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"Artists know, strangely, that it is much more difficult to feel need than love." --Alain Gerber, trans. Martin Davies

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submitted Yasushi Ide - Cosmic Suite 2 -New Beginning-. about 1 month ago
submitted Federation (6) - F. about 1 month ago
submitted スタァライト九九組 - 再生讃美曲. 6 months ago
submitted Clémentine - 30℃. 6 months ago
スタァライト九九組 - Star Parade
submitted スタァライト九九組 - Star Parade. 6 months ago
スタァライト九九組 - 再生讃美曲
submitted スタァライト九九組 - 再生讃美曲. 7 months ago
Various - The Essential Winter's Solstice
submitted Various - The Essential Winter's Solstice. 8 months ago
submitted Second Story (2) - Fish Out Of Water. 8 months ago
Ahmad Jamal - Chicago - New York - Washington 1952-1960
submitted Ahmad Jamal - Chicago - New York - Washington 1952-1960. 9 months ago
submitted Hiroshi Fujiwara - Nothing Much Better To Do. about 1 year ago
submitted Various - ガルパ ボカロカバーコレクション. about 1 year ago
submitted Carole Serrat - Ose. about 1 year ago
Carole Serrat - Message En Rouge + Anniversaire
submitted Carole Serrat - Message En Rouge + Anniversaire. about 1 year ago
Sakura (3) - Lover Light
submitted Sakura (3) - Lover Light. about 1 year ago
submitted Sakura (3) - The Star XVII. about 1 year ago
submitted hàl - Another Side Of Life. about 1 year ago
hàl - 二十歳のころ
posted a review of hàl - 二十歳のころ. about 1 year ago
Fresh off the peak of Shibuya-kei in Japan, with two albums of decidedly twee indie pop under her belt, singer-songwriter hàl abruptly left behind all her previous Japanese and Swedish musical collaborators and took a flight to post-grunge... See full review
submitted Various - Passage "Causette". about 1 year ago
submitted Escalators - Tribe. about 1 year ago
Tomoya Ohtani - Sega 60th Anniversary Official Bootleg DJ Mix
submitted Tomoya Ohtani - Sega 60th Anniversary Official Bootleg DJ Mix. about 1 year ago
Daisuke Asakura - D-Trick
submitted Daisuke Asakura - D-Trick. about 1 year ago
Go Hiromi* - Catalonian Blood
submitted Go Hiromi* - Catalonian Blood. about 1 year ago
submitted Nello Angelucci, Donna Burke - Again. about 1 year ago
Nakatsuka Takeshi* - Joy
submitted Nakatsuka Takeshi* - Joy. about 1 year ago
submitted Life Goes On (2) - Yestermorrow Village. about 1 year ago
Burt Bacharach & Daniel Tashian - Blue Umbrella
posted a comment on Burt Bacharach & Daniel Tashian - Blue Umbrella. about 1 year ago
Yes, all the credits are as printed in the Japanese booklet. It also has an interview (clearly done from a US perspective, but relegated to Japanese readers only).

Of course the above credits still look incomplete, because they are: studios are not... See full review
submitted La Vie Chérie And Friends* - Paris En Couleurs. about 1 year ago
Le Velvets - Le Velvets
submitted Le Velvets - Le Velvets. about 1 year ago
Carole Serrat - Saison D'Amour (Carole Avec Mariya)
posted a review of Carole Serrat - Saison D'Amour (Carole Avec Mariya). about 1 year ago
This is not an album you expect to surprise. Covers of the Mariya songbook (sure, long before it was cool to do so) in French, for the Japanese market (because god knows there was no other market for this stuff at the time)? You might expect about the... See full review
Paris Blue - Naturelle
submitted Paris Blue - Naturelle. about 1 year ago
Paris Blue - Sing A Simple Song
submitted Paris Blue - Sing A Simple Song. about 1 year ago
Rose Unlimited* - Ukulele, Strings Of South = ウクレレ, 南国の弦
submitted Rose Unlimited* - Ukulele, Strings Of South = ウクレレ, 南国の弦. about 1 year ago
Chieko Kinbara - Bestmix
submitted Chieko Kinbara - Bestmix. about 1 year ago
submitted Various - My Humble House (Asian Nu Jazz). about 1 year ago
Chieko Kinbara Mixed By DJ Spinna - Bestmix
submitted Chieko Kinbara Mixed By DJ Spinna - Bestmix. about 1 year ago
submitted Chieko Kinbara - Chieko Kinbara Presents Classic. about 1 year ago
submitted Yellow Panther (2) - V.S.O.P. 1 (Unforgettable Moments). about 1 year ago
submitted KiMURA AKiKO - First Breath. about 1 year ago
submitted Nathalie - Le Temps De L'Amour. about 1 year ago
submitted Various - 私のお気に入り = My Favourite Things 100%. about 1 year ago
柴田 淳* - 蓮の花がひらく時
submitted 柴田 淳* - 蓮の花がひらく時. about 1 year ago
submitted Rose-Unlimited - Bloom. about 1 year ago
Yumi Iwaki - Neo Happy
submitted Yumi Iwaki - Neo Happy. about 1 year ago
Martin & Garp - Sentimental Fools
submitted Martin & Garp - Sentimental Fools. about 1 year ago
みとともみ* - 愛があふれた日
submitted みとともみ* - 愛があふれた日. about 1 year ago
submitted Julia (95) - Julia. about 1 year ago
Kiss Of Life = キス・オブ・ライフ* - Only Human = オンリー・ヒューマン
posted a comment on Kiss Of Life = キス・オブ・ライフ* - Only Human = オンリー・ヒューマン. about 1 year ago
One of those examples of music that could only have been made in a specific place at a specific time:

Only a UK garage group going for the Japanese market in the 90s could make a drum and bass cover of the Carpenters.
Taro Hakase Meets Forever Tango* - Tango Nostalgia
submitted Taro Hakase Meets Forever Tango* - Tango Nostalgia. about 1 year ago
submitted Y's Ensemble - Billy The Classics (Billy Joel: Instrumental Ballade Selection). about 1 year ago
submitted Philippe Dutheil - Paris Musette Vol. II. about 1 year ago