CROSSFAITH – Leviathan (live @ Blare Fest 2020)

Crossfaith (Japanese: クロスフェイス) is a Japanese metalcore band from Osaka that was formed in 2006. Since its formation, the band has retained the same line-up with no member changes, which currently consists of vocalist Kenta Koie, guitarist Kazuki Takemura, bassist Hiroki Ikegawa, drummer Tatsuya Amano and keyboardist Terufumi Tamano. They are characterized by performing a… Continue lendo CROSSFAITH – Leviathan (live @ Blare Fest 2020)



http://KEXP.ORG presents Otoboke Beaver performing live in the KEXP studio. Recorded October 14, 2022. SETLIST: I am not maternal (​ア​イ​ド​ン​ビ​リ​ー​ブ​マ​イ​母​性​)YAKITORI (​ヤ​キ​ト​リ​)I checked your cellphone (​携​帯​み​て​し​ま​い​ま​し​た​)datsu . hikage no onnaPARDON? (​パ​ー​ド​ゥ​ン​)I don’t want to die alone (​孤​独​死​こ​わ​い​) Accorinrin - VocalsYoyoyoshie - Guitar / VocalsHirochan - Bass / VocalsKahokiss - Drums / Vocals Host: Kennady QuilleEngineer:… Continue lendo OTOBOKE BEAVER – Live on KEXP

ICHIKA NITO – Awakening

Ichika Nito (born 1994) is a Japanese musician and record producer. He has made many songs and albums, but got most of his popularity through YouTube. Ichika used to upload original music and covers, but switched to original and short videos with a meme title. Once he switched to this style of video, he got… Continue lendo ICHIKA NITO – Awakening

ENSEMBLE HIJIRI-KAÏ – Japanese Music of the Edo Period

Teruhisa Fukuda (shakuhachi), Shihô Kineya (shamisen, vocals), Aiko Noda (koto), Junko Harada (koto). Album: Urban Music of the Edo Period (1603-1868). Godanno-ShirabeRembo-nagashiEchigo-jishiMidareYukiYûgureKoto sangen nijûsôkyoku The shamisen (三味線), also known as the sangen (三絃) or samisen (all meaning "three strings"), is a three-stringed traditional Japanese musical instrument derived from the Chinese instrument sanxian. It is… Continue lendo ENSEMBLE HIJIRI-KAÏ – Japanese Music of the Edo Period

OTOBOKE BEAVER [おとぼけビ~バ~] – Don’t Light My Fire [ハートに火をつけたならばちゃんと消して帰って]

Otoboke Beaver is a punk rock band from Kyoto, Japan, whose members currently consist of Accorinrin, Yoyoyoshie, Hiro-chan, and Kahokiss. The band formed in 2009; their most recent album Super Champon was released in May 2022 Don't Light My Fire ハートに火をつけたならばちゃんと消して帰ってMUSIC VIDEO🎉🔥🙅‍♀️Director: ONIONSKIN


Otoboke Beaver おとぼけビ~バ~are a punk-rock-garage quartet from Kyoto, Japan. The band’s name is taken from a local ‘Love Hotel’ and they describe themselves as: ‘‘Japanese girls ‘knock out or pound cake’ band’’. The band consists of Accorinrin (Lead Vocal & Guitar), Yoyoyoshie (Guitar & Vocals), Hirochan (Bass & Vocals) and Kahokiss (Drums & Vocals). Most… Continue lendo OTOBOKE BEAVER – Live @ SXSW 2021

SADISTIC MIKA BAND – Live on Old Gley Whistle Test (1975)

Sadistic Mika Band (サディスティック・ミカ・バンド) was a Japanese rock group formed in 1972. Its name is a parody of the "Plastic Ono Band". Produced by Masatoshi Hashiba on Toshiba-EMI Records (now EMI Music Japan), the band was led by guitarist Kazuhiko Katō and singer Mika Fukui [ja], who were a married couple at the time. The… Continue lendo SADISTIC MIKA BAND – Live on Old Gley Whistle Test (1975)


ANDINA is a music film documenting a once in a lifetime performance by the Butoh Dancer and Artist Atsushi Takenouchi, and showcasing the debut release of the musician STAY LO. Atsushi Takenouchi expressed his interpretation of STAY LO’s, ANDINA, in a one off, exclusive UK performance, which was open to the general public. ANDINA… Continue lendo Andina – STAY LO X ATSUSHI TAKENOUCHI

BUTOH: Body on the Edge of Crisis [docvmentary]

Although Butoh is often viewed as Japan's equivalent of modern dance, in actuality it has little to do with the rational principles of modernism. Butoh is a theater of improvisation which places the personal experiences of the dancer on center-stage. The dancer is used as a medium to his or her inner life, but not… Continue lendo BUTOH: Body on the Edge of Crisis [docvmentary]

Butoh Dance – Conan Amok’s Twist On The Japanese Performance Art Form

Butoh Dance is a journey through the character and mind of Conan Amok, a contemporary Butoh dancer who takes his traditional Japanese performance art and philosophy onto the neon and gritty streets of Shibuya, Tokyo. A former member of the prestigious Dairakudakan Butoh group, Amok is a key figure in pushing the art of Butoh… Continue lendo Butoh Dance – Conan Amok’s Twist On The Japanese Performance Art Form