Japanese hip hop – Kenthe 390 http://kenthe390.com/ Tue, 22 Nov 2022 02:26:18 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://kenthe390.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/cropped-icon-32x32.png Japanese hip hop – Kenthe 390 http://kenthe390.com/ 32 32 5 Nike Sneaker Releases in December 2022 https://kenthe390.com/5-nike-sneaker-releases-in-december-2022/ Tue, 22 Nov 2022 02:26:18 +0000 https://kenthe390.com/5-nike-sneaker-releases-in-december-2022/

Sportswear brand Nike has released several massive sneakers throughout the year, and as we approach the last month of 2022, sneakerheads couldn’t be more excited.

The swoosh label intends to introduce a number of silhouettes from its popular and still iconic sub-labels such as Basketball, Jordan and others. Fans can expect a variety of high profile designs and retro banger silhouettes.

During the last month of the year, the swoosh label will release a number of iconic models, including Air Force, Jordans and Vomero. It can be difficult to keep up with all the official launches, which is why Sportskeeda has compiled a list of the top five Nike releases coming in December.


Top 5 Nike Releases Coming in December 2022

1) Air Force 1 silver metallic

Air Force 1 Low Color of the Month “Metallic Silver” December 1 ($150) https://t.co/H8krwgpAk8

The swoosh label is expanding the “Color of the Month” portfolio of its Air Force 1 silhouette with the latest colorway, Metallic Silver. The 40-year-old silhouette is given a clean look with white leather as its base and metallic silver swooshes. The official website has this to say about the Air Force 1 Metallic Silver:

“From the immaculate materials to that crisp white and metallic silver colorway, this edition delivers a lesson in coveted style off the court. Every time you wear them, be sure to think of the visionary Baltimore marketers who made it all possible.”

The sneakers are set to release via Nike, SNKRS and select retailers on December 1, 2022 at a retail price of $150.


2) Terminator High Cocoa Snake

Terminator High Cocoa Snake (Image via Nike)
Terminator High Cocoa Snake (Image via Nike)

The second silhouette on the list is Terminator High, which has all but made a comeback thanks to a collaboration with CDG. The latest colorway for the silhouette is Cocoa Snake, which features a snakeskin pattern on the eyes, heels, toes and heels, with the rest dressed in white. The description of the Terminator High Cocoa Snake on the official website states:

“The Terminator High takes you back to the era of crochet, knee pads and knee high socks. Back to the 85 original, the retro look gets a little wild with snakeskin print overlays Crisp white underlays keep your look smoother than back panel glass, while retro branding provides a great varsity finish.

The silhouette is set to release via Nike, SNKRS, and select retailers on December 3, 2022 for a retail price of $125.


3) Zoom Vomero 5 Oatmeal

WMNS Nike Zoom Vomero 5 “Oatmeal” Dec. 7 ($160) https://t.co/cbBTIvI8cE

The swoosh label is making a comeback in December with the lesser-known retro silhouette Zoom Vomero 5m with two colorways. The first colorway, dubbed “Oatmeal,” features muted neutral tones, which are enhanced by pale blue and chocolate brown hues. Here’s what the official site has to say about the Zoom Vomero 5 Oatmeal:

“Create a new path for yourself in the Zoom Vomero 5 – your choice for complexity, depth and now, easy style. The richly layered design features textiles, synthetic suede and plastic accents that combine to make one of the coolest sneakers of the season.”

The shoes are set to launch via Nike, SNKRS and select retailers on December 7, 2022 at $160.


4) Women’s Air Force 1 Mid Tokyo 2003

Nike Air Force 1 Mid Tokyo 2003 coming soon in Viotech Tint (Image via Sportskeeda)
Nike Air Force 1 Mid Tokyo 2003 coming soon in Viotech Tint (Image via Sportskeeda)

As Nike celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Air Force 1, the fact that the silhouette appears on the list twice should come as a surprise. The colorway, dubbed Tokyo 2003, features traditional two-tone color blocking, with the design paying homage to Japanese culture. The upper has a little reptilian twist on the overlays. The official website states:

“Celebrating the Japanese streetwear scene of the 2000s where music, dance and hip-hop culture collided, this new take on the hoop-to-street icon features easy-to-style Summit White and touches of Viotech that root you in the DNA of the beginnings.”

The pair is set to launch via Nike, SNKRS, and select retailers on December 9, 2022 at a retail price of $130.


