Tag: Japan Nite

ASTERISM, eX-GIRL, Otoboke Beaver among top Japanese indie acts at SXSW 2019

Fans dedicated enough to brave the crowded Austin streets of SXSW 2019 can sample a wide variety of indie Japanese artists performing at the annual music festival March 13-17. Rock, hip-hop, punk, a Japanese Led Zeppelin tribute, and the return of out-of-this-world girls rock band eX-GIRL are just the beginning of the one of SXSW’s …

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TsuShiMamiRe Interview (2015)

TsuShiMaMiRe Interview by David Cirone March 4, 2015 Mari, how is your brain “shortcake” doing? After 15 years, have you destroyed the shortcake because of too much headbanging? Mari: My brain is so shorted out that I forget things a lot! But I never make a mistake with “Noumiso Shortcake” lyrics! (*laughs) Why does TsuShiMaMiRe …

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TsuShiMaMiRe – MaMiRe (Review)

TsuShiMaMiRe MaMiRe Review by David Cirone TsuShiMaMiRe hits hard. For over a decade, they’ve firmed up their worldwide fan base by proving they can jam, no gimmicks, no holds barred. From large stages to sweaty shitholes, they’ve earned their cred time and time again by blasting any expectation of “cute Japanese girls with guitars” straight …

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Japan Nite Showcase Set To Celebrate 20 Years At SXSW 2015

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Japan Nite, an annual showcase bringing artists from all corners of Japan to Austin. It has been a SXSW fixture since 1996, and has featured big-name Japanese acts such as Bonnie Pink, The Pillows and Chatmonchy along with dozens of artists hailing from across many genres. To celebrate …

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TsuShiMaMiRe returns to U.S. for SXSW and L.A. shows

Japanese girl-punk trailblazers TsuShiMaMiRe will return to America for a brief tour in March, centering around their return to the SXSW music festival. TsuShiMaMiRe established themselves as a can’t-miss punk band during the J-indies spike of the early 2000’s, and led the charge for the popular Japan Nite Tour.

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TsuShiMaMiRe – SHOCKING (PV)

TsuShiMaMiRe (undercover as faux band THE SHOCKINGS) in this PV for their upcoming release SHOCKING (Feb. 28, 2012). SHOCKING TsuShiMaMiRe hit their peak when they were constantly touring the USA back in the 2000’s, with regular check-ins at SXSW and the Japan Nite tour. Check out the video below to see why everyone fell in …

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