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ICFJ #047 – Special interview with Aldious!

podcast by Daniel Robson on March 28th, 2017

We’re back with a special one-off episode of the ICFJ podcast to bring you an exclusive interview with Aldious! They’re a super-cool metal band whose fifth album, Radiant A, is now available in the UK and Europe on JPU Records. Find band links and more info at www.itcamefromjapan.co.uk or follow us on Twitter @ItCameFromJapan

ICFJ podcast TEASER – new episode coming soon!

podcast by Daniel Robson on March 27th, 2017

Hi! Hello! We’re back! Well, sort of. Here’s a quick teaser to let you know about a forthcoming special episode of the It Came From Japan podcast featuring an interview with the band Aldious. Come back for the full episode very soon! In the meantime please find us online at www.itcamefromjapan.co.uk or follow us on Twitter @ItCameFromJapan.

ICFJ #046 – Picks of 2015, including Dempagumi.inc, Passepied and more!

podcast by Daniel Robson on December 30th, 2015

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).

ICFJ #045 – Koeda, Shonen Knife, Electric Eel Shock, Otori, LLLL and more

podcast by Daniel Robson on June 8th, 2015

ICFJ#045’s playlist includes music from Koeda (DanSin’), Shonen Knife (Bad Luck Song), Electric Eel Shock (My Favorite No. 9), LLLL (Blue), Pirokalpin (Be Free) and Mamadrive (Mad Scientist), along with tracks from artists part of the Next Music From Tokyo tour in Canada including Otori (Hanten) and Atlantis Airport (Hikari To Kage No Hazama). We also have an interviews with Otori and LLLL.

ICFJ #044 – Passepied, Moumoon, Yosi Horikawa, Merpeoples, CQ and more

podcast by Daniel Robson on May 3rd, 2015

ICFJ#044’s playlist includes music from Merpeoples (Kiss You), Phenotas (Konya Ga Owaranai), Kinoco Hotel (Makka Na Zeri), Ni-Hao! (Make It) Awesome City Club (Jungle) and CQ (Ian), along with tracks from artists performing at The Japan Rising showcase at The Great Escape festival in Brighton, United Kingdom including Passepied (Matatabistep), Moumoon (Hello, Shooting-Star) and Yosi Horikawa (Wandering). We also have an interviews with Haneda Narita of Passepied and music journalist Patrick St. Michel of Make Believe Melodies.

ICFJ #043 – Lite, The Fin., Mothercoat, Pika☆, Takaakira “Taka” Goto and more

podcast by Daniel Robson on March 14th, 2015

ICFJ#043’s playlist includes music from former Afrirampo drummer Pika☆ (Ryu No Sumika) and Mono frontman Takaakira “Taka” Goto (Delicate Madness), along with tracks from artists performing at SXSW 2015 in Austin, Texas, including Tsushimamire (Speedy Wonder), Mothercoat (Fake A Fake), The Fin. (Night Time), Bo-Peep (Power), Haioka (Wasurenagusa) and Lite (Echolocation).

ICFJ #042 – Suiyoubi No Campanella, Dempagumi.inc, Yokan System, DYGL, Umez, and more

podcast by Daniel Robson on February 27th, 2015

ICFJ#042’s playlist includes Suiyoubi No Campanella (Sen No Rikyu), Dempagumi.inc (Neo Japonism), Mop Of Head (FFFFresh), Tokyo Karankoron (Koi No Machine Gun), DYGL (All The Time), Yokan System (Yokan Teresa), LLLL feat. Meghan Riley (Transcribe) and Umez (Good Bye My Friend), plus an interview with Yokan System. Also featuring brand new host, Ryotaro Aoki of Looprider, who will be taking over the podcast from Daniel starting with this episode (with Asuka of course)!

ICFJ #041 – Vamps, Passepied, Alexandros, TIMM and more

podcast by Daniel Robson on November 16th, 2014

ICFJ#041’s playlist includes Meliyas (Kari Kari), Mayuko (Toy Cross), KiRiKo (Shinsai-ba), Passepied (Tokyo City Underground (English version)), Tomoyuki Nagasawa (Vanilla), Vamps (Lips), Burnout Syndromes (Tsuiraku/Joushou), Molice (Jewel Story (live at TIMM 2014)), plus a roundup from Tokyo International Music Market and Japan Night, featuring interviews with Vamps, Passepied, Alexandros, Mayuko and Comme Ci Comme Ca. Daniel and Asuka also chat about their favourite Japanese music moments of 2014, and explain why the podcast is going on hiatus for a bit. Oh!

