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red earth (as summertime begins)

Non-UK residents will have to excuse me if I am being specifically Britain-centric today, but…..blimey, hasn’t it been hot? You see, us Brits get all excited when the big, yellow glare-ball comes out; then after about 15-minutes, we all start moaning about how “it’s too hot to be stuck in an office” or “it’s fine if you’re on holiday but try sitting on the #42 bus to Preston” and “it’s not the same as heat in the Med” – along with other such nonsense. 1,248 more words

Archival Shots

Camera Obscura Alternatives

Over the last few weeks, followers of Steve’s ‘sleepyard’ blog may have noticed him sharing a number of ‘previously unseen’ photos of JAPAN. The images, taken by a range of photographers and spanning the band’s full career – from the pomp & pout of the late 70s, to the pristine poses of the Virgin era – were discovered earlier in the year, and it has been fabulous to finally see some new photos emerge. 202 more words

Steve Jansen

It’s time for an appreciation post!!!!

David Sylvian, Steve Jansen, and JAPAN.

If it wasn’t for their music, I seriously would be the sappiest person around. 118 more words

Misc

IPPU-DO: NIGHT MIRAGE, 1983

If you’re a fan of exotic new wave then this week’s album is perfect for you: Ippu-Do’s extremely diverse Night Mirage from 1983.

Ippu-Do was founded in 1979 by frontman… 205 more words

Allgemein

Richard Barbieri's Prog-Electronica Genius

I was first exposed to that exotic, amorphous musical genre called “electronica” in junior high by a friend who listened to what we called “weird stuff”. 1,183 more words

Progressive Rock

Richard Barbieri News from Kscope

Richard Barbieri’s third solo album ‘Planets + Persona’ is OUT NOW, check out the 360° video for “Solar Sea”.

“What other planets are out there? Could there be any life 40 light-years away?” – The new 360° video for Richard Barbieri’s track “Solar Sea”, explores these questions, imagines these new worlds – colliding planets, ice crystals inside a hollow comet, volcanic asteroids spewing molten lava into open space and a breathtaking finale. 277 more words

Progressive Rock

Japan/Porcupine Tree Keyboardist Richard Barbieri Releases 360° Video For “Solar Sea” Taken From His Forthcoming New Studio Album Planets + Persona

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Japan/Porcupine Tree Keyboardist Richard Barbieri Releases 360° Video For “Solar Sea” Taken From His Forthcoming New Studio Album Planets + Persona

“What other planets are out there? 798 more words

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