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  1. Finally I have invaded Australian media, Musicology!

    30 Apr 2021

    Hi lovely friends, I hope you are doing well.  I have one more good news to share with you!  Finally I have invaded Australian media!  I’ve become a Tokyo Correspondent for Musicology, which is mainly focusing on Indie music.  As you might know, Australian musicians have something special.  They have…


  2. I have joined the concert photography team SHOWGRAPHERS

    17 Apr 2021

    Hi friends!  I’m beyond excited to share this with you.  I have joined the concert photography team SHOWGRAPHERS as the only Japanese photographer. SHOWGRAPHERS is a platform to connect musicians and concert photographers.  I want to thank the founder and a German photographer Charlotte for inviting me.   My dearest musician…


  3. My lockdown photos have been published in local news paper ‘Fukapuku’!

    04 Aug 2020

    My lockdown photos from ‘Social Distancing Tokyo 2020’ and my writing have been published in local news paper ‘Fukapuku’ (深川福々). You can get this paper at various places around Fukagawa area in Tokyo, station, cafes, shops, museums and such. I hope you check it out!  東京の深川地区で発行されているフリーペーパー、「深川福々」の第62号に、写真と文章を掲載していただきました!コロナ後の東京を撮影しているシリーズ、「Social Distancing Tokyo 2020」の深川地区の写真に文章を添えました。前回(54号、55号)の同潤会清砂アパートよりもかなり大きく写真も載せていただきました。  深川地区の方、遊びやお仕事で来られた方、駅や資料館、文化センター、店舗、カフェ、あちこちで入手できますので是非手に取って見てください。…


  4. Drab Majesty Live in Tokyo 2020 -Into the PØRTAL- Moon Romantic, Tokyo, 12 February 2020

    07 Jul 2020

    1 Words and photographs by Aki Fujita Taguchi  Proofreading by Yosuke Taguchi LA-based mysterious duo Drab Majesty played a special show at beautiful Moon Romantic in Tokyo on Wednesday night. They are recently touring world with their third album ‘Modern Miller’, released in 2019 and critically acclaimed. Since this was…


  5. I’ve joined the photography firm INSEARCH!

    18 Apr 2020

    I am delighted to announce that I have joined the photography firm ’INSEARCH’, which is based in Pakistan.  I’m excited to be a part of the team as a concert photographer!  I want to thank Founder and Managing Director Tahir Saleem for the opportunity.   I look forward to contributing to…


  6. YOKKO - Japan Tour 2019 - Tsutaya O-Nest, Tokyo, 17 December 2019

    08 Feb 2020

    1 Words and photographs by Aki Fujita Taguchi  Proofreading by Yosuke Taguchi Swiss rock band YOKKO made a second appearance in Japan and I had a great honor to photograph them again at Tsutaya O-Nest in Tokyo on Tuesday night.  The first time they came to Japan was in 2017…


  7. Buckcherry w/ Jared James Nichols at Liquidroom, Tokyo, 15 October 2019

    16 Jan 2020

    1 Words and photographs by Aki Fujita Taguchi  Proofreading by Yosuke Taguchi Los Angels based five piece rockers, Buckcherry rolled into Tokyo as part of their tour promoting their new album ‘Warpaint’.  The cool venue Liquidroom was packed with fans and they were ready to start the party. Getting the…


  8. Frenzal Rhomb vol.2 at Akabane Reny Alpha, Tokyo, 3 November 2019

    30 Nov 2019

    Frenzal Rhomb 34 Frenzal Rhomb 35 Frenzal Rhomb 36 Frenzal Rhomb 37 Frenzal Rhomb 38 Frenzal Rhomb 39 Frenzal Rhomb 40 Frenzal Rhomb 41 Frenzal Rhomb 42 Frenzal Rhomb 43 Photographs by Aki Fujita Taguchi To find more images, check out main gallery and review here.


