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Kikagaku Moyo – ‘Stone Garden’ (EP review)

Kikagaku Moyo – ‘Stone Garden’ (EP review)

Japan is often considered as the world’s most advanced country with its endless technological innovations. To many, it is the future. The Japanese, though, are also proud stewards of history, as they have incorporated long-standing traditions and customs in all elements of their lives. In Kikagaku Moyo, the land of the rising sun has its conduit between the past and […]

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The Matinee March 16th

The Matinee March 16th

We go globe-trotting once again for The Matinee March 16th edition with seven countries represented. Let’s get to the music.   Bleeding Knees Club – “Chew The Gum” (Sydney, Australia) RIYL: Blink-182, Twin Peaks, DZ Deathrays Four years ago, Sydney-based Bleeding Knees Club burst on the Aussie indie scene, winning fans over with their whimsical garage-rock and punk-pop fusion. After […]

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Kikagaku Moyo – “House in the Tall Grass”

Kikagaku Moyo – “House in the Tall Grass”

When I visited Japan many moons ago, a resident of Tokyo said to me, “We, Japanese, may not have invented a lot of things, but we make them better.” I had no rebuttal because what he said was true. Cars, virtually every electronic gadget out there, the convenience store experience, and even ice cream (yes, the Japanese make fantastic ice […]

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