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Top 3 Indies Videos 10/08/17!

It’s time once again for the Top 3 Indies Artist Video Countdown of the Top 3 best Indies and Alternative Music artists for the week of Oct. 8, 2017!

First up, are a band from Hollywood, Calif. named the Crazy Squeeze. Lord Rutledge of “Faster and Louder” writes: “Not since the Traveling Wilburys has there been a supergroup as universally anticipated as The Crazy Squeeze. If you were into the underground punk/rock n’ roll scene in the late ‘90s and early 2000s, you know who these guys are… Where else but in Hollywood could Johnny Witmer (of The Stitches), Frankie Delmane (of Now Wave faves the Teenage Frames), Chris B. (of the Richmond Sluts), and Johnny Sleeper (of the Superbees) have come together to combine their prodigious & complementary talents for the betterment of the free world?! The Crazy Squeeze – now with Dat Ngo ex-Super Bees in on bass – are everything you’d expect and then some. Combining vintage glam wham-bam (New York Dolls, Slade) with straight-up rockin’ punk, their sound is pure raunchy fun with hooks out the wazoo. You know: music for fucking!…  If you enjoyed the Dolls, Joneses, or any of these guys’ old bands, it’s time to get on board the Crazy Squeeze bandwagon. Pour yourself a hard drink, and shake it!”

The Crazy Squeeze just released their 2nd LP Savior of the Streets and, of course, they have a Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/thecrazysqueeze/

#3) THE CRAZY SQUEEZE – Nasty https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4TdXWU9Wzts

At #2 is a All-Girl Trio punk grunge band from Toronto, Canada. This rocks! I think there might be something not so good going on with this band as I checked their label page for infomation, but could not find the Beverleys listed. Uh oh… Anyway, this shit is hot. Here’s their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/thebeverleysband/

#2) The Beverleys – Visions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFAiGPg47_o

At #1 this week is the all-girl band from Tokyo that I think is Japan’s best girl’s punk band. Their name is Su凸ko D凹koi. How does one read that? I don’t know but just say, Su Ko D Koi. This video is hilarious! They are singing about their old boyfriend and how they don’t want him rubbing the tits of his new girlfriend… “Momanaide” means “Don’t rub (or massage).” So they are singing, “Don’t massage her tits.” Even though they all have a new boyfriend. Totally teenage angst and frustration! Great stuff! Here’s their Facebook page. Go Like it: https://www.facebook.com/ssttddkk/

#1) Su凸ko D凹koi (すっとこどっこい) 「MOMANAIDE」  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYo4fvFQ8dc

Spotlight Artist!  Today, for the first time ever, a band was #1 and the Spotlight Artist! Again, here is Su凸ko D凹koi. (Su Ko D Koi). My friend Ken Nishikawa and I made one of their previous videos. This week’s #1 is “Don’t rub her tits.” But this week’s Spotlight is is Su凸ko D凹koi. and “Busu” (Ugly).

Spotlight Artist!  Su凸ko D凹koi (すっとこどっこい) 「ブス」 – Busu: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCTjm5YGJ-c

Ghostroads – A Japanese Rock n Roll Ghost Story world premiered in London on Sept. 25 and was completely SOLD OUT! The Japan premiere is Sept 30, 2017. You can find details here:  https://www.facebook.com/Japaneserocknrollghost/

日本語の情報は:http://ghostroads.jp/

The Japanese trailer just came out! (It has English subtitles!) Check it! Oh, and we have a really cool webpage: http://ghostroads.jp/

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

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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 (some real losers, too!) and several of Tokyo’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 . 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.

Ghostroads – A Japanese Rock and Roll Ghost Story Japanese Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxwJ4AfzOwM&t

Ghostroads – A Japanese Rock and Roll Ghost Story Foreign trailer: https://vimeo.com/210533272)

… Oh, and he likes to write about himself in the third person!

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PAST ISSUES OF THE TOP 3 VIDEOS:

LAST WEEK:

Top 3 Videos 9/30/17! The Neatbeats (Jpn!), Lola Pistola, The Jacques, MeMe Detroit! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-92317-the-neatbeats-jpn-lola-pistola-the-jacques-meme-detroit/

Top 3 Videos 9/16/17! Amyl & the Sniffers, Cambodian Space Project, Mackshow (Jpn), Shame! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-91617-amyl-the-sniffers-cambodian-space-project-mackshow-jpn-shame/

Top 3 Videos 9/9/17! The 50 Kaitenz (Jpn), Lisa Mychols, The Sold! & Bones!, Ya Freshness! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-9217-the-50-kaitenz-jpn-lisa-mychols-the-sold-and-bones-ya-freshness/

Top 3 Videos 9/2/17! Twinkles, Neatbeats, Peter118, Mr. Diagonal! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-9217-twinkles-neatbeats-peter118-mr-diagonal/

Top 3 Videos 8/25/17! The Neatbeats, Darts, Estrons, Honeychain, Creepshow, Homeless Gospel Choir! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-82517-the-neatbeats-darts-estrons-honeychain-creepshow-homeless-gospel-choir/

Top 3 Videos 8/18/17! Amyl & the Sniffers, Aimee Lay, Holy Moly & The Crackers, The Soap (Jpn) robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-81817-amyl-the-sniffers-aimee-lay-holy-moly-the-crackers-the-soap-jpn/

Top 3 Videos 8/11/17! Amyl & The Sniffers, Spam69 (Jpn!), Draggs, Cosmic Psychos! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-81117-amyl-the-sniffers-spam69-jpn–draggs-cosmic-psychos/

Top 3 Videos 8/5/17! Kilo Tango, Cat Lundy, Amyl & the Sniffers, Lucy Gucy, The 50 Kaitenz (Jpn!) robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-8517-kilo-tango-cat-lundy-amyl-the-sniffers-lucy-gucy-the-50-kaitenz-jpn/

