Archive for Fresh Blood

Fresh Blood: 雨のパレード (ame no parade)

homepage Facebook twitter Ame no Parade (tl: Parade of Rain) is a 4pc band that formed in 2012. They are originally from Kagoshima near the southernmost tip of Japan where the music scene is not exactly bustling. In 2013 they relocated to Tokyo, played as many shows as they could and quickly developed a strong […]

Fresh Blood: Atlantis Airport

homepage Atlantis is a mythical ancient civilization while airports connote technological advancement. The band Atlantis Airport are true to their namesake in creating music that brings together the old and new by combining classic pop songwriting sensibility with progressive elements for a fresh twist. Atlantis Airport are a “math-pop” band based out of Tokyo consisting […]

Fresh Blood: Happy!Mari

homepage In spring 2011 when Stein’s Gate aired I remember watching the first episode and not liking it. The animation was washed out, the plot difficult to follow and most importantly the main character was overbearing and obnoxious. I decided not to watch the series based on this first impression. But blogs everywhere kept lauding […]

Fresh Blood: 逃亡くそタわけ (Toubou Kuso Tawake)

homepage Intro: I’m starting a new series of posts covering the best up and coming bands/artists in Japan (i.e. fresh blood). These bands will primarily be underground acts of the post-punk/noise/HC/weirdpop variety (i.e. no Kana-Boon).    Onodera (Gt, Vo)                                Kuso Mushi (Ba, Scream)    Kageyama Daijiro (Gt)                        Kikuchi (Dr) 逃亡くそタわけ (which I’ll shorten […]

Advance tickets for NMFT10 can be purchased online: Toronto at Rivoli & Lee's Palace, Montreal and Vancouver.

Still in the process of updating the website for NMFT10. Check back for band profiles, links to Facebook event pages etc

NMFT10: Choosing the 5th band

February 7, 2017
by: admin • NMFT vol 10

NMFT10: Diamonds in the Rough

January 21, 2017
by: admin • NMFT vol 10

Tokyo Modal Soul (The Rebirth of..)

January 2, 2017
by: admin • Uncategorized

City Po(o)p

October 24, 2016
by: admin • Uncategorized