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The music of Japan includes a wide array of performers in distinct styles both traditional and modern. The oldest forms of traditional Japanese music are shōmyō, Buddhist chanting, and gagaku, orchestral court music, both of which date to the Nara and Heian periods. The modern Japanese music scene ranges from rock, electro, noise, drone, avant-garde, jazz, ambient, punk, folk, metal, reggae, salsa, and tango to country music and hip hop. Local music often appears at karaoke venues, which is on lease from the record labels. The old Japanese music has no specific beat, and is calm. The music is improvised most of the time.

The word for music in Japanese is 音楽 (ongaku), combining the kanji 音 (“on” sound) with the kanji 楽 (“gaku” fun, comfort).

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Souls Set FreeConcert
Reverb
Reading, PA, United States
40.356333 -75.919612
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Wednesday 3 September 2014
SETE STAR SEPT Full Continental USA/CANADA tour
Sete Star Sept, God's AmericaConcert
San Jose Rock Shop
30 N 3rd Street, San Jose, California, San Jose, United States
37.337579 -121.888942
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Thursday 4 September 2014
SETE STAR SEPT Full Continental USA/CANADA tour
Sete Star Sept, God's AmericaConcert
Burnt Ramen
Richmond, San Francisco CA, United States
37.93583 -122.34667
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Friday 5 September 2014
SETE STAR SEPT Full Continental USA/CANADA tour
Sete Star Sept, God’s AmericaConcert
Casa de Chaos
Sacramento, CA, United States
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Saturday 6 September 2014
SETE STAR SEPT Full Continental USA/CANADA tour
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Oakland Metro
Oakland, San Francisco CA, United States
37.798454 -122.280141

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Monday 8 September 2014
SETE STAR SEPT Full Continental USA/CANADA tour
Sete Star Sept, 908, Tree Of Woe, S.T.F.TConcert
Bar Bar
Denver, CO, Denver, United States
39.750959 -104.987887
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  • ultimatesundeck

    interesting music!

    Friday morning
  • wacreans

    Wa Creans is Japanese music label. http://wacreans.com/ DJ Gami.K produced "Zen Hop" in new musical genre. Zen Hop is meditation zen music include hip hop, trip hop, ambient, ethnic, abstract, downtempo, chillout. We are conducting a campaign to promote our free download. Relax and enjoy.

    23 days ago
  • tangerman

    Logic System & Y.M.O. ---> https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLVpi8Edwfa7IpoCucRGBMtB0lZ3moXtMR

    June 2014
  • StarryGarden

    La Musica Japonesa Es De Lo Mejor Que He Escuchado

    May 2014
  • LeCoinNawak

    Japan has many amazing folk and jazz acts, shame that most of them are still completely obscure and underrated. Japanese post-rock and ambient is great, too!

    April 2014
  • mybeatmakers

    japanese music is so beautiful

    February 2014
  • Rifandaizm

    that's a good point LOL.

    February 2014
  • LCDnewOrder

    Japan has some really nice post-rock bands (world's end girlfriend, Mono)

    January 2014
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