Top 3 Indies Videos August 2, 2017! The Twinkles, The Shanghais, Daisy House, Thee 50s Highteens (Jpn)! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-videos-august-2-2017-the-twinkles-the-shanghais-daisy-house-thee-50s-highteens–jpn/

Top 3 Indies Videos 7/29/17! Fiona Silver, Sloan Peterson, Shitkid, Shit Girlfriend! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-videos-72217-starcrawler–tacocat-polo-pan-daisuke-takase-jpn/

Top 3 Indies Videos 7/16/17! Bombón, Dubmatix King, The Van T’s, N’shukugawa Boys (Japan) robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-videos-71617-bombon-dubmatix-king-the-van-ts-nshukugawa-boys-japan/

Top 3 Indies Videos 7/9/17! Pats Pats (Jpn), Pale Lips, Flemmings & Peeling! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-videos-7917-pats-pats-jpn-pale-lips-flemmings-peeling/

Top 3 Indies Videos 7/1/17! Vile Assembly, Wolf Girl, Taffy (Jpn), Mutation, The Darling Buds, Bonsai Kitten! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-videos-7117-vile-assembly-wolf-girl-taffy-jpn-mutation-the-darling-buds-bonsai-kitten/

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Top 3 Indies Music Videos 4/2/17! Lisa Mychols, The Routes, Circe Link, Su Ko D Koi!

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 April 2, 2017! As usual, all artists who make the Top 3 countdown, get an automatic pass to be aired on my nationally broadcast FM radio show, “WTF?” (What the Funday?) on InterFM 897 (Sundays 8 am ~ 10 am). interfm.co.jp/wtf/

Starting us off this week are Kyushu Japan’s favorite sons, The Routes. The Routes just released their newest wax called, “In This Perfect Hell” and it is sold out all over Japan! (You can hear some tracks on their Reverbnation page: https://www.reverbnation.com/theroutes)  The Routes claim to fame (written on The Routes Facebook page) is: “No gimmick, no bullshit… Stomp’n’Grind Garage Rock, Garage Punk, Surf, Rhythm and Blues, Psych… Whatever the hell WE want to hear!”

#3) The Routes – Perfect Hell https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RbUuHB4bcA&t=1s

At #2 is a girl who has been on our countdown many times. Folks who know me well can just listen to this song for a few notes and say, “Oh, yeah. Mike would like this!” It’s Lisa Mychols! Lisa is a California-based singer/songwriter. Lisa Mychols is defined by her unique voice and coalescent sounds of sunshine garage, indie pop, and psychedelic pop/rock. Her newest single, “He’s Got Me Dreaming”! is available at CD Baby here: https://www.cdbaby.com/cd/lisamychols12
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heck out her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/lisa.mychols

#2) Lisa Mychols – He’s Got Me Dreaming    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZL7TVjQvfL0

At #1 is a newcomer to our countdown. Her name is Circe Link! Circe Link is from Los Angeles and her webpage describes her music as: “Circe’s records range in genre and sound from Bob Wills to Bowie, from Patti Page to Patti Smith – essentially from Abba to Zappa and everything in between.” Circe Link is a Musician, Muse and Merrymaker…. And it was her birthday yesterday! Check out her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=576415342

#1) Circe Link – Hair Of The Dog   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MhEEYWCSZ6c

TODAY’S SPOTLIGHT ARTIST! Today’s Spotlight Artist have been on our countdown about a gazillion times (well, maybe not quite that many!) It’s one of Japan’s hottest girls bands, Su凸ko D凹koi (Just say, “Su Ko D Koi”). Actually, this song was on our chart a couple of weeks ago but it is on the Spotlight this week because THIS SONG IS NOW THE ENDING THEME TO A STAURDAY MORNING NEWS SHOW! In the Osaka (Kansai) area!!!! WTF???? That’s AMAZING!!!!! The song is the ending theme to ABC – Asashi Broadcasting’s “Oshiete News Live – Seiji No Mikatta”!  (Here’s the webpage for that news program: http://www.asahi.co.jp/mikata/) The show airs every Saturday morning on ABC from 9:30 am ~ 11 am. Wowee Wow Wow!!!!! Go “Like” their Facebook page or be a tosser! https://www.facebook.com/ssttddkk/

TODAY’S SPOTLIGHT ARTIST! Su凸ko D凹koi (すっとこどっこい) ー Sexless Pistols https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ihVz8w4Z9k

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

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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 Storywhich 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/210533272)

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PAST ISSUES OF THE TOP 3 VIDEOS:

LAST WEEK: 

Top 3 Indies Music Videos 3/25/17! The Stephanies, Kolars, Bonsai Kitten, Fazerdaze! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-music-videos-32517-the-stephanies-kolars-bonsai-kitten-fazerdaze/

Top 3 Indies Music Videos 3/18/17! Japanese Bands! The Swamps, Pats Pats, Su Ko D Koi, The Goggles! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-music-videos-31817-japanese-bands-the-swamps-pats-pats-su-ko-d-koi-the-goggles/

Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Mar. 11, 2017! Theee Bat (Japan), Middle Kids, Honeychain! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-videos-for-mar-11-2017-theee-bat-japan-the-mirror-trap-honeychain/

Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Mar. 4, 2017! Baby Shakes, TsuShiMaMire (Japan), The Coathangers, Hands Off Gretel! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-videos-for-mar-4-2017-baby-shakes-tsu-shi-ma-mire-japan-the-coathangers-hands-off-gretel/

Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Feb 26, 2017! Neatbeats (Japan), Lemon Twigs, Faz Waltz, Honeychain! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-videos-for-feb-26-2017-neatbeats-japan-lemon-twigs-faz-waltz-honeychain/

Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Feb 19, 2017! Sex Organs, LA Velvet, Molice (Japan), Honeyblood! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-videos-for-feb-19-2017-sex-organs-la-velvet-molice-japan-honeyblood/

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/

 

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Top 3 Indies Music Videos 3/18/17! Japanese Bands! The Swamps, Pats Pats, Su Ko D Koi, The Goggles!

