Tag: Kikagaku Moyo

Weekend Showcase 3.17

Weekend Showcase 3.17

It’s that time of the week where we run down some of the great new music of the past week. The Weekend Showcase 3.17 edition has 53 songs, featuring a few unexpected comebacks and, of course, hidden gems you ought to know. The featured artists represent 11 countries, including: Australia, Canada, Denmark, England, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, […]

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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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Weekend Showcase 3.10

Weekend Showcase 3.10

With SXSW coming to a close, you might be suffering from music withdrawal or you might be looking for a playlist to help you get home safely. Or possibly you just need a pick-me-up or music to get you through the day. You’ve come to the right place, as the Weekend Showcase 3.10 edition is really stellar. The playlist features […]

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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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Weekend Showcase 2.19

Weekend Showcase 2.19

The weekly run down of the past week’s featured new music – a.k.a. Weekend Showcase 2.19 edition – features an even 50 songs, which is nine songs and 160 minutes shorter than the Grateful Dead tribute album, Day of the Dead. The past included 2 premieres, 7 albums reviews, 1 Mundo list, and 42 other singles. Ten countries are represented, […]

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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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Weekend Showcase 2.13

Weekend Showcase 2.13

This week was filled with memories, specifically those related to South by Southwest. But between the stories, we still featured some great new singles, reviewed a handful of albums, and shared a few videos. You’ll find all the articles in the list below. Or, take a short cut and listened to the Weekend Showcase 2.13, which has 46 songs from […]

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Saturday Sampler for April 9th

Saturday Sampler for April 9th

Saturday Sampler for April 9th has a little bit of almost everything. Whether you’re looking for psychedelic folk, garage rock, indie folk, or even goth-punk, we’ve got it. Some of the names will be familiar while others will be brand new. Regardless, they are all bands worth checking out, and as sampling we have their latest new tunes.   Aloha – “Faraway […]

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