Category Archives: Music

The Musical Instrument Museum In Hamamatsu My Wife Has Long Wanted To Visit

Whilst in Hamamatsu by myself for half a day last August I came across this interesting-looking museum. I actually went into it’s lobby area but as a man of no musical ability I thought it might all be rather unappreciated by me so … Continue reading

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TF Flashback – Big Day Out Festival In Sydney (2002)

This festival is the big one on the Australian calendar and one that I was lucky enough to attend back on January 26th (a.k.a. Australia Day) in 2002. These days I am only really aware of Big Day Out when … Continue reading

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Music Videos Filmed In Japan #7 will.i.am Ft Justin Bieber – ‘#thatPOWER’ (2013)

Admittedly, I wasn’t even aware of this will.i.am and Justin Bieber collaboration until someone left a comment on the ‘TF Top 10…Music Videos Filmed In Japan‘ post saying to check it out. Not only did I quite like the tune but … Continue reading

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Hiroshima-ken 2015 Pt IV: Tomonoura Music Video Locations + Other Sights

Is this really happening? You better believe it! Filming locations without any prejudice is very much the ethos of Tokyo Fox. Japanese idol girl group AKB48 are everywhere in Japan but apart from the name I wouldn’t know or recognise any of … Continue reading

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TF Top 10……Alternative Temples And Shrines In Tokyo

“I’m not really a temple or shrine kind of person” is a phrase I’ve heard a fair few times over the years I’ve been living in Japan. No doubt I’ve occasionally uttered those words myself but over time I’ve racked … Continue reading

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Music Videos Filmed In Japan #6 Avril Lavigne – ‘Hello Kitty’ (2014)

When Avril Lavigne burst onto the scene in the early 2000’s I have to say that I warmed to the Canadian singer-songwriter quite quickly and, though not my usual music taste, she did come up with some cracking tunes like … Continue reading

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The Wedding In Hiroshima Pt III – The Soundtrack

As I mentioned in ‘The Wedding In Hiroshima Pt I – The Ceremony‘ one of my two tasks ahead of our wedding was to make a soundtrack CD. I thought it would just be background music whilst everyone ate their … Continue reading

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