Category: Music

Adventures in Purchasing Obscure Indies CDs: Omokage Lucky Hole’s Melo

About two years ago I wrote an article on the Japanese indies band Omokage Lucky Hole. It’s not a great article–it’s written alright, but the translations of the titles and my understanding of the songs’ contents are pretty poor. I haven’t gotten that much better over the past two...

Lupin III’s Mysterious Background Muisic

You may hear people say that the music in Lupin III is smooth enough that even the ears of music people will perk up. And yes, the music that appears on those Lupin III soundtracks is quite good. Those soundtracks are gigantic lies. Just recently I was powering through...

Omokage Lucky Hole@LIQUIDROOM 9/17/2011

Saturday, September 17th: After an exciting dash through Tokyo’s rough and tumble “Electric Town” with Shingo of the Heisei Democracy, I found myself in a section of Tokyo completely unknown to me: Ebisu. I had partaken of the neighborhood’s eponymous beer in the past, and was aware that Misato...