City pop revival helps Suchmos at just the right time

Music Feb 28, 2016

City pop revival helps Suchmos at just the right time

by Patrick St. Michel

Walk into a Tower Records store in Shibuya or Shinjuku and you'll eventually come across the apparel section. The current fashion aesthetic here leans retro: Hoodies and T-shirts come emblazoned with text highlighting throwback music signifiers, from equipment ("cassette tape," "analog") to genres ("surf ...

Suchmos "The Bay"

Music / CD Reviews | LISTENING POST Aug 21, 2015

Suchmos "The Bay"

by Warut Yompool

The first full album from Suchmos, titled, "The Bay," is just the kind of soundtrack you need for a Saturday night. The band's name is adapted from Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, and "The Bay" gives a nod to the jazz legend with the kind of ...