Something For The Weekend? Three From Japan

This weeks pack of three features three artists from the “Land of the Rising Sun”. Letters To Annika – Tidal Tidal is the second track from the project of Azusa Suga (For Tracy Hyde/AprilBlue). It’s a pulsating, fast moving track and may well feature on the debut self titled EP that is due for release next month. Facebook Happypills – Monsoon I am not sure what is happening musically in Japan at the moment but this may give some clues. Letters To Annkia above proclaim that “surf rock isn’t dead” and Happypills describe Monsoon as an “indie surf rock”. The … Continue reading Something For The Weekend? Three From Japan

Ferri-Chrome – From a Window

The debut mini-album from Japanese act Ferri-Chrome has just been released. If the translation is correct the band features members, or ex members, of Sunnychar, For Tracy Hyde and Boyish. However no translation is needed when listening to the tracks on From A Window which consist of five indiepop/shoegazing influenced songs. That window must have been given a thorough cleaning as these songs sparkle pretty brightly. The label mentions Ride and The Pale Saints and I can certainly hear the influence of the latter. Songs like Asteroid and Glad to See You are two of the finest songs I have … Continue reading Ferri-Chrome – From a Window