Friday, January 8, 2016

New Suzuki Junzo LP coming in March 2016 on Nod and Smile Records

Suzuki Junzo unleashes some of his best work ever on the new LP Shark-Infested Custard coming in March on Nod and Smile Records. Dig this excerpt from the 21 minute mind melting opening track "G-E.M.J" ...

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Suzuki Junzo USA Tour Nov 2014

In support of his upcoming release, 7, on Nod and Smile Records, our good friend Suzuki Junzo is coming to the USA in less than a month!

Nov 03-26

-3rd/mon: @ Silent Barn, Brooklyn/NY

-5th/wed: @ Rattail Records. Kutztown/PA

-6th/thu: @ Marvelous, Philadelphia/PA

-7th/fri: @ Club K, baltimore/MD

-8th/sat: @ Union Arts, DC/

-9th/sun: @ TBD, Pittsburgh/OH

-10th/mon: @ Now That's Class, Cleveland/OH

-12th/wed: @ The Summit, Columbus/OH

-13th/thu: @ Dreamland, louisville/KY

-15th/sat: @ Sugar Maple, Milwaukee/WI

-16th/sun: @ Mickey's Tavern, Madison/WI

-18th/tue: @ Madame Of The Arts, Minneapolis/MN

-19th/wed @ TBD, Seattle/WA

-20th/thu: @ Vagrant Projection Museum, Portland/OR

-21st/fri: @ Fortress Callosum, Sanfransisco/CA

-22nd/sat: @ Life Changing Ministry, Oakland/CA

-23rd/sun: @ The Morgue, Davis/CA

-24th/mon: @ Luna's Cafe, Sacramento/CA

-26th/wed: @ Hyperion Tavern, Los Angeles/CA

-28th/fri: @ Photo Bang Bang, Las vegas/NV

Here is a track from "7" which you can preorder here 

Friday, March 28, 2014

The Dead C, Gate, etc : Michael Morley 1994 Interview from Nice Pooper issue 3

Hey hey... almost 20 years ago I interviewed Michael Morley of the Dead C, Gate, Tanaka Nixon Metting, Wreck Small Speakers etc. Buy everything you can with his name on it.

Here is the proof (and the only Kitschchao advertisement I know of):

(originally from Nice Pooper issue 3, interview done over the phone April 13 1994)

Thursday, January 2, 2014


"Astrorgasm From The Inner Temple Tour"

Tsuyama Atsushi:bass, voice, cosmic joker
Higashi Hiroshi:synthesizer, dancin'king
Tabata Mitsuru:guitar, guitar synthesizer, maratab
Shimura Koji:drums, latino cool
Kawabata Makoto:guitar, speed guru

23rd (wed) @ New York NY- Mercury Lounge
24th (thu) @ Washington DC - DC9
25th (fri) @ Richmond VA - Strange Matter
26th (sat) @ Raleigh NC - Kings
27th (sun) @ Atlanta GA - The Earl
28th (mon) @ Nashville - TN The High Watt
29th (tue) @ Birmingham AL - Bottletree
30th (wed) @ New Orleans LA - Siberia

01st (thu) @ Houston TX - Fitzgerald's
02nd (fri) @ Fort Worth TX - Where House
03rd (sat) @ Austin TX - Austin Psych Fest
04th (sun) @ El Paso TX - Lowbrow Palace
05th (mon) @ Tucson AZ - Solar Culture
06th (tue) @ San Diego CA - Casbah
07th (wed) @ Los Angeles CA - Echo
08th (thu) @ San Francisco CA - Bottom of the Hill
09th (fri) @ Portland OR - Mississippi Studios
10th (sat) @ Vancouver BC - The Media Club
11th (sun) @ Seattle WA - Chop Suey
12th (mon) @ Boise ID - The Crux
13th (tue) @ Salt Lake City UT - Urban Lounge
14th (wed) @ Denver CO - Hi Dive
15th (thu) @ Lincoln NE - Bourbon Theatre
16th (fri) @ Minneapolis MN - 7th Street Entry
17th (sat) @ Madison WI - The Frequency
18th (sun) @ Chicago IL - Double Door
19th (mon) @ Kalamazoo MI - Louies Trophy House
20th (tue) @ Cleveland Heights OH - Grog Shop
21st (wed) @ Toronto ON - The Garrison
22nd (thu) @ Montreal QC - Il Motore
23rd (fri) @ Cambridge MA - Middle East Upstairs
24th (sat) @ New Haven CT - Cafe Nine
25th (sun) @ Providence RI - Fete Lounge 
27th (tue) @ Philadelphia PA - Boots & Saddle
28th (wed) @ Brooklyn NY - Knitting Factory

