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Feb 22, 2021

Genres of Japanese Vinyl: Soul / Funk

Genres of Japanese Vinyl: Soul / Funk

While soul funk records may seem like an afterthought when thinking of popular musical genres on Japanese vinyl, every record store in Japan has a special section dedicated to the genre.

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Feb 22, 2021

Genres of Japanese Vinyl: Rock

Genres of Japanese Vinyl: Rock

Rock music is arguably, Japan’s most popular genre on vinyl.

From the Beatles to Queen and Kiss, there is an abundance of wonderful Japanese releases that attract the attention of record collectors from across the globe.

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Jan 24, 2021

What Is Japanese Rock Music?

What Is Japanese Rock Music?

There are many albums of Japanese rock on vinyl records.

With that being said, rock music was not a popular genre amongst the Japanese audience until the arrival of the Beatles.

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Jan 24, 2021

Japanese Vinyl Laboratory: Red Vinyl

Japanese Vinyl Laboratory: Red Vinyl

When you collect Japanese records, you might have heard the term Red Vinyl.

Red vinyl records are usually valued at a high price, not simply due its color but due to a greater significance.

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Jan 06, 2021

Genres of Japanese Vinyl: Jazz

Genres of Japanese Vinyl: Jazz

Jazz is one of the most popular genres on Japanese vinyl records.

There is a great selection: modern jazz, dixieland jazz, jazz vocal, European jazz, Japanese jazz, jazz funk, fusion, etc.

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