An Inquiry As to The Nature of Lemon Candy by Jonathan Rubin This article is about, ostensibly, lemon candy: tart, yet sweet, both hard and soft, and hopefully sour enough to pucker your face for minutes, if not hours. But what can we really say when we talk about lemon candy? Is it about ourselves,Continue reading “An Inquiry As to The Nature of Lemon Candy (From Exile Osaka #3)”
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Mick Collins (Dirtbombs, Gories, Black Top) wearing Exile Osaka T-shirt
Dirtbombs press photo. Mick Collins is wearing an Exile Osaka T-shirt.
A.C. Live in Osaka Japan 1995 (from Exile Osaka #4)
I Interviewed A.C. and All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt by Matt Exile [A.C. with Fans outside of Fandango] From Exile Osaka #4 (1996) BEARS JUNE w/ Punku Boi, Hard Core Dude. 6/23/95 This show was advertised as a “big present” from Bears. A.C. have a very strong following here, and their first tourContinue reading “A.C. Live in Osaka Japan 1995 (from Exile Osaka #4)”
Japan Noise: CCCC, Masonna, Solmania, Jojo Hiroshige etc.
CCCC with Yamamoto Seiichi (Omoide Hatoba) Solmania Jojo Hiroshige (Hijo Kaidan) with AV star Miki Sawaguchi at Bears. I have more photos from this show somewhere. Masonna and Fusao (Angel N Heavy Syrup). Masonna live at Bears I’ll add more noise photos as I find them. All photos by Matt Kaufman.
Guitar Wolf and The Cramps: Roseland NYC 11/15/97
Photos by Spencer Kaufman
Damo Suzuki and Michael Karoli of Can: Live in Osaka
Damo Suzuki and Michael Karoli of Can played Muse Hall in Osaka in 1997. This may be the only photo of Damo Suzuki and Yamataka Eye of The Boredoms. All photos (c.) Matt Kaufman. Flier for Damo’s Network
The Oblivians at Himeji Japan 1998
The Oblivians: Live at Himeji Mushroom. Himeji Japan.
Exile Osaka #5
Exile Osaka #5. Issues still available. From 1998.
Letters to Faxed Head (From Exile Osaka #4, 1996)
Letters to FAXED HEAD From Seventh Graders (age 12-13) at Osakabou Chugakko J.H.S. Text/Photos (c.) Exile Osaka Everyone is intrigued by Faxed Head — the mysterious band from Coalinga, California. When I heard they were coming to Japan, I almost burst a nut. I had purchased their debut CD a while back, and found myselfContinue reading “Letters to Faxed Head (From Exile Osaka #4, 1996)”
Exile Osaka #4
Exile Osaka #4. Due to a problem with the printer, this issue was not widely distributed. I’ll try and upload some scans from this issue soon.