Archive for October, 2017

A History of Music in Japan

October 28, 2017 | By

Music in Japan has a long and rich history that covers centuries of time and cultures. The Japanese have such a distinct style for so many reasons, from their dress and grooming to their food to their architecture and of course to their music. Japan is huge prouder of music, they are actually the second […]

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The Most Popular Japanese Musicians

October 13, 2017 | By

Japanese music can cover a broad number of musical styles and artists. For some, music of Japan could signify the traditional music that’s associated with Japanese history. For others, it can allude to Japanese bands and Japanese pop singers. While traditional Japanese music is obviously different than the Western influenced Japanese bands that emerged during […]

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Japanese Music in Western Culture

October 3, 2017 | By

  The word for music in Japanese is ongaku, combining the kanji “on” with the kanji “gaku”. Music that has come from the western lands, such as Great Britain and the United States, has had an influence on music all around the world. This changed the most or was seen the most after the first […]

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