Japanese music isn't all corporate-sponsored teen idols and aging enka dinosaurs. Info-exchange forum and photo collection for fans of J-indies, electronica, punk, ska, hip-hop, noise and anything you WON'T hear on Japanese Top 40 shows. Also general discussion of Japanese indies films, comics, books and culture. In English or Japanese roomaji, please.
If you like: Boredoms, Shena Ringo, Buffalo Daughter, Nirgilis, Merzbow, Grind Orchestra, ROVO, Kai, Combo Piano, Downy, Takashi Miike, AKIRA, Shimokitazawa's Shelter, Shonen Knife, Readymade Records, Masonna, OOIOO, Hifana, Tanimachi-9-chome's Kanadian, Hi-Posi, DMBQ, Kojima Mayumi, UA, Kahimi Karie, Mad 3, Otomo Yoshihide, Vincent Atmicus, Little Tempo, Togawa Jun, Namba's Bears, Yoko Kanno, Tsukamoto Shinya, Imaike's Tokuzo, Ruins, Denki Groove, Super Junky Monkey, YMO, Double Famous, Jin-Roh, Himeji's Mushroom, Nasca Car, Ken Ishii, DJ Klock, Coaltar of the Deepers, Supercar, Jojo Hiroshige, DJ Krush, Dissecting Table, Uchuken, Yuka Honda, United Future Organization, Shibuya's Aoi Heya, 188.8.131.52's, Buck Tick, Numb, Soft Ballet, Guitar Wolf, Acid Mother's Temple, ROMZ Record, Keiji Haino, Konishi Yasuharu, ECD, Akainu, etc, etc.