5) Air Jordan 11 Varsity Red

Air Jordan 11 “Varsity Red” Dec 10 (Family Sizes) https://t.co/Jtdu2TSJWG

This Air Jordan 11 features a simple color scheme with White and University Red hues. The base mesh upper is clad in White, which contrasts with University Red accents on the mudguards and patent leather insoles. The Jumpman logo has been added to the ankle collars and insoles. The official website features the silhouette as follows:

“Let’s cut to the chase: the AJ11 is timeless. MJ has won 72 games and a title wearing them. Now the icon returns in the classic Chicago colors of red and white. outsole, this Tinker Hatfield design brings the look off the field.”

The silhouette is set to release via Nike, SNKRS, and select retailers on December 10, 2022 for a retail price of $225.

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Discover Verdy’s “marks to watch”, Peep Woes Martin’s point of view on the GR Supra https://kenthe390.com/discover-verdys-marks-to-watch-peep-woes-martins-point-of-view-on-the-gr-supra/ Fri, 18 Nov 2022 23:33:00 +0000 https://kenthe390.com/discover-verdys-marks-to-watch-peep-woes-martins-point-of-view-on-the-gr-supra/

It’s almost time for ComplexCon, and we’re getting even hotter with the sixth time lineup. This year, attendees will have the opportunity to experience Toyota in a whole new way.

This year, the brand is bolstering its continued support for creative spaces in the Asian and Asian American communities by transforming its ComplexCon booth into an exclusive look at must-have AAPI brands coming out of Asia and brewing in the US. Best of all, the entire experience is curated by Japanese designer Verdy, whose work has adorned countless shoes, apparel, and collectibles. Labeled Verdy’s Brands to Watch, this marketplace will host 10 brands including CarService, Fake as Flowers and See You Yesterday.

But because Toyota loves cars as much as it loves supporting the community, the brand is also teaming up with Los Angeles-based graffiti artist Aaron “Woes” ​​Martin to reimagine one of Toyota’s most powerful models: the GR Supra. Woes is heavily influenced by Hawaiian and American culture, and is known for fusing hip-hop, punk rock, skateboarding and toys to create seismic and vibrant works of art, which he will demonstrate at the unveiling of its spray-painted version of Toyota’s 2.0-liter. Turbocharged GR Supra over the weekend.

ComplexCon kicks off on Saturday, November 19 and will run through November 20. Don’t miss this celebration of day one dreamers! Buy your tickets and get ready for an immersive weekend filled with art, culture and inspiration.

]]> Today in History: November 15, Sherman’s “Walk to the Sea” | Today in history https://kenthe390.com/today-in-history-november-15-shermans-walk-to-the-sea-today-in-history/ Tue, 15 Nov 2022 08:00:00 +0000 https://kenthe390.com/today-in-history-november-15-shermans-walk-to-the-sea-today-in-history/

Today is Tuesday, November 15the 319th day of 2022. There are 46 days left in the year.

Today’s highlight in the story:

On November 15, 1864, during the Civil War, Union forces under Major General William Tecumseh (teh-KUM’-seh) Sherman began their “march to the sea” from Atlanta; the campaign ended with the capture of Savannah on December 21.

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Sasha Fox narrowly misses break dance finale in New York https://kenthe390.com/sasha-fox-narrowly-misses-break-dance-finale-in-new-york/ Sat, 12 Nov 2022 19:06:00 +0000 https://kenthe390.com/sasha-fox-narrowly-misses-break-dance-finale-in-new-york/

A Calgary break dancer narrowly missed qualifying for the Red Bull BC One Last Chance Cypher Finals in New York on Saturday night.

B-Girl Sasha Fox (aka Alexandra Mozil) finished eighth in the preliminary rounds on Thursday and missed out on Saturday’s final and a chance to compete for the title in an event that Red Bull describes as “the one-on-one breaking competition. most prestigious head in the world”.

Only the top five qualified.

Fox emigrated to Calgary from Russia a decade ago and works as a senior Blackberry threat researcher.


Three other Canadians – Illz, Phil Wizard and Emma – qualified for the final.

The finale will be hosted by rapper and songwriter MyVerse and break dancer B-Boy Wicket, with performances from rapper Rakim, hip hop duo Black Sheep, DJ and MC Grandmaster Caz and dance crew jabbawockeez .

It’s available live from 7 p.m. EST on Red Bull TV, YouTube and the Red Bull BC One Facebook page.

Audio commentary in English, French, Japanese, Polish, German and Spanish is available on Red Bull TV.

