Recordando las diversas bandas y artistas que hemos entrevistado durante el segundo semestre de este año que acaba. – A reminder of the different A-bands that spoke with us during the 2
nd semester in 2011!
Quedan pocos días para que el 2011 finalice, por ello el Colectivo Bunka a través de nuestro blog Wave entrega a ustedes nuestros logros obtenidos durante el último semestre, para recibir el año nuevo con más entrevistas, reseñas y exclusivas que los seguirán conectándolos con Asia en un solo lugar en el ciberespacio. Esperen sorpresas para el 2012. – A few days to complete 2011, Colectivo Bunka show for you our achievements during last semester, to receive the new year with more interviews, more reviews & more exclusive news for you keep connected with Asia in one place at cyberspace. Wait more surprises in 2012.
A new generation of J-music is growing up from London, Rye spoke with us about his new indie sound projects.
Dengue Fever did dance their fans in Philadelphia with your Cambodian music. Finishing this year, they were touring in Cambodia, Vietnam & Laos. Congrats!
K-pop is arriving in our region. Argentina was the first country in got it!
Barcelona did! Spain did! World still supporting Japan to rise after its terrible natural disasters together in Sendai region. Rock 4 Japan showed the human charity through the music.
Ryokan began to sing in English. They are thinking in an international tour soon. Congrats!
Host in a TV show, singer and composer, she is tagged as Chinese Shakira.
From Japan, Red Bacteria Vacuum played in America with A Perfect Circle in a unforgettable summer tour. Thanks to Audrey Kimura for this funny & historic interview, whose she learned some Spanish words!
Rose Noire played in Mexico and we got this awesome interview!
Brazil is a musical country, therefore J-music is strengthening in some places. The Kira Justice is an example about how J-music can be shared to samba & bossa nova Brazilian listeners. Now, they are in our USB Vol. 3.
J-music indie show us new ways to play music, and Suisei NoboaZ love his sound. They want to visit our Latin region in a future.
Anime Friends 2011 in Brazil showed the J-music influence in the first Latin America country with a big nikkei population.
Our first anime convention, the largest otaku event in the East coast. Thanks for our partnerships & friends: Hajime No Hikari (Alex) & Mc Anime Radio (Joel).
Once more, Medellin embraced the J-music sounds in this new SFJ 2011 version. A musical event which is consolidating the Colombian J-music bands & scene. Thank you!
A marvelous & awesome documental directed and produced by Lewis Rapkin, who he spoke with us in the last Fall in New York. Also, our Reporter Associated from Seattle, John Genzale, has written a fantastic review about this film, which is being shown in several festivals around the world.
From UK, this J- musicians whose had perfomed in Rock 4 Japan spoke with us (English & Spanish) about his musical achievements and his contribution to help Japan to rise its ruins.
Indie music from California, they did perfom at Otakon (Baltimore, MD). We appear in backstage’s Eyeshine video (bloppers) & they are our International Guest for our USB Vol 3.
Although we didn’t get a seat such as Guest Speaker for SWSX 2012, we are glad to enroll with a good proposal about the J-music’s vision for the Americas. A thankful message for John Genzale, author of this idea.
M.O.V.E. visited Buenos Aires at Anime Friends 2011 and we spoke with them about the wonderful show and the Latin passion that they felt in their Latin tour. Also, they promoted & released their new album. Our thanks to Stephen Harrell (Avex Ent.).
British sound of the 80s is rescuing through TBA, whose they have invoked the nostalgic disco atmosphere. We are the only Latin media to promote his recent album Bright As Diamonds, worldwide released last 9/28.
This VJ is the responsible of the TBA’s visual concept (live show & artwork). A great artist and designer who love the oldies sounds and novelties tendencies of our postmodern age.
Los Angeles embraced this Japanese singer and composer of Pop, Soul & Jazz songs. A music born from her heart and soul.
Monica Uranglass is becoming in a good J-pop dance musical influence in some West countries.
