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YOSHIKI Amongst Five Japanese Artists Newly Added to the 2014 SXSW Lineup


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Oi, Yoshiki, you might want to get back on that plane, you’ve got SXSW to prepare for! The X-Japan star is amongst five Japanese acts recently added to the American festival’s lineup this March. Two previous announcements for the week long music extravaganza revealed that a whopping ten artists from Japan were already confirmed. Now, Yoshiki will be joining them along with indie legends Buffalo Daughter, Tokyo’s Gezan, cheery Kyoto quintet Happy and girl-rock duo Zarigani$.

The festivities kick off from 12-17 March 2014, and the full schedule of can be viewed online by clicking here.

The full list of artists from Japan appearing at SXSW 2014 is as follows;
[Champagne],
Buffalo Daughter,
Chihiro Yamazaki+RUOTE14band,
Gezan,
Happy,
Jungles from Red Bacteria Vacuum,
Mayu Wakisaka,
Mothercoat,
Romi,
Sentimental City Romance,
The Starbems,
Starmarie,
Vampillia,

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Author: neokeiuk

I first started listening to Japanese music when I started university in 2006. Whilst I was taken aback at the first I was soon fascinated by the new styles I heard. This passion is the basis for Neo Kei, for followers and fans of Japanese popular music. Any style of music is welcome. I am particularly enjoy r'n'b and oshare kei, but I listen to many genres such as para-para, euro beat, visual kei, electronica, hip hop, heavy metal, pop, alternative and many many more. Here I will share news on the newest releases, new videos, concert announcements and artist news. I am so working on establishing a regular club night dedicated to Japanese music in Liverpool. No music is too kawaii, dark, abstract or geeky to play! Keep a keen eye on the blogs, Facebook or Twitter as things develop. Feel free to share any bands you like, or music you want to hear on Neo Kei nights or just any J-music news you want to share.

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