ICFJ #040 – Cibo Matto, FACT, Summer Sonic and more

podcast by Daniel Robson on October 8th, 2014

ICFJ#040’s playlist includes FEMM (Whiplash), Cibo Matto (Deja Vu), Josy (Paradise), Happy (Lift This Weight), Fuyumi Abe (A Thousand Days Of Love), The Diders (Beer Boys), FACT (Ape), fhana (Kotonoha Breakdown feat. Towana) and HeavensDust (World Goes Gray feat. Eijiro of Bull Zeichen 88 (ReGraced Mix)), plus a roundup from Summer Sonic festival featuring interviews with Cibo Matto, FACT and The Diders. All that plus a preview of Tokyo International Music Market and the usual banter between Daniel and Asuka (with extra coughing).

ICFJ #039 – Dempagumi.inc, Oomori Seiko, Rock In Japan and more

podcast by Daniel Robson on September 15th, 2014

ICFJ#039’s playlist includes Santara (Backseat), Oomori Seiko (Kyuru Kyuru), Large House Satisfaction (Twilight), Dempagumi.inc (Chururi Chururira), Looprider (Farewell), Theatre Brook (Mou Ichido Sekai Wo Kaeru No Sa), Sister Jet (Super Big (Comes Up) and Downy (Saru No Tegara), plus a roundup from Rock In Japan festival featuring interviews with Dempagumi.inc, Oomori Seiko, Orange Range and Theatre Brook. All that and the usual banter between Daniel and Asuka.

ICFJ #038 – Heavenstamp, Inshow-ha, 101A and more

podcast by Daniel Robson on August 8th, 2014

ICFJ#038’s playlist includes Karasu Wa Masshiro (Fake!Fake!), Heavenstamp (Parasite), Inshow-ha (Beam!), 101A (Forbidden Sky) and Jebiotto (Love Song Duet). That’s it! It’s a quick’n’dirty episode, though Daniel and Asuka still find time for all the chatter that matters.

ICFJ #037 – Marty Friedman, sasakure.UK ft Hatsune Miku, Bakubaku Dokin and more

podcast by Daniel Robson on June 30th, 2014

ICFJ#037’s playlist includes Bakubaku Dokin (Bikkuri), sasakure.UK ft Hatsune Miku (*Hello, Planet.), Opera Aoi (Untitled), Roth Bart Baron (Hyougaki #1 (The Ice Age)), Bugy Craxone (Nantonaku Be Happy), Marty Friedman (Inferno), Akasick (Shuuden) and 385 (Mienai Uchuu), plus interviews with ex-Megadeth guitrist and J-pop musician Marty Friedman and Vocaloid artist sasakure.UK, and a round-up from The Vocaloid M@ster at Niconico Choukaigi. All that and Daniel and Asuka chatting lots and lots and lots. (Too much?)

ICFJ #036 – Japan Rising round-up, Buffalo Daughter, Charisma.com, Phenotas and more

podcast by Daniel Robson on June 4th, 2014

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.

ICFJ #035 – Buffalo Daughter, Sayuri Ishikawa x Sheena Ringo, Shonen Knife, and more

podcast by Daniel Robson on April 21st, 2014

ICFJ#035’s playlist includes Sayuri Ishikawa x Sheena Ringo (Anya no Shinjudate), Mamadrive (Onna No Ana), Loves (Brain Washer), Buffalo Daughter (Volcanic Girl), Hajime Tachibana (font), Pinky Doodle Poodle (Cosmic Candy), Unlimits (Lilly), Kinoko Teikoku (Umi To Hanataba) and Shonen Knife (Jet Shot), plus an interview with suGar from Buffalo Daughter, more info on Japan Rising at The Great Escape festival and a chance to win tickets to the show. Plus chat from Daniel (smitten as usual with Hatsune Miku) and Asuka (who has finally learned to cook).

ICFJ #034 – BIG NEWS, TarO&JirO, Mayu Wakisaka, FACT, Uhnellys and more

podcast by Daniel Robson on March 28th, 2014

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.