  9. Black Flag / No Fun At All / Frenzal Rhomb – Special 3Man Show at Akabane Reny Alpha, Tokyo, 3 November 2019

    29 Nov 2019

    BF1 Review and photographs by Aki Fujita Taguchi Proofreading by Yosuke Taguchi Generally, Japanese audience are thought to be reserved, however, I’m sure this night would be different.  The day, 3rd of November 2019, was a special day for the Tokyo’s punk rock scene.  Three legendary punk bands came to…


  10. Sunday Club #56 on Shout About It

    12 Nov 2019

    Check out this week’s Sunday Club on Shout About It!  (Including my shots of No Fun At All and Black Flag)Have a lovely week my friends!  Full gallery and live review to be followed. https://letsshoutaboutit.co.uk/2019/11/11/sunday-club-56/


  11. Magma at Shibuya WWW / EX Theater, Tokyo, 20 / 21 September 2019

    01 Nov 2019

    1 Review and photographs by Aki Fujita Taguchi Proofreading by Yosuke Taguchi What an honor to be given an opportunity to photograph the legendary Magma for two days!  The band were back in Tokyo as part of their tour ‘50 ans après’.  They performed an acoustic show on the first…


  12. Loudness ‘Metal Weekend 2019’ at Zepp DiverCity Tokyo, 14 September 2019

    25 Oct 2019

    1 Review and photographs by Aki Fujita Taguchi Proofreading by Yosuke Taguchi Have you ever heard of Japanese heavy metal band Loudness?  I was very happy to receive many preferable responses when I posted on my social media that I had a great opportunity to photograph the metal legends Loudness.…


  13. Swervedriver ‘Future Ruins Tokyo 2019’ at Shibuya Womb, Tokyo, 3 September 2019

    09 Oct 2019

    Review and photographs by Aki Fujita Taguchi Proofreading by Yosuke Taguchi With the sign of autumn in the warm rain on Tuesday night, English alternative band Swervedriver came back to Tokyo as part of their tour showcasing their new album ‘Future Ruins’. I was very fortunate enough to get a…


  14. Tal Wilkenfeld at Billboard Live Tokyo, August 28th 2019

    30 Sep 2019

    Words and photos by Aki Fujita Taguchi  Proofreading by Yosuke Taguchi Tal Wilkenfeld played a special show at Billboard Live Tokyo on Wednesday night in support of her latest album “Love Remains”.  1 2 Tal Wilkenfeld was born in December 1986 in Sydney, Australia. She picked up a guitar when…


  15. Boyzone ‘Thank you and Goodnight Farewell Tour 2019’ w/ Brian McFadden - Toyosu Pit, Tokyo, 25 June 2019

    02 Jul 2019

    1 Irish pop vocal group Boyzone hit Tokyo on Tuesday night.  This was their first concert in Japan, and it would be the last.  Unfortunately, they’ve already announced that they would split the band at the end of this year.  So they came here during their ‘Thank You & Goodnight…


  16. Lucifer – Club Quattro, Tokyo, 10 June 2019

    01 Jul 2019

    Swedish heavy rock band Lucifer were back in Tokyo on rainy Monday night and I had a great pleasure photographing these psychedelic rockers.  The Japanese dedicated audience welcomed their second appearance in Japan 1 2 3 4 5 Lucifer were formed in Berlin in 2014 by The Oath singer Johanna…


