We’re celebrating 50 Years of Hosono House, Haruomi Hosono’s iconic solo debut, with an upcoming covers compilation set to release later this year. John Carroll Kirby is the latest artist to craft a cover, teaming up with The Mizuhara Sisters (Kiko Mizuhara and Yuko Mizuhara) for “Fuku Wa Uchi Oni Wa Soto” with a music video directed by Luke Casey.

“Fuku Wa Uchi Oni Wa Soto” follows the lead single from the upcoming compilation – “Boku Wa Chotto” covered by Mac DeMarco and Yuma Abe’s “Fuyu Goe“.

Listen to John Carroll Kirby & The Mizuhara Sisters – “Fuku Wa Uchi Oni Wa Soto”

Haruomi (or Harry) Hosono is a founding member of both the influential folk-rock group Happy End and the pioneering electronic trio Yellow Magic Orchestra. His 1973 solo debut Hosono House perfectly blended folk, country, calypso and funk – and still sounds as fresh today as it did a half-century ago.

Other Stones Throw artists involved in the upcoming covers compilation include Jerry Paper, Pearl & The Oysters, as well as Sam Gendel, Cornelius, Akiko Yano, Yuma Abe, mei ehara, rei harakami, Kukuku (Ikuko Harada & Manami Kakudo), and more. The project will be released in partnership with KAKUBARHYTHM & Bayon Production in Japan with a wider vinyl and digital release coming later in 2024.

Kirby is also going on a tour throughout North America with Khruangbin. Dates below. You can grab your tickets here.

John Carroll Kirby – on tour with Khruangbin
May 21 – Philadelphia, PA – The Met
May 22 – Philadelphia, PA – The Met
May 23 – Philadelphia, PA – The Met
May 26 – Saratoga Springs, NY – Saratoga Springs Performing Arts Center
May 28 – Buffalo, NY – Rockin’ at the Knox
May 29 – Cleveland, OH – Jacob’s Pavilion
May 31 – Toronto, ON – History
June 1 – Toronto, ON – History
June 2 – Toronto, ON – History
June 4 – Detroit, MI – The Masonic Temple
June 5 – Columbus, OH – Kemba Live
June 7 – Chicago, IL – The Salt Shed
June 8 – Chicago, IL – The Salt Shed
June 9 – Chicago, IL – The Salt Shed
June 11 – Raleigh, NC – Red Hat Amphitheatre
June 12 – Asheville, NC – ExploreAsheville.com Arena

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