Tips on finding bandmates, places to practice, spots to play live and more for anyone who wants to play music in Japan.
By Julia Mascetti on February 23, 2018
Japan’s summer music festival season is back, bringing headliners like LCD Soundsystem and the Foo Fighters to mountains and stadiums across the nation.
By Dan Grunebaum on June 22, 2017
Wow (or is it torture?) your guests with this ultimate playlist of Japanese Christmas songs.
By Romano Brandi on December 22, 2016
The best places to buy musical instruments in Japan. Rock on.
By Romano Brandi on October 29, 2016
You hear it every single day everywhere in Japan but you have no idea how or why. This is Japanese background music or BGM.
By Romano Brandi on October 13, 2016
Looking to discover more Japanese music? This guide covers some of the core sounds to come out of Japan over the past 50 years.