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 Mar. 18, 2017!

Starting us off today are a band that were introduced to us by, Shuichi Masaki, the drummer of a cool rock group named Titty Twister. Thanks Shuichi san!

This band is from Fukuoka Japan named The Goggles! OK! This is funny! This is cool! Who are the Goggles? Well, imagine if The Beatles and The Rutles got into a car accident in Japan… That’s it! I always enjoy a band that has a sense of humor and The Goggles have that for sure!

Here’s the hilarious photo banner from their Facebook page. Go “Like” it! https://www.facebook.com/gogglesfukuoka/

The Goggles (Japanese band)

#3) The Goggles – Twitt and Chatt  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e4girmEAy48

At #2 this week is the Japanese girl duet who showed up on the “Japanese Girl Bands That Matter in 2017” list, The Pats Pats from Tokyo! Akiko and Midori have just released a new record (it’s GREAT) and here is a new video for their latest! Go Like their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/patspats/

#2) THE PATS PATS  – Make up!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VnuJCmJ_jw

At #1 this week is another Tokyo girls group and this is the title track from their newest EP that was sold out all over Japan, Su Ko D Koi! They are having a big show on Friday April 21 at Shimokitazawa Shelter! Be there! http://www.loft-prj.co.jp/schedule/shelter/date/2017/04/21

I gather that the drawings and animations for this video were made by the lead singer of Su Ko D Koi, Hanako san. Cool! There’s more information at the link above and then at their Facebook page too! https://www.facebook.com/ssttddkk/

#1) Su Ko D Koi – Sexless Pistols   youtu.be/4ihVz8w4Z9k

TODAY’S SPOTLIGHT ARTIST! Today’s Spotlight Artist was introduced to us by the lead vocalist and guitarist, Christopher Jack of the MIGHTY band, The Routes! The Routes have a page over at Reverbnation here: https://www.reverbnation.com/theroutes

Christopher tells me he has found a hot new act and wants to share it with the world. They are called “The Swamps.” The Swamps are a trio who are on the Groovie Records label. Check out their Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/swamps.jp/

SPOTLIGHT ARTIST! The Swamps – Love Me Baby    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6_PSG5ey8Q

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

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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 Storywhich 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)

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PAST ISSUES OF THE TOP 3 VIDEOS:

LAST WEEK: 

Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Mar. 11, 2017! Theee Bat (Japan), Middle Kids, Honeychain! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-videos-for-mar-11-2017-theee-bat-japan-the-mirror-trap-honeychain/

Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Mar. 4, 2017! Baby Shakes, TsuShiMaMire (Japan), The Coathangers, Hands Off Gretel! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-videos-for-mar-4-2017-baby-shakes-tsu-shi-ma-mire-japan-the-coathangers-hands-off-gretel/

Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Feb 26, 2017! Neatbeats (Japan), Lemon Twigs, Faz Waltz, Honeychain! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-videos-for-feb-26-2017-neatbeats-japan-lemon-twigs-faz-waltz-honeychain/

Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Feb 19, 2017! Sex Organs, LA Velvet, Molice (Japan), Honeyblood! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-videos-for-feb-19-2017-sex-organs-la-velvet-molice-japan-honeyblood/

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/

 

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Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Feb 5, 2017! Baby Shakes, Su Ko D Koi (Japan), Bleached, Daphne Guinness!

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. 5, 2017! And it’s Ladies Nite, folks! 4 of my fave ladies bands for the week!

First up are the Baby Shakes who no strangers to our countdown or my radio show (WTF? Every Sunday 8 am ~ 10 am InterFM 897). They are are coming to Japan next month! Check it out!

Baby Shakes 2017 Japan Tour

Baby Shakes 2017 Japan Tour

#3) Baby Shakes “I’ll Be Alright” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRdniLrEzLc

At #2 are a Rock n Roll Punk female trio from Los Angeles named Bleached. Here’s their FB page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/HelloBleached/

#2) Bleached “Dead in Your Head” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCN9FCQ_P84

At #1 is Daphne Guinness. Rodney on the Roq has been playing her a lot. She has a story to tell! “Wait a sec!” I hear you say! That’s right! Daphne is a blood relation to THAT Guinness! Here’s what Wikipedia has to say, “The Honourable Daphne Diana Joan Susanna Guinness (born 9 November 1967) is a British and Irish fashion designer, art collector, model, film producer and actor. She is an heir by direct descent of the 18th century Irish brewer Arthur Guinness.” What!? That means that, because I’ve drank so much Guinness in my life, am hungover now, that Daphne and I are blood related relatives! (Because I have so much Guinness left-over in my blood stream from last night!) Daphne and I are related, in a sideways sort of fashion!  Buuuuurp!

Thanks to Kona Cindy for turning us onto Daphne (I already knew the Guinness part).

#1) Evening In Space: Daphne Guinness / David LaChapelle / Tony Visconti https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUSatRN4vAk

TODAY’S SPOTLIGHT ARTIST! Is a Tokyo-based female rock trio band named su凸ko d凹koi (すっとこどっこい)… OK. Too difficult for English speakers (me too!) so just say, “Su Ko D Koi!” Their newest CD just came out and it is sold out all over Japan! Well done, ladies. Also they headlined at our New Year’s party on Jan. 23 and were fab!

