Tag Archive: sonic youth

Apr 11

[interview] Aiha Higurashi

Aiha Higurashi’s music always bears her unmistakable stamps. Both the experimental punk of her bands, Seagull Screaming Kiss Her Kiss Her and Loves, and the soft introspection of her solo records, are honest about life’s struggles, yet delivered with confidence and a middle finger. Higurashi has a knack for writing unpredictable song structures and incorporating …

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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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