Thursday, December 18 2008
PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2008, highlighted by the return of British trip-hop legends and some infectious American indie rock by way of the Cascade Mountains.
Wednesday, January 23 2013
Shugo Tokumaru is a lover of excess, but there's always a song like "Tightrope" living in a pop connoisseur.
Tuesday, March 1 2011
On his fourth LP, Shugo Tokumaru's jubilant bedroom pop proves to be a bit too much of a good thing.
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Shugo Tokumaru, the Japanese wonky-pop genius, returns with another EP.
Wednesday, September 17 2008
Astounding, intelligent, quirky pop from Japan.
Tuesday, October 31 2006
Tokumaru is a musical Philosopher's Stone; he transmutes even chickens into gold.
Friday, May 14 2010
Unless you get the honor and the privilege to live in the Land of the Rising Sun, you won’t be able to enjoy Shugo
Monday, September 15 2008
Words by Chris Catania and pictures by Colleen Catania.