysian legend Sudirman. Young Korean traditional musicians. Vintage Indonesian kroncong and 70s morlam/lukthung classic. Four albums of Burmese traditional music, from guitar and piano to xylophone and ensemble. Malaysian kroncong/traditional singer Jamilah Abu Bakar. Modern and ancient Vietnamese traditional music. Burmese traditional music. 70s psychedelic and progressive rock music from Indonesia. New album from Korea's Geomungo Factory. Two books on 20th century Malaysian music. Wonderful new album of Thai Lukthung played 70s style. Brilliiant 60s and 70s Hong Kong and Singapore pop. Six fantastic albums of vintage Indonesian and Malaysian music. Thai Luk Thung and 60s classics.

DVD / Blu-ray

DVD / Blu-ray

Harumo Hosono A Night in Chinatown DVD & Blu-ray. Two book and DVD box set of journalist Toyo Nakamura. New studio live DVD and Blu-ray from Akiko Yano. Bunraku and Okinawa Classical Dance DVDs. The Last Geisha documentary. YMO Live in San Francisco 2011 Blu-ray. Ryuichi Sakamoto, Playing the Orchestra 2014 on Blu-ray, DVD and both together as a package with the CD. Haruomi Hosono and Ryuchi Sakamoto with guests including Yukihiro Takahashi, at EX Theater Roppongi December 2013 on DVD and Blu-ray. Taeko Onuki 40th Anniversary Concert DVD & Blu-ray with Hosono as guest. Traditional dance (buyo) from Tomogoro Yamamura, and bunraku classic film on Blu-ray.

ETC..

ETC..

Electronic albums with Japan only bonus tracks by Fennesz/Jim O'Rourke and Brian Eno. Raymond Scott deluxe box set with covers by Haruomi Hosono and others. Three John Cage 1962 Japan tour recordings issued for the first time. 20 Year anniversary compilation from Respect Records. Six releases from the legendary Audi-Book label, available again for a limited time.

HIGH QUALITY CD FORMATS - Western Artists

HIGH QUALITY CD FORMATS - Western Artists

100 Special Priced SHM-SACD Reissues. Previously released but deleted, now available again as limited editions at a lower price.

HAWAII

HAWAII

New Jake Shimabukuro and Japan only re-releases of classic albums from Gabby Pahinui, Eddie Kamae and Sunday Manoa

Far Side Music |  NEW RELEASES April 2017

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