Break dancing will become an official Olympic event at the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics.

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HYBE hints at future plans including new songs, artists https://kenthe390.com/hybe-hints-at-future-plans-including-new-songs-artists/ Thu, 10 Nov 2022 07:36:18 +0000 https://kenthe390.com/hybe-hints-at-future-plans-including-new-songs-artists/

Woozi of boy band Seventeen speaks during an online briefing held on YouTube on Thursday. [SCREEN CAPTURE]

HYBE previewed their upcoming plans without boy band BTS, starting with a solo album by septet leader RM and followed by a new boy band and collaborations with other companies, during a online briefing held Thursday on YouTube.

“HYBE is a community, with each label having its own characteristics and competitiveness,” said CEO Park Ji-won. “Our community plans to work closely with fans, talented artists and partners in various related fields.”

RM will be the third BTS member to release solo music this year, following J-Hope in July and Jin in October. A date for RM’s new title was not specified, and CEO Park only said it would be “in the near future.”

The announcement came as the K-pop company continues to try to convince investors that its business is sustainable without BTS. HYBE made it official on October 17 that BTS members will perform their mandatory military service, starting with the oldest member, Jin.

After clearing up its biggest uncertainty, HYBE shares rose 4.8% a day after the announcement and have been climbing ever since. Analysts said the increase was due to HYBE diversifying its lineup of artists and reducing its reliance on boy bands.

“BTS accounted for up to 95% of HYBE’s revenue until 2019, but this percentage dropped to 70% in 2021 and 50% in 2022,” said Kim Hyun-yong, analyst at Hyundai Motor Securities.

“This percentage is expected to drop to 30% in 2023 when BTS’ hiatus really begins. On the other hand, other artists like Seventeen, Tomorrow X Together, Enhypen, Le Sserafim and NewJeans will be more active.”

Members Yunjin and Sakura speak at an online briefing held on YouTube on Thursday. [SCREEN CAPTURE]

Members Yunjin and Sakura speak at an online briefing held on YouTube on Thursday. [SCREEN CAPTURE]

Tomorrow X Together will release their fifth mini-album in January next year, while Seventeen and fromis_9 are also set to release new music early next year. Girl group NewJeans, the most recent group that debuted under ADOR, a music label under HYBE, will also release a single in January 2023.

&Team, a new boy group from HYBE and the agency’s first Japanese group, will debut on December 7, while another new K-pop boy group will debut in the first half of the year. next year.

A new girl group is also in the works. By auditioning for potential group members, HYBE was able to witness the expansion of K-pop onto the global stage.

Enhypen's Jungwon speaks during an online briefing held on YouTube on Thursday. [SCREEN CAPTURE]

Enhypen’s Jungwon speaks during an online briefing held on YouTube on Thursday. [SCREEN CAPTURE]

“We received nearly 100,000 submissions from around the world at the HYBE Geffen auditions held in the United States,” said an official from HYBE America. “The [selected] the girls come from dozens of different countries and each has their own story.”

Collaborations with companies such as Universal and Big Machine Label Group are underway to branch out into more diverse musical genres such as R&B, hip-hop and country, according to HYBE.

The entertainment company also showcased new products and ways to grow its existing fan-based platforms. A digital collectibles platform, Momentica, is in development where artists’ voice recordings can be collected and preserved, while updates to Weverse, a mobile merchandise app, are in the works.

HYBE President Bang Si-hyuk speaks during an online briefing hosted on YouTube on Thursday. [SCREEN CAPTURE]

HYBE President Bang Si-hyuk speaks during an online briefing hosted on YouTube on Thursday. [SCREEN CAPTURE]

“We are a company that strives to continuously seek out the best content for fans to enjoy,” said Bang Si-hyuk, President of HYBE. “We now understand more than ever that everyone is curious about our next steps. It’s in our DNA to seek out challenges and new developments.

BY LIM JEONG-WON [lim.jeongwon@joongang.co.kr] ]]> No racing game has filled the void left by Rockstar Games’ Midnight Club series https://kenthe390.com/no-racing-game-has-filled-the-void-left-by-rockstar-games-midnight-club-series/ Sun, 06 Nov 2022 23:30:00 +0000 https://kenthe390.com/no-racing-game-has-filled-the-void-left-by-rockstar-games-midnight-club-series/

These days, Rockstar is best known for Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption, but the studio has also found success in racing games. The Nightclub The series debuted in 2000 and draws inspiration from the illegal street racing scene to provide players with exhilarating, high-speed experiences in urban environments. With its seemingly endless customization options, car enthusiasts can also go wild building the vehicle of their dreams.


