Thursday, June 27, 2019

The Top 3 Video Countdown for June 28, 2019! Bad Mary, Shonen Knife, Syteria, Kung-Fu Girl!


Welcome back the Top 3 Video Countdown for June 28, 2019!



And it's ladies night today on the Top 3 Video Countdown. All four of these female fronted bands will be featured on my show this Sunday on KOR radio. The Mike Rogers Show” every week on KOR Radio. 

Mike Rogers Show this weekend!
Saturday 9pm UK time.
Saturday 1pm Los Angeles time.
Sunday 5 am Japan Time.
日曜日の朝5時スタート!
http://www.koradio.rocks/

First up is a band that is coming to Japan at the end of August, 2019. Their name is Bad Mary. You can check out their Japan tour schedule here: 
https://www.facebook.com/badmaryband/ 

Their bio states: "Drawing influence from the likes of Blondie and The Ramones, Green Day and Paramore, Bad Mary has created their own strain of punk that takes you back to New York in the 70’s but with a modern vibe. Following on from their critically acclaimed debut, Better Days, released in 2013, the high octane four-piece group – led by powerhouse lead singer Amanda Mac, Mike Staub (bass/vocals), Bill Mac (drums) and David Henderson (guitar) – split their latest blasts of infectious, in your face songs into two driving EPs, Killing Dinosaurs (2015) and We Could Have Saved the World (2016). The band makes their home on Long Island, New York and have played classic venues such as Arlene’s Grocery, Bowery Electric, Trash Bar, and Highline Ballroom. Bad Mary were in the lineup of Warped Tour when it hit Jones Beach in 2015, the Liberty Music Festival in Philadelphia in 2016, and have scored airplay on U.S., U.K. and Australian radio." They've also been on the radio on my shows LOTS!
Here's Bad Mary's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/badmaryband/


#4) Bad Mary - Next to You: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9I5LMSjL_o


Next up at #3 is a band that was introduced to us by the all-knowing, Cindy Kona (The curator to the stars!). The band's name is Syteria. Syteria has a great pedigree! From their online bio: "Featuring Jax Chambers from the legendary Girlschool, Keira Kenworthy, Julia Vocal (Calvo) and Pablo Calvo, Syteria are a four piece UK rock band formed in 2015. "

Yup! They have a Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/syteriaband/



At #2 this week is a band introduced to us by music critic Stossy Reid! Mr. Reid says that this album could be "The Best Album of 2019!" You listen to this and you be the judge.

There is little known about Kung Fu Girl excepting I can't find their Facebook page nor their Twitter page. So, I guess we have to trust the opinion of Stossy Reid!

#2) Kung Fu Girl - Anorak.


At #1 this week is a band that does not need an explanation because they'been famous for over two decades! It's Shonen Knife and their latest brand new song!

Here's Shonen Knife's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ShonenKnifeOfficial/

#1) Shonen Knife - Sweet Candy Power: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1yG0gv-JYI



You can hear these songs and more on my radio show this Sunday! Check it out! "The Mike Rogers Show” every week on KOR Radio. 

Mike Rogers Show this weekend!
June 1, Saturday 9pm UK time.
June 1, Saturday 1pm Los Angeles time.
June 2, Sunday 5 am Japan Time.
(6月2日の日曜日の朝5時スタート!)
http://www.koradio.rocks/
(Oh and I play new USA/UK artists too!)


Also, I have a Patreon account! Please send over a few dimes if you like what I am doing: Mike Rogers Show on Patreon! (https://www.patreon.com/user?u=20842243)
Well, that’s it for today. Have a great weekend!

Check out these artists and more on my FM radio show this Sunday! Check it out! The Mike Rogers Show” every Sunday live on InterFM 89.7  in Tokyo and Radio Neo in Nagoya 79.5 and nationally broadcast on Radiko.jp (Internet radio).

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Matsuchiyo – Life of a Geisha‘ World Premiered at the 2018 Raindance Film Festival in London, England. ‘Matsuchiyo – Life of a Geisha‘ is a documentary about one of the last true geisha in Japan. From her wartime childhood to geisha apprenticeship to the glory days of a top geisha. This film illustrates the trials of the ultimate Japanese cultural enigma that is – The Life of a Geisha.


Ghostroads – A Japanese Rock and Roll Ghost Story,” enjoyed its World-Premiere at the Raindance Film Festival in London on Sept. 25, 2017, and was released by a major Japanese motion picture company and in theaters all across Japan.  The DVD and Blu-Ray went on sale all across Japan on June 13, 2018! It also enjoyed its Canadian theatrical release on August 31, 2018! 

Ghostroads – A Japanese Rock n Roll Ghost Story
Here’s the movie trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxwJ4AfzOwM

Ghostroads – A Japanese Rock n Roll Ghost Story DVD and Blu-Ray on sale all across Japan and available on rental everywhere in Japan!

