Sun, 25 Dec 2016 08:59:23 GMT

The Japan Times

The best of Japanese indie in 2016
The Japan Times
Taking the opposite path, there has also been a drift among some young indie musicians toward the noisier extremes, with the summer's “Provoke” compilation featuring rising stars of dark art punk and psychedelic rock such as Burgh, Qujaku and Klan Aileen.

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 08:26:11 GMT

The Japan Times

Paellas aim to redefine the sound of 'now'
The Japan Times
Anan met the pair through Japanese social networking site Mixi, and initially the band stuck to a lo-fi style of indie pop, inspired primarily by The Drums, a New York outfit that pops up in the origin stories of many Japanese rock bands from the same ...

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 01:10:00 GMT

Light relief for quiet times
Independent Online
Winner of the Best Reality Show prize at the 2009 Rose d'Or international TV festival, this unscripted reality series transports 10 Americans to Japan to compete in the ultimate Japanese game show, with hilarious results. On the show contestants are ...