ICFJ #033 – Japan Nite special – Vampillia, Jungles (Red Bacteria Vacuum), Hatsune Miku, Tsushimamire and more

podcast by Daniel Robson on February 25th, 2014

ICFJ#033’s playlist includes Lillies And Remains (This City), Zarigani$ (Johnny), Baal (Chikushoudou -Brush Aside Your Way-), Vampillia ft. Noriko Tujiko (Endless Summer), Deco*27 x Sasakure.UK ft. Hatsune Miku (Aozora Harusaito), Tsushimamire (Speedy Wonder), Owarikara (Saihate Song), Jungles (Rock’N’Roll Party), Peelander Z (Alphabet) and Silent Siren (Are You Ready?), plus a special on SXSW and the Japan Nite tour featuring interviews with Jungles from Red Bacteria Vacuum, Vampillia and Zarigani$. Plus the usual chat and twisted digression from Daniel and Asuka.

ICFJ #032 – Cibo Matto, Soda!, Coba-U, Unlimits and more

podcast by Daniel Robson on January 29th, 2014

ICFJ#032’s playlist includes Unlimits (Eternal), SODA! (Heart Ni), TarO & JirO (Silent Siren), Cibo Matto (Hotel Valentine), Etsuyo Elle Emerald (Follow me), Nakanoise Band (Sorekara) and Coba U (Happy Song), plus interviews with Miho Hatori and Yuka C Honda from Cibo Matto. Also! Daniel and Asuka waffle as usual – and will Asuka actually get the Facebook URL right first time for once? Let’s face it, probably not.

ICFJ #031 – Tokyo Boot Up, Noodles, Shonen Knife, Electric Eel Shock, Dempagumi.inc and more

podcast by Daniel Robson on December 18th, 2013

ICFJ#031’s playlist includes Hamada Maron (Taikutsuna Yoru Wa Boogie Wo), Lighter190E (Pandora), Suzu (Usotsuki), Yuuno (Galileo), Electric Eel Shock (MMMBop), SpecialThanks (Getting On), Fuyuu Suru Neko (Daruke), Dempagumi.inc (Vandalism) and Shonen Knife (Sweet Christmas), plus a report from Tokyo Boot Up festival including interviews with Noodles, Bugy Craxone, Josy, Lighter190E, Fuyuu Suru Neko and Yuuno. Also! Win some Christmassy stuff, hear Daniel and Asuka’s best music and favourite memories of 2013 and all the usual chitter and chatter. And chotter? No, that would be going too far.

ICFJ #030 – Shishido Kavka, Charan Po Rantan, Okamoto’s, Dempagumi.inc and more

podcast by Daniel Robson on November 6th, 2013

ICFJ#030’s playlist includes tamamix (Kouhii-fu No Uta ~ Coffee Blues), Charan Po Rantan (Nande Nande), Mayu Wakisaka (Fall), The Man (Gabba Gabba Hey), Dempagumi.inc (Denden Passion), Shishido Kavka (Muteki No Rock Star), Makimiki (Tairyou Taikomi) and Tokyo Pinsalocks (Cinderella Time Up), plus a report from Tokyo International Music Market including interviews with Shishido Kavka, Charan Po Rantan, Mayu Wakisaka, The Man and Okamoto’s. Also! Win some CDs, and the usual chat between Daniel and Asuka.

ICFJ #029 – Budo Grape, Melt-Banana, Knotlamp, Josy and more

podcast by Daniel Robson on October 5th, 2013

ICFJ#029’s playlist includes Melt-Banana (The Hive), Josy (Vanity), Knotlamp (Ashe’s Children), Budo Grape (Sutten Kororin), Tricot (Pool), Zoobombs (Highway A Go Go), miu mau (monochrome), The Ands (Another Phase), Fudanjuku (Dansou Revolution) and an interview with Budo Grape. Also! Win a mystery prize, and the usual nonsense banter between Daniel and Asuka.

