Melt-Banana // Kinski // Monogamy Party

Melt-Banana

Kinski // Monogamy Party

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Event:
Melt-Banana // Kinski // Monogamy Party
Start:
October 17, 2013 8:00 pm
Cost:
$15
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Venue:
Chop Suey
Phone:
2063248005
Address:
1325 E Madison St, Seattle, 98122

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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:
- SUDOH, TOSHIAKI
- RIKA HAMAMOTO
- ONOTETSU
- KIKUCHI
- OSHIMA (aka Watchman)
- NATSUME
- OBOKATA (aka Obiwan)
- SAKATA
- DAVE WITTE
- TERADA
- YOKO KUROSE
- UKI
- INOMATA
- TARO TATSUMAKI (with MxBxLite)

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?

Anwer:
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)

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1&1/2nd album “Cactuses come in Flocks” (A-ZAP Records)
- This album was originaly released with cassette tape format from UK label called Chocolate Monk, between 1st album and 2nd album, and reissued on CD from A-ZAP.

single compilation album “13 Hedgehogs/MxBx singles 1994-1999″ (A-ZAP Records)
- MxBx’s early 13 singles in 1994 – 1999 are compiled in one CD and released from A-ZAP.

Live album “MxBx1998/13000 miles at light velocity” (TZADIK)
- MxBx studio live album recorded in 1998 in NY, released from TZADIK.

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