Tons of internet denizens are up in arms over the Ghostbusters reboot. By comparison, the Japanese cover of the theme song is doing pretty well!
It looks like things are picking-up-picking-up-picking-up for ska fans this summer.
Nihongaku Radio is returning, bigger and better than ever—and it all starts this Friday on SXSWfm.
In anticipation of Japan Nite’s twentieth anniversary, I put together a short radio segment for The Texas Standard.
Diggin’ In the Carts, a new documentary series from Red Bull Music Academy, seeks to unearth the men and women behind Japanese video game music.
On stage, a woman is dying. Struck by invisible opponents, she gasps. Knees hit the floor. Her body falls back onto her legs and in another moment, she is motionless on the floor. A crystallizing silence hangs in the air. … Read More »
Americana music brings to mind a beckoning road that never ceases or mountainous visions filtered through Appalachian nostalgia—ideas born from the land, from the mountains and plains. But in the hands of Pirates Canoe, a mandolin and a fiddle, even … Read More »