A new London-based label called Hhatri has just reissued a collection of tracks from Far East Recording, The Far East Transcripts. The reissue game can often be treacherous, with so much red tape to tread carefully around and in many cases, several different parties to appease. That’s why anyone who endeavours to put rare or forgotten music back into the public consciousness for the right reasons deserves plenty of praise. An acronym for ‘history has a tendency to repeat itself’, you don’t need to sport a deerstalker and smoke a pipe to work out Hhatri is mostly concerned with reissues. Hoping to plunder his imprint for sought after and forgotten gems, the London-based label reached out Far East Recordings founder Soichi Terada and signed up four tracks in an effort to preserve his legacy. Between 1991 and 1994, Far East Recordings released a slew of tracks that have...
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