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Jun 28

[press release] Japan's FAKE? is 'Switching On' International

Japanese rock band, FAKE?, releases Switching On X, the first international debut in their eight album history The release of FAKE?’s Switching on X marks the first time the genre-defying band’s music is available anywhere outside of Japan.  With an eight year track record of success within their homeland, and a ravenous network of fans …

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Jun 19

[Interview] Ken Lloyd of Fake?: The Art of Losing Borders

Ken Lloyd, frontman of Oblivion Dust and Fake (typeset Fake?), is a man of dualities. He is British and Japanese, commercial and experimental musically, and outsider and insider to different aspects of Japanese culture. Just two hours before his alt-rock outfit Fake made their U.S. debut at Anime Next, Lloyd sat down with purple SKY …

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Jun 19

[live report] Fake? at Anime Next

As he approached the front of the stage, Ken Lloyd blew a kiss to the cheering audience—then grimaced. That expression gave away Lloyd’s nervousness about playing an unusual show—his first U.S. performance as Fake (typeset Fake?), at a convention for the anime culture foreign to him. It also punctuated his gesture by showing the gap …

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