Tag Archives: Japan

‘Paris’ – Au Revoir Simone remix

Williamsburg trio Au Revoir Simone remixed the Friendly Fires song ‘Paris’ some years ago now. This ‘Aeroplane Remix’ below takes me back to my Japan days – my friend and I would stand out on the balcony of my tiny shoebox apartment in awe of the fact that we were in fact living it up […]

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‘Heartbreaker’ – Metronomy

I discovered Metronomy as I was wandering around Japan’s Summer Sonic festival in August 2009. I could hear this song ‘Heartbreaker’ being performed from outside one of the massive halls – and ventured inside. I wasn’t disappointed with what I found and really, it’s those memorable music moments that tend to stick with you. Listen/view […]

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‘Alone In Kyoto’ – Air

I’ve found myself thinking a lot about Japan lately and when I was traveling around/living there I listened to a lot of Air. Good Shinkansen listening. Here’s ‘Alone In Kyoto’ (and yes I have listened to it alone in Kyoto) Get it on iTunes NZ

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