Tokyo Damage Report

Archive for November, 2004

quill, deep slaughter, no value, fuck on the beach, el nudo

@ Nishiogikubo WATTS. 1,000th punk live report!!! tonight, a HUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUGE gap between ‘band energy’ and ‘audience indifference’. The bands were just going absolutely nuts and spitting and jumping off the roof and climbing the walls and gnawing each others’ arms off and traveling back in time and shit, and the audience was like, ‘doo dee doot […]

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19-t breakcore/noise/laptop live

ELECTRONICA LIVE. This was a joint record-release party for DESEPTAGON and CDR. They are part of this collective called 19-T. 19-t is unique because it’s like half Japanese dudes from japan and half white people from all the major white-people countries. They all have little macintosh laptops and so you kind of know there is […]

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text-only Engrish (couldn’t get the camera in time)

"engrish" t-shirts I have seen::::   ‘thesis + antithesis = shitthesis’   picture of ghetto-blaster and text reading: THE MOST SOULED-OUT, BREAK-BEATEST PARTY!! when it started raining I went and got my FRUITY UMBRELLA. ‘DUMBO PIRATE’ tshirt.   ‘GOD AT WORK.’   t-shirt reading , "I’M WITH CELEBRITY—>"   ‘einstein magic death!’   ‘ATHLETIC EQUIPMENT: […]

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Gandam rivets.

DATE:thursday november 13 ENGRISH OF THE DAY: SOUNDTRACK: ‘barber of seville’ – traditional ‘peanuts theme’- diminished scale only ‘radar brothers’ – and the surrounding mountains   Gandams– jesus, where to begin?? i guess the Gandam franchise started out as a ‘Giant Robots Hitting Each Other’ animation. but it somehow grew out of control and became […]

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dot (.), voco protesta, everybody’s enemy, low vision, encroached

jesus christ, another Punk show????? @ musashi-shouganai This show was amazing because it was under ten dollars, and because almost no one smoked. On the other hand, the live-house was the size of my bedroom, or your ass, and on top of that no one danced. On the third hand, the sound was like 10 […]

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Awesome new artists from Design Festa

1 -i’ve arranged the sites here from awesomest to most mediocre, because i know you’re busy. 2 – almost all the sites are in japanese. but the navigation buttons of the sites are usually in english. so just click on the buttons marked ‘works’ or ‘gallery’ and you can see the pretty pictures. 3 – […]

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TAIKO DRUMMING MADNESS!!

that’s right, i didn’t take that picture. or the others. The hippies from the drum museum last week just hooked me up with free tickets. They were in the back row but that turned out to be fine because any closer and I prolly woulda died from the sheer heaviness. That shit is just tribal […]

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