Kondo Audio Note: Masaki Ashizawa Creates his own Shadow
November 20, 2020
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Kondo Audio Note: Masaki Ashizawa Creates his own Shadow

The current range of Kondo Audio Note products is proof positive that Masaki Ashizawa has emerged from the shadow and reflected glory of his mentor, Hiroyasu Kondo, and has become a forward-looking designer in his own right.
December 14, 2020

Gateway to Jazz Kissa Vol. 1: In English for First Time

Katsumasa Kusonose, editor and publisher of #VINYL magazine, is offering English language pre-orders of his previous Japanese-only publication Gateway to Jazz Kissa Vol. 1.
January 2, 2021

J-Punk: A Brief History of Docs, Mohawks and Degenerates

It was the mid-‘80s, the original Japanese punk scene was starting to peter out and become workaday, D-beat predictable. Then brothers Fifi and Fink arrived and things began to change.