Eleven is my favorite number.
-Asobi Seksu’s new video for “Transparence” can be seen here. An exclusive MP3 from their new album Rewolf can be downloaded here.
-If you read J-Rock Fridays Vol. 4, the new albums by sgt., Skybeaver, and Bossfist are on HearJapan.
-ELLEGARDEN side project Nothing’s Carved In Stone will be putting out a new single and live DVD in December.
-Wow Rock will be putting out Art Cube’s The Complete Best on December 3 before Japan.
-Housekeeping: If you scroll to the left, I added a new link section named “Japanese Labels.” These are Japanese record labels that I enjoy. More will be added in time. Right now, my favorite J-record label is Theory&Practice.
-Nadehiko from texas pandaa is working on the soundtrack for his friend’s indie film. Listen to the first track “Our Big Crossing” here.
-Eastern Youth has an exclusive download for “Konomama Aki He” here.
-Luminous Orange will be putting out a best of album on November 4. It will be available for international order on their webstore.
-EN-X is back in the studio after losing two members.
-Part 1 of FACT’s Coming To America documentary is available on Shockhound.
-Far East Movement discovered Flattop Grill. I’ve been there. I wasn’t as impressed.
-Another new album vlog from The Slants.
MYSPACE BAND OF THE WEEK
Hailing from Chiba, birdlakes formed in 2006. The band has released one mini-album and two singles since then. For fans of Sparta Locals and Ogre You Asshole.