Although the Nightclub The series was very popular among gamers, it lay dormant for many years. It’s not the only street racing franchise out there, but no other series has managed to replicate the elements that make it special. Unlike other franchises, Nightclub is proud of its authenticity and loyalty to the automotive culture it represents.

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Midnight Club and Street Racing

The 2000s brought with them many gaming trends, including the rise of arcade street racers. These games were popular because they encapsulated the culture of car customization that permeated pop culture, in part due to the popularity of the Fast and Furious film series. Many game franchises have jumped on the cultural wave, including EA Need of speed series, which dominated the genre with clandestinely, Underground 2and Need for Speed: Most Wanted.

Rockstar also entered the scene with the Nightclub series. The series takes its name from the real-world Japanese street racing group that achieved high notoriety before disbanding following a race that resulted in a horrific accident in 1999. Gamers were drawn to the series in because of the large selection of vehicles on offer, ranging from luxury cars and Japanese imports to motorcycles and SUVs. Players can go crazy customizing these vehicles with shiny paint and shiny rims.

Nightclub also has a level of authenticity that sets it apart from its many competitors. It features a hip-hop and techno soundtrack that perfectly captures the imported car culture of the era. Rockstar’s commitment to authenticity is highlighted with Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition which was released in 2005. The studio collaborated with DUB Magazinewhich is a magazine focused on car customization, and it helped the developers to fine-tune the game’s car styling and car customization options to better cater to car enthusiasts.

The future of arcade street racing

However Nightclub had a long and glorious run, his flame was extinguished with Midnight Club: Los Angeles. It looks like Rockstar left the franchise in favor of bigger names like Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption. It’s no surprise, as the arcade street racing genre no longer enjoys the popularity it had in the early 2000s. A few arcade street racers have been released over the years from franchises like Burnoutbut none have succeeded in reproducing Nightclubits authenticity, reach and fun factor. Fans of the genre shouldn’t lose hope just yet, though. Need of speed did a good job of rejuvenating the genre. Need heat fast received a mixed reception, but Unlimited Speed ​​Need seems to have the potential to build on Heat‘s foundation and finally present something phenomenal.

Nightclub will forever have a legacy in gaming as one of the most iconic arcade street racing franchises, even if it never returns. While a reboot of the series would be greatly appreciated by fans, it seems unlikely that Rockstar will go in that direction again. While EA Need of speed may not be able to catch up NightclubIn the absence of, it could hopefully provide enough fun to satisfy fans of the genre.

MORE: Why Rockstar Hasn’t Started a New Midnight Club Since 2009

]]> 5 Interesting Facts About Jackson Wang You Probably Didn’t Know https://kenthe390.com/5-interesting-facts-about-jackson-wang-you-probably-didnt-know/ Fri, 04 Nov 2022 09:22:53 +0000 https://kenthe390.com/5-interesting-facts-about-jackson-wang-you-probably-didnt-know/

Lollapalooza India’s lineup was announced on November 3, and K-pop fans were thrilled when they learned that Jackson Wang would be one of the artists performing in Mumbai.

Jackson Wang is a singer-songwriter, rapper, producer, and entrepreneur who got his start as part of the group GOT7. He is currently releasing music both as a soloist and as a member of GOT7. He recently released his second studio album as a soloist, titled MAGIC MANwhich received positive reviews from critics.

Many fans might not know that the K-pop idol has always wanted to come to India and has spoken about his desire to perform for Indian Aghases on numerous occasions.

During a V LIVE broadcast, he even acknowledged Indian fans and mentioned his wish to visit the country with GOT7. Although his first visit to India may not be with the band, it is heartening to learn that his desire to perform for Indian fans was so high that he is coming as a soloist in Lollapalooza India.

Let’s take a look at some other facts about Jackson Wang that fans and non-fans alike would be interested in knowing.


Fendi Ambassador and 4 Other Jackson Wang Facts That Might Surprise You

1) Junior Olympic fencer

Prior to moving to South Korea, Jackson was a Junior Olympic fencer preparing to establish his athletic career. He started fencing at the age of 10 and was coached by his father, who is also a gold medalist in the sport.

Jackson became a junior Olympic-level player at the age of 16 and was even offered an athletic scholarship by Stanford University, which he turned down to move to South Korea and pursue his interest in sports. music.


