Category Archive: Electronic

Oct 10

[photo] Far East to East Showcase Panel @ New York Comicon 2010

Superglorious hosted a panel for the Far East to East Showcase at New York Comicon.  The panel introduced the artists performing at FETES and allowed attendees a chance to get to know the music and ask a few questions.  When queried about their craziest fan moment, Puffy AmiYumi reminisced on a marriage contract received  in …

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Oct 04

[live report + interview] Close Encounters of the BOOM BOOM SATELLITES Kind

If (or when) cyborg aliens ever crash land to earth, demanding to steal the pinnacle of human technology, I ‘m not going to show them NASA’s most advanced rocket or the creepy robot that can lie. I wouldn’t even show them the iPad. No, I would hand them the band BOOM BOOM SATELLITES, particularly fresh …

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Oct 01

[Review] BOOM BOOM SATELLITES – OVER AND OVER

For a band that started in Europe and has toured with Moby and Garbage, Over and Over is long overdue. Their first US release greatest hits album spans over a decade of electronic beats from 1997 to 2007. The tracks are all newly remixed, retaining the original flavor with a kick of spice. That is, …

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May 28

[review] Miu Sakamoto – Phantom Girl

Phantom Girl, like Miu Sakamoto’s singing, is hauntingly perfect in the clarity of the instruments and depth of layering sounds. The silent pauses in each track echo the emotions in her voice. The low key electro-pop instrumentals of Phantom Girl are thanks to producer Dave Liang of the Shanghai Restoration Project; the small doses of …

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Feb 26

[live report] Polysics at Blender Theater (The Gramercy), Feb. 13

I had never seen Polysics live before Feb. 13 but had wanted to for years. I’d heard the hyper new wave-revival band was incredible in concert and wanted to see for myself before keyboardist Kayo quits in March. The hype was valid–Polysics’s show had all the raw energy and audience interaction that makes indie rock …

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