We finally decided to put English Page in MS's HP!
This is a page for those of you who are anticipating MUSIC SHARE (Thank You!!) and not understanding Japanese.
So we will try to upload essential info in here so that you won't have some serious questions.
Question like "Who the hell is that guest?!" or something like that.
There are numbers of things we want to do for non-Japanese speakers. We want to make HP in several languages. We want to put English Subtitles for interview, etc. But this is the best we can do at this moment.
So here is what's going on.
MUSIC SHARE for ENGLISH SPEAKERS
Thanks for watching MUSIC SHARE #63.
Enjoyed Live-DJ set by Fake Eyes Production?
Good! So we did.
And also the interview was hilarious!
Wish we had English subtitles, but since we don’t have the time nor money, let us just point out that it was funny (Sorry!).
And Fake Eyes Production has just released a new album "LET’s GO Heathrow".
It's a mixture of very wide range of music, yet its back born is strictly rock and electro and it’s really cool!
If you wanna purchase the album or songs, click the links below.
Or you can listen to it on Apple Music and Spotify, too.
About the next MUSIC SHARE.
IT’s gonna be 17th of October.
The guest will be HOPI’.
It’s sort of stupid, wasting words trying to explain how their sounds are like while, all you’ve got to do is a click.
So here is their soundcloud.
I think we need pioneer to expand the border or stretch the limit of existing art form.
And HOPI is one of those people, I think.
We can't wait to have them on MS and watch their Live!
We’ll see you on the 17th October!!
How to watch MUSIC SHARE
MUSIC SHARE does live-streaming on every 4th Tuesday of the month.
Guest : Fake Eyes Production
@REDBULL STUDIOS TOKYO on 9/15
Fake Eyes Production, who has just released their new album "LET's GO Heathrow", joined MUSIC SHARE with their live DJ mix.
Guest : SHOKO
@REDBULL STUDIOS TOKYO on 6/27
SHOKO is a singer, a songwriter who stands out in Acid Folk scene.
Her gentle voice and melancholic melody is soothing, yet somehow scratches your heart.
She is a great talent yet undiscovered.
Her live starts about 00:33:45.
MUSIC SHARE is a music program on internet and the shows has been streamed monthly since 2012.
The founder of MUSIC SHARE is the MC lady with grasses and microphone, MICHIYO HONDA.
MS's members are from many range of social background.
We get professional camera men, actor, PA, writer, designer, office workers and so on.
We all have love for music.
And believe MUSIC SHARE's idea.
TV and Radio used to function as a guide to new music. Musicians were picked up, their music were played and they got publicity. So we had a lot of musicians making many different types of music making a living.
But they seems to have stopped doing that and became an advertisement.
We used to hear a lot of Rock, Hip-hop, reggae, techno and many more. A few decades ago, there was diversity.
Now, all we hear on Radio and TV are idles and crappy J-POP and Nothing Else.
Top charts are filled with that sort of industrial music. The songs that designed to sell and make profit.
Unless you are into that kind of music, there is no music show you can bear to watch. None.
If those music are a few among many, that is fine.
But if they are pretty much "it", then we get a problem.
That is why MUSIC SHARE was started.
To introduce talented Japanese musicians to the world, to help music lovers to find the good tunes, help musicians to make a living so that they can keep on making music, bring back diversity that is lost, and make people's life a little better and little more fun.
That is what MUSIC SHARE wants to do.
So we live stream our shows. Sometimes go out to shoot the live performances.
Also, we are trying to make MUSIC SHARE branches across the nation.
Currently, we have Kyoto running a show every 3re Tuesdays. Shimonoseki is about raunch their first show, Niigata is planning to do their 2nd. we want to re-open Sendai. We have pans for Atami,Chiba, Fukuoka and Fukushima.
It will be nice to be able to listen to music that only exist in certain region.
Or what if you don't have to live in Tokyo to be a musician?
That is what we want to do with MUSIC SHARE Network.
And currently, we are doing this unpaid.
All the members share what MUSIC SHARE believes.
We do this for love. Not for money.
But, that doesn't mean we don't want it.
We need money to keep MUSIC SHARE going as well as keep ourselves going.
So meanwhile, please tell your friends about us.
And in a near future, if we start selling T-shirts and stuff, please buy them if you want us to continue MUSIC SHARE as it is.
Once Dr Motte joined MUSIC SHARE.
He is a founder of Love Parade. That is a legendary rave that gathered 1.5 million people at its peak. It's a monstrous party. It was a bloody gigantic movement.
And we, MUSIC SHARE also want to make a movement.
So we asked Dr. Motte.
"How do you manage to make that huge event? What was the key to success? How could we ever do it?"
He said at once.
"Oh that's simple"
And smiled faintly and opened his mouth.
"Do what you love. Love what you do."
Michiyo Honda and I really love these words.
We might not gather 1.5 million people nor have an opportunity to surprise ourselves with piles of money but I guess that's how MUSIC SHARE is run.