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KRAFTWERK / BONUS TRACK

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《Kraftwerk 發電廠樂團》 (或稱電力站樂團) Music and technology have been walking alongside since Thomas Edison invented the phonograph in 1877. Of course, at the beginning technology had not much to do with the music itself, but more with its recording. First there was the phonograph and the gramophone, then came the vinyl, the tape, the compact disc and eventuality th[...]

THE BRITISH FLAIR / 7eme ART

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THE BRITISH FLAIR BY SAMMY BLOUNT, TRANSLATION BY CORALINE CHUANG   For as long as I remember, I have had a thing with British cinema. I always enjoyed it for its humour, its social stories, its marvellous actors and actresses and of course because it tells us a lot about the mind and the habits of our beloved British friends. Having spent a fe[...]

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[...]

A WALKING TOUR IN TOKYO / 7eme ART

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A WALKING TOUR IN TOKYO By SAMMY BLOUNT, translation by PIPI   I have been to Tokyo only once in my life. It was a few years ago. I spend just a couple of days there, maybe three. I mostly remember two things. First, before leaving Taipei, where I was living at the time, I was very anxious and scared about the idea of founding myself alone in t[...]

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 [...]