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This video is terrible sound quality, but it really doesn’t matter with Guitar Wolf.
NikaSaya is a side project from the Tennis Coats’ singer, Saya, and songwriter Nikaido Kazumi. One Summerheim is a gorgeous rainy-day record.
I’ve dealt with a lot of bands from the 1990’s, so I wanted to shift gears into more recent Japanese bands. Broken Little Sister got started in Yokohama in 2005, mixing a kind of My Bloody Valentine wall-of-noise with shoegaze, … Continue reading
I can’t lie, Nobukazu Takemura is pretty hit or miss with me. A lot of his career is basically straight acid jazz, which isn’t my thing, but his roots are in hip hop, and his first performances were as a … Continue reading
This album actually hit the top 40 in Japan – which is great, but it would be unfathomable in the US for a record this weird to compete with Justin Bieber and 50 Cent.