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ISTANBUL A Japanese musician dazzles Turkish audiences by combining elements of music from both cultures. class = “cf”> In an exclusive interview with Anadolu agency, Atsuko Suetomi said that she was very happy to represent Japanese music in Turkey and that she wanted to create a common musical language by working with Turkish artists. Suetomi …

Atsushi Tookaya playing the bouzouki. Photo from YouTube Atsushi Tookaya, the Japanese national with a passion for Greek rebetiko music, will perform at the Rebetiko Festival in Melbourne on March 23. Rebetiko, also known as ‘Greek blues’, is an improvisational urban music that beautifully blends Byzantine, Ottoman, Greek, Sephardic, Jazz, and other forms of regional …

The site shares the basic details of the album, with a rough, sepia-tinted silent video rapidly advancing a view of a moving vehicle that abruptly ends with the title and release date on April 24. 834,194 will be a double album including the singles and hits released after their previous sakanaction set in 2013, such …

On the one hand, you have the Japanese work ethic, submission and thoroughness. On the other hand you have greek rebetika, music once despised and marginalized in the hashish lairs of the outcasts of the underworld. And then you have a peak stage where you expect to find top performance. Marry the three and you …