The last couple of years have been extremely good for Peelander-Z, the Brooklyn-based, self-described “Japanese action comic punk band” famous for getting the entire audience involved in their onstage antics. Last year the color-coded members of Peelander-Z toured extensively, hitting … Read More »
AUSTIN, TX—Guzu Gallery is jam-packed with art. Shelves upon shelves heaving under the weight of graphic novels share space with the latest capsule toys imported from Japan. On a display, customizable “Munny” vinyl toys cry out for detailing and a … Read More »
The Pillows are kicking off their third U.S. tour in about a week.
For those of us with short memories and those of us who were not around to actually remember, I present a few facts that may help illustrate just how long ago 1981 was. In 1981, MTV started broadcasting for the … Read More »
X Japan release a new single, “Jade.”
On May 13, Saunders performed a few songs during the channel 12 KPNX news broadcast from a make-shift performance space right outside the studios.
Two Fridays ago I jumped up and down like a howler monkey in front of 853 people seated in the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts during Ignite Phoenix 10; a presentation series that gives 18 presenters 5 minutes and … Read More »