‘Scenery’ – Japan’s greatest contribution to jazz forgotten in time

To discover Mr. Ryo Fukui’s 1976 debut in someone’s record collection is to find night-long conversation tinder. Despite his recent passing from malignant lymphoma, its standing, brilliance, and legacy remain no more celebrated than when he was still alive.… Read More ‘Scenery’ – Japan’s greatest contribution to jazz forgotten in time

Only in Japan: gaming restaurants for all your nerdy appetites

Yoga flame!” bellowed the waitress as she struck him with an invisible fireball. His attempt at recreating a slow-motion death cry made for awkward viewing, save for the 8-bit game soundtrack in the background.… Read More Only in Japan: gaming restaurants for all your nerdy appetites