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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - New CDs
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - New CDs

■Shonen Knife, "Overdrive" (Good Charamel). The nineteenth LP (in roughly 33 years) from this Japanese trio of femmes has a lot of punk-reminiscent noise and pop silliness along with a touch of mellower, more thoughtful material.

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Nippop News : Good Charamel releasing 3 albums by Japanese artists
Nippop News:Good Charamel releasing 3 albums by Japanese artists (2014.04.05)


Rochester New York based indie Good Charamel will release three albums by Japanese artists this month. Shonen Knife's "Overdrive" is out April 15, which they will follow with an extensive European and American tour. The skronk rock power trio led by female musician/anime singer Yuria, Pinky Doodle Poodle's self-titled debut album will be released April 22. The album has an energetic rock sound, somewhere in the realm of the MC5, and was recorded in NY with the Goo Goo Dolls Robby Takac producing. Also alt-rock band band Molice make available their newest, "Resonance Love" on April 29. Molice has gathered a substantial overseas following, with their quirky videos, and by playing gigs in The US, UK and Vietnam. [Read More...]
Stage Buddy: Shonen Knife’s “Overdrive” Puts the Alt in Alt Rock
‘Shonen’ in means 'boy' in Japanese, usually one under the age of 15. I can’t think of a more fitting name for this alternative rock trio from Osaka because their songs could’ve theoretically been written by a 13-year-old boy – on drugs.

The music from Shonen Knife’s album, “Overdrive,” is exactly what you’d expect from a Japanese girl group. In this lively album, you'll find adorable accents, high-pitched vocals, and a song about shopping. Seemingly silly at first, the songs are actually quite addicting. My initial reaction, “What is this?” quickly turned into “I dig this” as the 70s-style retro album grew on me. ...... (cont.) [Read More...]
THE LINE OF BEST FIT Album Review - Shonen Knife – Overdrive
Rightfully refusing to relent releasing material, Japanese cult outfit Shonen Knife are back with their twentieth studio album. The trio have long been at the forefront of Asian musical exports, famously gathering support from the likes of Nirvana and John Peel earlier in their longstanding career.
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The Punk Site: Shonen Knife New Album Details / US Tour
Legendary Japanese indie rock band Shonen Knife have released details of their upcoming full length, titled Overdrive. This is the group’s first record since 2012′s Pop Tune and will drop on April 15th via Good Charamel Records. In support of the record, the all girl outfit will hit the road for a series of dates across the US later this year. [Read More...]
SELECT SHONEN KNIFE US TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED !!!!!

Sep 12, 2014 Brooklyn, NY  
Friday
Shonen Knife "Overdrive" Tour
The Wick
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Sep 13, 2014 Buffalo, NY  
Saturday
Shonen Knife "Overdrive" Tour
Delaware Park
84 Parkside Avenue
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Sep 16, 2014 Saint Paul, MN  
Tuesday
Shonen Knife "Overdrive" tour
Turf Club
University Ave.
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Sep 18, 2014 Chicago, IL  
Thursday
Shonen Knife "Overdrive" Tour
The Bottom Lounge
1375 West Lake St
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Oct 7, 2014 San Diego, CA Tickets
Tuesday
Shonen Knife "Overdrive" Tour
Casbah
2501 Kettner Blvd
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Oct 8, 2014 Los Angeles, CA  
Wednesday
Shonen Knife "Overdrive" Tour
The Church on York
4904 York Blvd.
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Oct 10, 2014 San Francisco, CA Tickets
Friday
Shonen Knife "Overdrive" Tour
Bottom of the Hill
1233 17th Street
415-621-4455
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Oct 11, 2014 Portland, Oregon, OR  
Saturday
Shonen Knife "Overdrive" Tour
Dante's
1 SW 3rd Ave. Portland, Oregon
SW 3rd and Burnside
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Oct 12, 2014 Seattle, WA Tickets
Sunday
Shonen Knife "Overdrive" Tour
Tractor Tavern
5213 Ballard Ave NW
(206) 789-3599
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Oct 14, 2014 Boise, ID Tickets
Tuesday
Shonen Knife "Overdrive" Tour
Neurolux
111 N 11th St.
208-343-0886
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Oct 15, 2014 Salt Lake City, UT  
Wednesday
Shonen Knife "Overdrive" Tour
Urban Lounge
241 South 500 East
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Oct 16, 2014 Denver, CO  
Thursday
Shonen Knife "Overdrive" Tour
Oriental Theater
4335 W 44th Ave
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Oct 18, 2014 St. Louis, MO Tickets
Saturday
Shonen Knife "Overdrive" Tour
The Firebird
2706 Olive Street
(314) 535-0353
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POLLSTAR - Shonen Knife to tour US on new "Overdrive" album ...
Japan’s most excellent indie trio returns to the U.S. for a September road trip beginning on the East Coast. Stops for Shonen Knife include Chicago, San Francisco, Denver and Seattle. [Read More...]
MOLICE、ニューアルバムが北米リリース決定! - okmusic UP's
MOLICE、ニューアルバムが北米リリース決定!okmusic UP's4月3日にニューアルバム「Resonance Love」をリリースしたニューウェーブロックバンドMOLICE。オフィシャルホームページでアルバム収録曲である“Thinkers”のミュージックビデオが公開され、同アルバムが4月29日にアメリカのレーベルGood Charamel Recordsより北米 ...and more »
Shonen Knife Return With New CD, Tour - Color Magazine
Shonen Knife Return With New CD, TourColor Magazine... known as Shonen Knife. “Overdrive” will be available in N. America on Good Charamel Records on April 15th 2014 and is now available for Pre-Sale in the Good Charamel Online Store. Shonen Knife will play Japan and Europe this spring and summer.
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