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Strange Artifact – Japanese Steampunk Band

Another proof of Steampunk’s popularity around the world. I have mentioned Japan before, and yesterday, I  found a brilliant Japanese Steampunk band: Strange Artifact And here is a video, taken from their site: Also, Strange Artifact will also be present at the Steampunk Cherry blossom viewing party in Tokyo! 東京でスチームパンク風な花見パーティー! …

Modern Traditionalism

Are you confused by the title of today’s blog? Believe me, I am, too.  Anyway, a dear friend of mine brought my attention to this wonderful piece of modern Japanese music: The Yoshida Brothers have managed to bring traditional Tsugaru-janinsen music into the 21st century and created very impressive pieces …

Sharing the Pain

A friend of mine shared this on the well-known ætherweb gathering place remotely connected to libraries (as far as the name is concerned). Now it is time to share the pain. It really made me cringe but it is also bizarrely amusing: And speeaking of bizarre, another friend of mine …