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Thursday, January 13 2005

Puffy AmiYumi: Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi

Puffy AmiYumi takes bellwether Beatles riffs and dresses them in the sonic accoutrements of their '70s imitators -- the arena-sized bombast of Cheap Trick, the sci-fi sound effects of ELO, the happy harmonies of Abba, the hyperhookiness of the Raspberries -- to create karaoke-ready J-pop.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi: Kaznapped!

I'm uncomfortable with the way cultural identity is reduced to an affectation to be put on during certain moments.


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