With the another U.S. tour complete and a January tour in Australia on the horizon, Shonen Knife founding member Naoko Yamano took a little time out for an interview via email with Nihongaku.
How do beings from the planet Peelander replace a drummer? They put a call out on Facebook. Duh. Peelander Green (AKA Akihiko Naruse) stepped down from his drumming duties with Peelander-Z without so much as a press release, a status … 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 »
If at first listen, Molice comes off as nonchalant, even apathetic, it’s a rouse. A siren song to lure you in. Don’t fight it and you’ll be rewarded with fuzzy, melancholic jams that speak to your inner being. It doesn’t … Read More »