Business Outline_Printed Music Operations

A whole spectrum of entertainment is covered by diversified types of publications from specialty music magazines, fashion, movies, sub-culture, MOOK format titles, artist personality folios, tutorial textbooks and rock music photography. Especially, bandscores, instrument instructional books are supposed to serve to help players learn the technique of performing various music instruments.

BURRN!

Since 1984 BURRN! has been enjoying reputation as the world foremost heavy-metal/hard rock monthly magazine.

YOUNG GUITAR

Since 1969 it has been around as a monthly for those who are keen to play the guitar. It is still widely read not only by the beginners but also by highly advanced level guitarists.

BACKSTAGE PASS

Since 1985 it has been featuring an average of 70 interviews with top Japanese artists and musicians every month.

GIGS

Since 1989 this monthly has been focusing on the Japanese band scene. Main features are technical advice on how to play instruments, artist interviews on sound aspects, band scores, latest news on instruments and equipments.

ROCKJET

Since 1993 this quarterly magazine has been focusing on one artist with each issue, filled with commentaries by rock critics and detailed discographies and record reviews.