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Look at these adorable ladies:
Aren’t they sweet? They’re Nisenenmondai (which apparently means “Year 2000 Problem,” remember that?), a veteran Japanese trio that has been playing a sick blend of lo-fi/wall-of-sound/punk/noise/distortion rock for a decade. The music is, all at once: cerebral, playful, aggressive, daunting, methodical, modern, mathematical, organic impulsive, deliberate, visceral and new. Hunh.
In short, Nissenmondai sounds (IMHO) like this:
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Ladies and gents–meet An American Chinese. They’re a shoegazey band from Philly with a curious but cool name (we’ve been trying to get the story behind it from them, but no word yet) and an awesome lo-fi sound. This is their vid to “Panic Pilgrim, Quick Grab Your Suitcase,” which looks like a moving diorama (i.e. so effing cool):
Listen to more American Chinese on their MySpace page.
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