Photos: Kikagaku Moyo at the Fillmore

Kikagaku Moyo (photo: Ria Burman) Kikagaku Moyo, steadily gaining deserved recognition in the Bay Area over the last several years, played a stellar, sold-out show at the Fillmore on Wednesday night. Bringing a spectrum of '60s psychedelic rock infused and influenced sounds to the now, Kikagaku Moyo offers a magical-musical journey through the ethers of mind-chill and ground-groove. Their latest album, Masana Temples, is constantly, pleasurably playable.  

By |November 4, 2019|Tags: |

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Girlpool, Kikagaku Moyo and more

(illustration: Cassidy Miller) To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email with the name of the band and the date of the show you’re entering in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. Winners will be selected at random and notified via email. Thursday, May 18 Ho99o9, Injury Reserve @ The Independent 9pm, $13, 21+. Buy advance tickets here. Friday, May 19 Dead Winter Carpenters, Scott Law and Ross James' Cosmic Twang, Misisipi Mike Wolf @ Slim's 9pm, $16, all ages. Buy advance tickets here. Friday, May 19 [...]

Review + Photos: Kikagaku Moyo at Brick + Mortar Music Hall

Kikagaku Moyo (photo: Ria Burman) Photos and words by Ria Burman Kikagaku Moyo psych-rocked the roof off the Brick & Mortar Music Hall Sunday night with slow, pleasurable dream-trip jams, which gradually led to almighty crescendoes of head-rock, sweat-drip, delirious, desirous, rock-n-roll abundance. Hailing from Tokyo, Kikagaku Moyo brought to the stage the sweet reminiscent feel of what the '60s may have been like. As bands back then began broadening their horizons, breaking the three-minute song rule and experimenting with lengthy improvised jams influenced by the jazz world. Kikagaku Moyo took it long and slow, dream-state-style, allowing the listener to slip and [...]

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This Week In PR: Songs that are creepy in a good way

Kikagaku Moyo. Photo by Kentaro. This Week In PR is a column curated by Victor Valle and Jody Amable, celebrating the press releases that caught our eye but we couldn't use. Here are some highlights from our inboxes this week. The Callas's "Sad Erection" Because, OMG, how could I not click on a link titled "Sad Erection"? That's why working from home was invented. —JA Kikagaku Moyo's "Kogarashi" Japanese psych, anyone? If I can get serious for a minute, learning about other countries' and cultures' music scenes and watching local trends eventually escape their geographic confines and bleed [...]

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