Kitaro iTunes Sale Part.2

Following Kitaro’s albums are now on sale on iTunes by September 30th!! Do not miss this chance!

“Daylight, Moonlight Live in Yakushiji”

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From the opening chant of the Yakushiji monks, it is apparent that this is going to be a special offering from Kitaro.  The legendary World Music pioneer’s album is a two-CD set recorded over three evenings in the sacred Yakushiji Temple in the ancient Japanese capital, Nara. Read full description

Reg. price $17.99 –> Sale Price $9.99
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“Tamayura”

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On Tamayura, Kitaro takes his audience into life in a microscopic world and gives fans an artful look at what the lives of these characters are like.  In this “micro” world, very unusual circumstances and situations occur.  But, it’s a beautiful world, where children in bubbles play and interact with the Fairy Of The Waterlily. Read full description

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“An Enchanted Evening”

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38th Grammy Awards Nomination Album

An Enchanted Evening is a live album recorded during Kitaro’s world tour in 1995.  It features music from his studio album, Mandala, and music from his original score for Oliver Stone’s movie, Heaven and Earth.  Read full description

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“Live In America”

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Recorded live during his world tour in 1990, it features music from Kojiki, The Light of the Spirit and his much admired, Silk Road album.

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“Kojiki”

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34th Grammy Awards Nomination Album

Kitaro crafts this musical journey from the ancient chronicle (Kojiki) that recounts the birth of Japan and it’s people. Read full description

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Yoshida Brothers 15th Anniversary Special vol. 5: Hishou

To celebrate their 15th Anniversary, we offer a special promotion on each album every 15 days.

We are featuring their 2007 released (US) album “Hishou” until July 31st.

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This album is just pure shamisen virtuosity. They didn’t use any other instruments like Guitars or Taiko Drum.
Yoshida Brothers covered some of their original songs, traditional Japanese songs, and played new songs on this album.

HISHOU (“flying” or “souring” in Japanese) continues the exploration of marrying new phrasings to traditional sounds. The result is at once sentimental and respectful of the past, while also forging a sonic bridge to the future. Having explored rock and world music themes in previous releases, this album marks a return to basics for the brothers, highlighting their commitment to and reverence for the historic art of Tsugaru-Shamisen.

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Hishou by Yoshida Brothers (2007)

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Olate Dogs at SuperZoo in Las Vegas!

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Sponsored by HALO, Purely For Pets, Olate Dogs will appear at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas from July 22nd to 24th. They will have a full performance followed by a “Meet and Greet” at the HALO booth (3138) on the following schedule:

[Appearance time]
July 22-23 11am & 2pm
July 24  2pm

Come visit them to find out their secret of the remarkable tricks and their healthy diet foods!

For more information about SuperZoo: http://www.superzoo.org/

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Kitaro Taiko Ceremony at Japanese Alps in 2014

Annual all night Taiko event is one of the Kitaro’s most important lifeworks that has been carried for over decades. This is the event that Kitaro expresses his appreciation to the Mother Earth and the nature. On full moon day in September, he continuously plays Taiko from sunset to dawn. The great point of this event is that Kitaro welcomes anybody who would like to join and perform with him together. Participants can play the hand drums that organizer would prepare. This is the outdoor event. Please bring the warm clothes, blankets and raincoats for in case it rains.

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Date & Time: 6pm on September 9th until 6am on 10th
Location: Maruyama Park in Miasa, Omachi-shi, Nagano, Japan
Cost: FREE

MEMO:
• You can join or leave the event whenever you would like to.
• Please park your car in the parking area. Do not park on the street.
• Event venue is close to the residential area. Once you arrive at the parking, please follow our staff to get to the event. Please do not bother neighbors.
• It is about 12 hours event. We encourage participants to bring snacks or some foods.
• DO NOT forget bringing plastic bags for your garbage. KEEP CLEAN THE NATURE!

