Category Tracks

The Guardian: Awesome City Club – “Lesson”

I wrote about Awesome City Club’s new track, “Lesson”, for The Guardian’s New Music From Around The World guest blog series: http://www.theguardian.com/music/musicblog/2014/mar/26/11-must-listen-new-tracks-from-around-the-world   Advertisements

The Guardian: Mothercoat – “Trickster”

I wrote about Mothercoat’s new track “Trickster” for The Guardian’s New Music From Around The World guest blog series: http://www.theguardian.com/music/musicblog/2014/feb/13/six-must-listen-new-tracks-from-around-the-world

The Guardian: Yoshihide Otomo – “Amachan Theme”

I wrote about Yoshihide Otomo for The Guardian’s New Music From Around The World guest blog series: http://www.theguardian.com/music/musicblog/2014/jan/13/yoshihide-tomo-amachan-theme-new-music-from-japan

The Guardian: Geek Sleep Sheep – “Hitsuji”

I wrote about dream pop supergroup Geek Sleep Sheep for The Guardian’s New Music From Around The World guest blog series: http://www.theguardian.com/music/musicblog/2013/dec/11/geek-sleep-sheep-hitsuji-new-music-from-japan

The Guardian: Hysteric Picnic – “Cult Pop”

I wrote about Hysteric Picnic for The Guardian’s New Music From Around The World guest blog series: http://www.theguardian.com/music/2013/nov/25/hysteric-picnic-cult-pop-new-music-from-japan

The Guardian: Umez – “Rainbow”

I wrote about Umez and their track “Rainbow” for The Guardian’s New Music From Around The World guest blog series: http://www.theguardian.com/music/2013/nov/08/umez-rainbow-new-music-from-japan

The Guardian: Perfume – “1mm”

I wrote about Perfume’s new song “1mm” for The Guardian’s New Music From Around The World guest blog series: http://www.theguardian.com/music/2013/oct/21/perfume-1mm-new-music-from-japan

Guardian Addendum: Melt-Banana, “The Hive”

On this week’s “New Music From Around The World” on The Guardian, I introduced a track off of Melt-Banana’s new album Fetch called “The Hive”.  The track is indeed excellent, particularly the heavily-processed sounding mid-section, which in some ways is a sound we’ve never really heard from the band before.  It’s bookended by the hyper-kinetic […]

The Guardian: Melt-Banana – “The Hive”

I wrote about Melt-Banana for The Guardian’s New Music From Around The World guest blog series: http://www.theguardian.com/music/musicblog/2013/oct/03/melt-banana-hive-new-music-japan

Guardian Addendum: BiS-Kaidan, “Suki Suki Daisuki”

BiS-Kaidan – “Suki Suki Daisuki” Ian Martin of Call & Response Records and I have started doing a weekly column for the Guardian, where we introduce a song recently released from the Japanese music scene. Last week was the inaugural post, in which I briefly talked about BiS-Kaidan – the collaboration between idol group BiS […]