Tag: Japan

March 10 /

On an early Ultravox kick since a friend reminded me that they recorded their sixth album with George Martin (6 albums in 5 years – puts the navel-gazing of current artist release schedules to shame doesn’t it?). I know the…

December 9 /

Always been fascinated with interactive projections ever since seeing the Wrecking Crew do interactive breakdancing earlier in the year. And here with Japanese performing arts company enra it goes into a new different world. From dancing with stars with Pleiades…

July 9 /

Oh look out BabyMetal, here’s LadyBaby which takes the J-Pop metal sound to a new level, with wrestler and Australian death metal singer Ladybeard, channelling something rather Aphex meets Grayson Perry in his performance, both evil and cute at the…

December 18 /

Proof if anything that Iceland is becoming the Japan of the North, DJ MuscleBoy’s ‘MUSCLEBELLS’ is one bar bell short of a lift, like some Icelandic Muscle-obsessed version Scooter with synchronised pec dancing. It’s the strangest Xmas song released this…