Please note: The proceedings of the this event include Kitaro’s prayer for North Alps, and the sacred drumming of the Taiko to express appreciation of the great Earth. Your participation in this Event is strictly voluntary, at your own risk, and that you are freely choosing to participate. We are not responsible for any injury, loss, claim, damage, or any direct, incidental or consequential damages of any kind.

For more information, please contact to the event organization at +81 (090) 8852-9142

 

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日時 : 2014年9月9日(火)夕刻 〜 10日(水)日の出 (荒天中止)
場所 : 長野県 大町市美麻新行丸山公園運動場
参加費:無料

お問い合わせは下記事務局へお願い致します。
北アルプス奉納太鼓実行委員会事務局 TEL090-8852-9142

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Kitaro Symphonic World Tour in Japan

Kitaro will come back to the Symphonic World Tour this fall! This time, he will perform two shows in his home country, Japan.

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Date: September 25th
Venue: Aichi Geijutsu Gekijou Dai Hall
Tickets: A seats ¥5,000, B seats ¥4,000, C seats ¥3,000, Wheelchair seats ¥4,000
(Reserved: S/A/B, First come first serve seats: C)
Ordering Tickets via Online:
www.aju-cil.com/event/info/welfarec.php

Any Inquiries:  AJU Tel:  052-841-5554

日時 : 2014年9月25日(木) 開場17:45 / 開演18:30
会場:愛知県芸術劇場大ホール

入場料(S/A/B席 指定 : C席 自由)
S席 ¥6,000 / A席 ¥5,000 / B席 ¥4,000 / C席 ¥3,000 / 車いす席 ¥4,000

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AJU 自立の家後援会事務局
〒466-0037 愛知県名古屋市昭和区恵方町2−15
TEL : 052-841-5554 / FAX : 052-841-2221

 

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Venue: Omachi City Athletic Ground Big Arena
Tickets:  ¥6,500

Ordering via Phone:
Ticket pia:  (0570) 02-9999 [P code: 234-260] (Japanese)
Lawson Ticket:  0570-084-003 [L code: 71466] (Japanese)
Office Mayu:  (026) 226-1001 (Japanese)

Ordering via Online:
Office Mayu: office-mayu.net/home/contents/Kitaro.html

Kinki Japan Tourism:
www.knt.co.jp/ec/2014/kitaro-tour/

Any Inquiries:
TEL:  0261-22-8989
E-mail:  kitaro0928@yahoo.co.jp

For More Information

喜多郎 シンフォニック・ワールド・ツアー in 信濃大町

日時 : 2014年9月28日(日) 開場15:00 / 開演16:00
会場:大町市運動公園総合体育館大アリーナ

【公演に関する お問い合わせ】
喜多郎コンサート実行委員会事務局 ※10:00~17:30(土、日、祭日休業)
〒398-0001 長野県大町市平1040-5
TEL : 0261-22-8989
E-mail : kitaro0928@yahoo.co.jp

 

Kitaro will also perform at The 25th Anniversary of Makino Taiko event as a special guest.

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Tsunagaru Wa! Taiko
The 25th Anniversary of Makino Taiko

Date: 09/06  Door: 11:00 am  Start: 12:00pm
Venue: Mino Kamo-shi Bunka Kaikan in Gifu
              5-27 5 chome, Shima-cho, Kamo-shi Gifu 505-0025, Japan

For more information on Makino Taiko homepage

美濃加茂市制60周年記念 つながる輪!太鼓 牧野太鼓結成25周年記念

日時 : 2014年9月6日(日) 開場11:00 / 開演12:00
会場:美濃加茂市文化会館(岐阜県)

牧野太鼓結成25周年記念公演に、特別友情出演が決定致しました。

◆ 牧野太鼓ホームページ http://makinotaiko25.daa.jp

 

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4th of July 2014 Special Offer!

Happy Independence Day from Domo Records!

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Domo records is offering Free Shipping World Wide on All Orders over $30 purchase! (tracking number is not available for free shipping)

[[4th of July Featured Products!]]

