Record Store Day 2017

April 22, 2017

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So April came and so did Record Store Day as well, and this years edition featured a live performance from the American guitarist/singer-songwriter Jon Strider. It’s always nice going down to Björn’s store, it’s always more of a forum for music lovers rather than a stale and numb record shop – There’s always talks and […]

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Shout Out: Iiris Viljanen

April 19, 2017

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Hey, I’m back after the exhausting month of march and I thought I’d share with you a shout out for the Swedo-Finnish, or finlandssvenska, musician Iiris Viljanen. I first saw her on a television show on SVT were she was singing in finnish, which I thought sound very beautiful and interesting so I just had […]

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End of Nippon Month 2017

March 31, 2017

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Wow, time just flies by.. Is March already over? Man, it feels like it just started? Well I had a blast at least, even though it felt like it could have lasted way longer. Why is it that when the end of March is coming, I come up with all sorts of things I could […]

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J-Pop And Idol Groups – Nippon Month 2017

March 31, 2017

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Okay, so I actually had an idea that I would be discussing why I enjoy this kind of music, but then I remembered that I already did something similar back in 2015, when I was writing in Swedish. So I thought why not translate that one into English, improve upon it and maybe see if […]

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And Speaking of Kitaro… – Nippon Month

March 30, 2017

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I got an email the other day from Domo Records telling me that there’s a new Kitaro album coming out! I do remember hearing something about it before, but I shook it off since there weren’t much info about it, but now it’s done and it’s here on the 21st of April :) I highly […]

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Oasis – Kitaro – Nippon Month

March 26, 2017

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The first time I heard about Kitaro was when I asked a friend of mine, who actually grew up partially in Japan, if he could provide me with some folk music from the Land of the Rising Sun. And among the links on Youtube he send me was a track by Kitaro and I was […]

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Anarchy – Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku – Nippon Month

March 18, 2017

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So when Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku released their latest album Anarchy last year, Nippon Month had just passed so I wanted to save it for the future, and it wasn’t really scheduled to be featured this year but I recently discovered that member Rina Matsuno sadly recently passed away very sudden at the young age of 18. […]

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