Besides that, I posted today’s video because it was made by my friend, Ken and me. The video just passed 90,000 views! (Actually, there are two URLs of the same video so the grand total of views is almost 130,000!) Wow! Thanks so much everybody! Please go like their FB page: https://www.facebook.com/ssttddkk/

TODAY’S SPOTLIGHT ARTIST! Su Ko D Koi (Su凸ko D凹koi (すっとこどっこい) “Busu” (Ugly) 「ブス」 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCTjm5YGJ-c

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

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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 Storywhich 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)

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PAST ISSUES OF THE TOP 3 VIDEOS:

LAST WEEK: 

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/

MORE TOP 3 VIDEOS SEARCH: http://robot55.jp/?s=Top+3+videos

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Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Jan 1, 2017! Rews, The Tearaways, Future Babes, Su Ko D Koi (Japan)

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 Dec. 31, 2016!

First up today are two girls from London who describe their music as “Alternative Pop Rock.” Their name is Rews and this is the 3rd time in 2016 they’ve hit the Top 3! I think these girls are hot! Here’s their Facebook page, go Like it! https://www.facebook.com/wearerewsmusic/?fref=ts

#3) REWS – Miss You In The Dark  –  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSkBS8J_qhk

At #2 is an Alternative Rock band from Atlanta Georgia called, “The Future Babes.” They’ve been getting tons of airplay on my daily show in Japan. Of course they have a Facebook page too: https://www.facebook.com/thefuturebabes/

#2) The Future Babes  – Cold Blooded    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8gHgWZBv30

At #1 is a fab band that was introduced to us by the legendary Rodney Bingenheimer (Rodney on the Roq – KROQ Los Angeles). Their names is the Tearaways. These guys are highly experienced pros who started out in the old L.A. punk days…. In fact, you might want to check their Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/TheTearawaysUSA), too, as there are some well known people in this excellent band. This particular video for “Bash” was made by Stephen David Brooks who is the director of the award winning (and quite thrilling) movie, “Flytrap.” (Check the trailer for Flytrap here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUNrSgu3bi0) 

#1) Tearaways – Bash    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7HX28ihlBk

SPOTLIGHT ARTIST! Today’s Spotlight Artist are Su Ko D Koi who are appearing at our Free New Year’s Bash! Details below! Here’s the Facebook page for Su Ko D Koi. https://www.facebook.com/ssttddkk/?fref=ts

SPOTLIGHT ARTIST!  Su Ko D Koi – Busu   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCTjm5YGJ-c

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

Mike & Taro’s FREE New Year’s party! Jan 23, 2017 starting at 7 pm at Shibuya Milkyway.

2017 New Year's Party

2017 New Year’s Party

Featuring Su Ko D Koi, The Stephanies, The Pats Pats. Tons of presents and surprises too! Wanna go? It’s free but you need to reserve a tickethttp://bit.ly/2fv2qoe

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Mike & Taro とパーティーしましょう!「2017!新年会!」
2017年月1月23日(月)@Shibuya Milkyway
OPEN/START 18:30 / 19:15
ADV/DAY Invitation Only 1D¥600
CAST:Su凸ko D凹koi / THE STEPHANIES / THE PATS PATS
TICKET:会場・各バンドweb予約※11/5(土)正午12:00~受付開始!
http://bit.ly/2fv2qoe
お問い合わせ:Shibuya Milkyway 03-6416-3227
※先着限定200人!!定員になり次第、予約を締め切らせていただきます

Get one here: http://bit.ly/2fv2qoe

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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 crappy but 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 “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 Oct. 2017.

Oh, and Mike drinks too much.

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PAST ISSUES OF THE TOP 3 VIDEOS:

LAST WEEK: 

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/

Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Oct. 29, 2016! Love Zombies, Louise Distras, NØISE, Shonen Knife! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-videos-for-oct-29-2016-love-zombies-louise-distras-noise-shonen-knife/

Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Oct. 22, 2016! The Shit, Honeyblood, Black Honey, Spam69 (Japan) robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-videos-for-oct-22-2016-the-shit-honeyblood-black-honey-spam69-japan/

Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Oct. 15, 2016! Chris Catalyst, Suzy Blu, Garbage, Su Ko D Koi (Japan) http://robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-videos-for-oct-15-2016-chris-catalyst-suzy-blu-garbage-su-ko-d-koi-japan/

Top 3 Videos for Oct. 2, 2016! Dwarf! Sandinistas! Pats Pats (Japan), The Coathangers!robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-oct-2-2016-dwarf-sandinistas-pats-pats-japan-the-coathangers/

Top 3 Videos for Sept. 24, 2016! The Rock N Roll Summit 2016 at Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan!robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-sept-24-2016-the-rock-n-roll-summit-2016-at-shibuya-tokyo-japan/

Top 3 Videos for Sept. 17, 2016! Dog Party, Kinoko Hotel (Japan) Lovely Eggs, Peach Kelli Pop!robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-sept-17-2016-dog-party-kinoko-hotel-japan-lovely-eggs-peach-kelli-pop/

Top 3 Videos for Sept. 3, 2016! Big Jesus, Suzy Blu, Peach Kelli Pop, The Mackshow (Japan)!robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-sept-3-2016-big-jesus-suzy-blu-peach-kelli-pop-the-mackshow-japan/

Top 3 Videos for Aug. 27, 2016! Hands Off Gretel, Death Valley Girls, Stephanies (Japan), Summer Twins!robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-aug-27-2016-hands-off-gretel-death-valley-girls-stephanies-japan-summer-twins/

Top 3 Videos for Aug. 13, 2016! Black Honey, Mirror Trap, Spam 69 (Japan), Rock ‘n’ Roll Monkey & the Robots!robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-aug-13-2016-black-honey-mirror-trap-spam-69-japan-rock-n-roll-monkey-the-robots/

Top 3 Videos for Aug. 6, 2016! The Whereabouts, Guitarwolf, Mirror Trap, Dog Party!robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-aug-6-2016-the-whereabouts-guitarwolf-mirror-trap-dog-party/

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Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Dec. 4, 2016! David Bowie, Su Ko D Koi (Japan), Lover, David and The Curse!

