I Like This: Ling Tosite Sigure

If you’re familiar with the Japanese alt-rock scene, you’ll know about Ling Tosite Sigure (凛として時雨), a trio that’s been gathering attention in the country for the last three years.  Now a London-based label called JPU Records has secured the rights to release their stuff outside of Japan.  The new album, i’mperfect, will be out June 24.

Give a listen to this track called “Abnormalize,” which was a hit for them.  Billy Talent fans might find them interesting.

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “I Like This: Ling Tosite Sigure

  • June 21, 2013 at 3:37 am

    Who knows……perhaps you'll even get a chance to see them in Canada someday. Maybe even as part of the Next Music From Tokyo tour??!?!?!

    Next Music From Tokyo brings over some of the best Japanese indie bands to Canada.

    Zazen Boys, mouse on the keys, Kinoko Teikoku, Natsumen, Akai Koen, group_inou, andymori, and Hyacca just to name a few:



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