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May 23

[press release] Zutto Entertainment Presents Deathharmonic – Asian American Rock Music

Zutto Entertainment presents Deatharmonic — A night of Asian American rock music on Sunday, June 13th 2010, at Crash Mansion in New York, NY from 7pm-1am. This highly anticipated Asian rock showcase will feature performances by premiere Asian American acts KAZHA and Lilac, as well as rising stars Gelatine, Typherus and Geist. Age requirement is …

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May 11

[press release] j-Summit NY Hosts J-rock Festival

New York, NY – May 4, 2010- j-Summit NY will be hosting a Japanese pop culture festival on Sunday, May 16, 2010 at 6:00 pm. This is their second festival, which will feature five rock bands: NoirceuR, Lilac, Stella’s Attic, the Hsu-nami, Typherus as well as other special guests, at the Studio at Webster Hall …

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Apr 15

[interview] Chatmonchy

“If I were the devil/I wouldn’t have made the world like this/We can’t count the time of our life/Because nobody knows how long we’ve got,” Eriko Hashimoto sings plaintively on “Sekai ga Owaru Yoru ni.” It’s pretty heavy stuff for a top 10 hit, but that’s precisely why Chatmonchy is so popular. Like Yutaka Ozaki …

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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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Dec 09

[interview] Dir en grey and the truth of being human

It’s Friday the thirteenth, and a miserable one at that. Thick cloud cover casts New York in a sallow, wan light, and the sky sputters icy raindrops that whisper against umbrellas the promise of a deluge. I’m walking down 23rd Street in Manhattan, and around me pedestrians are hurrying to their destinations, eager to escape …

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