Archive for the 'Music' Category

ONE OK ROCK: Set List: 2017 North American Ambitions Tour, New York City, 2017-01-15

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Full review forthcoming.

Here’s what the boys played for us last night in NYC: 18th Anniversary

Sunday, January 31st, 2016

This post sort of encapsulates the 17-year history of the site. Part letter to a friend, part cycling blog, part music blog—like life, I never know where it will lead.

Album Review: SPYAIR “4”

Saturday, November 28th, 2015

brucew’s review of SPYAIR’s 4th studio album.

ONE OK ROCK autographs

Friday, October 9th, 2015

After the VIP photo session with ONE OK ROCK last weekend, but still before the show, (and before ordinary ticketholders were admitted), I visited the goods counter. I bought a tour t-shirt and wristband, and saw a little note on the table. “The first 250 people who buy the album get to stay in the […]

Finding myself

Friday, October 9th, 2015

With all the cameras and cellphones at the ONE OK ROCK gig in NYC last weekend, it was only a matter of time before I found myself.

Review: ONE OK ROCK at the PlayStation Theater, NYC, October 3, 2015

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

In the third show of their first headlining tour in North America, ONE OK ROCK brought down the house in NYC this past Saturday. The only disappointment is that there wasn’t more of the show. When the venue tweets and gushes about the show, you know it’s really something. As far back as I looked, […]


Sunday, October 4th, 2015

I went to NYC this weekend for the New York date of ONE OK ROCK’s 35xxxv Tour. Just me and 1,999 other equally rabid OOR fans in attendance. It was a wonderful show—everything I’d hoped for. Look for a full review in the coming days after I catch up on my sleep and transcribe my […]

Sing-along with Taka

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

After seeing cellphone vids from the Chicago and Toronto shows, I’m really pumped for ONE OK ROCK’s show tomorrow night in NYC.

ONE OK ROCK’s 35xxxv album: Red vs. Black

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Which version of ONE OK ROCK’s 35xxxv album is right for you? The red Japanese domestic edition, or the black US/International one?

It’s here!

Monday, September 21st, 2015

ONE OK ROCK’s 35xxxv US Edition is here, in my hands. I’m working on a “Red vs. Black” review and comparison between the Japanese edition and the US one. Aiming to publish on Thursday night Eastern time, Friday morning Japan time.