| Jul 10, 2013

Nothing beats a Hammond B3


This month started with a trip to Cotton Club in Tokyo's Marunouchi district to see the trio Aquapit play a gig to promote their new album "Orange." Before the show even started, something caught my attention: Occupying center stage was a vintage Hammond B3 organ, ...

May 19, 2011

Tepco compensation plan

The government on May 13 decided on the overall framework of a scheme to help Tokyo Electric Power Co. compensate people who have suffered losses from the accidents at its Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. Compensation will be paid to those who were evacuated ...