Selections from revered Japanese record collectors Eiji Taniguchi (Revelation Time) and Norio Sato (Rare Groove).
Music from Memory returns with another compilation of Japanese gems. Compiled by long-time friends of the label, Eiji Taniguchi and Norio Sato, Heisei No Oto delves into a world of music released almost exclusively on CD and brings together a fascinating selection of discoveries from a little known and overlooked part of Japan’s musical history.
Including music by Haruomi Hosono as well as Yasuaki Shimizu, Toshifumi Hinata and Ichiko Hashimoto who have become known and loved around the world in recent years, Hesei No Oto also features Japanese pop star Yosui Inoue, producers Jun Sato and Keisuke Kikuchi in addition to less established artists from the contemporary, jazz, new wave, pop and dance music scenes.
The compilation will be released on March 15th as a 2xLP/2xCD and includes liner notes by Chee Shimizu and artwork by Hagihara Takuya.
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