Tags archives: music

THIS IS ENGLAND (FROM MODS TO SKA) / BONUS TRACK

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THIS IS ENGLAND from MODS to SKA By SAMMY BLOUNT, translation by CORALINE CHUANG   For this issue 15, Revver had the opportunity to collaborate with the well-known English brand Fred Perry. Famous for their laurel wreath tennis shirt, Fred Perry has been associated with various British sub-culture movements since the early 1960’s. The most famo[...]

"BEING UNDERGROUND": A DEAD CONCEPT / TRENDS

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"BEING UNDERGROUND": A DEAD CONCEPT BY SANZA BULAYA, TRANSLATION BY CORALINE CHUANG   I am polishing this article right after the so-called “big” boxing fight between the boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and his very unique challenger Conor McGregor, who is the best in his discipline the Mix Martial Arts (MMA). Many have expected this fight becau[...]

TOKYO / BONUS TRACK

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TOKYO By SAMMY BLOUNT, translation by Chiaco TAMURA   When one thinks about Tokyo, music is certainly not the first that comes in mind. If you ask a random person in Europe, in America or even in Asia what this city evokes for them, you will probably get something like sumo, sushi, video games or ukiyo-e (this one is mostly me in fact...). Let [...]

The MIX / T O K Y O

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The MIX "When I was in Tokyo last March, I really enjoyed the diversity of the music there. Having one of the strongest music culture in Asia, Tokyo and Japan have a lots of good artists, no matter Japan or elsewhere residents. The coming event will be dedicated to this rich Japanese sounds with my preference for Electronic and Soul dominants."   [...]

SOME CLOWNS - BONUS TRACK

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SOME CLOWNS By SAMMY BLOUNT, translation by Cor. C   Since the first day clowns came up with all these tricks to make us laugh, music has been part of the show. Of course our beloved red-nosed friends had to twist things a bit. So they invented instruments all weirder one from the other. Can anyone tell me who other than clowns play the musical[...]

LIQUIDS & MUSIC / BONUS TRACK

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LIQUIDS & MUSIC By ANDY BAKER, translation by Ernest Chen   It’s shocking how many songs can be included in a list of songs under the category "LIQUIDS & MUSIC". Whether its about someone down on their luck and too heavy on the bottle, a lonely rainy night, or even a late night skinny dipping party, there seems no limit in ways to link [...]

GIVE PEACE A CHANCE / BONUS TRACK

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Give Peace a Chance By ANDY BAKER, translation by Ernest Chen     “Peace train”, a song by the artist Cat Stevens is almost always the song that first comes to my mind when thinking of a song that promotes peace. It was written in 1971, just two years after "Give Peace a Chance" during the Vietnam War. “It's the end of the world as w[...]

War tunes / BONUS TRACK

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By Andy Baker With every war, there are songs. Music and war have always had an intimate bond. For Many, music provided a source of hope, sanity and pleasure amidst the horrors of war. For those of us who never served in the military, songs even become the way we remember a war. The images from Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now always pop into m[...]

At Home... / BONUS TRACK

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By Andy BAKER, translation by Cor. C.   Source: Benji's home in San Francisco, CA Home, It seems now music has found its home living inside of a computer and or a cell phone these days.. At your home practically any piece of music is at your finger tips if you are with a decent internet connection. It is a stark contrast to what it was like [...]