Never mind the lineup: Fuji Rock is more than music

Jul 31, 2015

Never mind the lineup: Fuji Rock is more than music

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It has only been three years since Fuji Rock Festival posted its highest-ever attendance figures, with a little help from Radiohead and The Stone Roses, but you wouldn’t have known it from the steady drumbeat of glumness that heralded this year’s edition. Following a ...

Get worldly with duo Charan Po Rantan

Jun 20, 2013

Get worldly with duo Charan Po Rantan

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The two sisters of Charan Po Rantan say they’re content in their own world. On latest album, “Futae no Rasen” (“Double Spiral”), the duo dwells on remaining inside this world — a place soundtracked by an accordion. “I didn’t play with friends (growing up) ...