 

ICFJ #028 – Summer Sonic festival, Amiaya, Shishido Kavka, Crossfaith and more!

podcast by Daniel Robson on September 5th, 2013

ICFJ#028’s playlist includes Mamadrive (Kuruizaki), A Flood Of Circle (Rock’n’Roll Band), Chirinuru Wowaka (Iromeki), Un Amin (Giant Panda Ni Notte Mitai), Rhyme Berry (SUPERMCZTOKYO), Puffyshoes (Don’t Wake Me Up), Amiaya (Star Line), Shishido Kavka (Love Koriida), Gabriella (Just The Way You Are), Crossfaith (Eclipse) and Puffyshoes (Goodbye To You), plus a report from Summer Sonic festival including interviews with Amiaya, A Flood Of Circle, Yellow Fang and Tizzy Bac. Also! The chance to win CDs and AKB48 curry, a report from Akihabara and the usual nonsense banter between Daniel and Asuka.

ICFJ #027 – Fuji Rock, Tokumaru Shugo, Bo Ningen, Muddy Apes, Ryukyudisko and more!

podcast by Daniel Robson on August 7th, 2013

ICFJ#027’s playlist includes Noodles (Macy’s Day Parade), Bo Ningen (Henkan), Ryukyudisko (Super Uchina Land), capsule (Rainbow), Muddy Apes (New Sunday), Lite (Echolocation), Oboreta Ebi No Kenshihoukokusho (Washa Washa!! Ggyagyagyagya!!!), Tokumaru Shugo (Poker) and Neko Punch (Go Baby!) plus a report from Fuji Rock Festival 2013 including interviews with Tokumaru Shugo, Bo Ningen, Muddy Apes, Ryukyudisko and Lite, as well as the fans at the fest and more. Plus plus! The chance to win a Fuji Rock-related bundle, and the usual hilarious banter between Daniel and Asuka.

ICFJ #026 – Perfume in London, Orange Range, Towa Tei feat. Shiina Ringo, Buffalo Daughter and more!

podcast by Daniel Robson on July 13th, 2013

ICFJ#026’s playlist includes Buffalo Daughter feat. Keigo Oyamada (Great Five Lakes 20th), Charisma.com (Hate), Jovo (Wiikii Wourii), Passepied (On The Air), Satomi Takasugi (Hitomi Wo Tojite), Towa Tei feat. Shiina Ringo (Apple), Orange Range (Special Summer Sale) and Mix Market (Ready Go) plus a report from Perfume’s debut London concert including a chat with the fans and a brief message from the members of Perfume, the chance to win a Steins;Gate Blu-ray or DVD set and a poster signed by Perfume, and all sorts of nonsense chat between Daniel and Asuka.

ICFJ #025 – Charan Po Rantan, Delofamilia, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Tommy February6 and more!

podcast by Daniel Robson on June 12th, 2013

ICFJ#025’s playlist includes Tommy February6 (Spacey Cowgirl), Tsushimamire (Hajimari No Uta), Urbangarde (Tokai No Alice), Charan Po Rantan (Circus Circus), Kyary Pamyu Pamyu (Mi), Delofamilia (In A Zoo), Ender (My History Comes Around) and Illion (Beehive) plus interviews with Charan Po Rantan and Delofamilia, the chance to win a One Piece DVD set, a report from a Finnish music fest in Tokyo and all sorts of nonsense chat between Daniel and Asuka.

ICFJ #024 – Bugy Craxone, Etsuko Yakushimaru, Parakeet, Tricot and more!

podcast by Daniel Robson on May 15th, 2013

ICFJ#024’s playlist includes Mustang Jerx (Namida No Choo Choo Train), Etsuko Yakushimaru (Venus To Jesus), Hearsays (The Blind), Naomi & Goro (Strength Of Your Nature), Coba-U (Smile), Bugy Craxone (Ikagen Na Blue), Parakeet (Hiccups) and Tricot (99.974°C) plus an interview with Yukiko Suzuki from Bugy Craxone, the chance to win a One Piece DVD set and all sorts of fun chitter-chatter between Daniel and Asuka.

ICFJ #023 – HeavensDust, HiGE, Fuyumi Abe,The Vibrators and more!

podcast by Daniel Robson on April 17th, 2013
ICFJ#023’s playlist includes Zarigani$ (Shall we dance!?), Haruka To Miyuki (Newton No Ringo), Fuyumi Abe (i love rock and roll), The Vibrators ft. Nabana Tomomi from Detroit7 (Turn Up The Heat), HiGE (Totemo Yukaina Theodore No Sekai), HeavensDust (Annihilation), T.C.L (Dis The Power), Umiuma (Niji Ga Kakaru) and Day And Buffalo (Bye Bye Daddy), plus an interview with Shin from HeavensDust, the chance to win a DVD and all that good stuff you lovingly love to love.

