January 27, 2023

Big Day Out interview :: Bo Ningen

Their music might sound simple to some – pigeon holed on paper as just another Japanese acid-punk band; but hear ye the roaring avalanche of heady guitars suffused with the idiosyncratic vocals of frontman Taigen, […]

Kumamon & Japanese “Weak Mascots”

I can’t quite recall the first time I came across these beings, but I remember seeing flashes of these “Mickey Mouse failures” on TV when I first came to Japan, their unbalanced figures waddling about, […]