Chee Shimizu Obscure Sound Revised Edition Ritto Music (Japan) 2020 ISBN978-4-8456-3409-5 (Book) language : Japanese
“Obscure Sound” record guide book is coming back again as revised edition in February 21st 2020. 200 record reviews left on first edition, and about 600 new reviews added. Further long interview with Yasuaki Shimizu, feature articles for ECM, japanese ambient/new age, spanish experimental/new age music appered. Regular reviews are inheriting unique categories likes organic, ethnic, psychedelic, spiritual, experimental, cosmic, meditative, and floating. Texts are only Japanese (except artist name, title, label name, date of release).
CONTENTS： THE WORLD OF YASUAKI SHIMIZU（with interview）／JAPANESE AMBIENT & NEW AGE／SPECIFICITY OF ECM／ACCIDENTAL MUSIC IN SPAIN／ORGANIC／ETHNIC／PSYCHEDELIC／SPIRITUAL／EXPERIMENTAL／COSMIC／MEDITATIVE／FLOATING