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Feb 11

[press release] Traditional Japanese Musicians The Yoshida Brothers to Perform at Otakon

Baltimore, MD (February 3, 2010) – Award-winning global sensations the Yoshida Brothers, whose music builds on traditional Japanese music, will be guests at Otakon 2010. They will perform on Friday night (exact time to be announced later), as well as signing autographs and participating on a panel. “We’ve been trying to enhance our cultural content …

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Nov 01

[live report + interview] abingdon boys school

It’s an utter cliché that has been said millions of times to cheaply describe millions of things. In this case it is completely appropriate. So fasten your seat-belts, ’cause abingdon boys school is going to take you for a wild ride. Born out of the talent from some of Japan’s most skilled musicians, abingdon boys …

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Jun 30

[review] Yoshida Brothers: Prism

It’s easy to understand why the Yoshida Brothers (Yoshida Kyoudai in Japan) are internationally popular. They’re shamisen virtuosos imaginative enough to take on all kinds of music with their nostalgic-sounding folk instrument, even a Radiohead song. Thus, Yoshida Kenichi and Ryouichirou can appeal to several demographics: shamisen lovers, fans of daring music and newbies to …

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