Tag Archive: AnimeFEST

Oct 08 2015

akai SKY – Interview (2015)

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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)

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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

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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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