HOOVER'S OOOVER

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:19:29 GMT

Do Savannah

Japan's pop-punk band Shonen Knife brings USA Ramen Adventure Tour to Savannah
Do Savannah
On 2014's “Overdrive,” Yamano wrote a tune called “Ramen Rock,” a hard-hitting, garage-rock tune about one of her favorite noodle dishes. The U.S. has seen a rise in popularity of the Japanese dish, so to interject some extra fun, the band has built ...

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:30:21 GMT

JROCK NEWS (press release) (blog)

X Japan “WE ARE X” giveaway
JROCK NEWS (press release) (blog)
From director and acclaimed documentarian Stephen Kijak (Stones in Exile), WE ARE X profiles the blockbuster Japanese rock band, X Japan, and its enigmatic frontman Yoshiki–composer, classically trained pianist, drummer and the creative force behind ...

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:55:29 GMT

New York Times

Phoenix's New Album Arrives in a Darker World, but the Beat Goes On
New York Times
The French disco-rock band Phoenix, known for giddy, heartstring-tugging hits like “1901,” takes years to produce its meticulous albums. The band's lead singer, Thomas Mars, remembers creating its breakthrough 2009 record, ... While the band has never ...