I introduce the new Japanese indie music platform Minna Kikeru, which is an amazing treasure trove of alternative music from Japan.
I translate some of the band bios and play some of the songs by tenniscoats, Yuko Ikema and My Pal Foot Foot.
Japanese alternative music
Examing the early roots of Nigo, A Bathing Ape, Last Orgy and beyond A Bathing Ape, or BAPE, is one of the world’s most popular brands, specializing in streetwear and lifestyle clothing. BAPE’s founder Nigo is almost as famous as his brand, having collaborated with everyone from musicians such as Pharrell Williams and Kanye West, …