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 Dec. 4, 2016!

First up is a band named David and The Curse. David Stücken is the driving force behind LA-based rock band David and The Curse. Their debut album entitled, “An Epitaph For Love” is due out in early 2017. This is a hot track that’s getting lots of airplay on my radio show, Rakuten Superrr Radio. This song is a bonafide hit (and the video features some hot babes!) Here’s their Facebook page too, if you’re interested: https://www.facebook.com/davidandthecurse/

#3) David and The Curse – She Loves The Night https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6z1oCoAQFU

At #2 is a band from London named Lover. This is the second time they have appeared on the countdown this year. This is their latest single called, “White Bears.” Lover is fronted by Sarah and the goal of the band is to, “Make dark and strange appealing.” I like this a lot as it has a definite glam streak to it. They have a Facebook page and it has lots of interesting content. Go check it out: https://www.facebook.com/LoverTheBand/

#2) Lover – White Bears  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ib_p8Iclq4

At #1 this week is a video by Mick Rock. It is a rework of the 1973 Life on Mars video. Normally, I wouldn’t put this on the Top 3 because it is not a new song or artist, but , well. It’s BOWIE! David Bowie! Bowie is god! So what else is there to say? Of course there’s a tons of Bowie fan sites on Facebook and all over the map. Go check it out. This remix/remaster is OK… Interesting… But I think I still prefer the original.

#1) David Bowie – Life On Mars (2016 Mix) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UipTt-qqZOE

SPOTLIGHT ARTIST! Today’s Spotlight Artist is one of my favorite Japanese girl’s punk band’s of all time. Their name is Su凸ko D凹koi (Just say, “Su Ko D Koi”) They are releasing their first full album on Jan. 11, 2017! AND they are going to be guests on my radio show, “WTF?” tomorrow morning (Dec. 4, 2016)… Not only that, they will headline at our free New Year’s Party (tickets are free, but you have to have a reservation! If you want to g, see information below the video! 

SPOTLIGHT ARTIST! Su凸ko D凹koi (すっとこどっこい) 「ブス」 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCTjm5YGJ-c    

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

Mike & Taro’s New Year’s party! Jan 23, 2017 from 7 pm at Shibuya Milkyway. Featuring Su Ko D Koi, The Stephanies, The Pats Pats. Tons of presents and surprises too! Wanna go? It’s free but you need to reserve a tickethttp://bit.ly/2fv2qoe

Mike & Taro とパーティーしましょう!「2017!新年会!」
2017年月1月23日(月)@Shibuya Milkyway
OPEN/START 18:30 / 19:15
ADV/DAY Invitation Only 1D¥600
CAST:Su凸ko D凹koi / THE STEPHANIES / THE PATS PATS
TICKET:会場・各バンドweb予約※11/5(土)正午12:00~受付開始!
http://bit.ly/2fv2qoe
お問い合わせ:Shibuya Milkyway 03-6416-3227
※先着限定200人!!定員になり次第、予約を締め切らせていただきます

Get one here: http://bit.ly/2fv2qoe

2017 New Year's Party

                                         2017 New Year’s Party

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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 crappy but 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 hostingWTF?” 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 “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 Oct. 2017.

Oh, and Mike drinks too much.

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PAST ISSUES OF THE TOP 3 VIDEOS:

LAST WEEK: 

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/

Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Oct. 29, 2016! Love Zombies, Louise Distras, NØISE, Shonen Knife! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-videos-for-oct-29-2016-love-zombies-louise-distras-noise-shonen-knife/

Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Oct. 22, 2016! The Shit, Honeyblood, Black Honey, Spam69 (Japan) robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-videos-for-oct-22-2016-the-shit-honeyblood-black-honey-spam69-japan/

Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Oct. 15, 2016! Chris Catalyst, Suzy Blu, Garbage, Su Ko D Koi (Japan) http://robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-videos-for-oct-15-2016-chris-catalyst-suzy-blu-garbage-su-ko-d-koi-japan/

Top 3 Videos for Oct. 2, 2016! Dwarf! Sandinistas! Pats Pats (Japan), The Coathangers!robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-oct-2-2016-dwarf-sandinistas-pats-pats-japan-the-coathangers/

Top 3 Videos for Sept. 24, 2016! The Rock N Roll Summit 2016 at Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan!robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-sept-24-2016-the-rock-n-roll-summit-2016-at-shibuya-tokyo-japan/

Top 3 Videos for Sept. 17, 2016! Dog Party, Kinoko Hotel (Japan) Lovely Eggs, Peach Kelli Pop!robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-sept-17-2016-dog-party-kinoko-hotel-japan-lovely-eggs-peach-kelli-pop/

Top 3 Videos for Sept. 3, 2016! Big Jesus, Suzy Blu, Peach Kelli Pop, The Mackshow (Japan)!robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-sept-3-2016-big-jesus-suzy-blu-peach-kelli-pop-the-mackshow-japan/

Top 3 Videos for Aug. 27, 2016! Hands Off Gretel, Death Valley Girls, Stephanies (Japan), Summer Twins!robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-aug-27-2016-hands-off-gretel-death-valley-girls-stephanies-japan-summer-twins/

Top 3 Videos for Aug. 13, 2016! Black Honey, Mirror Trap, Spam 69 (Japan), Rock ‘n’ Roll Monkey & the Robots!robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-aug-13-2016-black-honey-mirror-trap-spam-69-japan-rock-n-roll-monkey-the-robots/

Top 3 Videos for Aug. 6, 2016! The Whereabouts, Guitarwolf, Mirror Trap, Dog Party!robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-aug-6-2016-the-whereabouts-guitarwolf-mirror-trap-dog-party/

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Top 3 Indies Artist Videos for Oct. 15, 2016! Chris Catalyst, Suzy Blu, Garbage, Su Ko D Koi (Japan)

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 Oct. 15, 2016!

