Rebecca Willa Davis

For Rebecca Willa Davis's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

The Morning Benders

Aug 18, 2011

The Morning Benders

There are lots of summer festivals now. How did you end up deciding to do Summer Sonic? Chris Chu: We’re actually not touring at all, really — we’re recording another album, so that’s where we’re focused. But we’ve been wanting to play in Japan ...

The Horrors

Aug 18, 2011

The Horrors

This is your third time at Summer Sonic — what keeps you coming back? Rhys Webb: It’s just a great festival. I think we’ve had our best-ever shows at Summer Sonic. Faris Badwan: Yeah, it’s the audiences. The stages as well; the sound is ...

Africaemo 'Power of the City'

Jun 30, 2011

Africaemo "Power of the City"

Africaemo are a band from the attention-deficit-disorder generation. From the Tokyo trio’s name — an amalgamation of two words that don’t have much to do with each other — to their mashup of music genres, flip-flopping languages and breakneck singing, you’d wonder why the ...