  17. My works will be exhibited in Ginza soon!

    30 Jun 2019

    もう一つのグループ展のお知らせです! 7月15日月曜より、再び東京の東銀座にあります、Art Gallery M84にコンサートフォトを2点出品いたします。 その内の1点は昨年の東京国際フォーラムで Michael Schenker Fest のギタリスト兼キーボードプレイヤー、Steve Mannさんを撮影したものです。ご本人ミュージシャンとして素晴らしいだけではなく、とても謙虚で紳士的で優しい方です。写真を気に入って下さり、マネージメントと共に作品の展示、販売を快く許可して下さりました。フォトグラファーの活動をきちんと理解、リスペクトして下さる方というのは実はそんなに多いわけではありません。本当にありがたいことです。 また、作品はコンサートフォトが映える見せ方は、と色々考えて仕上げました。ウェブで見るものとは見え方が違いますので是非実際にご覧になってください。 場所は銀座、歌舞伎座の裏にあるビルの5階です。お近くにお越しの際は是非お立ち寄り下さい。オンラインでしかお会いしたことのない方達、初めての方達、どなたでも歓迎です。皆さんのお越しをお待ちしております! 詳細: 飾りたいと思う写真展「アートの競演 2019 涼月」 全ての作品は購入可能です。 展示期間 : 2019年7月15日(月)~27日(土) 場  所 : Art Gallery M84 所 在 地 : 東京都中央区銀座4-11-3 ウインド銀座ビル5階 電  話 : 03-3248-8454 開館時間 : 10:30~19:00(最終日17:00まで) 休 館 日 : 会期中無休 入 場 料 : 無料 Art…


  18. The Jesus and Mary Chain Japan Tour 2019 at Studio Coast, Tokyo, 19 May 2019

    15 Jun 2019

    Words and photos by Aki Fujita Taguchi  Proofreading by Yosuke Taguchi Scottish shoegaze pioneer The Jesus and Mary Chain put an intense show at Studio Coast in Tokyo last Sunday and Japanese diehard fans welcomed them with enthusiasm. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 …


  19. Next, Osaka!

    03 Jun 2019

    I’m showing one of my works in Osaka soon! I’ll be at Irori-Mura 89 gallery from 5pm to 8pm on 5th and 6th.  Hope to see you there! -Details- Group Exhibition ‘Watashi no Kono Ichimai’ (Meaning: My favorite one) Venue: Irori-Mura 89 Gallery, Room 1,2,3  Address: 1-4-15 Nakazaki, Kota-ku, Osaka-fu…


  20. The Underground Youth at Moon Romantic, Tokyo, on 19th March, 2019

    16 Apr 2019

    Words and photos by Aki Fujita Taguchi Proofreading by Yosuke Taguchi Berlin based dark psychedelic band The Underground Youth played a fantastic live show at Moon Romantic in Tokyo last Tuesday. I was lucky enough to see and photograph their first live in Japan. 1 2 3 4 5 6 …


  21. Despite Exile at Garret in Tokyo, on 3rd March, 2019

    16 Apr 2019

    (supporting for Bleed From Within) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Despite Exile official website: http://www.despiteexile.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/despiteexile/ Member: Jacopo Durisotti - Vocals  Giacomo Santini - Guitar  Carlo Andrea Ferraro - Guitar  Giovanni Minozzi -…


  22. Bleed From Within at Garret in Tokyo, on 3rd March, 2019

    16 Apr 2019

    Review and photos by Aki Fujita Taguchi Proofreading by Yosuke Taguchi Glaswegian metal band Bleed From Within brought their tour to Tokyo last weekend.  They played at Cyclone on Saturday and then at Garret on Sunday.  I was fortunate enough to experience their wild gigs for 2 days. Both venues…


  23. Despite Exile at Cyclone in Tokyo, on 2nd March, 2019 (supporting for Bleed From Within)

    16 Apr 2019

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Despite Exile official website: http://www.despiteexile.com Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/despiteexile/ Member: Jacopo Durisotti - Vocals  Giacomo Santini - Guitar  Carlo Andrea Ferraro -…


  24. Bleed From Within at Cyclone in Tokyo, on 2nd March, 2019

    13 Apr 2019

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 Check…


  25. Toto ‘40 Trips Around The Sun Tour’ at Budokan in Tokyo, on February 20, 2019

    01 Mar 2019

    Words and photos by Aki Fujita Taguchi  Proofreading by Yosuke Taguchi Toto performed a sold out show at Budokan in Tokyo on Wednesday night and I had the extreme pleasure of photographing the rock legends. 1 2 3 4 Toto is an American rock band formed in 1977 in Los…


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