Japanese

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. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: 椎名林檎

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Badfish
Dale and the ZDubsConcert
The Fillmore Silver Spring
Silver Spring, MD, Washington DC, United States
38.997347 -77.027378
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Tuesday 22 April 2014
Bo NingenConcert T.T. the Bear's Place
Cambridge, Boston MA, United States
42.363698 -71.101641

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Wednesday 23 April 2014
Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O.
PerhapsConcert
Mercury Lounge
New York, United States
40.722036 -73.986806

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Thursday 24 April 2014
Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O.
PerhapsConcert
DC9
Washington DC, United States
38.916718 -77.024063

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MonoConcert Ace of Cups
Columbus, United States
40.015697 -83.011799

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Friday 25 April 2014
SLAP THE WORLD TOUR 2014
雅-MIYAVI-Concert
Troubadour
West Hollywood, Los Angeles CA, United States
34.08151 -118.389272

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  • mybeatmakers

    japanese music is so beautiful

    February 2014
  • Rifandaizm

    that's a good point LOL.

    February 2014
  • filmbuffer

    I love how this is the only regional shoutbox that doesn't have shouts from its region. [2]

    January 2014
  • LCDnewOrder

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

    January 2014
  • IamChaoz

    I love looking at how many of these profiles are anime characters and the funny part is that most of the people in the comments are probably not even Japanese.

    January 2014
  • wacreans

    Wa Creans is Japanese music label. http://wacreans.com/ I recommend my label artists. Sounds like: abstract, soundscape, trip hop, jazz, Japanese picturesque scenery & Ambient. We are conducting a campaign to promote our free download. Relax and enjoy.

    December 2013
  • Airex111167

    I love how this is the only regional shoutbox that doesn't have shouts from its region.

    December 2013
  • AtDawnTheySquee

    I like Japanese music (a lot) but I wouldn't say that they're the best at making music.

    November 2013
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