“It’s a ticket to the show.” That’s how Canadian band leader Robin Suchy describes the newly released CD he produced with his 10-man blues band, the Howling Loochie Brothers.

The Brothers are veterans on the Tokyo music scene, and their energetic, infectious style has created a dedicated following. But as Suchy reflected in a recent interview, no matter what artists do on the live scene, without a CD they are simply “not taken seriously” in the music business today.

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