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Liliyo’s Birthday Party

Last night, OK FRED‘s Yoshi and Audrey had a birthday party for their 1-year-old daughter, Liliyo. Kiiiiiii performed a mini-live on the building’s roof, which was loads of fun — I especially enjoyed their rendition of “Happy Birthday” wearing Santa beards and KFC buckets on their heads. Also in attendance was staff from TOKION, as […]

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This Week in Magazines

Apologies, but I just don’t really feel like saying anything about the latest issue of RELAX (115). It’s about sleeping. Yawn. I’m just hoping they end the run with a nice retrospective issue. For some reason, I’ve never really picked up an issue of EYESCREAM, but someone was recently describing it to me as a […]

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We’re the BAD

Check out this clip on YouTube of Kiiiiiii performing live, originally from a DVD compilation of various live band performances.

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Music

Radio MXUT Vol. 2

Marxy and U.T. get down and dirty with a brand spankin’ new episode of Radio MXUT! Radio MXUT returns to the Internet with a new frantic mega-mix podcast based on the theme of “electricity.” Over the course of 49 minutes, hosts marxy and u.t. (Kiiiiiii) bring you thirty energetic musical selections: obscure pico pico Japanese […]

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DJ Marxy in da House

Marxy will be DJing at the Kiiiiiii record release party November 30 at Kichijoji’s Star Pines Cafe. He’ll DJ once solo, and once as MXUT (the team that made the great MXUT edition of Radio OK Fred, which you can download here). Oh, and here’s what Marxy does on Friday nights.

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An Afternoon in Harajuku and Aoyama

Time for something I haven’t done in a while, a post describing an afternoon outing. I used to do these regularly, and then stopped because I felt like I was just repeating myself. I also ended up taking lots of pics (over 60), which I’ll post over the week. So I started things out by […]

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La photo sonore

The other day I was invited to do a 45-minute Japanese music spotlight on my friend’s college radio show (the same station where I used to have a show). I only had time to play 10 tracks (I had prepared 20 before going), and here’s what the playlist looked like: 1. Shugo Tokumaru – “Typewriter” […]

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OK Fred 5 Launch Event

Today marks the release date of the brand spanking new issue of OK FRED (5): “This Is Our Tokyo.” If you’ve listened to the latest episode of Radio OK Fred (4), you’ll have an idea of what you’ll find inside. To celebrate the launch, an exhibition will be taking place at Caniche Courage in Aoyama […]

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A Few Magazine Notes

Earlier this week I was at Junkudo (the big bookstore in Ikebukuro) for my regular magazine browsing session, and I took some notes for possible posts (or things I wanted to get more info on), but never got around to writing them. I’ll do that now, just to put it out there, and for later […]

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We Do It

Marxy has put up a short clip from Kiiiiiii’s performance earlier this week at Club Que in Shimokitazawa.