Fuji Rock ’22 Announces Vampire Weekend as Opening Day Headliner – New International Artists Added to the Lineup
- April 27, 2022 ● Bands
After a three year hiatus, international acts return to join Fuji Rock once again. Jack White and Halsey were previously announced as Saturday and Sunday’s headliners, and just this week, Vampire Weekend was announced as Friday’s headlining act.
Susumu Hirasawa and EJIN – Mad Science and Melody
- August 18, 2021 ● Bands
Hirasawa Susumu is perhaps best known to the west as the man behind the brilliant soundtrack to the 2006 animated film Paprika, but he is oh-so-much more than just that.
Festival Fashion: How to Dress for Fuji Rock
- August 18, 2021 ● Essentials, Experiences, From Fujirockers.org
Hey there, Nina here reporting on Fuji Rock’s fashion trends. READ MORE
Looking Like a Chilly Weekend! A Few Tips to Stay Warm and Dry
- August 17, 2021 ● Essentials
The first day of the festival is right around the corner, and the forecast is looking fairly frosty!
Shintaro Sakamoto – Steel Guitars and Phantoms
- August 15, 2021 ● Bands, From Fujirockers.org
Shintaro Sakamoto is a true artist. And unlike many artists entering their 4th decade of performing, he shows no signs of slowing down creatively. His Friday Fuji Rock performance will no doubt prove him an artist still in his prime.
The Rising Star “4s4ki” Makes her Fuji Rock Debut!
- August 13, 2021 ● Bands, Experiences, From Fujirockers.org, Interviews
Having started producing her own music at an astonishingly early age (in grade five or grade six, by her recollection) 4s4ki released her first full album in 2020, and makes her Fuji Rock debut this year. I caught up with her via Zoom, to get a feel for where she is headed. READ MORE
Number Girl – Big, Bold and Back for More
- August 8, 2021 ● Bands
Number Girl was, and is again, one of the best bands in the Japanese rock scene.
Prophylactic Measures – To Keep Everyone Safe
- August 1, 2021 ● Essentials, From Fujirockers.org
We gather this year to protect and conserve a legacy that we built together; a movement of aficionados gathering from far and wide, each year. And, just as important as gathering is to the protection of our “culture,” security measures are put in place, to make sure all see next year. Anyone disregarding public safety may be asked to leave, or may be refused entry. READ MORE
Welcome to Fuji Rock 2021 – A Brand New Experience?
- July 31, 2021 ● From Fujirockers.org
With nineteen days left before this year’s concerts, I welcome you to a whole new experience! My name is Laurier Tiernan, and – in addition to being a broad-spectrum artist – many years of music journalism have led me to leading the official English bloggers team this year. READ MORE