Monthly Archives: July 2015

The Japan Times: Godflesh (Live Preview)

The former Napalm Death guitarist and his companion, bassist Ben “G.C.” Green should feel right at home on a roster that includes Japanese acts Boris and Cohol. The label has been chiefly responsible for introducing them to a Japanese audience, while also introducing what metal fans in the West have known for years now; that […]

The Japan Times: Opinion – The City Pop Revival

What was originally used to refer to as “urban music made by people in cities” in the pop scene, now seems to be more of a simplified indie buzzword used to induce feelings of sophistication, fashionableness and nostalgia. And while it’s easy to dismiss the term as a generalized, convenient marketing gimmick to sell records […]