It’s time once again for the Top 3 Video countdown. The Top 3 Indies Artists Videos for the week of Feb. 21, 2016! I think you’ll really enjoy today’s countdown as the videos are all pretty cool or even hilarious!
First up is SWMRS. SWMRS (pronounced as “Swimmers”) is a punk rock outfit from Oakland, California. They formed in 2004. They draw on a mix of influences ranging from the Beach Boys to the Ramones to create their own brand of rock and roll. This song is hilarious! I never thought that Miley Cyrus was punk rock, but, well, I guess she is.
#3) SWMRS – Miley https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKbNDIigdlg
At #2 is Wavves, another band from California! This is their 3rd appearance on our countdown!
#2) Wavves – Way Too Much https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPdx7Il9DrM
The next band up is from New York and I think they are one of the most exciting new finds in sometime. Their name is “Baby Shakes” and they just finished touring Japan. I found out about them because my friends in Osaka said that they were Fab! I describe them as “the Ramones meet the Bangles.” This band is going to be huge!
#1) Baby Shakes – Summer Sun https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuHU5yAOYik
SPOTLIGHT ARTIST! Today’s Spotlight Artist was last week’s Spotlight Artist! Tokyo’s own girl group, The Pats Pats. I’ve been playing them quite heavily on the radio. Dig it!
SPOTLIGHT ARTIST: THE PATS PATS ドーナツの歌 The Donuts Song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqlRybasUD0
Well, that’s it for today! See you next week!!!!! – Mike (in Tokyo) Rogers
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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/
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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/
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/
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