J-Rock Fridays Vol. 55September 30, 2011
Just like water we fall.
Fat Prop- “Can’t Stop The Music”
Punk rockers Fat Prop have joined the electro boys club with “Can’t Stop The Music.” Noticeably more fun than their usual piano driven fare.
Tokyo Karankoron- “Syoujyo Jump”
“Naruta is kick ass!” Poor guy thinks this cute girl is stalking him and all she wants is his comic book. That reminds me I’m a few issues behind on Shonen Jump myself.
Uzumibi- 溺れる魚 (Drowning Fish)
“Drowning Fish” breaks my heart. Beautiful music.
Asobi Seksu- “Perfectly Crystal”
Yuki looks particularly sexy showing off her back in this disco meets shoegaze PV. Some of you may have a problem with me dropping Asobi Seksu in the “Japanese” basket but I still love them and Fluorescence is perfect.
Attack of the killer eyeballs! “Endless” is the least impressive single off DocumentaLY but there’s enough beepy boops in the second half to dance to.
Veni Vidi Vicious- 悪い方 (Worse)
The Joker ala Heath Ledger breaks his bandmates out of jail so they can play a trivia game! Answer wrong and you get whip creamed in the face!
You can’t fight gravity but you can put on an awesome light show.
Kaminarigumo- “Blind Photographer”
Well, I didn’t see any photographer in this PV but it looks like he’s taken quite a few photos.
1000say- サジタリウス (Sagittarius)
The keyboardist totally has a thing for Yasutaka Nakata…
Ashley Scared The Sky- “The Ark Sailing Over Truth”
Raa raa raa. Skinny jeans. Awesome synths.
Pastafasta- “Pyramid Corpse”
If you’re thrashy and you know it make an epileptic PV.
BEAST- 侍よ (Samurai Yo)
BEAST cuts down their rivals with beastly ska riffs.
The Autocratics- “Worthless Destination”
Who’s excited for the new Muppets movie? The Autocratics’ vocalist has a very Animal-like quality…
Skull Candy- ワンダーホイール (Wonder Wheel)
Ska on the beach. Ska on the school bus!
Sebastian X- “Rose Garden, Baby Blue”
Sebastian X’s vocalist is wearing a swan dress and singing at the top of her lungs again. She is a child.
Pick one. Or three.
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