SXSW 2007: Fujiya & Miyagi

Recorded Live on March 15, 2007, Produced by KEXP

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Fujiya & Miyagi at SXSW

Fujiya & Miyagi at SXSW Photo: Doron Gild hide caption

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Set List

  • "Ankle Injuries"
  • "Sucker Punch"
  • "Photocopier"
  • "Transparent Things"
  • "In One Ear and Out the Other"

Fujiya & Miyagi is not a duo. It's not Japanese. In fact, no one in the band is even named Fujiya or Miyagi. The Brighton trio wisely compiled its series of well-received singles onto Transparent Things, a creative and incessantly danceable album. Internalizing the krautrock grooves of Can and Neu!, the real kick comes in the band's breathy electro-funk. Fujiya & Miyagi's music, at its best, comes off like Sly Stone on a healthy dose of Roxy Music's killer art-pop.

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