The first time I heard Kishi Bashi was from the MTV series Catfish. I recall hearing “Chester’s Burst Over the Hampton,” followed by “Bright Whites,” tumble out of the speakers, during the pilot episode. The next month, I would hear it again on a TV commercial. For that brief moment, Kishi Bashi seemed to be […]
It’s no exaggeration to say that music and film have always been connected. Their unity has always been integral to each other’s success and an audience’s understanding of characters, places, and stories, real or otherwise. Omoiyari uses the power of music and film to connect us to the significant, painful, and ongoing reckoning of Japanese […]
Here are our favorite albums of 2019. Part 3/3.