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The Sound of Peace Music Studio

Soichiro Nakamura, You Ishihara, and Shintaro Sakamoto talk about the vaunted studio responsible from Japanese psych landmarks from Boris, Yurayura Teikoku, and Ogre You Asshole.

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Key Tracks: Vapourspace’s “Gravitational Arch of 10”

We chat with Mark Gage about his proto-trance classic.

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Interview: Anime soundtracker Yoko Kanno on Cowboy Bebop, Macross Plus, and More

A rare, in-depth interview with the legendary Japanese composer and producer.

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Interview: Delroy Edwards on Bootleg Tapes, Ron Morelli, and Keeping It Underground

The elusive techno producer and label head opens up about his passion for ‘90s rap.

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Interview: United Future Organization’s Tadashi Yabe

One-third of the acid jazz crew talks about his early days in Tokyo and his unique approach to music-making.

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Interview: Zoom Lens’ Meishi Smile on J-Pop, Living On The Web, and Real Life

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Interview: Cornelius

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Interview: Japanese Jazz Legend Isao Suzuki

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Interview: The Black Madonna on Chicago, House, and The Next Disco Demolition

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Interview: Check The Technique’s Brian Coleman on Vol. 2, KMD, and Hip Hop What Ifs

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Derrick May Interviews ele-king’s Tsutomu Noda

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Interview: Denki Groove’s Takkyu Ishino

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Interview: Masaya Nakahara