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This week we’ve got new videos from Scissor Sisters, Adele, Broken Social Scene, Suckers, and Fujiya & Miyagi. One thing I noticed about this week’s top five videos — they were all directed by foreign directors. I’m not sure why that is. There are also less videos since things are slowing down for the holidays. More »

This week’s clips from Arcade Fire, Rokysopp, Simian Mobile Disco, No Joy, and White Lies show off what’s possible when your videos don’t have to fit particular television formats and time limits. The suburban dystopias in Rokysopp’s and Arcade Fire’s extended videos are a little long and a little much for TV, especially with the… More »

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PROGRESS REPORT: Prepping their fourth album, Ventriloquizzing, for release January 2011 via Yep Roc.

Fujiya & Miyagi vocalist David Best speaks in a thoughtful, too-quiet voice. That’s hardly surprising, given the hushed delivery of his vocal performances. In Fujiya & Miyagi songs, everything is treated like a curious… More »

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Fujiya & Miyagi – “Acid To My Alkaline” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

All the videos from UK trio Fujiya & Miyagi's new album, Artificial Sweeteners, have felt like science projects. There was the lab-made goofiness of the…
Miles Bowe | September 2, 2014 - 1:54 pm

Fujiya & Miyagi – “Artificial Sweeteners” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Last month, the long-running electronic trio Fujiya & Miyagi put out their new album, Artificial Sweeteners, which included the pulsing, motorik-driven title track. The new…
Miles Bowe | June 11, 2014 - 10:53 am

Fujiya & Miyagi – “Flaws” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Pretty soon the UK band Fujiya & Miyagi will put out their new album, Artificial Sweeteners. So far we've heard tracks that are filled with…
Miles Bowe | April 15, 2014 - 2:29 pm

Fujiya & Miyagi – “Flaws”

On their last album, 2011's Ventriloquizzing, the British group Fujiya & Miyagi had settled into a comfortable kraut-pop groove, but now they seem determined to…
Tom Breihan | March 5, 2014 - 8:44 am

Fujiya & Miyagi – “Tetrahydrofolic Acid”

The British trio Fujiya & Miyagi made a name for themselves by figuring out the midpoint between krautrock and Hot Chip-style synthpop and setting up…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2014 - 1:12 pm

Hear Fujiya & Miyagi, Golden Filter Cover New Order

The latest issue of Mojo comes with a CD of various different bands covering songs from New Order's beyond-awesome 1983 New Order album Power, Corruption
Tom Breihan | January 13, 2012 - 9:05 am

Fujiya & Miyagi – “YoYo” Video

The band's video for "Sixteen Shades Of Black & Blue," from their upcoming (Progress Reported) album Ventriloquizzing, focused on the distinctive and bizarre face of…
jessica | December 13, 2010 - 5:03 pm

New Project Jenny, Project Jan (Feat. Fujiya & Miyagi) Video – “Pins And Needles”

Emily Wilder directed this clip for Brooklyn duo Project Jenny, Project Jan's collab cut with whisper-kraut lovers/tourmates Fujiya & Miyagi, from their collab EP The
Amrit Singh | March 2, 2009 - 2:40 pm

New Project Jenny, Project Jan (Feat. Fujiya & Miyagi) – “Pins And Needles”

Project Jenny, Project Jan are a Brooklyn duo. Neither are named Jenny. Or Jan. It's been a few years since I've seen them live, but…
Amrit Singh | January 30, 2009 - 11:33 am

New Fujiya & Miyagi Video – “Sore Thumb”

Tellingly, when Fujiya & Mijagi remixed Mercury Rev, they made the dramatic flourishes less fiery, more leveled. The Brighton boys like to keep it steady.
brandon | December 5, 2008 - 5:16 pm

New Mercury Rev – “Senses On Fire (Fujiya & Miyagi Remix)”

Less than 48 hours ago, Mercury Rev's "Butterfly's Wing" took us on a psychedelic trek through a Japanese landscape stocked with rice paper boats and…
brandon | October 9, 2008 - 12:04 pm

New Fujiya Miyagi – “Sore Thumb”

Today F&M serve up a third listen to their Transparent Things followup, Lightbulbs, with another one cut for the floor, soaked in low key chugging…
Amrit Singh | September 9, 2008 - 9:26 am

New Fujiya & Miyagi Video – “Knickerbocker”

On first listen of the refrain to the new F&M single -- "vanilla, strawberry, knickerbocker glory" -- I had hopes we had just met the…
Amrit Singh | August 14, 2008 - 2:42 pm

The ‘Gum Drop XLVIII: Hear New Fujiya & Miyagi, Win A Pair Of Ray-Bans

Brighton smooth talkers Fujiya & Miyagi's new album Lightbulbs is forthcoming 9/16 on Deaf Dumb & Blind in the States. (It follows 2006's "Ankle Injuries"-birthing…
brandon | July 30, 2008 - 9:49 am

Fujiya & Miyagi – “Dishwasher”

Brighton smooth talkers Fujiya & Miyagi’s new album Lightbulbs is forthcoming 9/16 on Deaf Dumb & Blind in the States. (It follows 2006’s “Ankle Injuries“-birthing…
brandon | July 29, 2008 - 9:41 am

New Fujiya & Miyagi – “Knickerbocker”

Ah, Fujiya & Miyagi. How many times can you get away with repeating deadpan phrases in hushed tones over a coolly Krautrocking beat? Whatever you…
Amrit Singh | June 27, 2008 - 3:08 pm

New Bomb The Bass (Feat. Fujiya & Miyagi) Video – “Butterfingers”

The collarbone and ankle injuring trio of Fujiya & Miyagi have already established their preference for animated takes on their own videos; apparently they prefer…
Amrit Singh | March 24, 2008 - 5:56 pm