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avjosh
(HasteOfficial)

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Music from outside the Western World: Japan (No.1)

I've been wanting to listen to more music outside of my native country of the UK, and the USA. Using outside the western world is definitely reductive, as I definitely plan to delve deeper into French or Scandinavian music later on, however it's all my little brain could come up with, so here we are. I decided to go with Japan first, due to the Jazz scene within Japan. The amount of wonderful Japanese jazz tracks i've heard definitely drew me ... read more

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Music from outside the Wester World : Japan (No.2)

I loved the jazz of the first album I reviewed, which was Terumasa Hino Quartet's 'Alone, Alone and Alone' and decided to go with a staple of the genre within Japan.

So, next up we have a more well-known jazz release from Japan, with Ryo Fukui’s Scenery. The popularity in the western world has grown over the years, and the self-taught jazz artist now has a small cult fanbase, who of course are lovers of Jazz. Scenery was Fukui’s ... read more
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So, i'm going to be completely transparent with my opinions on JJ. I care very deeply for him, just as my parents do for the childhood stars they grew up with. I was watching him when he had under 100k subs, so a long time now. I've grew up waiting for a guy to play fifa and show it me. However, to put it bluntly, this ain't good.

I'm not going to give JJ any slack because he is a youtuber or 'new to music' (which he isn't to be fair), i'm comparing this to the far superior releases this year ... read more
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“People seemed to really like the debut album but after a while we all became pretty bored with it. So, it was like this time let’s make something that is actually good.” – Geordie Greep (Black Midi)

The quote above really presents the philosophy behind black midi, the ever-changing landscape that is the musical expression of black midi. Cavalcade is the second LP from London based band black midi and is a wild and wonderful excursion from their debut ... read more

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Hey, I'm Josh :)
17 and from England
I listen to way too much music and kinda have started using this as a filing cabinet of opinions
Also, all the albums in the library are the ones I own on vynil :)

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I have decided to try and listen to an entire list of /mu/ favourites to "widen" my musical knowledge, and also listen to classics I haven't listened to yet. I will re-listen to albums I ...
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Time to get into some Japanese music i guess :)
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