* Japanese 1LP Gatefold 2016 RSD Edition, Reissue
Beautiful reissue of Japanese Rare Groove holy grail, good version of ‘hot pants’
Plenty of soul here – and a fair bit of funk, too! A set that features great vocals from English language singer Sammy – and backings by the hip combo of Count Buffalo! The group [...]
* Japanese Jewel Case CD
“tricot” is a Japanese alternative rock band formed in historical and cultural city Kyoto in Sep 1, 2010.
The band consists of 3 female founding members, Ikkyu Nakajima (vocals / guitar), Motoko “Motifour” Kida (guitar / backing vocals), and Hiromi “hirohiro” Sagane (bass / backing vocals). Right after the current male [...]
* 180g 2LP Edition
Aidan and Malcolm have compiled a double album of Arab Strap ‘secret hits and rarities’ to celebrate their 20th anniversary.
Reflecting on a 10 year career that was as influential as it was controversial, the compilation highlights an extraordinary output that staunchly refused to conform to expectation. From the string-led sashay [...]