ICFJ#022 – Toquiwa, The Wedding Present, Nihongaku Radio, Hotel Mexico, Passepied and more!

podcast by Daniel Robson on March 21st, 2013

ICFJ#022’s playlist includes Passepied (Fever), Sawas Phool (Karma Wave), Damage (ID Check), Toquiwa (Kennedy), Pirate’s Canoe (Siren’s Comb), Lite (Bond), Jake Stone Garage (Himitsu), Hey-Smith (Endless Sorrow) and Hotel Mexico (This Moon Down), plus an interview with The Wedding Present and Toquiwa, a guest spot with Jonathan McNamara from Nihongaku Radio, the chance to win a Blu-ray/DVD set and all that good stuff.

ICFJ#021 – SXSW special, with The Mornings, Josy, Tokumaru Shugo, The Cold Tommy and more!

podcast by Daniel Robson on February 21st, 2013

ICFJ#021’s playlist includes The Cold Tommy (Paradox), Kinoko Teikoku (Eureka), SuiseiNoboAz (Shoegazer), Josy (Land Ho!), Charan Po Rantan (Saigo No Jun Tokkyuu), The Mornings (Mad Cheer Girl), Rottengraffty (Konjiki Graffty), Tokumaru Shugo (Katachi) and Mix Market (Radio), plus interviews with The Mornings and Josy, some chat about South By Southwest and Japan Nite in Texas and Next Music From Tokyo in Canada, the chance to win a Blu-ray/DVD set and all that good stuff.

ICFJ#020 – FACT, Asakusa Jinta, The Girl, best of 2012, new co-presenter Asuka and more!

podcast by Daniel Robson on January 24th, 2013

ICFJ#020’s playlist includes Asakusa Jinta (Kamata Koshinkyoku (Song Of The Vagabonds)), Loka (Slick), Skall Headz (Get Down), The Girl (Know Wow Wow), Puffyshoes (Can’t Be Your Friend), FACT (Foss), Foodie (Night Comes) and Silent Siren (Sweet Pop!), plus an interview with FACT, a chat about our favourite music of 2012, the chance to win DVDs, aaaand our brand new co-presenter, Asuka!

ICFJ#019 – Boom Boom Satellites, Hatsune Miku Orchestra, The ××ズ, Hysteric Picnic and more!

podcast by Daniel Robson on December 27th, 2012

ICFJ#019′s playlist includes Hatsune Miku Orchestra (Nice Age), The ××ズ (The Chomechomes) (Watashi No Hanzaigaku), Lagitagida (Terrible Boy), Hysteric Picnic (Abekobe), Boom Boom Satellites (Nine) and Coba-U (Psycho Killer), plus an interview with Hysteric Picnic and the chance to win cool DVDs and CDs.

ICFJ#018 – The Bohemians, Lolita No.18, ni-hao!, Tokyo International Music Market and more!

podcast by Daniel Robson on November 27th, 2012

ICFJ#018′s playlist includes Coba-U (Monster), tricot (Omotenashi), ni-hao! (Tashikame-Izon Syndrome), Lolita No.18 (“Yes, Punk Rock” Call With Me!!!), The Bohemians (Yume To Risou No Festibaru Ni Ikitai), Kinoco Hotel (Gouka) and The Cat Loves Strawberries (Super Star), plus an interview with The Bohemians and a report from Tokyo International Music Market.

ICFJ#017 – Mamadrive, Tha Blue Herb, Hisashi Suto and more!

podcast by Daniel Robson on November 1st, 2012

ICFJ#017′s playlist includes Hisashi Suto (Asobi Ikou), Hana To Chiruran (The Game), Extruders (Collapsing New Buildings), Mamadrive (Hebi No Onna), Wash? (Chikashitsu No Hangyaku-sha) and Tha Blue Herb (Nuclear, Damn), plus an interview with Mamadrive and a chance to win a limited Ninja Scroll Blu-ray set.

ICFJ#016 – Budo Grape, Taffy, You Got A Radio!, Toquiwa and more!

podcast by Daniel Robson on October 10th, 2012

ICFJ#016′s playlist includes Sunset Drive (Yeah Yeah Yeah), You Got A Radio! (Pegasus), Taffy (Flower Chain), Budo Grape (Kiss Too Shy), Falsettos (Invisible Enemy), Toquiwa (Give Me A Chocolate), plus an interview with Budo Grape ahead of their debut UK tour and more.

