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J-Rock Fridays Vol. 95

April 19, 2013

Although this week’s storms and floods continue to knock off my internet connection every few minutes, it’s Friday and I have a thick stack of new J-Rock videos for you!

Bugy Craxone- “Iikagenna Blue”

Hello, darlings. Bugy Craxone has a charming new video in which they spell out the lyrics in cue cards and t-shirts. A lot of work went into timing this just to make you smile!

Gotch- “The Long Goodbye”

It’s been a while since I’ve cared for Asian Kung-Fu Generation, but Masafumi Gotoh’s solo project Gotch is a pleasant surprise. “The Long Goodbye” has a more chill approach than AKFG’s stuff and will be released as a 7″ for Record Store Day. Hopefully he’ll have a more substantial release in the future.

illion- “Beehive”

In other solo news, Radwimps’ Yojiro Noda has released his second illion video. “Beehive” is a creative piece with exploding fruits that swirl around like paint in this dusty studio apartment.

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Lady Flash

November 23, 2011

myspace band of the week

Lady Flash is an indie band from Osaka, not the 70s soul group. The members Nico Flash (vocals, guitars), Nobu Flash (bass), Matsuda Flash (snyth) and DJ Kankisen (drums) formed in 2008. They released a deluxe edition of their debut album LADYFLASH vs. NET POWER on October 8. This edition has a bonus disc that features an old EP and live recordings.

LADYFLASH vs. NET POWER is available at Jet Set Records for 800 yen (cheap!) . You can download some demos at Lady Flash’s Soundcloud and a concert here.

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