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Idol-pop trio turn temples into gig spots

Music Jan 3, 2019

Idol-pop trio turn temples into gig spots

The members of one all-girl pop group that performs primarily at temples in Kyoto has seen their prayers answered in recent years as their fan base has grown steadily. Called terapalms (rendered entirely in lower-case letters), the trio formed in November 2016 at the request ...

Yellow Magic Orchestra go big and go home

Music Nov 22, 2018

Yellow Magic Orchestra go big and go home

by Irma Nunez

Yellow Magic Orchestra made its 1980 debut on the legendary American dance show “Soul Train” performing a cover of “Tighten Up” by Archie Bell & the Drells, two years after the November 1978 release of the trio’s eponymous first album Dressed in logoed button-downs with ...

The Stylistics: Philly soul comes to Japan

Music Nov 22, 2018

The Stylistics: Philly soul comes to Japan

by Jordan Allen

Fresh from a 29-date tour of the British Isles, and celebrating their 50th anniversary year, Philadelphia soul icons The Stylistics are setting up camp in Japan for a 12-date tour of three cities: Yokohama (Dec. 9), Tokyo (Dec. 10 and between Dec. 18 and ...

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