Mitsume's long days on the road pay off

Jun 3, 2016

Mitsume's long days on the road pay off

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Over the past decade, a go-to method for older rock bands to drum up excitement for a tour is the promise of playing a classic album in its entirety. It’s a win-win proposition: Fans get to feel nostalgic while the artists themselves can coast ...

Mitsume play the indie game, but are winning the mainstream

Feb 11, 2014

Mitsume play the indie game, but are winning the mainstream

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Mitsume subscribes to an easy-to-get-behind ethos regularly found in indie-rock communities: “Since our first album, we’ve been under nobody’s control but our own,” says lead vocalist Moto Kawabe. “We prefer to do whatever we can ourselves.” Accordingly, the Tokyo-based quartet has released all its ...