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The premier guitarist of the Japanese underground movement, Michio Kurihara (栗原道夫) was born November 23, 1961, in Tokyo. Though raised on a diet of classical music, as a teen his interests turned to rock & roll, and he began playing guitar at age 14. Kurihara made his recorded debut in 1983 with ONNA, a group led by cartoonist Keizo Miyanishi, followed a year later by a tenure with Ybo². In mid-1986, he was invited to join the You Ishihara… read more

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  • Avatar for Obay_the_Zombie
    Sufi tunes from Syria :)
  • Avatar for cube_teh_reaL
    amazingly talented
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  • Avatar for azukitan
    ==> 栗原道夫
  • Avatar for andi___
    very good
  • Avatar for Andaer
    Proud owner of Sunset Notes CD since December 24th, 2012.
  • Avatar for iconan
    The guitar of Kurihara is something else; he knows exactly what to do to lift each song into another dimension. The melodies and sounds he produces are like a mantra for Krishna on this earth and his roots in the white sky is well worth listen. -.-.-.-. om hari om ..... ॐะ
  • Avatar for musicishorrible
    I tag this as japanese, seen live and good musicians
  • Avatar for DecibelQueen
    PS: 'Japanese' is not a freaking genre, stop tagging bands as that.
  • Avatar for DecibelQueen
    He is a god... Just like Wata!

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