Friday, November 22, 2013

Suzuki Junzo - Portrait of Madeleine Elstr/SINGS 2 US TOUR 2013

Here are the dates so far for Suzuki Junzo's 2013 USA Fall Tour, be sure to check out his new albums Portrait of Madeleine Elstr  and Sings II (on Nod and Smile Records!).

** with KOHOUTEK

Nov 23, sat/2013: @ Hemlock Tavern, San Fransisco/CA 
(w/Brother JT, Carlton Melton, Phil Manley Life Coach)

Nov 24, sun/2013: @ KFJC Radio Show, Los Alto Hills/CA

Nov 26, tue/2013: @ Cake Shop, New York/NY**

Nov 27, wed/2013: @ Pageant Soloveev Gallery, Philadelphia/PA**
(w/Nick Millevoi, Elliott Levin & Denis Beuret)

Nov 29, fri/2013: @ Rattail Records, Kutztown/PA**
(w/We Have Heaven)

Nov 30, sat/2013: @ Gooski's, Pittsburgh/PA**
(w/ Crappy Funeral, Secret Tombs)

Dec 01, sun/2013: @ Now That's Class, Cleveland/OH**
(w/ Purity of Essence)

Dec 02, mon/2013: @ Trinosophes, Detroit/MI**

Dec 03, tue/2013: @ Cafe Bourbon Street, Columbus/OH**

Dec 04, wed/2013: @ Modern Cult Records, Louisville/KY
(w/ Tim Barnes of Quakebascket records)

Dec 05, thu/2013: @ The Owl, Chicago/IL
(w/ EXPO 70)

Dec 06, fri/2013: @ Cactus Club, Milwaukee/WI
(Utech Records Music festival II)

Dec 07, sat/2013: @ Shockrasonica, Madison/WI
Shockrasonica : 1218 E. Mifflin Madison, WI.

Dec 08, sun/2013: @ The Seward Cafe, Minneapolis/MN
(w/Paul Metzger, Jesse Petersen, Forgotten Works)

Dec 10, tue/2013: @ Hollow Earth Radio, Seattle/WA
(w/ Bill Horist, Walt The Fish)

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Suzuki Junzo Portrait of Madeleine Elster/SINGS 2 EU/UK TOUR 2013

Catch Suzuki Junzo in the EU/UK! Get stoked for Sings II on Nod and Smile coming in Nov on LP and CD!

Oct 13 sun @ Le Garage Creative Music, Liege/BEL

Oct 14 mon @ JZ Bunker, Leverkusen/GER

Oct 15 tue AVAILABLE in EU

Oct 16 wed @ Stichting Centrum, Den Haag/NL

Oct 17 thu @ XYRE, Tours/FR

Oct 18 fri AVAILABLE in EU

Oct 19 sat AVAILABLE in EU

Oct 20 sun @ Ladenlokal, Moenchengladbach/GER

Oct 21 mon @ Madame CLAUDE, Berlin/GER

Oct 22 tue AVAILABLE in EU/UK

Oct 23 wed @ Cafe OTO, London/UK

Oct 24 thu AVAILABLE in UK

Oct 25 fri @ Nutclough Tavern Studio, Hebden Bridge/UK

Oct 26 sat @ Blank Studio, Newcastle/UK

Oct 27 sun @ 13th Note Cafe, Glasgow/UK


Suzuki Junzo
Guitarist/Vocalist in Tokyo/JPN.
also play guitar in

The psychedelic troubadour has not one but two albums out this Autumn. 
One album, “Portrait of Madeleine Elster” is coming out on Utech Records (based in Milwaukee). 
This album is focused on Electric Guitar in the style of 2012′s “Ode to a Blue ghost” and ”Eight-Sided Infinity”. 
The other album, “Sings 2″ is more focused on Junzo singing and sees him joined by Makoto Kawabata of Acid Mothers Temple. 
Both albums feauture Ikuro Takahashi whose credits include LSD March, Fushitsusha, High Rise, Overhang Party and many more.