How A 1983 Ambient Record Became Super Hype In 2017
Japanese composer Midori Takada tells the story of Through The Looking Glass.
With all kinds of Japanese music currently being re-issued, interest in Japanese music from the ’80s in particular is at something of a high point. For many, Midori Takada’sThrough The Looking Glass was a hot record for a certain kind of collector—the kind who would pay up to €700 for an original copy or would swoop up the highly anticipated 2017 reissue in a heartbeat. In an interview with The Vinyl Factory, Takada tells the story of how an obscure ’80s recording became one of the most sought-after vinyls of the year. You can read the interview in full here.