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Japanese Experimental Rock: Books

This guide is intended to facilitate the exploration of Japanese experimental rock from the 1960's to its experimental sounds in the underground music scene in present-day Japan.

Dokkiri! Japanese Indies Music 1976-1989 A History and Guide by Kato David Hopkins


ISBN: 978-4990863609

Publication Date: 2016-08-18

From the view of a scene insider, this book uncovers the various music scenes in Japan ranging from hardcore punk to pure noise. Hopkins looks into the Japanese independent music scene in a more broader scope by including regions beyond Tokyo such as the Kansai area.