Tag Archive: AnimeFEST

Oct 08 2015

akai SKY – Interview (2015)


akai SKY Interview by Jen Wang October 8, 2015 For the past decade, akai SKY have blended their American and Japanese rock influences to create the bilingual genre of American J-rock. The band recently released their third EP, Chasing Lights, and performed at AnimeFest in Dallas, Texas alongside the violin-and-cello duo Ramen and Rice. JRock247 …

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Sep 28 2015

akai SKY – AnimeFest 2015 Live Report

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akai SKY AnimeFest, September 5, 2015 Live report by Jen Wang What does American J-Rock sound like? That was the question lingering on the minds of AnimeFest attendees unfamiliar with the music of akai SKY. Nevertheless, they were ready to rock. They were perhaps a little too amped up for the orchestral opener, Ramen and …

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Sep 11 2014

FLOW Interview (2014)


FLOW Interview by Jen Wang September 11, 2014 In 2006, FLOW made their overseas debut at AnimeFEST. Their return to the Dallas convention brought them to a different location with fans, new and old, who still go wild at the first few notes of “GO!!!”. Despite being veterans of the con scene now, the band …

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Sep 01 2014

FLOW – AnimeFEST 2014 Live Report


FLOW Live report by Jen Wang September 1, 2014 “Shake the house” is usually a figurative phrase. At AnimeFest’s concert, the room literally vibrated as FLOW rocked out. Eight years after their U.S. debut, the band returned to a packed Dallas crowd, eager to hear some of their favorite tunes. Without hesitation, FLOW got the …

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