Tag Archive: santos party house

Feb 02

[photo] J-Classical Industrial Nation @ Santos Party House NYC

The J-Classical Industrial Nation tour featuring Seileen, DJ Sisen and GPKISM at Santos Party House in NYC on February 1, 2010.  The opening band is Echostream. [svgallery name="jclassical"] GPKISM Official Website – http://www.gpkism.net/ DJ Sisen Official Myspace – http://www.myspace.com/sisen Seileen Official Myspace – http://www.myspace.com/seliasisen Tainted Reality Official Website – http://www.taintedreality.net/

Dec 19

[interview] Shonen Knife carves out its spot in J-rock history

Shonen Knife may be a veteran of American shows, but new bassist Ritsuko Taneda had never traveled outside of Japan before the overseas tour this fall. She made her U.S. debut at New York City’s Santos Party House on Oct. 16, and she was clearly ecstatic: headbanging enthusiastically, throwing metal horns with a gleeful smile, …

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Nov 11

[interview] Miho Hatori: new music, new optimism

Dance music usually evokes an image of communality—people shaking and grinding in a club to a recognizable pop song, possibly remixed. Miho Hatori’s take with her band New Optimism is about dance as an individual, cathartic expression. Alternately swaying gracefully and thrusting her fists to surreal music with tribal-sounding rhythms, the ex-Cibo Matto singer turned …

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