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Japanese Music Recommendations from AJATTeers

Comments have a way of getting lost here in the vastness of AJATTistan. So, for purposes of future referential convenience, here are some comprehensive music recommendations from recent comments by AJATTeers.

  12 comments for “Japanese Music Recommendations from AJATTeers

  1. Theo
    April 1, 2010 at 06:05

    Your post are getting shorter and shorter, congrats! 😛 Probably, soon, you will only use abbreviations. Thnks Khatz

  2. Ryder
    April 1, 2010 at 13:15

    中文呢? :)

  3. April 3, 2010 at 00:03

    “中文呢? :)”

    Have you heard 盧廣仲? Awesome singer, think he’s from Taiwan. Also, Soler, Mr., LMF and MC Jin for rock and hip-hop if you’re going for Cantonese 😉

  4. sanbyakuman
    April 3, 2010 at 04:09


    幾個香港嘅rock band:

    Crystal Zone

    呢個compilation CD都有幾個:

  5. triplej
    April 5, 2010 at 00:51

    props to Sionydus and Brad on the linkage

  6. Romuś
    February 28, 2011 at 06:30

    Free Japanese music from Bandcamp. Didn’t check it yet, but I will.

  7. February 9, 2012 at 00:38

    Just thought I’d put it out there, my friend and I have started a podcast of j-pop/rock music. If you’re interested, you can check it out here:

  8. gankoo
    March 28, 2012 at 13:24

    Here’s a few of my favorites that I haven’t seen shared on here:
    在日ファンク(ざい・にち) – like james brown
    トクマルシューゴ – don’t really have a comparison for this guy
    those links lead to the songs that got me into each one

  9. Michael
    August 30, 2012 at 07:01

    You guys have to check out サカナクション! They have some of the most creative music videos I have ever seen.

  10. forweg
    January 5, 2013 at 00:48

    The indie/shoegaze scene in Japan is absolutely vibrant, it’s a shame almost no-one knows about it.

    Three excellent bands nobody has ever heard of:

    少女スキップ (shojoskip) (
    死んだ僕の彼女 (My Dead Girlfriend) (
    The Earth Earth (

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