Welcome back the this week’s Top 3 videos. Today we have a special of three Japanese bands! Three cool Japanese acts!
First up is a Japanese girls band that had this particular record produced by Glen Matlock, the original bassist of the Sex Pistols! Their name is the Tomboys and I gather they are from Osaka! They have also opened for the mighty 50 Kaitenz!
They have a Facebook! https://bit.ly/2Ltcf5K
#3) THE TOMBOYS – Tell Me Why: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GdERMEQFMIw
Next up is the Pats Pats who will appear at the Shinenkai (New Year’s Party for the Mike Rogers Show!) on Jan. 7, 2019! The party is free entry (plus ¥1000 for two drinks!) Also, the Spam69 and sesame will appear. It’s gonna be cool! If you want tickets, (Their free) go here: http://www.shibuyamilkyway.com/new/SCHEDULE/ Check Jan 7!
Besides headlining at the Jan. 7th FREE party, the Pats Pats are a band from Tokyo featuring Akiko on Vocal, Guitar & Midori /Vocal, Bass.
Here’s the Pats Pats Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/patspats/
#2) THE PATS PATS – AnoLuck: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qib51uSm85c
At #1 this week is the mighty Routes! They’ve been getting heavy airplay on my radio show and on Rodney Bingenheimer’s show in Los Angeles. The Routes are from Kyushu and this is their latest video!
Here’s the Routes Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/theroutes/
#1) The Routes – Vendetta: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KS8GKqaRKmI
Hey! If you want tickets for the New Year’s Party (It’s free but tickets are going fast!): Go reserve them here (Jan. 7, 2019!): The Mike Rogers Show の新年会？2019年1月7日！やりましょうか？出演バンド: The Pats Pats, Spam69, Sesame! チケットの予約: http://www.shibuyamilkyway.com/new/SCHEDULE/
Of course, if you want to hear more of this stuff, check out InterFM’s, “The Mike Rogers Show” (Every Sunday morning from 5 am ~ 7 am on InterFM 897 in Tokyo, Radio Neo 79.5 in Nagoya, and nationwide simulcast on Radiko.jp! Check it out for tons of cool new music every week!)
Well, that’s it for today. Have a great weekend!
‘Matsuchiyo – Life of a Geisha‘ World Premiered at the 2018 Raindance Film Festival in London, England. ‘Matsuchiyo – Life of a Geisha‘ is a documentary about one of the last true geisha in Japan. From her wartime childhood to geisha apprenticeship to the glory days of a top geisha. This film illustrates the trials of the ultimate Japanese cultural enigma that is – The Life of a Geisha.
“Ghostroads – A Japanese Rock and Roll Ghost Story,” enjoyed its World-Premiere at the Raindance Film Festival in London on Sept. 25, 2017, and was released by a major Japanese motion picture company and in theaters all across Japan. The DVD and Blu-Ray went on sale all across Japan on June 13, 2018! It also enjoyed its Canadian theatrical release on August 31, 2018!
Here’s the movie trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxwJ4AfzOwM
Well, that’s it for today. Have a great weekend!
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 Internet TV 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 he is the creator and founder of the Mt. Fuji – Atami Film & VR Festival. Also his life’s dream is his just completed full-length motion picture, “Ghostroads – A Japanese Rock and Roll Ghost Story,” which enjoyed its World-Premiere at the Raindance Film Festival in London on Sept. 25, 2017, and was released by a major Japanese motion picture company and in theaters all across Japan from Sept. 2017 ~ Mar. 2018. The DVD and Blu-Ray went on sale all across Japan on June 13, 2018! His next project, “Matsuchiyo – Life of a Geisha” world premiered at the 2018 Raindance Film Festival in Oct. 2018.
Mike is also an Official Jury member to the 2018 Raindance Film Festival in London making him the first person ever to serve as a Jury Member from Japan in Raindance Film Festival history.
… Oh, and he likes to write about himself in the third person!
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