RIE FU – Live in London

I see the mirror reflecting me… With the release of her new album Places (see J-Pop Go review previously) earlier this year, UK audiences were also fortunate enough to see Rie fu perform some of those songs live at some … Read More

RIE FU – Places

Between lost and found… Rie fu grew up influenced by a love of iconic artists such as Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Kate Bush and Karen Carpenter. That singer/songwriter aesthetic has certainly found roots in Rie’s approach to composing her own … Read More

RIE FU is going Places

Reflective moods The lush melodies of Rie fu have provided some of the most charming moments of the Japanese music scene in recent years. Now she’s back with a brand new composition titled ‘Mirror’, which heralds a new impending album … Read More

J-Pop Go Review Of 2018

The year in J-pop… 2018 saw some turbulent events in the world of Japanese music, including some line-up changes and one significant retirement. But among the stories were some good record releases – and more than a few newer acts … Read More

JAPANESE SAKE FESTIVAL 2018 Review

Japanese sake and music hits London… It seems at times as if we’re enjoying a packed annual calendar of Japanese cultural events in the UK, particularly in London. Events such as the Japan Matsuri through to Hyper Japan have demonstrated … Read More

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