Shang Shang Typhoon

Shang Shang Typhoon

Shang Shang Typhoon burst onto the Japanese music scene in the early '90s when anything "ethnic" was considered cool. Amid the renewed global interest in world music, many Japanese were finding that they had their own version(s) of world music right in their own backyard. Okinawan music was especially in vogue. Shang Shang Typhoon got started in the early '80s, when the band's leader, Koryu (which means "red dragon"), decided to created a band that would use traditional Japanese rhythms and melodies... read more

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