Archive for November, 2012

2012.11.10 Live music marathon

The itinerary: Shimokitazawa ERA: sgt /OVUM / Razooli / oakq Shimokitazawa Club QUE: Alaska Jam/KUDANZ/tricot/Jeepta Shindaita FEVER: fresh! / WRENCH / 虚弱。 Shinjuku LOFT: Tokyo Boredom!!! Before heading to Shimokitazawa I decided to go to Zankyo Shop in Shibuya to pick up chouchou merged syrups’ new demo. Running the shop today was my friend Tabata […]

timing 命! 2012.11.09 group_inou @ Nagoya Club Quattro

Nov 9, 2012: From Tokyo I took the shinkansen which brought me to Nagoya in less than two hours. group_inou were holding a one-man show to promote the release of their 3rd album “DAY.” _inou doesn’t have a strong following in Nagoya and in the past they’ve held their shows at the intimate and legendary […]


I’m back in Japan!! Sad news = just for four days Good news: soooooo many great shows going on Challenging news: a lot of these shows are happening at the same time (ie 覆ってる) It’ll be tough… probably impossible… but if the timing of performances work in my favor I plan to catch the following […]

Wiping the floor with Godzilla: En Masse attacks Tokyo Nov 13-15

If you enjoy art especially that which is exceedingly fresh, spontaneous and masterfully drawn by a number of people heavily influenced by comics, hip hop and DIY/underground culture… then EN MASSE is right up your alley. A lot of you may remember that EN MASSE is a collective of artists based out of Montreal who […]

Next Music from Tokyo Manga!!!!

How did I not know about this?!!! Click on the pic to read the whole thing. Kim H rules!!!! edit: Wai Au who drew the manga is a god among mortals! By the way, we didn’t start early… we delayed the start by 30 min!!! but most people still didn’t show until another 15 min […]

Planning the line-up for NMFT5

NMFT5 will happen in May 2013 and I’d like to determine the line-up by the end of the year. I’ll be going to Japan next week and again in December checking out bands to help me decide. NMFT4’s line-up was pure magic. Zazen, _inou, Charan-Po and Praha were the perfect combination of jawdropping skill, energy, […]

A few more tickets were added to the online advance ticket pool for both May 19 (Rivoli) and 20 (Lee's Palace). There will definitely be tickets left aside to purchase at the door in limited quantities.

Advance tickets are now available at local record stores! Soundscapes & Rotate This in Toronto. Red Cat on Main, Red Cat on Hastings & Zulu Records in Vancouver. Cheap Thrills in Montreal.

Here are the Facebook event pages for: Toronto (Rivoli, Lee's Palace), Montreal, and Vancouver Tell us you're coming and please help spread the word by sharing the event!

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

The Taupe will reign supreme at NMFT10

May 7, 2017
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arigarnon friends at NMFT10

May 2, 2017
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Tokyo Modal Soul (The Rebirth of..)

January 2, 2017
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City Po(o)p

October 24, 2016
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