First up is a guy who was introduced to us by Ginger Wildheart who is a regular on our Top 3. Introducing Chris Catalyst. Chris is a “Bloke in some bands” and he is from Leeds, England. He is coming out with his solo debut. Here is his FB page, go “Like” it. https://www.facebook.com/ChrisCatalystMusic/

#3) Chris Catalyst – Sticks and Stones https://vimeo.com/184529502

Next up is Suzy Blu. Coincidentially, Suzy Blu seems to be from Leeds too. Wow! I like Suzy a lot and she is getting great reviews! Check it! Suzy is putting out one single per month from July 2016 to the end of this year. Here is item #3. Here also is her Facebook page for more info: https://www.facebook.com/suzyblufanclub/?fref=ts

#2) SUZY BLU – Kill Your Friends, For Fun https://youtu.be/w3hJcPjHbqI

Finally, at #1 is Garbage and their newest single Magnetized. Why did I pick this as this week’s #1? Well, because the little girl who plays Shirley Manson as a child, is my niece! No kidding… Well, not exactly my real niece… But I am proud enough of her and her dad (who is one of my best friends and a legendary stand up bassist) to call them my own. Shirley Manson and Garbage are awesome. Lenore, the little kid, is a natural… And, perhaps a future star? I can see her doing sequels and starring as Carrie….. Lenore! Great job! Well done! Don’t dream it. Be it! 

#1) Garbage – Magnetized https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TcfOmhGJ8G4

SPOTLIGHT ARTIST! Today’s Spotlight Artist is a hot Japanese girl’s rock band from Tokyo named Su Ko D Koi. These girls have been on our Top 3 Video countdown many times. in the past. This time they’ve made a play on Offenbach’s “Heaven and Hell.” (I know that because, even though I am an old punk, I live in a house with classically trained pianists.) Offenbach’s “Heaven and Hell” used to be a staple at children’s Sports Days at elementary schools in Japan… So this is quite humorous for the Japanese. These girls went to music college so now you know the rest of the story. I love this band. Here’s their FB page: https://www.facebook.com/ssttddkk/

I’ve also been playing this regularly on my FM radio show “WTF?” and will play again tomorrow, Sunday, October 16, 2016. Check it out! http://www.interfm.co.jp/wtf/

SPOTLIGHT ARTIST! Su凸ko D凹koi (すっとこどっこい) 「元カノ地獄」 “Former Girlfriend’s Hell.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIv1VlnRWyw

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

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PAST ISSUES OF THE TOP 3 VIDEOS:

LAST WEEK: 

Top 3 Videos for Oct. 2, 2016! Dwarf! Sandinistas! Pats Pats (Japan), The Coathangers! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-oct-2-2016-dwarf-sandinistas-pats-pats-japan-the-coathangers/

Top 3 Videos for Sept. 24, 2016! The Rock N Roll Summit 2016 at Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-sept-24-2016-the-rock-n-roll-summit-2016-at-shibuya-tokyo-japan/

Top 3 Videos for Sept. 17, 2016! Dog Party, Kinoko Hotel (Japan) Lovely Eggs, Peach Kelli Pop! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-sept-17-2016-dog-party-kinoko-hotel-japan-lovely-eggs-peach-kelli-pop/

Top 3 Videos for Sept. 3, 2016! Big Jesus, Suzy Blu, Peach Kelli Pop, The Mackshow (Japan)! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-sept-3-2016-big-jesus-suzy-blu-peach-kelli-pop-the-mackshow-japan/

Top 3 Videos for Aug. 27, 2016! Hands Off Gretel, Death Valley Girls, Stephanies (Japan), Summer Twins!robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-aug-27-2016-hands-off-gretel-death-valley-girls-stephanies-japan-summer-twins/

Top 3 Videos for Aug. 13, 2016! Black Honey, Mirror Trap, Spam 69 (Japan), Rock ‘n’ Roll Monkey & the Robots!robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-aug-13-2016-black-honey-mirror-trap-spam-69-japan-rock-n-roll-monkey-the-robots/

Top 3 Videos for Aug. 6, 2016! The Whereabouts, Guitarwolf, Mirror Trap, Dog Party! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-aug-6-2016-the-whereabouts-guitarwolf-mirror-trap-dog-party/

 

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Top 3 Videos for April 17, 2016! Japanese Punk Bands! The Privates, Moja, Su Ko D Koi, The Soap!

It’s Top 3 Video time! The best of the Top 3 videos for April 17, 2016 chosen by vote by millions of young, nubile Japanese high school girls in uniforms from all over the country!

This week I want to feature 4 videos of 4 of my all-time favorite Japanese bands.

And did someone say, “Hot Girls”? I did? Yep. From Kyoto, this 3 girl and 1 guy band are sexy as hell (I mean the girls are). This video was originally made for an online music video channel called Gotcha TV. I worked there! It went bankrupt! Urgghhh!!!! But this band is still rocking today!

#4) The Soap – Street https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scf3xBQV-cg

Next up is one of the most fucking radical Japanese rock bands you’ll ever see. Their name is Moja and they are a duet on bass guitar and drums. It blows my mind that these two can make so much noise with just two instruments. They are hot live! Come to Japan! You must see this band live! Here’s their FB page: https://www.facebook.com/MOJA-203061873063258/?fref=ts

#3) Moja – Hello Hello    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6K0aaVtnWs

Next up is what is most probably my very favorite Japanese all-girls band of all-time. Their name is: Su凸ko D凹koi. What does that say? Good question. I don’t know exactly either. Let’s just call them “Su Ko D Koi.” This particular song is awesome. It’s called, “Busu” (“Ugly” in English) and it’s about the laments of a girl who thinks she is ugly. She sings,

“Ugly, ugly, ugly, ugly…. I know I am ugly….
But, I got a boyfriend and we have been going out.
But one day, out of the blue, he hit me for no reason.
I woke up in the hospital and he had his head in his hands.
Then he was gone….
But, I finally was able to realize that finally, he treated me like a woman!
I was happy!”