ICFJ#015 – Grimes, Passion Pit, HiGE, Noodles and more!

podcast by Daniel Robson on September 16th, 2012

ICFJ#015′s playlist includes Noodles (Beautiful Dreamer), Chiroline Ver. 2 (Tochuu Ni Shite Ne), Mamadrive (Welcome To Night), HiGE (Tequila! Tequila!), Budo Grape (Nogashita Chu!), Tacobonds (Fiction), plus a field report from Summer Sonic 2012 festival in Chiba that includes interviews with Passion Pit and Grimes, and literally loads more.

ICFJ#014 – The Girl, Budo Grape, Hotel Mexico and more!

podcast by Daniel Robson on August 17th, 2012

ICFJ#014′s playlist includes Pride For Pain (Hynen), Hotel Mexico (Wolves Running Through the Desert), Budo Grape (Super Pain), The Girl (Benjamin), Mix Market (Super Sonic) and Mikabomb (Super Sexy Razor Happy Girls), plus an interview with Aiha Higurashi from The Girl/Seagull Screaming Kiss Her Kiss Her!

ICFJ#013 – Cantoy, The Ands, Akira Yamaoka and more!

podcast by Daniel Robson on July 16th, 2012

ICFJ#013′s playlist includes Ririri (Ageru Taberu), The Ands (Dakota), kate (Life Seasoning), Cantoy (Tenkaippin), Jim Guthrie & Akira Yamaoka (Bones McCoy) and Sayaka Amano (Michi), plus an interview with Cantoy!

ICFJ#012 – Detroit7, Shonen Knife, Electric Eel Shock and more!

podcast by Daniel Robson on June 18th, 2012

ICFJ#012′s playlist includes The Aginers (People Purple), LAZYgunsBRISKY (A-Cha), Tomoyuki Nagasawa (Shiawase E No Kataomoi), Budo Grape (Sutten Kororin), Detroit7 (Untitled new song – live in Tokyo), Electric Eel Shock (Japanese Meets Chinese In USA) and Shonen Knife (Pop Tune), plus an interview with Tomomi Nabana from Detroit7!

ICFJ#011 – Who The Bitch, Nokies, Red Bacteria Vacuum and more!

podcast by Daniel Robson on May 11th, 2012

ICFJ#011′s playlist includes Josy (Hooligan Babe), Red Bacteria Vacuum (Horror Samba), Who The Bitch (Superstar), Nokies! (Andy), Mont Blanc (Wake Up) and Hana To Chiruran (Taboo De Rendez-Vous), plus an interview with Gen Kitajima from Mont Blanc and and a special comment from Who The Bitch!

ICFJ#010 – Molice, Trippple Nippples, ZZZ’s and more!

podcast by Daniel Robson on April 15th, 2012

ICFJ#010’s playlist includes ZZZ’s (Dystopia), Trippple Nippples (LSD), Molice (Please Please Pris), Day And Buffalo (Saikena Shonen Wa, Itami No Naka) and Broken Doll (Reach For The Sky), plus tour news and an exclusive interview with Molice.

ICFJ#009 – Tokyo Pinsalocks, GalapagosS, Hondalady and tours in the UK and Canada!

podcast by Daniel Robson on October 4th, 2011

ICFJ#009’s playlist includes Pinky Piglets (Tokyo Merry-Go-Round), GalapagosS (Ariekeru), Tokyo Pinsalocks (Lu La Hallelujah), Merpeoples (Shaman), Hyacca (Riot) and Hondalady (Gimme A Break), plus tour news and an exclusive interview with Tokyo Pinsalocks.

ICFJ#008 – Japan fundraiser special! With John Lydon, Electric Eel Shock, Detroit7 and more…

podcast by Daniel Robson on March 25th, 2011

ICFJ#008 is a roundup of the best live music benefits and fundraising compilation albums to help the people of northeastern Japan, plus interviews and tons of ace music from Japan too. Help save Japan with rock’n’roll! Hosted by Daniel Robson, with special guest co-host Iain Lee. The Playlist includes Limited Express – Has Gone? (Nightingale), Detroit7 (Fatman Blues), World’s End Girlfriend (Birthday Resistance), Boomhauer X (8 Steps To You), Natccu (Present), Electric Eel Shock (Rock’n’Roll Can Rescue The World), SpecialThanks (Hello Colorful) and EeL (696969), with John Lydon (Public Image Limited/The Sex Pistols), Electric Eel Shock frontman Aki, and a journalist who has visited Sendai to see the aftermath of the tsunami firsthand.

