Sydney Dorner

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Hocori to give Fuji Rock a groove to be proud of

Music Jul 23, 2015

Hocori to give Fuji Rock a groove to be proud of

Tagging their work as electronic "buddy" music, Takuji Sekine and Yosuke Momono say their group, Hocori, is a way for two instrumentalists to indulge in artificial beats. Sekine, a member of the group Golf, and Momono, lead vocalist and guitarist in rock band Monobright, were ...

Traveling the world with Group_inou and back in time with Towa Tei

Music Jul 14, 2015

Traveling the world with Group_inou and back in time with Towa Tei

[video_embed number="1"] Group_inou "Eye" As I'm visiting Japan just now, I'm in a traveling frame of mind. So is Group_inou. In the video for "Eye," the duo are superimposed on time-lapse shots that visit areas of Japan, Venezuela and Canada. There's probably a few more spots in ...

Annie the Clumsy's awesome message and Oji Station represent

Music Jun 24, 2015

Annie the Clumsy's awesome message and Oji Station represent

Annie the Clumsy "Let's Dance Whoo" [video_embed number="1"] Annie the Clumsy gracefully gives us an ego boost in her track "Let's Dance Whoo": "Put your favorite music on / just forget every single s—t thing that happened to you / You don't need to worry about anything ...