It’s time once again for the Top 3 Indies Artist Video Countdown. The Top 3 best Indies and Alternative Music artists for the week of Feb. 19, 2017!
Kicking us off today are a duo off the Voodoo Rhythm Records label and they call themselves the Sex Organs. They hail from Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch. I guess that town the Sex Organs are from is somewhere in outer space! And they claim they are an Intergalactic sex n’ roll band! They’ve got a Facebook page too! https://www.facebook.com/theOrgans/
#3) The Sex Organs – ORGASMS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHyRmANX33Q
At #2 is a band from Los Angeles who call themselves, LA Velvet. Their bio describes their genre as: “LA Velvet because their unique, modern edgy rock sound!” They’ve been around since 2010 and have gotten great reviews. Check out this blurb from their bio: “They are a combination of ’70s Blondie, an 80’s Kim Wilde and a 90’s Gwen Stefani and No Doubt.” Here’s their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LAVelvetMusic/
#2) LA VELVET – Black Velvet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UrxUAbsbk1E
At #1 this week is a band who have been on our countdown numerous times, two girls who call themselves, Honeyblood! Honeyblood hail from Glasgow, Scotland. This is at least the 3rd or 4th time they have graced the Top 3! Here’s their Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yumhoneyblood/
#1) Honeyblood – Babes Never Die https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1Jx2iXgYCM
TODAY’S SPOTLIGHT ARTIST! Is a band from Tokyo named The Molice. They cite their influences as: The Police, Pixies, The Doors and The Beastie Boys. This year, they are celebrating their 10th anniversary with their 5th album entitled “Five.” The album was produced by the Goo Goo Dolls original founding member Robbie Takac. And they will be guests on my radio show, WTF? tomorrow, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017!
That’s all for today! See you next week when we return to the Top 3 Indies Artist Videos Countdown. See ya! – Mike in Tokyo Rogers
About Mike in Tokyo Rogers: Mike has been a professional music/TV/radio/anime-related program producer in Japan since the eighties. He began in the music business in 1977 as lead vocalist with the legendary Los Angeles Punk Band, “The Rotters” (Sit on My Face Stevie Nix.). As a university student, he was assistant to the legendary Rodney Bingenheimer (Rodney on the ROQ – KROQ Los Angeles from 1980 ~ 1981.) Mike was the first and only foreigner in Japanese history to become the General Manager of a major Japanese broadcasting station (TV Tokyo owned InterFM). Has produced a few smash hit programs and several of Japan’s highest rated and most famous radio programs. A recent hit program was “The TV Show” (Set Program with “Ninja Slayer”) which, between April – Oct. 2015, garnered over 10 million viewers. He is currently producing and hosting “WTF?” the hugely popular Sunday live show on InterFM 89.7 as well as Rakuten Superrr Radio’s Power Morning everyday Mon. ~ Fri. 6 am ~ 10 am. As well as Rakuten Superrr Radio’s Power Evening Mon. ~ Fri. 5 pm ~ 8 pm. And his life’s dream is his just completed full-length motion picture, “Ghostroads – A Japanese Rock and Roll Ghost Story”which will be released by a major Japanese motion picture company and in theaters all across Japan in Autumn 2017. (See trailer here: https://vimeo.com/197078048)
PAST ISSUES OF THE TOP 3 VIDEOS:
Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Feb 12, 2017! The Coathangers, The Regrettes, The Routes & Luby Sparks (Japan), http://robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-videos-for-feb-12-2017-the-coathangers-the-regrettes-the-routes-luby-sparks-japan/
Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Feb 5, 2017! Baby Shakes, Su Ko D Koi (Japan), Bleached, Daphne Guinness! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-videos-for-feb-5-2017-baby-shakes-su-ko-d-koi-japan-bleached-daphne-guinness/
Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Jan 29, 2017! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-videos-for-jan-29-2017-pint-shot-riot-lola-dutronic-david-the-curse-molice-japan/
Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Jan 22, 2017! Daphne Guinness, Kylie Hughes, Peter118, Plasticzooms (Japan) robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-videos-for-jan-22-2017-daphne-guinness-kylie-hughes-tilli-plasticzooms-japan/
Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Jan 8, 2017! Su凸ko D凹koi, Sex Organs, Tearaways, Cabbage! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-videos-for-jan-8-2017-su凸ko-d凹koi-sex-organs-tearaways-cabbage/
Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Jan 1, 2017! Rews, The Tearaways, Future Babes, Su Ko D Koi (Japan) http://robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-videos-for-dec-31-2016-rews-the-tearaways-future-babes-su-ko-d-koi-japan/
Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Dec. 18, 2016! Louise Distras, The Spitfires, Warbly Jets, Stephanies (Japan)! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-videos-for-dec-18-2016-louise-distras-the-spitfires-warbly-jets-stephanies-japan/
Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Dec. 11, 2016! Ginger Wildheart & Ryan Hamilton, The Stompin’ Riff Raffs (Japan), Pale Honey, Family Friends! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-videos-for-dec-11-2016-ginger-wildheart-ryan-hamilton-the-stompin-riff-raffs-japan-pale-honey-family-friends/
Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Nov. 27, 2016! Flyying Colours! The Regrettes, The Future Babes, Twinkle Twinkles (Japan)! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-videos-for-nov-27-2016-flyying-colours-the-regrettes-the-future-babes-twinkle-twinkles-japan/
Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Nov. 19, 2016! Garage Rockin’ Craze (Japan)! Spitfires! Orwells! Maddy Jane!robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-videos-for-nov-19-2016-garage-rockin-craze-japan-spitfires-orwells-maddy-james/
Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Nov. 12, 2016! Suzy Blu, Candy Ditches (Japan), RPMs, Seth Bogart! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-videos-for-nov-12-2016-suzy-blu-candy-ditches-japan-rpms-seth-bogart/
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