It’s time once again for the Top 3 Indies Artist Video Countdown for Jan. 27, 2018!
First up is Starcrawler! This is 4 weeks in a row on the charts! Their debut CD just came out in Japan a week ago!
Starcrawler are coming to Japan 3/7 (Wed) O-nest in Shibuya, 3/8 (Thu) Nagoya @ Huck Finn, 3/9 (Fri) Osaka @ Conpass, 3/10(Sat) Kyoto @ Metro. Tickets are available here: WWW.BEATINK.COM
Here’s Starcrawler’s Facebook page. Go Like it: https://www.facebook.com/starcrawlertheband/
#3) Starcrawler – Let Her Be: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alUHhtQSjr4
At #2 is my favorite new band. They are called Amyl and the Sniffers and they are from Australia. This band is going to be the big hit success of 2018. They are about to make a huge announcement that will literally drop your jaw. I’ve been playing them EVERY WEEK on my FM radio show in Japan, “The Mike Rogers Show” on InterFM 897 in Tokyo and Radio Neo in Nagoya 79.5. (Please come Like my FB page!) This is an earlier track of Amyl & the Sniffers. I think this is the best female fronted punk band since Joan Jett or X-Ray Specs.
Don’t be the last one to like their FB page: https://www.facebook.com/amylandthesniffers/
#2) Amyl and The Sniffers – Pleasure Forever: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvkTu7AiTfM
I have a real treat for you at #1! The LEGENDARY Duncan Reid! Duncan “Kid” Reid was an original member of the London Power/Pop band, the Boys. Wikipedia says: “The Boys are an English punk rock/power pop band formed in London in 1976. Members of the band had previously played in other groups, including London SS and Hollywood Brats.”
So Duncan Reid is back and causing trouble and we LOVE it! His new band is called “Duncan Reid and the Big Heads” and their newest album is called, “Bombs Away!”
Go “Like” their Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/DuncanReidAndTheBigheads/?ref=br_rs
#1) Duncan Reid And The Big Heads – C’est La Vie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXr2ULWQq40
Spotlight Artist! Today’s spotlight artists are the mighty 50 Kaitenz from Osaka, Japan! The 50 Kaitenz have a new album coming out on January 17, 2018 and I have been playing some of their new songs on my FM radio show every week for the last 8 weeks in a row! (The Mike Rogers Show on InterFM 897 in Tokyo and Radio Neo 79.5 in Nagoya – Please come “Like” my FB page: https://www.facebook.com/MikeRogersShow/) The new record is simply awesome and I think it’s their best one yet!
Of course, they have a Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/50kaitenz/
Spotlight Artist! The 50 Kaitenz – Mr.1234man: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmE0XOdnzts
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 “The Mike Rogers Show” every Sunday live on InterFM 89.7 in Tokyo and Radio Neo in Nagoya 79.5 and nationally broadcast on Radiko.jp (Internet radio). 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!
PAST ISSUES OF THE TOP 3 VIDEOS:
Top 3 Indies Videos Jan. 20, 2018 – Elmo Weber, Amyl & the Sniffers, Starcrawler! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-videos-jan-20-2018-elmo-weber-amyl-the-sniffers-starcrawler/
Top 3 Indies 01/13/18 – Les Stores, Moody Beach, Starcrawler, Neatbeats, 50Kaitenz, Su Ko D Koi! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-01-13-18-les-stores-moody-beach-starcrawler-neatbeats-50kaitenz-su-ko-d-koi/
Top 3 Indies Videos Jan. 6, 2018 – Starcrawler, The Chats, The Cambodian Space Project! http://robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-videos-jan-6-2018-starcrawler-the-chats-the-cambodian-space-project/
Mike (in Tokyo) Rogers’ Top 50 Best Songs of 2017 (Music Videos!) http://bit.ly/2BROuCv
Top 3 Indies Videos 12/7/17 – Starcrawler, Blondie, Monsieurs, The 50 Kaitenz (Jpn) robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-videos-12717-starcrawler-blondie-monsieurs-the-50-kaitenz-jpn/
Top 3 Indies Videos 12/01/17 – Five Fab Japanese Indies and Garage Bands! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-videos-120117-five-fab-japanese-indies-and-garage-bands/
Top 3 Indies Videos 11/25/17 – 50 Kaitenz (Jpn), Pale Lips, Pip Blom, Dirty Fences! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-videos-112517-50-kaitenz-jpn-pale-lips-pip-blom-dirty-fences/
Top 3 Indies Artist Video 11/17/17 – Dream Wife, Cabbage, Starcrawler, Boris (Jpn) robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-video-111717-dream-wife-cabbage-starcrawler-boris-jpn/
Top 3 Indies Artist Video 11/11/17 – Van T’s, Nervous Twitch, Eux Autres, Daikaiju! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-artist-video-111117-van-ts-nervous-twitch-eux-autres-daikaiju/
Top 3 Indies Videos 11/04/17! Starbenders, ED WOODS, the Routes (Jpn), Luxury Death! robot55.jp/blog/top-3-indies-videos-110417-starbenders-edwoods-the-routes-jpn-luxury-death/
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