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, […]

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. Please wait ~Mar 9 for tickets 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.

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