Tag Archive: SXSW

Oct 25 2015

SXSW to host panel on Japanese music scene


SXSW 2016 will host an informative and challenging panel on the current state of Japanese music titled “The Japanese Music Scene: More than VK and Idols” http://schedule.sxsw.com/2016/events/event_PP51751 Presenters: Apryl Peredo (Fuchsia), Hiroking Tanabe (DJHIROKING), Ryotaro Aoki (Journalist), Yukio Kobayashi (9 to the Universe) Description: The Japanese music scene. What comes to mind? Legacy bands like …

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Jan 26 2015

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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Jan 06 2015

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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Mar 20 2014

Yoshiki battles himself via Hologram at SXSW

Yoshiki battles himself via Hologram at SXSW

Yoshiki unveiled a never before seen classical concert performance at FLAUNT Magazine’s party celebrating its upcoming List Issue. Yoshiki mesmerized the audience at Austin’s Qui as he performed a piano duel with a hologram of himself, resulting in a passionate and dramatic musical experience

Feb 03 2014

mothercoat will return to America for SXSW 2014


Japanese alternative rock band mothercoat will return to America for SXSW 2014 after a 7-year absence from the international music festival. Their latest album Allergies was mixed by Fernando Lodeiro (Vampire Weekend, Paul McCartney, Franz Ferdinand, The Arctic Monkeys) and released from their own label bonjin_records. Check out mothercoat’s interview at Project LIXX: http://xzzlixxzzx.blogspot.ca/2014/01/band-feature-mothercoat.html mothercoat …

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Jan 30 2012



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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