Walearic Disc Guide by Shotaro Matsumoto

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Walearic Disc Guide by Shotaro Matsumoto

This guide book features various albums recorded & produced in Japan, ranging from Easy Listening, Mood Music, New Age, Ambient, Pops, Rock, Disco, New Wave, Movie OST to Cartoon OST. Under the supervision of Shotaro Matsumoto, store manager of Coconut Disc record shop, 10 writers introduce 600 discs.

"Walearic" is a word coined by Matsumoto, connecting "Wa"(means "Japanese" in Japanese) and "Balearic" club music established in Ibiza, Spain.Though as a matter of fact, Walearic is not exactly the same as Balearic. Matsumto was inspired by the vague concept of Balearic which crossovers any genres, and coined the new genre Walearic under his own aesthetics.

As you may now know, the demand for Japanese vinyls recorded in 70s & 80s has been rising among collectors worldwide. This guide book is the ultimate diggers tool!


184 pages

21cm x 15cm x 1.5cm

Japanese text

Very limited stock