Tempalay pledges to put on a show at Fuji Rock

Music Jul 24, 2019

Tempalay pledges to put on a show at Fuji Rock

by Patrick St. Michel

The recording of Tempalay's third full-length album, "With Love from the 21 Century," should have been a high point for lead vocalist and guitarist Ryoto Ohara. The group he fronts had climbed up the ranks of Japan's music community since forming in 2014, and ...

Review: Sid at Yokohama Arena

Music Mar 18, 2019

Review: Sid at Yokohama Arena

by Patrick St. Michel

Passionate fandom has become the domain of pop music. Or, at least, that's the image that has developed globally over the past decade, as intense groups of diverse people throw their support behind a wide range of mainstream acts, from Beyonce to BTS. Rock, ...