AnoHumpty

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:34:36 GMT

The Japan Times

Psych-rock act Kikagaku Moyo makes a virtue of DIY and keeping it 'sloppy'
The Japan Times
Much like Acid Mothers Temple, Kikagaku Moyo (whose name translates as “geometric patterns”) has discovered that there's robust international demand for a bunch of shaggy-haired Japanese dudes rocking out like it's still 1973. But Go Kurosawa, the ...

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:24:11 GMT

Noisey

An Oral History of Indie's Golden Years Told By Two Indie Legends
Noisey
Before iTunes meta tags and Spotify algorithms reduced "indie rock" to a catch-all term for "music with guitars", the genre was a cultural force to be reckoned with. Forming the template for the guitar-bass-drums bands we still cling to today, its ...

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Wed, 04 Oct 2017 08:31:40 GMT

The Japan Times

Supercar's 'Three Out Change!!' may be the most stunning debut in Japanese rock history
The Japan Times
In the indie and alternative world there was a shift underway too, from the aesthetic-heavy and fashion-conscious art-pop that characterized the Shibuya-kei scene toward rock bands such as Number Girl and Quruli, who took more visible cues from U.S. ...