June 25, 2016
Gerald Van Waes
From Radio show. part 1 -Official Albums- :
URC Kenji Endo : Niyago (JAP,1970)**°°'
Airplay given: Tr.2, ほんとだよ 4 min
First album is a combination of new rock with more acoustic tracks. This is my favourite, rather romantic ? track and a specific song which I like a...
Himico Rec. Osamu Okuno : (JAP,1970)**°'
Airplay given: Tr.5, 5 min
Good but not overall surprising folkpsych/rock/acid folk s/sw item, with a certain emotionality in vocals. I like the 5th track for its strange psychfolk instrumentation and accompaniment
? Masato Minami : The Tropics (JAP,1971)*°°°'
(Tr.8, 7 min, Tr.9, 8 min)
Airplay given: Tr.13, 5 min
Good rock album, with first part in a more American style. It is especially the second part of the album which is much more original, with inspired singing, and with mo...
Toshiba-EMI Kyoji Nozawa : Hakuchumu / Hakutyumu (daydream) (JAP,1972)**°°'
(potential airplay: Tr.1, 3 min)
airplay given: Tr.3, 3 min
(Tr.5, 2 min, Tr.8, 4 min)
Tr.9, 7 min 9
An orginal and fine folk-s/sw album with many inspired, delicate songs and inspirations....
Kitty Rec./URC Yoshio Hayakawa :
Kakkoiikoto Wa Nante Kakkowaruindarou (JAP,1968)***°
(potential airplay: Tr.2, 4 min, Tr.4, 3 min, Tr.9, 3 min)
Airplay given: Tr.11, 5 min
Emotional and somewhat sad-melancholic songs with simple piano, and some percussion,...
T.. Yasumi No Koni : Fy Fan (JAP,1972)*°'
(tr.2, 3 min)
A minor highlight is this small psych-folk instrumental with nice flute, simple percussion, acoustic guitar. The album is psychpop/rock. I asume this album will mean more to people who understand Japanese.
P-Vine Rec. Itsutsu No Akai Husen : in concert (JAP,1970)°°°''
Airplay given to: tr.11, 7 min
Mostly very mellow folk with mostly terrible but also with a few more charming moments, especially when the female voice participates. This chosen track with flute and harmony...
? Kanenobu Sachiko : Misora (The Sky) (JAP,1972)***°'
Tr.1, 5 min 5 -81
(Tr.3, 4 min, Tr.5, 3 min, Tr.10, 9 min)
Source : "A classical masterpiece by a Japanese female singer & songwriter. The debut album with total partic...
Tartan Keisuke Kinoshita : Narayama bushikô /
The Ballad of Narayama -DVD- (JAP,1958)*****
Just like Im Kwon-taek in South-Korea has succeeded to make a very good movie out of folk opera stories with the movies “Chunhyuang” and “Soponye”, from a much earlier date,...
Bel Air Classiques Don Kent & Christian Dumais-Lvowski : Kodo:
The Heartbeat of the Drum - DVD- (JAP,2014)****
Because the Kodo group came to Belgium already a few times, people more or less know what to expect: a spectacle of movement and rhythm on ultra-huge and...
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