Discover more from TokyoScope by Patrick Macias
Pure TokyoScope PODCAST #60: The JAPANESE MUSIC That Made Me - Patrick Macias Edition!
Matt Alt and Patrick Macias bring you pop culture from Japan
Matt Alt and Patrick Macias wrap up their two-part chat about their favorite JAPANESE MUSIC that made them, including song clips, personal anecdotes, pop cultural history, and even a cameo from Battletech era Jim Belushi! Listen below!
BONUS! Here’s Patrick’s Top Five, along with YouTube links if you’d like to watch along!
A Men De Koi O Shite - Niagara Triangle Vol. 2 (1982)
Tokyo Jungle - Leopaldon (2001)
Kanashii Uta / Triste - Pizzicato Five (1996)
Dokokara - Kokujin Tensai (2007)
What is the PURE TOKYOSCOPE Podcast? Well… Author and fellow Substack writer Matt Alt and I have been recording together for about a year now. I still can’t believe we’ve made it all the way to episode 53.
Our show is a mix of Japanese pop culture news and features and some of our best episodes to date have been:
PURE TOKYOSCOPE usually comes out every week on Wednesdays (US time), but we’re experimenting with early launches of the latest episode a few days early right here via this newsletter on Substack.
TokyoScope by Patrick Macias is a reader-supported publication. To receive new posts and support my work, consider becoming a free or paid subscriber.