Global Garage #246: 80’s Japanese Punk & Post-Punk (1/9/2022)

In which the gang investigates the punk and post-punk scenes of Japan in the 80’s.

Sources and references from this episode:
“OXZ Were the first Japanese punk band to take on the patriarchy”
“TOKYO STREET ROCKERS 1978-1981”
“Interview: Kou Machida on Punk and Samurais”
“Rocker Hotei hears London calling”

Videos:
Kokushoku Elegy:

80’S JAPAN HARDCORE PUNK (featuring the Comes):

Nicfit – Omen (Live at Berth TV):

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Global Garage Show Playlist: 1/9/2022

Track
Band – Album – Location – Year
Boy Boy
OXZ – Along Ago: 1981-1989 – Japan – 2020
Twist Barbie
Shonen Knife – Burning Farm – Japan – 1983
Duncan Dancin’
Non Band – Non Band – Japan – 1982
Pollen Crime
Kokushoku Elegy – Kokushoku Elegy – Japan – 1986
Frozen Edge
Dendö Marionette – Dendö Marionette – Japan – 1981
Love Bitterness
Yōran – Love Bitterness – Japan – 1985
Velvet Night
Duppi – Velvet Night – Japan – 1986
Feeling of Birth, Feeling of Death
Zarathustra – Mr. & Mrs. Sex – Japan – 1987
No Side
The Comes – No Side – Japan – 1983
Sonic Cold Crazy Reaction
Off Mask 00 – Sonic Cold Crazy Reaction – Japan – 1986
Time Limit
The Nurse – Nurse II – Japan – 1984
Call Me God
Boredoms – Osorezan no Stooges Kyo – Japan – 1988
つるつるの壷
Inu – メシ喰うな! – Japan – 1981
PSYCHOPATH
BOØWY – PSYCHOPATH – Japan – 1987
もうがまんできない
JAGATARA – 裸の王様 – Japan – 1987
Material Slave
THE STAR CLUB – – Japan – 1986
The Closet
Teenage Jesus and the Jerks – – United States [New York] – 1979
オートマチック・フラ
Friction – 軋轢 – Japan – 1980
Nothing
THE STALIN – Moshi – Japan – 1983
TRAP
CHIKO HIGE – TRAP – Japan – 1985
UFO
ESG – ESG – United States [New York] – 2011
新舞踊
YELLOW MAGIC ORCHESTRA – テクノデリック – Japan – 1981
All Tomorrow’s Parties – 7 Version
Japan – Assemblage – United Kingdom – 1981
White Awakening
Les Rallizes Dénudés – single – Japan – 2021
Border
LLRR – < = > – Japan – 2020
Spread the Germicide
M.A.Z.E. – II – Japan – 2021
Deviation
Nicfit – Fuse – Japan – 2022

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Ryan

Ryan first discovered his love of radio at WSOE FM, where he spent all 4 years of college as a DJ, 2 as program director, and 1 as general manager. While his musical tastes are fairly broad, he has a big nerdy spot in his heart for prog rock.