Archive for October, 2016

City Po(o)p

Next to idol music, the most popular trend or style of music to dominate Japan’s indie music scene in recent years has been City Pop. But before I attempt to define and describe the nebulous, ass-backwards classification known as ‘City Pop’ I want to give a shout out to Eric Beyeler who came up with […]

Cyber Tiger: the (abridged) lowdown on how to have more fun at idol shows

I am SWAMPED with shit I need to get done for the tour but I want to take a minute to explain a couple things about idol groups. 1. Checky (2-shot): A 2 shot or checky is a paid Polaroid photograph of you with an idol member. In Japan it usually costs 1000 yen ($12) […]

Underground Idolatry

The main reason I’m holding the tour twice this year is because I really liked Maison book girl’s music and I had a hunch they would blow up in popularity fairly soon. So if I waited until next May it would probably already be too late and sure enough 2 weeks ago Maison book girl […]

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