2) Team Wang

Jackson Wang founded his own label in 2017 called Team Wang. It is an international label based in China and the label handles all of its work outside of South Korea. Under the label, he released two albums and various other singles, including his hit song Butterfly.

In 2020, the label also branched out to form a fashion brand called Team Wang Design which sells some of its own designs.


3) Fendi Brand Ambassador

Jackson Wang has been the Chinese brand ambassador for luxury fashion brand Fendi since 2019. His collaboration with the brand goes beyond being an ambassador. Fendi, in collaboration with Jackson’s Team Wang, released a capsule collection containing creations made by the K-pop artist himself.

In 2021, he was even named spokesperson for the Fendi men’s collection for Greater China for the Roman luxury house.


4) Master of languages

This whole clip was absolutely awesome! First a wang team office in sk he has a different meeting and one for the company building design which looks amazing and meets for twd he speaks 3 different languages ​​in a Jackson Wang omg 👏 https://t.co/X3CaCgLTpC

Jackson is a polyglot. The singer is fluent in Cantonese, which is his mother tongue, as well as Mandarin. He also learned Korean during his internship in South Korea.

Apart from these three languages, the idol can also speak fluent English and some French as well as Japanese.


5) PANTHEPACK

Jackson Wang has a thriving career not only in South Korea but also in China. Although he is world famous as a soloist, many do not know that GOT7 is not the only group he is part of.

Jackson is the creator and member of a hip-hop group called PANTHEPACK, which includes three other members, namely singer-songwriter Karencici, rapper-producer J.Sheon, and rapper ICE. The group is also represented by the label Team Wang.


The release of Lollapalooza India line-up has ignited the Indian K-pop community. Lollapalooza takes place in India on January 28-29, 2023, at Mahalakshmi Racecourse in Mumbai.

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The owner of Domu grew up in his family’s restaurants and now owns 7 of them https://kenthe390.com/the-owner-of-domu-grew-up-in-his-familys-restaurants-and-now-owns-7-of-them/ Tue, 01 Nov 2022 10:30:00 +0000 https://kenthe390.com/the-owner-of-domu-grew-up-in-his-familys-restaurants-and-now-owns-7-of-them/

ORLANDO, Florida. – Sean “Sonny” Nguyen spent much of his childhood in his family’s restaurants.

“I was brought to the restaurant with my parents, just because they had to keep watching me,” he said. “So I was always in the back room. My aunts and uncles also owned restaurants, mostly Chinese buffets, and there was always a back room where all the kids and cousins ​​hung out.

Nguyen – who owns Domu, as well as several other restaurants – said he had always loved cooking, but his parents actively discouraged him from working in restaurants.

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“Honestly, they hated it,” he said. “They were saying, ‘You have to be a doctor, you have to be a pharmacist, you have to be a lawyer, you have to have a high salary. I understood where they came from. My parents came in the 70s, on a boat, by chance and floated to the Philippines and were rescued and brought to America. So they were during this time of war. The Communists took over (Vietnam). It was really hard for them and so I think they just wanted a better life and I understand that part.

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Nguyen worked for the Bento Group from 2007 to 2016 when he first opened Domu in Orlando’s East End Market.

“I was opening the restaurants for (Bento) all over the state and so I understood the project management side, the construction side, the food costs and all that – managing the business side as well. So it’s very important, not only to know how to cook, but also to know how to run a business,” he said.

Nguyen describes Domu as a “neighborhood ramen shop”.

“You’re going to walk in and you’re going to hear hip-hop music. It’s not traditional,” he said.

He added that Domu has set himself many rules, such as no reservations and no takeout.

It’s because we want to be able to run the room, but we’re looking at this with the goal of being able to take care of the customers and not overwhelm us and to make sure the team can keep up with it,” a- he declared.

Domu has proven himself. The restaurant has expanded to three locations and was recently recognized by Michelin with a Bib Gourmand award, which recognizes high quality cuisine at reasonable prices.

Beyond Domu’s success, Nguyen has also opened two new concepts in Orlando’s Mills 50 neighborhood – Tori Tori, a cocktail bar serving Japanese-style snacks, and Edoboy, a stand-up sushi bar.

In the latest episode of Florida Foodie, Nguyen talks about balancing multiple restaurants with his family life. He also shares what it was like to keep his businesses alive during the pandemic and what it was like to be recognized by Michelin.

