Okinawan music borrows from the elegance of both mainland Japanese and Chinese music, and intertwines them to create an islandish harmony nostalgic to those who lived there, and desirous to the ones who have not, through the use of the traditional Okinawan guitar, the sanshin. Edit this Artist photo: 坂本龍一

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  • garynotrashcoug

    I didn't realize until I started scrobbling it on, but most of my favorite Japanese music is Okinawan!

    January 2013
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