Thomas Hall

For Thomas Hall's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Oct 31, 2014

Review: Zapp at Billboard Live

Shiny silver suits with glittering lapels, talkboxes on wheels, never-ending dance routines and multiple keytars (and keytar solos) — what a way to spend a Saturday night. Zapp came to Tokyo last weekend and showed us all why they’re still together after 35 years. ...

Review: Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds at Billboard Live

Sep 10, 2014

Review: Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds at Billboard Live

The fact that Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds is playing at Billboard Live makes total sense, since his songwriting and production has dominated the Billboard charts for the past 25 years. With 10 Grammy Awards and a list of collaborators that reads like a who’s-who of ...

Review: Lisa Loeb at Billboard Live

| Sep 2, 2014

Review: Lisa Loeb at Billboard Live

Everyone has probably heard at least one Lisa Loeb song, and most likely it was her debut single “Stay (I Missed You)” — a worldwide hit exactly 20 years ago. Loeb remains thrilled with the song’s continued success. “I love when people tell me ...

Scissor Sisters

Sep 13, 2012

Scissor Sisters

If you’re looking for a midweek party to tide you over until the weekend, a pair of Scissor Sisters gigs might be just what you’re looking for. A decade into their career, Scissor Sisters have shown themselves to be an enduring, refreshing and interesting ...