……It’s kind of like the old 1950s song, “He Hit Me, and It Felt Like a Kiss” by the Crystals but with a 2015 twist! Here’s Su Ko D Koi’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ssttddkk/?fref=ts

#2) Su凸ko D凹koi – Busu (Ugly) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCTjm5YGJ-c

Finally, at #1 this week is one of Japan’s most famous, yet still cool, rock bands, The Privates. These guys have been rocking for over 30 years and have released 28 albums to date. Just this week, for Record Store Day, they released their cover version of the 1966 garage classic by the Litter, “Action Woman.” Here’s the Privates’ FB page. Go Like it! https://www.facebook.com/ThePrivates/?fref=ts

#1) The Privates – Action Woman https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlHfjMx31Dw

Well, that’s it for today! I hope you enjoyed our Japanese Punk / Rock special! See you next week!!!!!  – Mike (in Tokyo) Rogers

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Top 3 Videos for April 9, 2016! Doll Skin, Rews, Ginger Wildheart, Japan’s own The Privates! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-april-9-2016-doll-skin-rews-ginger-wildheart-japans-own-the-privates/

Top 3 Videos for April 3, 2016! The Mirror Trap, Taymir, Pom Poms, Japan’s Thunderroads! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-april-3-2016-the-mirror-trap-taymir-pom-poms-japans-thunderroads/

Top 3 Videos for Mar. 26, 2016! Reverend Horton Heat, Dog Party, Aquadolls, Walkings from Japan! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-mar-26-2016-reverend-horton-heat-dog-party-aquadolls-walkings-from-japan/

Top 3 Videos for Mar. 19, 2016! Purple, Pom Poms, Taymir and Wotzit from Japan!! http://robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-mar-19-2016-purple-pom-poms-taymir-and-wotzit-from-japan/

Top 3 Videos for Mar. 12, 2016! HINDS, Lola Dutronic, Rews, Japan’s TADZIO! http://robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-mar-12-2016-hinds-lola-dutronic-rews-japans-tadzio/

Top 3 Videos for Mar. 3, 2016! The Mirror Trap, The Love Me Nots, The Jacques, Eddie Legend Story! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-mar-3-2016-the-mirror-trap-the-love-me-nots-the-jacques-eddie-legend-story/

Top 3 Videos for Feb. 27, 2016! Black Mambas, Baby Shakes, Love Me Nots, The Soap (Japan)! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-feb-27-2016-black-mambas-baby-shakes-love-me-nots-the-soap-japan/

Top 3 Videos for Feb. 20, 2016! Wavves, Baby Shakes, SWMRS, The Pats Pats! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-feb-20-2016-wavves-baby-shakes-swmrs-the-pats-pats/

Top 3 Videos for Feb. 7, 2016! Ming City Rockers, Los Tiki Phantoms, Hey! Hello!, The Pats Pats! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-feb-7-2016-ming-city-rockers-los-tiki-phantoms-hey-hello-the-pats-pats/

Top 3 Videos for Jan. 25, 2016! Killmama, Dukes of Hamburg, Ginger Wildheart and Courtney Love, The Sleaze-Aholics! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-jan-25-2016-killmama-dukes-of-hamburg-ginger-wildheart-and-courtney-love-the-sleaze-aholics/

Top 3 Videos for Dec. 27, 2015! John No Arms, Sunflower Bean, St. Tropez, The Neatbeats! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-dec-18-2015-john-no-arms-sunflower-bean-st-tropez-the-neatbeats/

Top 3 Videos for Dec. 18, 2015! Clara Belle and the Creeps, Ringo Deathstarr, Punk Lung, The 50 Kaitenz!robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-dec-18-2015-clara-belle-the-creeps-ringo-deathstarr-punk-lung-the-50-kaitenz/

Top 3 Videos for Dec. 12, 2015! Messer Chups, Lazyeye, Ringo Deathstarr and Su Ko D Koi! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-dec-12-2015-messer-chups-lazyeye-ringo-deathstarr-and-su-ko-d-koi/

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Top 3 Videos for Dec. 12, 2015! Messer Chups, Lazyeye, Ringo Deathstarr and Su Ko D Koi!

Time once again for the Top 3 Video Countdown! The Top 3 Indies Artists videos for Dec. 12, 2015.

First up is a band from St. Petersburg, Russia. One of the few bands that can crossover from the Top 3 Videos Countdown to the Cool and Strange Music Charts: Messur Chups (formerly known as Messur fur Frau Muller). This is Messer Chups with Chupacabra Twist. Here is their Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/messerchups/?fref=ts

#3) Messer Chups – Chupacabra Twist https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Cn_5XimO2I

At #2 is a band from the Midlands in the UK, called Lazyeye. They were introduced to us by Peter118. Thanks Peter. Their FB pages says they “Usually respond within an hour” so go write something to them and see if that’s true. Oh, and don’t bother checking the URL they have listed for the band, it doesn’t work. Here’s the Lazyeye FB: https://www.facebook.com/Lazyeyeonline/info/?tab=page_info

#2) LazyEye – Heartbeat Know https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQD7nGxafgs

Finally, at #1 is Ringo Deathstarr. Tomorrow they will appear as guests on my weekly radio show tomorrow: “What the Funday?” (WTF?) Please come like our FB page here:(https://www.facebook.com/whatthefunday76.1)