A historic mission for Colectivo Bunka: to get an interview and enter the concert with Noodles & Pillows in New York at 9/11. We did get!
Also, Colectivo Bunka was the only Latin media to get interview, signs and concert with this marvelous J-indie band. Even, Pedro Suarez will appear in the next DVD about the NAP – USA Tour, will be worldwide released next year.
A 4-days full of the best of comic, manga, movies & videogames in The Big Apple, in the last Fall. Journalistic alliance with Hajime No Hikari. Special thanks to Cosplay Nation (Uke, Josh & the cosplayer friends crew).
His music has a long musical influence by Radiohead and The Beatles, however, Cartonbox is emerging toward a new way to play and perform new indie sounds beyond the borders.
Tagged by the J-music media in America like “fantastic surprise J-girl band”, she played her last live show in Tokyo. However, coming soon we will get some news about new J-music band: ZZZ. A good memories caught in some pics during her performances at Japan Nite US Tour 2011.
An intermezzo while we were getting the Pillows & Noodles’s interviews: this Japaneses musicians who lives New York dream on to trip around Latin America to spread their music. International Guest in our USB Vol. 3.
An awesome and explicit chronicle wrote by Michael Barrero about the historic concert of X Japan in Buenos Aires.
New band formed in the city of Chiba whose they have sent his songs, words and joy, with the hope to trip around our Hispanic region.
First book in Spanish about the J-music history. Thanks for the dedicatory, Jaime Moreno (Akane Indie) for Colectivo Bunka.
A special radio session about the stories, memories, songs and other more of Plastic Tree. Host and directed by Sickroom, PT’s official fan club through her president, Massiel Raguileo.
A chronicle written by Pedro Suarez from Philadelphia when Blood performed in a private concert and also, we did get his words and his impression about his USA Tour & his live show at Anime USA, in Virginia, showing the VK music scene in the East coast.
Chronicle about the historic show of Versailles, first J-band who arrived to Colombia last November in his world tour. Written by Duvan Prada.
Argentina receive again this marvelous J-guitarrist, tagged as Jimi Hendrix modern. Chronicle by Michael Barrero.
Sol Naciente session in Bunka, Sonidos de Oriente radio show in Spanish promotes the new artist. From Chile, Areon released his new debut single to our listener in Latin America & world.
Merlotte, Colombian J-music band from Medellin, released his new song Vuelos Azules. Merlotte has been the good musical influence in the growing J-music scene in Medellin & Colombia. Also, they are in our USB Vol 3, once more.
A documental about the nikkei population in our Latin region, after the years of research and production. Directed by Kaori Flores, she has a nikkei heritage and this film is in memorian of her grandparents.
Other Colombia J-music band is rising from Medellin. Invaders Must Die will be the new sound in the next year. An achievement that provide benefits for our Colombian J-music listeners. Congrats!
Colectivo Bunka got this exclusive interview for Latin America, whose she released her new album Mother Shock, available in iTunes and her official label homepage. We send our appreciations to Yukio Kobayashi (3rd Stone From the Sun).
Closing this excellent year, we have got an exclusive interview with Bo-Peep, tagged as “best surprise in SXSW 2009” & she toured America to promote the last disc Vibe, in 2010. A human & emotive conversation to our Bunka fans. Thanks for Yukio Kobayashi for this Christmas gift (3rd Stone From the Sun).
Other band will appear in our USB Vol 3, The Kyoto Connection (Argentina). A great mixture of avantgarde J-sounds causing audio pleasure to enjoy to listen. Thanks amigos!
Official Latin bands will play in our USB Vol 3.
Official international guest bands will play in our USB Vol 3.
2012 surprise: Extreme Fashion Week, powered by Colectivo Bunka in 2 Latin cities. More info in our official homepage. Coming soon!
2012 surprise: our first interview starting next year with K.A.N.T.A. Coming soon!