Archive for April, 2013

Four photos taken in Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture. Advertisements

About a year ago the excellent Petals and Bones zine/website asked me to do an interview with them.  When they changed servers the interview disappeared for awhile, but now it’s back up and you can check it out right here.  Originally, it featured the image above — a self portrait taken in the bathroom mirror […]

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.  […]