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The Kitaro Quintessential (2013) with Autograph $34.98

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Yoshida Brothers T-shirt with YB I, II, and III CDs set $39.98

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Kitaro Vintage Series $39.98

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David Arkenstone Set $29.98

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Kitaro Ku-kai T-shirt (L and XL ONLY) $29.98

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The offer is valid now through July 6th! Please don’t miss it!

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Yoshida Brothers 15th Anniversary Special vol.4: Yoshida Brothers III

To celebrate their 15th Anniversary, we offer a special promotion on each album every 15 days.

Until July 15th, we are featuring their 3rd album in US “Yoshida Brothers III”
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Their US thirs album “Yoshida Brothers III” was released in September 2006.

They recorded it in US and spent three months to finish this album.
It includes “Erghen Diado,” written by famed world musicologist Marcel Cellier and robustly arranged with drums, bass and strings, and a hypnotic take on Brian Eno’s “By This River,” the only song featuring vocals (from Remy Zero’s Cinjun Tate).
Yoshida Brothers also worked on their first cover song in this album. They covered John Lennon and Yoko’s “Oh My Love” with Shamisen.

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Yoshida Brothers III by Yoshida Brothers (2006)

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Living Room Concert Replay on July 16th

Living Room Concert with Luna hosted by John Dilibert at Echoes is back on July 16, Wednesday!

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It was recorded in February while she was in California at Home Los Angeles Studio, Hollywood.
She played five songs from her debut album with amazing band members and interviewed by John Diliberto.

It airs nationwide, and you can check your local station and broadcast schedule from the link below!
Check local stations
or You can subscribe to Echoes online to listen to the show.(Weekly trial is available!)
Click HERE to see the detail.

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Kuubokumon New Item – Handcraft Kanji Pendant Necklace “TIGER”

Handcraft Kanji Pendant Necklace “TIGER”
Exclusive item from Japanese accessory brand “Kuubokumon”

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Kuubokumon is an original accessory line from Kyoto, Japan with Kanji design elements utilizing Bonji as motif. This is a one-of-a-kind Japanese accessory with handcrafted carved sumi word on ceramic. Kuubokumon artist, MUGEN custom creates each piece by hand and care. We are proud to bring this original artisan jewelry made from a true heartfelt artist.

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[A little information about Kuubokumon]
Kuubokumon is an original accessory line from Kyoto, Japan with Kanji design elements utilizing Bonji as motif. This is a one-of-a-kind Japanese accessory with handcrafted carved sumi word on ceramic. Kuubokumon artist, MUGEN custom creates each piece by hand and care. We are proud to bring this original artisan jewelry made from a true heartfelt artist.

Carved a word “Tora” (Tiger) in Chinese Character on ceramic.

Accessory style : Teardrop shape (medium size)
Word (Sumi) Color : Gold (Japanese Gansai Watercolor … Made from natural pigments by a drying process, not man made pigments or dyes. )
Clay color : Light Black

[Pendant Size]
Height 1.6 in (4.0 cm) / Width: 1.5 in (3.7 cm) / Thickness: 0.24 in (0.6cm)

[Weight]
about 0.42 oz (12 g)

[Length of string]
21.65 in (55cm) (Dark brown Kyogumi string)
*For string used tough kyogumi string which was used for decoration string for samurai weapon from old times in Japan.

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Luna’s Interview on Live Relentless

Live Relentless just posted Gayageum artist Luna‘s interview on their website.

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HOW DID YOU GET INTO MUSIC?

I started with learning the piano when I was young and my parents saw how much I enjoyed it, and then they decided to help me out to be a musician. I think they wanted me to play something special, and at that time Gayageum was a pretty rare instrument to play in Korea. I think that was a brilliant idea from them.

WHAT ALL IS INVOLVED IN PRODUCING YOUR MUSIC ASIDE FROM PLAYING THE GAYAGEUM INSTRUMENT?

In the case of the footage uploaded on my YouTube channel, I work on making the backing-tracks and do a simple mixing and mastering, which is a reason for it to take a bit of time to upload the videos. I believe this effort other than playing the Gayageum, obviously is a big help to satisfy my fans too.

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