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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
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.
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#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#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#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.