Wind Up Geek’s J-Music Quick Fix – October 3, 2016

shonenBy James Robert Shaw (The Wind up Geek)


Bradio will be performing live with France‘s 80’s group Les Innocents in a concert titled “Music Exchange Concert France-Japan ~BRADIO meets Les Innocents~”. The event will be live streamed through VIDEO Clipper. The VIDEO Clipper app is only available for the iPhone. Streaming will begin October 4th at 5pm (17:00) JST. Bradio’s live will begin at around 8:20pm (20:20) JST.

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Tomoyasu Hotei

Former member of Complex, Boøwy, and a successful solo artist, Hotei has been invited to perform with his friend Zucchero Fornaciari at London‘s Royal Albert Hall on October 21st. Tickets are available at Hotei is mostly known in North America for composing the song “Battle Without Honor or Humanity” that was used in Quentin Tarantino’s feature film Kill Bill.


Shonen Knife

Shonen will be performing their first concert date of their 35th Anniversary U.S. Tour 2016 on October 4th at The Casbah in San Diego California. Shonen will be performing that evening alongside such groups as The Rosalyns and Bloody Death Skull. You can see their tour dates by visiting Shonen Knife’s official Facebook page.

Shonen’s latest album, Adventure, is now available in a limited edition red vinyl. Retail price is $20 US and is available through Good Charamel Records official website.



After appearing at the opening game for the Passlab Yamagata Wyverns basketball team, SuG has announced they are soon to release the song “Fly Wyverns” in support of the team. No official release date has been announced.


Undead Corporation

The Undead have confirmed they are working on an as of yet untitled album. No release date has been named at this time. The band is currently preparing for their first European concert that will take place at Live House Zürich Volkshaus in Zürich, Switzerland on January 22, 2017. Opening act will be Swiss metal band Expellow. Tickets are available through Ticketino:


VooDoo Hawaiians

VooDoo Hawaiians will be performing December 17th at the live music venue Sakurazaka Central in Sakurazaka, Naha City, Okinawa, Okinawa Prefecture. Special guest will be Makoto Ayukawa of Sheena & the Rokkets. Doors open 6:30pm (18:30) and performance starts at 7pm (19:00). Tickets are ¥ 3,500 in advance or ¥ 4,000 at the door.


Author: James Robert Shaw

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