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MUSIC

Japan Times
CULTURE / Stage
Feb 13, 2020
Japanese students take idol worship to a whole new level
Take a look at the world of Unidol, in which teams of Japanese university students emulate the moves of pop groups in a battle to be the greatest idol copy dance club.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Feb 12, 2020
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals stay true to their roots in a Wild West industry
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals bring their brand of blues and folk-tinged roots rock to Japan for their first tour in 14 years.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Jan 16, 2020
Clocking up the years with Charlie Nagatani, Japan's country king
After more than 60 years of playing country music, and having staged numerous festivals in his native Kumamoto Prefecture, Charlie Nagatani shows no signs of stopping.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / WHY DID YOU LEAVE JAPAN?
Jan 11, 2020
Haruaki Saito: The uplifting power of traditional Irish music
An Irish reel set on a compilation CD of world music set in motion and obsession that led Haruaki Saito to Cork, Ireland.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music / 2019 in Review
Dec 26, 2019
2019 served as a reminder of the importance of community in music
As music scenes fragmented, the year showed a renewal in community events for alternative music in Japan, with festivals and gigs taking to new venues and battling the weather
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Dec 11, 2019
Music historian Kato David Hopkins and a life spent discovering the obscure in Kansai
Music historian Kato David Hopkins is using his Happy Hour event in Kyoto to educate people about some of the lesser-known bands of the Kansai underground scene of years gone by
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Dec 4, 2019
Bach to basics with father and son maestros
Masaaki Suzuki and his son Masato are decidating their time to promoting the music of Johann Sebastian Bach through Bach Collegium Japan
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Nov 27, 2019
Tomoe Sawa: The singer bridging the Japan-South Korea divide
Tomoe Sawa, the first person to legally sing in Japanese in South Korea after the Second World War, hopes to improve ties between the two countries with her bilingual concerts and recordings
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Nov 22, 2019
Study reveals music's universal patterns
From love songs to dance tunes to lullabies, music made in disparate cultures worldwide displays certain universal patterns, according to a study by researchers who suggest a commonality in the way human minds create music.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music / Sound Off
Nov 22, 2019
Bringing politics into Japanese clubs
Dance music has always had a political edge, but recent events in Tokyo show that clubs and politics are clashing on a more frequent basis
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Nov 9, 2019
Blind auditions do help women succeed
Don't lump useful social science experiments together with pop psychology.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Oct 29, 2019
Industrial JP: Bringing Japan's factories to the dancefloor
Industrial JP has embarked on a project to document the sounds of Japanese factories and turn them into music fit for the dancefloor
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Oct 17, 2019
Pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii sets the bar high with new concert series
Nobuyuki Tsujii, a piano who has been blind since birth, talks about his upcoming projects and his friendship with violinist Fumiaki Miura
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Oct 5, 2019
Diahann Carroll, 'Julia' star and trailblazer for black women on TV, dies
Diahann Carroll, a versatile singer and stage actress who quietly blazed a trail for black women on American television in the late 1960s by playing a widowed nurse and single mother in "Julia," died Friday at age 84, said her manager, Brian Panella.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Sep 25, 2019
Carl Stone: Plugging into the sounds of the changing city
A resident of Japan for 20 years, Carl Stone has established himself in the local electronic music scene, performing with domestic and visiting musicians
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 22, 2019
Japan's Nodoka Okisawa wins prestigious competition for young conductors in France
A 32-year-old Japanese woman won the top prize at a prestigious international competition for young conductors held Saturday in Besancon, eastern France.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 21, 2019
Vinyl, books and magazines will never go away
Supposedly outdated content formats like LPs and print allow consumers — and marketers — to go beyond the masses.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Sep 17, 2019
'Stand up to Beijing,' Hong Kong singer Denise Ho tells U.S. lawmakers and companies
Hong Kong singer and activist Denise Ho wants U.S. lawmakers and companies to criticize Beijing's actions in Hong Kong to help change the Chinese Communist Party's behavior.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / WHY DID YOU LEAVE JAPAN?
Sep 14, 2019
Mari Fukumoto: Hamburg hit the right notes
Germany's history of church music and composers enticed organist Fukumoto to leave Tokyo for Hamburg.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Sep 10, 2019
Indie rockers Feeder bring 'Tallulah' to Japan
Feeder unleashes 10th album on Japan with live shows in Osaka, Nagoya and Tokyo

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