The up-tempo, unique sounds of Yoshida Ky?dai are perfect for sparking your imagination. Known internationally as the Yoshida Brothers, Kenichi and Ryoichiro are masters of the Tsugaru shamisen, a traditional banjo-like instrument with three strings. Drums and synthesizers are also incorporated, conjuring a rapid percussive style that blends pop, jazz, and new age to thrilling effect. Best of Yoshida Brothers is a dreamy, playful sampling of their most creative and successful works, reinventing Japanese folk with modern flourish and driving beat. Give a listen, and you’ll count yourself a fan in no time.