Please follow our Florida Foodie hosts on social media. You can find Candace Campos on Twitter and Facebook. Lisa Bell is also on Facebook and Twitter and you can check out his children’s book, “Norman the Watchful Gnome.”


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100 best albums of the 21st century, according to critics | Entertainment https://kenthe390.com/100-best-albums-of-the-21st-century-according-to-critics-entertainment/ Fri, 28 Oct 2022 21:00:00 +0000 https://kenthe390.com/100-best-albums-of-the-21st-century-according-to-critics-entertainment/

Music has always played a role in helping to define cultural moments throughout history. Stacker set out to find the best albums of the 21st century, compiling data from Metacritic (as of October 2022). Albums have been ranked based on their Metascore, which represents an aggregation of critical reviews. Only albums with seven or more reviews were eligible. EPs, box sets, reissues and compilations have not been taken into account.

Some of Stacker’s discoveries, like Ashley Monroe, Jamey Johnson and the legendary Loretta Lynn, might have listeners singing along or even forget about the outside world for a few minutes. In the realm of pure pop, Self Esteem’s latest album “Prioritise Pleasure” is hailed as 45 minutes of melodic bliss.

On the other end of the spectrum, there’s no shortage of music to get angry and let it all out. Hear the rumbling grindcore of Napalm Death, the metalcore of Converge, the electronica punk of Primal Scream, the black metal of Deafheaven and the sounds of Polish extreme metal band Behemoth that continue to vex the authorities in their home country.

Discover artists who pay homage to their predecessors who helped shape the world we live in today. Poet Jamila Woods offers thoughtful rhythm and blues portraits of legends like James Baldwin and Muddy Waters; Rapsody has written songs for its heroes, from Sojourner Truth to Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey; and Wadada jazz composer Leo Smith honored 10 pivotal years in the civil rights movement.

Be transported far away by the West African sounds of Ali Farka Touré and Bassekou Kouyaté, or step back in time with Woody Guthrie recordings from the 1940s or a 1992 Nirvana concert in Britain. Then there’s the tempting option of just dancing, which many say is good for body and soul. Hear the hip-hop sounds of Missy Elliott, the hard-hitting dubstep of British band Burial and Frank Ocean’s rousing collection of rhythm and blues, neo-soul and pop.

Read on for the 100 best albums of the 21st century, according to critics.

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Visible Cloaks’ eerie, bubbling style creates an alien environment https://kenthe390.com/visible-cloaks-eerie-bubbling-style-creates-an-alien-environment/ Tue, 25 Oct 2022 23:35:29 +0000 https://kenthe390.com/visible-cloaks-eerie-bubbling-style-creates-an-alien-environment/

THURSDAY OCT. 27:

After their Fairlights, Mallets and Bamboo helped bring the wonders of 80s Japanese ambient music to the American indieverse, Portlanders Spencer Doran and Ryan Carlile decided to explore this style further with their Visible capes project. It’s weird, buzzy stuff that creates an alien-looking environment rather than just evoking its predecessors – or worse, the jumble of aesthetic signifiers that “Japan” is often reduced to. Holocene, 1001 SE Morrison St., 503-239-7639, holocene.org. 8 p.m. $12. 21+.

FRIDAY OCT. 28:

Oakland, California’s experimental music scene tends towards witchcraft and gothic – and as a star of this scene, Spelling took the next logical step by embracing her inner Stevie Nicks. Artist born Tia Cabral enjoys floating on stage with ribbon-festooned tambourines and singing dancing aliens. And while his music is brooding enough to tickle the typically austere tastes of The Needle Drop’s Anthony Fantano (he blessed last year The spinning wheel with a rare 10), the strongest impression of her songs is that she has fun living. Star Theater, 13 NW 6th Ave., 503-284-4700, startheaterportland.com. 9 p.m. $20. 21+.

SUNDAY OCT. 29:

Music by Ash Gutierrez sword airs from a universe where Playboi Carti is a former hip-hop statesman, where Panic! At the Disco is classic rock, and where formative high school experiences unfold over Zoom – the world of a 17-year-old in 2022, which is exactly what it is. Still, he has an interesting, conservative quirk: He dresses like he’s just rolled off the assembly line at Motown Charm School. If he brings back performers getting dressed before going on stage, he can retire knowing he’s done something good in this world. Wonder Ballroom, 128 NE Russell St., 503-284-8686, wonderballroom.com. 8 p.m. $25. All ages.

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