Well, that’s it for today. Have a great weekend!

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About Mike in Tokyo Rogers: Mike has been a professional music/TV/radio/anime-related program producer in Japan since the eighties. He began in the music business in 1977 as lead vocalist with the legendary Los Angeles Punk Band, “The Rotters” (Sit on My Face Stevie Nix.). As a university student, he was assistant to the legendary Rodney Bingenheimer (Rodney on the ROQ – KROQ Los Angeles from 1980 ~ 1981.) Mike was the first and only foreigner in Japanese history to become the General Manager of a major Japanese broadcasting station (TV Tokyo owned InterFM). Has produced a few smash hit programs (some real losers, too!) and several of Tokyo’s highest rated and most famous radio programs. A recent hit Internet TV program was “The TV Show” (Set Program with “Ninja Slayer”) which, between April – Oct. 2015, garnered over 10 million viewers.  He is currently producing and hosting “The Mike Rogers Show” every Sunday live onwww.koradio.rocks 

Show times:
London Saturday 9pm
Los Angeles Saturday 1pm
Tokyo Sunday 5 am

Past shows can be found on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/mike-rogers-45

Please support my efforts on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=20842243


Also Mike is the creator and founder of the Mt. Fuji – Atami Film & VR Festival. Also his life’s dream is his just completed full-length motion picture, “Ghostroads – A Japanese Rock and Roll Ghost Story,” which enjoyed its World-Premiere at the Raindance Film Festival in London on Sept. 25, 2017, and was released by a major Japanese motion picture company and in theaters all across Japan from Sept. 2017 ~ Mar. 2018.  The DVD and Blu-Ray went on sale all across Japan on June 13, 2018! His next project, “Matsuchiyo – Life of a Geisha” world premiered at the 2018 Raindance Film Festival in Oct. 2018.
Mike is also an Official Jury member to the 2018 Raindance Film Festival in London making him the first person ever to serve as a Jury Member from Japan in Raindance Film Festival history.  

… Oh, and he likes to write about himself in the third person!

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PAST ISSUES OF THE TOP 3 VIDEOS:

LAST WEEK:

The Top 3 Video Countdown for June 15, 2019! J For Julie (Jpn!), Courettes, Bad Mary, Messer Chups! https://modernmarketingjapan.blogspot.com/2019/06/the-top-3-video-countdown-for-june-15.html

The Top 3 Video Countdown for June 8, 2019! The Let's Go's, Television Generation, Vigil of War, The Seven and Six! https://modernmarketingjapan.blogspot.com/2019/06/the-top-3-video-countdown-for-june-8.html

The Top 3 Video Countdown for June 1, 2019! Marc Platt, The Peawees, Sugar & Tiger!:https://modernmarketingjapan.blogspot.com/2019/06/the-top-3-video-countdown-for-june-1.html

The Top 3 Video Countdown for May 25, 2019! The Courettes, Love Zombies, Roxy Suicide, The 50 Kaitenz (Japan!)


The Top 3 Video Countdown for May 18, 2019! The 50 Kaitenz (World Exclusive!), Starbenders, Abjects, Crocodiles! https://modernmarketingjapan.blogspot.com/2019/05/the-top-3-video-countdown-for-may-18.html

The Top 3 Video Countdown for May 9, 2019! The Starbenders, Bat!, Lone Chains, Gyasi!  https://modernmarketingjapan.blogspot.com/2019/05/the-top-3-video-countdown-for-may-9.html

The Top 3 Video Countdown for May 2, 2019! The Starbenders, Kick Lips, Glam Skanks, the Cosmics!: https://modernmarketingjapan.blogspot.com/2019/05/the-top-3-video-countdown-for-may-2.html

The Top 3 Video Countdown for April 25, 2019! Sour Ops, Fadeaways (Jpn), Peawees, Paris Street Rebels!https://modernmarketingjapan.blogspot.com/2019/04/the-top-3-video-countdown-for-april-25.html

The Top 3 Video Countdown for April 18, 2019! The Peawees, The Tomboys, Rochelle Vincente Von K, Pup!https://modernmarketingjapan.blogspot.com/2019/04/the-top-3-video-countdown-for-april-18.html

The Top 3 Video Countdown for April 12, 2019! Fadeaways, Martha, Moler, Towers of London! https://modernmarketingjapan.blogspot.com/2019/04/the-top-3-video-countdown-for-april-12.html


The Top 3 Video Countdown for April 5, 2019! Martha, Qwam, Guitar Wolf (Jpn), Justine & the Unclean!https://modernmarketingjapan.blogspot.com/2019/04/the-top-3-video-countdown-for-april-5.html

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