My Recent Works2019-01-22T15:37:44+09:00

Pitchfork: 10 Essential Japanese Netlabels

By |11月 12th, 2019|Categories: J-POP, Music, Pitchfork, Web Media|Tags: , , |

A breakdown of Japan's thriving netlabel scene—a web-native realm where artists create their own aesthetic rules and distribute their music as they please. Read full story [...]

The Quietus: Out Of Time: An Interview With Ken Sugai

By |11月 12th, 2019|Categories: J-POP, Music, The Quietus, Web Media|Tags: , , , |

The prolific Japanese electronic artist, who bridges the gap between traditional music from his home country with modern touches, talks with Patrick St. Michel about drawing [...]

bandcamp daily: Rediscover the Solo Debut of Yellow Magic Orchestra’s Yukihiro Takahashi

By |11月 12th, 2019|Categories: bandcamp daily, J-POP, Music, Web Media|Tags: , , , , |

When they debuted in 1978, Yellow Magic Orchestra changed the course of Japanese music history. Read full story

NewsPicks: 【新潮流】黒人ラッパーが、本気で「超サイヤ人」にハマる理由

By |11月 11th, 2019|Categories: Anime, Cool Japan, NewsPicks, Web Media|Tags: |

2019年、アメリカで大ブレイクしたラップスターの一人は、アニメへの愛を隠さない。 Read full story

NewsPicks: 【驚愕】日本人が知らない、アメリカでバズる「J-Pop」の正体

By |11月 11th, 2019|Categories: Cool Japan, J-POP, NewsPicks, Web Media|Tags: , |

政府や業界が日本のカルチャーを海外に売り込む「クールジャパン」。その大上段アプローチがスベっている印象がある中、実は、全く別の経路から、日本の音楽がじわじわと世界に浸透している。日本人だけが知らない「本当のクールジャパン」の躍進を、全2回にわたってお届けする。 Read full story

The Japan Times: Perfume goes back to dance basics ahead of Coachella debut

By |1月 10th, 2019|Categories: J-POP, Music, News Paper, The Japan Times, Web Media|Tags: , |

Talked to Perfume for Japan Times about their upcoming show Coachella, new challenges late in their careers and dogs Read full story

Go to Top