Tag: Japan

LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Courtney Barnett Takes Tokyo By Storm

On this leg of the “Tell Me How You Really Feel” tour, it was straight to the Land of the Rising Sun for the Aussie rocker.

Lost in Translation? An Ultimate Japanese Kit Kat Power Ranking

Valentine’s Day is a time for love—but more importantly, a time for candy.

CHAI Wants to Know What Words Are Worth

The Japanese band is rocketing into the West with a full-blown stylistic vision firmly in place. And that vision doesn’t include any preconceived notions of what it means to be “cute.”

A Primer on Paul McCartney’s Complicated History with—and Triumphant Return to—Japan

In 1966, The Beatles weren’t greeted with the usual pandemonium in Tokyo—and since that time McCartney hasn’t exactly had a smooth relationship with the Japanese authorities himself. But Paul, ever the professional, has never been one to hold a grudge.  

An American in Osaka: How Traveling in Japan Helped Me Fall in Love with Jazz Again

Amongst the chaos of its busy cities, Japan has been quietly preserving and perpetuating a loyal jazz culture for decades. For an American, it makes visiting feel like going home.

Sake-Flavored Kit Kats Are a Real Thing in Japan Now

Gimme a break.

Yes, the “Mario Bros.” Video Game Theme Song Has Lyrics

“Go Go Mario!!” is now available in Joysound–powered karaoke cafes across Japan.

WATCH: Red Bull Music Academy Explores The Wonders Of Japanese Video Game Music in New Documentary

Since its Berlin inception in 1998, Red Bull Music Academy has established itself as a sort of globetrotting hotbed for the development of modern music’s very best and…

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