Vivian Morelli

For Vivian Morelli's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Kansai Music Conference to bring new sounds to Osaka

Sep 13, 2012

Kansai Music Conference to bring new sounds to Osaka

Music fans in Osaka can catch a variety of overseas acts this weekend at the Kansai Music Conference (KMC). More than 60 artists from countries including Singapore, Serbia and the Philippines — as well as some from Japan — will perform at venues across ...

Feel the Roots

Sep 6, 2012

Feel the Roots

What do you get when you mix prehistoric Jomon Period ruins and free-spirited, improvised percussion and rhythm? Jomon Trance, that’s what. A genre coined by global music group RaBiRaBi, it’s a sound that “blends the ancient and the future to create a new ceremonial ...