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|Q : What is MELT-BANANA?
Answer: MELT-BANANA is a band based in Tokyo JAPAN.
|Q: What type of music?
Answer: Some people say they are noise band, some people say they are so-called no wave band, some people say they are hardcore band, some people say their music is like roller coaster in an amusement park… It is hard to categorize their music, but basecally they are rock band with a spice of punk taste.The easiest way to find out is to listen to their music and you will find out.
|Q: Who is MELT-BANANA?
Answer: Main factors of MELT-BANANA are YAKO, who is a singer of the band and write all lyrics and write some of the songs, and AGATA who plays the guitar and write most of the backtracks of the songs. So far, MELT-BANANA has been helped by many musicians, such as:
|Q: How the band formed?
Answer: In short, basecally, YAKO started the band, and AGATA joined.
On April 1st in 1993, the band was named MELT-BANANA.
|Q: How many albums?
1st album “Speak Squeak Creak” (A-ZAP Records)
- 1st album was originally released from NUX Organization, and reissued by A-ZAP.2nd album “Scratch or Stitch” (Skin Graft)
- It was licensed to meldac in Japan for Japan release.3rd album “Charlie” (A-ZAP Records)4th album “Teeny Shiny” (A-ZAP Records)5th album “Cell-scape” (A-ZAP Records)6th album “Bambi’s Dilemma” (A-ZAP Records)
1&1/2nd album “Cactuses come in Flocks” (A-ZAP Records)
single compilation album “13 Hedgehogs/MxBx singles 1994-1999″ (A-ZAP Records)
Live album “MxBx1998/13000 miles at light velocity” (TZADIK)