ICFJ#007 – Lillies And Remains, Iain Lee, and tours in the UK, Canada and Vietnam!

podcast by Daniel Robson on May 5th, 2010

ICFJ#007′s playlist includes Molice (Romancer), Sunset Drive (She Don’t Need Anybody), Natccu (Domino Tax – live at Camden Crawl), Lillies And Remains (Wreckage), Rica Minami (Kingyo), Mothercoat (Movie) and Kulu Kulu Garden (Age Zen Suezen), and exclusive interviews with Lillies And Remains and TV/radio presenter Ian Lee.

Camden Crawl and Great Escape ticket info

podcast by Daniel Robson on April 29th, 2010

ICFJ#006 – April/May UK tour special! With Natccu, Sunset Drive, Sputniko! and more…

podcast by Daniel Robson on April 13th, 2010

ICFJ#006′s playlist includes Jonny (Birthday), Sunset Drive (We’ve Got To Talk), Natccu (Hakushon! Bless You’ – live at Chelsea Hotel, Tokyo), Sputniko! (Google Song) and Lillies And Remains (Moralist S.S.), and exclusive interviews with Natccu, Sputniko! and Sunset Drive.

ICFJ#005 – Kat McDowell, Bo-Peep, KillKills!

podcast by Daniel Robson on March 7th, 2010

ICFJ#005′s playlist includes Nihon Matsu Hitomi (Nou Den Timer), Dead Bambies (‘Ai Mai Me Mine’), Bo-Peep (Power), Plingmin (7 Days), Kat McDowell (Stop), KillKills (Paradise), plus an exclusive interview with singer-songwriter Kat McDowell!

ICFJ#004 – Peelander-Z, Bo-Peep, Donkey Vegetable Voxxx!!!

podcast by Daniel Robson on March 7th, 2010

ICFJ#004′s playlist includes Anaakies (Bokushi No Chinko Girochin Die!), Bo-Peep (‘Level 3’), Ed Woods (Monster Trash), Cannibal Rabbit (TV), Peelander-Z (So Many Mike), Donkey Vegetable Voxxx!!! (Fight For Your Right), plus interviews with Peelander-Z and ‘Live House’ director Kevin McGue!

ICFJ#003 – Shonen Knife, Molice, DJ Scotch Egg!

podcast by Daniel Robson on December 20th, 2009

ICFJ#003’s playlist includes The Automatics (Step Into Christmas), Molice (‘Ms Panic’), Psysalia Pysalis Psyche (Butch And The Sundance Kid), DJ Scotch Egg (Scotch Hausen), Asakusa Jinta (Viva Boom Boom), Shonen Knife (Space Christmas), plus interviews with Shonen Knife, Molice and DJ Scotch Egg!

ICFJ#002 – Hi-Standard, Dr Usui, Suga Shikao!

podcast by Daniel Robson on November 24th, 2009

ICFJ#002′s playlist includes Ogre You Asshole (Headlight), Dr Usui (Only A Devil Can Change My Heart), Molice (Headphone), Suga Shikao (Keppeki), Hi-Standard (Stay Gold), and Motocompo (Motor Girl), plus interviews with Namba Akihiro (Hi-Standard/Ultra-Brain), Dr Usui (Motocompo) and social anthropologist Angela Beattie!

ICFJ#001 – Electric Eel Shock, Pinky Doodle Poodle, JOHHNY MARR!

podcast by Daniel Robson on October 18th, 2009

ICFJ#001’s setlist includes Bo-Peep (B-Level Motion), Electric Eel Shock (No Shit Sherlock), Tigarah (Color, Culture, Money, Beauty), Pinky Doodle Poodle (Pirates Of PDP), Suga Shikao (Hajimari No Hi), Masadayomasa (217519), Sawa (Dragon) and Natccu (Hakushon! Bless You), plus interviews with Electric Eel Shock, Pinky Doodle Poodle and JOHNNY MARR!

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