by Matt Kaufman Stand Takachiho is a popular little spot at the end of the Sanno Shotengai that attracts a mixed crowd of all ages. It’s a family owned business run by a delightful purple haired mama in her 80s. I was surprised that Takahiro has only been in business for two years. It seemsContinue reading “Stand Takachiho スタンド 高千穂”
by Matt Kaufman Address:大阪府 大阪市西成区 花園南 1-9-31 Osaka-shi Nishinari-ku Hanazono 1-9-13 Tel: 06-6657-0225 Open: Wednesday to Sunday. 11;00-19:30. Open on National Holidays. Closed Mon, Tues Nearest Station; Hanazono Station Exit 3-B (5 minutes) Nankai Tengachaya West Exit 10 minutes Type: Takoyaki, Ikayaki Founded: 1958 Beer: Asahi Super Dry Can ¥300 yen with set. Continue reading “Ichifuku (Takoyaki/Ikayaki) 一富久 Destination Hanazono Part 2”
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This is my first Osaka Scum Report back 1995 in from Thora-Zine, a great mag from Austin, Texas published by Brent Bruni Comiskey. I regret writing that mean stuff about Jerry Garcia in the intro, but hey, I was in my 20s and thought that making fun of hippies was cool (forgive me). In theContinue reading “Matt Kaufman’s Osaka Scum Report (1995) From Thora-Zine”
Dirtbombs press photo. Mick Collins is wearing an Exile Osaka T-shirt.
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.
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: Live at Himeji Mushroom. Himeji Japan.
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.