From the hipper side of Shimokitazawa (下北沢) – The Volstead bring their “Rock’n’ Roll resurrection’ kicking and swinging to a new generation of fans. The group’s rocking take on Swing Rock n’ Roll make The Volstead a favorite to both hipsters and listeners alike. Band members are drummer Yusuke Nakanishi, guitarist Kubota, bass player Takami […]
Billy’s Band is one of the brightest bands on Russian indie club music scene. Their music is a fusion of jazz, blues, swing and rock. The members often describe their style as “romantic alcojazz” or “funeral Dixieland with infinite Happy End.” The band’s discography counts 5 studio albums, 3 live albums and countless compilations.
DAD MOM GOD’s sound is swing meets ska in shark-skin suits. Produced by sexystone records, Tatsuya Nakamura of LOSALIOS contributed to four tracks on the band’s 1st album Poems like the Gun. DAD MOM GOD members are Tatsuyuki Hiyamuta (Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra), Junji Ikehata (ROCK’N’ROLL GYPSIES), Masaki Mori (EGO-WRAPPIN’), Kouji Ueno (the HIATUS), Dub […]
Formed in 2002, Empty Black Box’s swing-esqe style finds their jazz groove in their latest single Foolish. Empty Black Box members are Yatz [Vocal], Gami [Bass], Ponch [Guitar], Atsushi [Drums], Kana [Keyboards], Aya [Tenor Saxophone], Sally [Tenor Trombone] and Shinya [Bass Trombone].