Wikipedia says, “Ringo Deathstarr is an alternative rock band from Austin, Texas, which channels such diverse influences as Fugazi, The Cure, The Smiths, My Bloody Valentine, and The Velvet Underground.” Ringo Deathstarr are currently touring Europe and Japan! Here’s their FB page: https://www.facebook.com/ringodeathstarr/?fref=ts

#1) Ringo Deathstarr – Rip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQ187y5sH3E

While we’re at it with the female fronted groups, we’re finally to this week’s Spotlight Artist and it’s my favorite all-girl Japanese Punk trio: Su Ko D Koi (also featured last week!)  They just released their second album on Nov. 11, 2015 and have been performing at “In-Store” record shop events all over the place. I love this band! They need more FB likes! https://www.facebook.com/ssttddkk/?fref=ts

This is a classic of theirs from their former album. Both albums are fantastic! This is a video Ken Nishikawa and I made. Scroll down below the video to see the English lyrics! But it doesn’t matter if you don’t understand the lyrics! These girls are awesome!

FREEBIE! Su凸ko D凹koi – Busu (Ugly) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SE0s_D8G5hc

Well, that’s it for today! See you next week!!!!! Have a great weekend! – Mike (in Tokyo) Rogers

PAST ISSUES OF THE TOP 3 VIDEOS:

LAST WEEK: Top 3 Videos for Dec. 5, 2015! Pretty Vicious, Beck Black, No Girlfriends, Japan’s Own Su Ko D Koi robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-dec-5-2015-pretty-vicious-beck-black-no-girlfriends-japans-own-su-ko-d-koi/

Top 3 Videos for Nov. 27, 2015! Wimps, Ringo Deathstarr, The Neatbeats, Italy’s Utveggi! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-nov-27-2015-wimps-ringo-deathstarr-the-neatbeats-italys-utveggi/

Top 3 Videos for Nov. 20, 2015! Sin Shakers, Two Tens, Moonlandingz, Japan’s Own The Neatbeats robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-nov-20-2015-sin-shakers-two-tens-moonlandingz-japans-own-the-neatbeats/

Top 3 Videos for Nov. 13, 2015! Mac Sabbath, Acid Baby Jesus, Doll Skin, Su Ko D Koi from Japan! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-nov-13-2015-mac-sabbath-acid-baby-jesus-doll-skin-su-ko-d-koi-from-japan/

Top 3 Videos for Nov. 7, 2015! Wax Idols, The Turns, Honeyblood, Samurai Attack! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-nov-7-2015-wax-idols-the-turns-honeyblood-samurai-attack/

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Top 3 Videos for Dec. 5, 2015! Pretty Vicious, Beck Black, No Girlfriends, Japan’s Own Su Ko D Koi

Time once again for the Top 3 Video Countdown! The Top 3 Indies Artists videos for Dec. 5, 2015.

First up is a brand new band from Merthyr Tydfil in Wales (I’d pronounce it for you, but you already got it, right?). Here’s 4 young guys in a band named “Pretty Vicious.” They are hot! Go check their Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/Prettyviciousuk/?fref=ts

#3) Pretty Vicious – Cave Song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cuCfyLWIZ44

At #2 is a band named Beck Black. Their webpage describes them as a “a Bluesy Punk Rock n Roll experience, based out of Los Angeles, California.” This really reminds me of something that Siouxsie Sioux might have conceived – and that’s a huge compliment! Here’s their Facebook too: https://www.facebook.com/beckblackmusic/

#2) Beck Black – American Mister https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yl-y0kzl898

At the top of this week’s chart is another group from Los Angeles. It’s an all-girl group named “No Girlfriends.” Both “No Girlfriends” and the previous “Beck Black” were turned onto us by Kona Cindy. Thanks, Cindy! Yeah, here’s the FB page for No Girlfriends: https://www.facebook.com/NoGirlfriendsBand/?fref=ts

#1) No Girlfriends – Groce https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2wYSpUg5w0

While we’re at it with the female fronted groups, we’re finally to this week’s Spotlight Artist and it’s my favorite all-girl Japanese Punk trio: Su Ko D Koi (Don’t worry if you can’t pronounce it, nobody else can either). They just released their second album on Nov. 11, 2015 and have been performing at “In-Store” record shop events all over the place. I love this band! They need more FB likes! https://www.facebook.com/ssttddkk/?fref=ts

Here’s their latest video.

Spotlight Video: Su凸ko D凹koi (Su Ko D Koi) – Boss! I Quit This Part-time Job! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iidnGJKJ-rQ

Well, that’s it for today! See you next week!!!!! Have a great weekend! – Mike (in Tokyo) Rogers

PAST ISSUES OF THE TOP 3 VIDEOS:

LAST WEEK: Top 3 Videos for Nov. 27, 2015! Wimps, Ringo Deathstarr, The Neatbeats, Italy’s Utveggi! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-nov-27-2015-wimps-ringo-deathstarr-the-neatbeats-italys-utveggi/

Top 3 Videos for Nov. 20, 2015! Sin Shakers, Two Tens, Moonlandingz, Japan’s Own The Neatbeats robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-nov-20-2015-sin-shakers-two-tens-moonlandingz-japans-own-the-neatbeats/

Top 3 Videos for Nov. 13, 2015! Mac Sabbath, Acid Baby Jesus, Doll Skin, Su Ko D Koi from Japan! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-nov-13-2015-mac-sabbath-acid-baby-jesus-doll-skin-su-ko-d-koi-from-japan/

Top 3 Videos for Nov. 7, 2015! Wax Idols, The Turns, Honeyblood, Samurai Attack! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-videos-for-nov-7-2015-wax-idols-the-turns-honeyblood-samurai-attack/

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