PLAYLIST looks at the dynamic fusions coming out of Japan. Japanese brass is in full swing, from Tokyo to Texas. The big band sounds of Asakusa Jinta, the traditional shamisen fusions of Yoshida Brothers, and all-girl pop line-up Pistol Valve are rocking audiences around the world. Plus, were exploring the streets and neighbourhoods of Tokyo and the new wave of fusion bands who make up the club scene there. Omodaka are producing traditional Japanese music with a modern twist, and the extreme fishing trio Gyoko mix their musical prowess and with culinary delights of sushi.