podcast ICFJ #034 – BIG NEWS, TarO&JirO, Mayu Wakisaka, FACT, Uhnellys and more
by Daniel Robson on March 28th, 2014
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ICFJ#034’s playlist includes Uhnellys (Doors), Molice (Rainbow), FACT (Disclosure), Taro&Jiro (Once In A While), The Cold Tommy (Passcode), The Kanmuri (Kaettekita Heavy Metal), Mayu Wakisaka (24 Hours), Mikinorme (Sokubaku) and Tomoyuki Nagasawa (Supermarket Blues), plus BIG NEWS about UK shows, and interviews with TarO&JirO, Mayu Wakisaka and a pair of J-pop ambassadors. Plus chat and that from Daniel and Asuka.
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Uhnellys – Doors (Amazon UK / CD Japan)
Molice – Rainbow
FACT – Disclosure (Amazon UK / CD Japan)
Interview with Taro&Jiro
Taro&Jiro – Once In A While (CD Japan)
The Cold Tommy – Passcode (CD Japan)
The Kanmuri – Kaettekita Heavy Metal (CD Japan)
Interview with the J-pop ambassadors
Interview with Mayu Wakisaka
Mayu Wakisaka – 24 Hours (CD Japan)
Mikinorme – Sokubaku (Amazon UK / CD Japan)
Tomoyuki Nagasawa – Supermarket Blues (Amazon UK / CD Japan)
This episode is supported by the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation. Thanks!
YouTube playlist of videos by artists on this episode
Japan Rising stage at The Great Escape
More info on Japan Rising
The Great Escape festival
Daniel on PROMIC TV part 1
Daniel reporting on AnimeJapan for Manga UK
James Dean Death Scene on YouTube and Twitter
Brogdale Collections hanami in Faversham, Kent
No To Yasushi Akimoto at the 2020 Olympics (petition)
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On ICFJ#046, Daniel and Asuka look back at their musical highlights of 2015, with a playlist that includes Dempagumi.inc (Dempari Night), Looprider (Kill La), HAJIMETAL (GIRI GAL), VooDoo Hawaiians (Ame No Hi No Parade), BO-PEEP (YOU&I) and Passepied (Ura No Ura).