podcast ICFJ #036 – Japan Rising round-up, Buffalo Daughter, Charisma.com, Phenotas and more
by Daniel Robson on June 4th, 2014
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ICFJ#036’s playlist includes Charisma.com (Iina Dzuke Blue), TarO&JirO (Silent Siren), Phenotas (Sushi De Sushi), Mayu Wakisaka (Bunny), Suiyoubi No Campanella (Mothra), Buffalo Daughter (Cyclic), Sukippara Ni Sake (Karasu) and The Cold Tommy (Parachute), plus a round-up from Japan Rising at The Great Escape Festival featuring Buffalo Daughter, Mayu Wakisaka and TarO&JirO. All that and the usual unusual chat from and indeed between Daniel and Asuka.
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Charisma.com – Iina Dzuke Blue (Amazon UK / CD Japan)
TarO&JirO – Silent Siren (live at Japan Rising) (Amazon UK / CD Japan)
Interview with TarO&JirO
Phenotas – Sushi De Sushi (Amazon UK / CD Japan)
Mayu Wakisaka – Bunny (live at Japan Rising) (Amazon UK / CD Japan)
Interview with Mayu Wakisaka
Suiyoubi No Campanella – Mothra
Buffalo Daughter – Cyclic (live at Japan Rising) (Amazon UK / CD Japan)
Interview with Buffalo Daughter
Sukippara Ni Sake – Karasu (Amazon UK / CD Japan)
The Cold Tommy – Parachute (Amazon UK / CD Japan)
This episode is supported by the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation. Thanks!
YouTube playlist of videos by artists on this episode
The Great Escape festival
Videos of Mayu Wakisaka and TarO&JirO live at Japan Rising on PROMIC TV (Buffalo Daughter to come)
Photos from Japan Rising by Viola Kam
Daniel’s recent articles on Shonen Knife, Shinichi Osawa, Molice, Passepied and Uhnellys
Video of Hatsune Miku’s set opening for Lady Gaga somewhere in the States
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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).