Posts Tagged ‘concert’

Tayutau (たゆたう) is one if my very favorite bands.  The duo — Nishimoto Hiroko on guitar and Ikagi Akiko on violin and found percussion — play music that is haunting, beautiful, playful, and cleverly quiet.  Both of them sing and when they harmonize it’s as if a third, invisible instrument has suddenly taken the stage.  […]


The reason that Marié came down from Tokyo, lugging her accordion with her, was to play a gig with RF — from San Francisco — at Kyoto’s Urban Guild. RF stands for “radio frequency,” of course, but it also stands for Ryan Francesconi, the center of a cosmos of musicians that participate in the RF […]


While J. was away in Taiwan, I went to see Múm play at Club Quattro. Múm (pronounced “MooM”) is an(other) Icelandic band that creates ethereal soundscapes that are a blend of acoustic instrumentation, electronic sound production, and crystalline vocal harmonics. From the FatCat records website: Since former member Gyda Valtysdóttir left the band in September […]



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