X Japan and Shonen Knife attack the U.S. with Japanese music. We’ll hear both in this episode along with The Pillows, Polysics and Chihiro Yamazaki.
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 »
Japan Nite, the annual tradition of shipping a bunch of great Japanese artists to SXSW in Austin, TX and a subsequent tour in a few major North American cities, is upon us.