Edit ModuleShow Tags

CD: New Sounds of Japan


Published:

Listening to the New Sounds of Japan, I kept thinking, I don’t know what this is, but I like it. Was that a xylophone? An accordion? What’s up with all the hoof beats? Curious, yet enchanting, the CD ($9.98 Aloha Music International) is billed as “a fabulous ethnic instrumental romp.” But what does it sound like? Like Gary Cooper bursts into a Japanese tea house on a rainy October night. I particularly enjoyed the first track, “Sentimental Tokyo,” an insouciant little ditty that seems like the soundtrack to some as-yet-unmade hipster movie. If you were stationed in Japan in the 1950s, I bet you’ll love it. Or, if you’re throwing a saketini party for a bunch of pretty young things, this CD will work, too. If both conditions apply, well, our hat is off to you.
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module

Subscribe to Honolulu

Honolulu Magazine February 2018
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Trending

 

Here’s How Hawai‘i Responded on Social Media to the False Ballistic Missile Alert

Ward Warehouse

A false alarm caused by human error sent the entire state of Hawai‘i into panic mode.

 

Twitter is Going Nuts Over Barack Obama’s Backward Hat and Rubbah Slippahs

Obama

Vacation mode: Activate.

 

6 Things You Need to Know About Rat Lungworm Disease Before You Eat a Salad

Rat lungworm disease

Everyone’s talking about the recent disease outbreak affecting the Islands. Find out what it is, where it comes from and how you can prevent it.

 

Here’s How to Survive a Possible North Korea Nuclear Strike in Hawai‘i

North Korea

What you need to do according to the Hawai‘i State Department of Defense.

 


20 Great O‘ahu Hikes

Explore 20 great adventures that offer beautiful vistas, waterfalls and more.

 

 

Edit ModuleShow Tags