Tag Archive: rock

Aug 27

[photos] Dir en grey @ Nokia Theater NYC Aug 24.

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Sep 08

[press release] Swinging Popsicle @ NYAF – Far East To East Showcase

Swinging Popsicle to perform at New York Anime festival! Info at: http://www.superglorious.com http://www.mediumatlarge.net/2009/08/far-east-to-east-showcast-at-nyaf.html Last year, the New York Anime Festival and our friends Karaterice launched the Far East To East Showcase at The Knitting Factory. It was a celebration of indie, punk, rock, and pop both from Japan and NYC. This year, NYAF and Karaterice …

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Jul 22

[news] Thee Michelle Gun Elephant's guitarist dies at 42

Abe Futoshi, former guitarist for the legendary garage punk group Thee Michelle Gun Elephant, died this week. His death was announced July 22 and attributed to acute epidural hematoma. He would have turned 43 in December. Thee Michelle Gun Elephant formed in 1991. Abe joined in 1994 and played with the group until they broke …

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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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