Satoru Teshima

For Satoru Teshima's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

October Live

Sep 25, 2013

October Live

October seems to be a good time for indie music. A lot of the smaller artists that need to do the festival circuit in Britain and the United States take a break in September and October, which gives them the chance to pop over ...

Street concerts aim to connect community

Sep 19, 2013

Street concerts aim to connect community

This weekend, the residents of Nagaokakyo, Kyoto, will get the chance to hear music from every nook and cranny of the city. The third annual Nagaokakyo Music Shotengai festival will be held at different venues located around the shopping streets near Hankyu Nagaoka Tenjin ...

Sophistication is duo's craft

Sep 12, 2013

Sophistication is duo's craft

While the phrase “Cool Japan” seems to only get used for things that are kawaii (cute) and technologically forward, people tend to overlook the cool in handcrafted products. On Sept. 15, the self-described design and sewing duo 38_works will present the 22nd edition of ...

SEPTEMBER LIVE

Aug 28, 2013

SEPTEMBER LIVE

Students are heading back to school, the fireworks displays are pretty much done and the gyaru (gals) are a lot more tanned. It’s too early to declare an end to summer yet, though. There are still plenty of music festivals and concerts in September ...