It is sex? Is it music? Is it art? Or is it none of them?

Although The Land of the Rising Sun is not widely known for leading the world of music in areas of edgy breakthrough, I have, lately, had my attention drawn to the Japanese music phenomenon known as AKB48. AKB48? You know, AKB48! The best-selling All-Girl, Japanese, Female Idol band. Are you… Continue reading

The Brits 2012, where the shit hits the music fans

This year’s Brit Music Award nominations have just been announced and I haven’t stopped laughing since the list was published. Unfortunately it’s clear, right from the start, that the people who produced this list have spent far too long stuffing coke up their noses. Or Ketamine up their bottoms. It’s… Continue reading