Plapla Pinky at Villette Sonique on Saturday 25th May

A great piece of news that is sure to please a good number of you: Plapla Pinky are playing at the Villette Sonique festival on Saturday 25th May at 7pm.

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Japanese Independent Music (Book+CD)


Ten years! Yet this anthology is still a must-read for those who wish to immerse themselves in the exuberance of the turn-of-the-century independent Japanese music scene. The work is made up of three sections: 1/ a series of essays covering various historical and stylistic movements (free-jazz, prog-rock, psychedelia, noise, improv, electronica), 2/ an alphabetical list of several thousand artists (with biographical note and discography for each), 3/ a list of label contacts, specialised distributors, magazines, online resources and so on. Assuredly the key to an understanding of where JAAPAN is coming from and the fascination that drives our passion for these hyperactive artists and their original and often radical output. The book comes with a compilation CD of rare, often unreleased tracks and includes: Satoru Wono, Yuko Nexus6, Keiji Haino, Harpy, Gaji, Hoppy Kamiyama, Tetsuo Furudate, Hair Stylistics, KK Null, Toshimaru Nakamura / Sachiko M, Kangaroo Paw, Jyoji Sawada, Haco, Bondage Fruit, Ruins, Acid Mothers Temple, eX-Girl, and The*Saboten. The last few available copies are flying out the door but no new run has yet been pipelined. Get yours now to avoid disappointment!


Language: English
Number of pages: 360
Size: 150 mm x 210 mm
Weight: 500 grams.
Publisher SONORE
Printed in France (2001)
18 track CD, total length 76 minutes

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