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Frank Chickens, Comedy Gods, Ride Again!

My friends Frank Chickens have become the obscure outsider candidate in a Rage Against The Machine style attempt to subvert the Fosters Edinburgh Comedy God Award public vote. It all started with a rant by Stewart Lee at the organisers … Continue reading

24. July 2010 by ロバート
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オリエンタリズム – Orientalism Club Night

PolarC (aka BigHeadedMan, aka Chika-san) is dj at a club night in Life, Old Street on the 11 May. Interesting music is guaranteed. Chika-san had this to say in her flyer –

25. April 2008 by ロバート
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Zone

I found a new (for me, they disbanded in 2006) jPop group called “Zone” while browsing Stage 6 (now defunct). They were a manufactured band from Sapporo, of four high school girls. The idea was that this would be a … Continue reading

01. November 2007 by ロバート
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YouTube

You Tube has a lot of Japanese Music videos as well as fan-subbed drama and anime and also some clips of TV programs. However as all this is copyrighted material, it’s anybody’s guess how long this will continue. Either the … Continue reading

01. June 2007 by ロバート
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Ulfuls • ウルフルズ

Recently I’ve discovered the ウルフルズ。I have no idea what they are singing about most of the time but it sounds fun! The first track I came across was Banzai — Suki De Yokatta. I was given it on a compilation … Continue reading

01. June 2007 by ロバート
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Anime music

My other source of Japanese music! Some of the theme songs are ok, if short at 90 secs. But more importantly they are usually subtitled in Japanese (romaji) and English, so it’s easy to follow along.I quite like John Denver’s … Continue reading

01. June 2007 by ロバート
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