Nov 13, 2014

Tolerating the voices of children

People must realize that children are the future of rapidly graying Japan and work to create an environment in which their presence is not only welcome but encouraged.

The high cost of peace and quiet

/ | Jul 12, 2014

The high cost of peace and quiet

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Peace and quiet! How rare it is, how precious. Why rare? Because a full-blooded modern economy is no monastery, no "ancient pond" into which a frog may jump, producing the hushed "sound of water" immortalized by the haiku poet Basho (1644-94). Engines roar, machinery hums, ...

Boris sums up its sonic spectrum with 'Noise'

Jun 10, 2014

Boris sums up its sonic spectrum with 'Noise'

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Trying to define the sound of Tokyo-based experimental trio Boris is like asking someone their favorite kind of music. It's everything, it's nothing in particular ... it's definitely not country. "I think our music is built on top of an American rock legacy, but our ...