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Manami Fujii

of グーミ One of the first things you notice about グーミ’s songs are the simple but infectious basslines. Manami brings the funk! And she’s one of the nicest people you’ll ever meet. Completely unflappable. Air Canada actually lost her luggage on our flight between Montreal and Toronto. She had no change of clothes, was missing […]

Unforgettable Tour Finale

The tour final at Shibuya O-nest was a massive success: 1. it was sold out (and we managed to sneak a few more people in: shout outs to Amit, Jack and Merv from Australia! and John and Dan from Texas) 2. all 5 bands KILLED IT! – OWARIKARA opened with a blistering, LOUD, soulfully funk-filled, […]

Summery Summary pt1

The tour was an absolute blast and I will never forget the fun and crazy times we had on this hectic trip. It was only 10 days but it felt like 10 weeks. Not because of ennui or stress although there were definitely some tense moments (eg Ryogo getting electrocuted. wtf?! more on that later) […]

Recap of 2nd week in Japan

Better late than never (right Ymane? yes you get a shout-out in my blog). Shows I went to: Feb 21: OWARIKARA / YOMOYA / LOVES / SuiseiNoboAz @ Shimokita BASEMENT BAR Feb 21: birth / talking dead goats “45 / camellia / high tension sex girl / Mahiruno / 猿ダコンクリート / Clean of Core @ […]

My first week in Tokyo

It’s been a busy week of organizing the tour, networking, going to shows and… eating ramen. Taking photos and video footage is frowned upon at shows and I’ve been behaving myself for the most part. Which is unfortunate b/c I’ve seen some great bands over the last week. List of shows I’ve attended: Feb 14: […]

Origins of the tour and I’m back in Japan!!

こんにちわ!! Hi my name is Steve and I’m the nut responsible for organizing this mini tour. Background: My parents are Japanese and I was born and raised in Vancouver but I’ve lived in Toronto for the last 10 years. My biggest passion in life is music. And at this point in time.. Japanese indie music. […]

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
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City Po(o)p

October 24, 2016
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