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Taiko: A Poem

Taiko are Japanese percussion instruments, and the word is also used (outside of Japan) to refer to the drum ensemble performances. A few days ago, I was lucky enough to see a group perform several different styles of music. 151 more words


Show Review: Mangekyo Taiko Drum Show

Drums, abs, and a whole lot of excitement. It’s like EXILE, only way cooler. 400 more words


Let it go: the wadaiko way

Every few months or so, my taiko group goes through the basic forms/movements when playing the drums. Some of them are fairly straightforward: your stomach must be in line with the drum, not turned to one side; when hitting the drum, your drumstick should be angled down toward the drum, not parallel to it, and that sort of thing. 474 more words


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Hair: DURA – Boys & Girls 57 (Dark Colour) at mainstore

Cigarette: [ KUNST ] – .01 Threaded Cigarette Holder (Rare), from Unisex Accessories Gacha IV, at mainstore… 64 more words

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IONTW – September 17, 2017

TODAY! The Roadworks steamroller printing extravaganza at SFCB, San Francisco, CA and Grand Opening with printing demonstration at Mission Gallery now in Cambria, CA.

Meanwhile, in Canadia… … 112 more words


The Japanese Fall Festival Is a Great Time For Memories

Every first or second week of September Springfield, MO plays host to a wonderful Fall Festival that is a celebration of the bonds between sister city… 713 more words


Taiko at Hachimangu Shrine, Tokyo

A few weeks back I was out at the Fukagawa Hachiman Festival in Koto-ku, east Tokyo. I wrote a bit about the insane water battle… 103 more words