Wednesday 26 June 2013

Masaaki Hirao - Nippon Rock'n'Roll

CD available here, 10" LP due in two weeks.

Tuesday 11 June 2013

Zewditou Yohannes, live at Cafe OTO

A Summer night of Ethiopian music
Zewditou Yohannes


Howard Williams
(Honest Jon's / Japan Blues)
playing Ethiopian records.

Cafe OTO, Friday June 28

Tickets: £7.00 adv, £8.00 on the door.

Sunday 9 June 2013

More essential movies at the NFT this month

Suzaki Paradise: Red Signal

Struggling against poverty in the sweltering heat, in post-occupation Japan.

Sunday 2 June 2013

Roots of Japanese rock'n'roll

Man Who Causes a Storm

Yujiro Ishihara bites off more than he can chew
when he decides to make it as the top jazz drummer in Japan. 

Featuring a pre-rokabirii on-stage appearance by Masaaki Hirao.

Just one of the essential celluloid killers at the Nikkatsu season at the NFT