Because I've been too fucked with my jobs to have time to write, here's my attempt at catching you up to all the latest in my fantastic music sphere! Marina (sans the Diamonds) has announced her new double album, following 2015's "FROOT". Titled "Love+Fear", the two sides each deal with their respective emotion and will... Continue Reading →
Hiroshi Nakamura's jazz/lounge/j-pop hybrid lovechild "i-dep" has been dead for the last 10 years, but Nakamura has announced on his Facebook that the unit will resume activities (with original lineup members as well!) this year, beginning with a live show on March 8th with Hubert Lenoir! This is a fantastic event, and I really hope... Continue Reading →
Xenomania (Brian Higgins and his stable of writers of Girls Aloud/Florrie/Mini Viva production fame for those of you less knowledgeable of quality pop music) have revealed a new girl group under their wing, named "Unperfect". I can't say I'm excited, as the last few years haven't been too impressive (aside from Nadine Coyle's brilliant but... Continue Reading →
Okay but, this is actually amazing and simultaneously messed up. I know I'm sick and fackin' tired of garbage SoundCloud rent-a-rappers polluting my shuffle and bad recommendations, but at the same time..... Can you imagine every Radiohead inspired (read: derivative) indie band that took acid to help them write rhymes being able to see how... Continue Reading →
Oh yeah baby. Czecho are doing a ten date tour in the summer to support a new EP they'll be releasing and I cannot wait. Hoping we get a single soon or something!
Tofubeats kicks off his 2019 with an unexpected cover of Takeuchi Mariya's viral 80's sensation "Plastic Love". The track rose to fame on YouTube and practically gave birth to the "Future Funk" genre. I'm fairly excited to hear how Tofubeats will spin this, so keep your ears peeled for January 23. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bsreogtnjry/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=q10mf35r9re5
Dr. Usui's (recently of Otocompo and XXX of WONDER) longtime electronic retro-pop unit Motocompo's underrated 2007 LP "Chiptop Lips" has been reissued with four bonus tracks! Make sure to pick it up, this is one of the more obscure gems of the late 2000s j-tek boom. Purchase on CDJapan!
It's been quite some time since we last heard anything from Hootie and the Blowfish, but today we've got word that they're returning from their decade+ hiatus for a new tour and album release in 2019! More info and dates on the original article here. The Houston date is June 14, locals take note! (and... Continue Reading →
How have I had this blog for 10 months now?! Life Polyphony is almost a year old..... Anywho, I'd like to leave a small roadmap of things coming up in the near future : Updated Holiday playlist A separate monthly playlist for December (since last year I only did a Christmas playlist) A few more... Continue Reading →