It’s Top 3 Video time! The best of the Top 3 videos for April 30, 2016!

First up is Skating Polly. Wikipedia says; “Skating Polly is an American rock band formed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 2009. The band consists of multi-instrumentalists Kelli Mayo and Peyton Bighorse, who were 9 and 14 years old when the band formed. The band is noted for its members alternating instruments, childlike yet mature and poetic lyrics, melodic arrangements, rudimentary musicianship and an eclectic array of songs that vary in style from riot grrrl to piano-based indie pop.”

#3) Skating Polly – Pretective Boy

At #2 is a trio from Las Vegas who were introduced to us by genius music curator, Kona Cindy. Thanks Cindy, you are tops!!! She loves this band and they describe themselves as an “Art Rock band.” Their name is Palaye Royale and they have the look and their tunes are great.  Go “Like” their Fb page here:

#2) PALAYE ROYALE – Mr. Doctor Man

At #1 is a song that was introduced to us by an artist named Julie (You can see one of Julie’s videos here). Julie turns us onto an awesome new artist named Mitski who I am told is half-Japanese and was born in Japan but now lives in New York. Her Wikipedia says; “Mitski was born in Japan and grew up surrounded by her mother’s 1970s pop CDs. Her family moved frequently, from Japan to the Democratic Republic of Congo to Malaysia to China to Turkey, among other countries, before coming to New York City. Her music reflects her cross-cultural identity as “half Japanese, half American, but not fully either,” and issues of belonging.” Here is her FB page: Go “Like” it. I think Mitski is going to be a big star!

#1) Mitski – Your Best American Girl

SPOTLIGHT ARTIST! Today’s spotlight is an artist from Tokyo Japan named Molice. Molice is a rock, alternative indie band formed in January 2007. They formed from the dissolution of two other bands, The Radicales and China Chop. Here’s their FB page. Please go “Like” it.

I hear this video was made in collaboration with fans all over the world who sent in photos from their local river.

SPOTLIGHT ARTIST! Molice – Rivers—stnI

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




Top 3 Videos for April 23, 2016! Frankie Cosmos, Bleached, Dog Party and Japan’s Count Phantom!

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

Top 3 Videos for April 9, 2016! Doll Skin, Rews, Ginger Wildheart, Japan’s own The Privates!

Top 3 Videos for April 3, 2016! The Mirror Trap, Taymir, Pom Poms, Japan’s Thunderroads!

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!!

Top 3 Videos for Mar. 12, 2016! HINDS, Lola Dutronic, Rews, Japan’s TADZIO!

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)!

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!

Top 3 Videos for Jan. 25, 2016! Killmama, Dukes of Hamburg, Ginger Wildheart and Courtney Love, The Sleaze-Aholics!



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