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Posts tagged with rock

  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. Upcoming group photo exhibition in Tokyo

    14 Aug 2020

    久しぶりのグループ展のお知らせです!  8月31日月曜より、再び東京の東銀座にあります、Art Gallery M84に写真を4点出品いたします。  今回はコンサートフォト2点に加え、今までとは違う作品を2点出品予定です。全ての作品は購入可能です。 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。オンラインでしかやりとりした事のない方、初めての方、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! (恐れ入りますが、マスクの着用と入り口での手指のアルコール消毒、連絡先記入にご協力をお願い致します) 2020年は新型コロナウィルス流行のため、大規模コンサートは世界的に難しい状況が続いております。皆さんもそれぞれ、今までとは違った苦労、ストレスの多い毎日をお送りだと思います。そんな今こそ、アートが皆さんの心に潤いを与えられたら良いなと願っております。 以前から感じていた事ですが、近年何でもソーシャルメディアで見て完結の方が多くなっているように思います。それに加え2020年は更に多くの物がオンラインになってしまいました。この状況をやむなしと受け入れながらも、私は何でもネット上では満足できません。コンサートやアートイベントが制限されてしまってこの先どうなるのか将来が見えない今こそ、できるだけ会場にて見ていただきたいと願っております。プリントや額の質感、展示の空間はネットではなかなか伝わらないものです。また、このような時に会場に足を運んで下さる貴重なお客様を大切に迎えたいと思います。 こういった趣旨から、今回会場での私の作品は写真撮影をお控え下さいますよう、お願い申し上げます。ですが、遠方の方、多忙や感染防止その他の事情で来場できない方も沢山いらっしゃると思います。その場合でどうしても展示作品を知りたい、見たいという方がいらっしゃいましたら、私にご連絡いただけますでしょうか。個別にメール等で対応させていただきます。 詳細: 飾りたいと思う写真展「アートの競演 2020 長月」   期間 : 2020年8月31日(月)~9月12日(土)   会期中無休 場所 : Art Gallery M84 住所 : 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  時間 : 10:30~19:00(最終日17:00まで)   入場料 : 500円  Art Gallery M84のページ 私の現在の在廊予定は初日31日(月)午後5時から7時(午後6時からは作品説明)、その後は毎水曜の午後5時半から7時、毎土曜と日曜の午後2時半から4時の予定です。※諸事情により変更になる場合もございます。 もし、これ以外の時間で是非!という方や質問がある方、メールやソーシャルメディアのダイレクトメッセージでお気軽にお問い合わせください。 I am delighted to announce that my group…

  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. Opeth - In Cauda Venenum Tour in Japan - Zepp Tokyo, 6 December 2019

    29 Jan 2020

    1 Words and photographs by Aki Fujita Taguchi  Proofreading by Yosuke Taguchi Swedish progressive metal band Opeth have been on the road touring for showcasing their stunning new album ‘In Cauda Venenum’ and their tour stopped by in Tokyo on Friday.  Before the show, the stage set and a huge…

  8. Melvins at Duo Music Exchange, Tokyo, 19 November 2019

    28 Jan 2020

    1 Words and photographs by Aki Fujita Taguchi  Proofreading by Yosuke Taguchi The legendary American band Melvins brought a crazy live show to a sold-out crowd at Duo Music Exchange in Tokyo on Tuesday night.  Their frenetic performance completely blew our mind.  Melvins were formed in Washington in early 1983.…

  9. 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…

  10. Silence is The Enemy monthly magazine December 2019

    13 Jan 2020

    Hi friends!  Silence Is The Enemy has just published cool monthly PDF magazine. You can find my photos and review of Swiss band YOKKO in the last part. Click here to download issue #2!  Also, you can read it on

  11. Silence Is The Enemy published PDF magazine!

    19 Dec 2019

    Hi everyone! Silence Is The Enemy recently published cool PDF magazine. You can find my photos and review of Black Flag and Melvins alongside other photographer’s great works. Download issue 1 from here! ミュージックマガジン、Silence Is The EnemyがかっこいいPDFバージョンの第1号を発行しました。 私のBlack FlagやMelvinsのレビューと写真も大きく掲載されております。 このリンクからダウンロードできます。是非ご覧になってください!

  12. 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…

  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. 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…

  15. 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…

  16. 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 …

  17. 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…

  18. 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…

  19. Interview for The Japan Times

    13 Jan 2019

    I still can’t believe it really happened I have been offered an interview for The Japan Times, which has a history of 120 years and the largest English-language daily newspaper in Japan. What an honor!  Print version is available today (January 13, The Japan Times On Sunday) at big book…

  20. The Magpie Salute at The Garden Hall, Tokyo, January 7, 2019

    10 Jan 2019

    I feel a sense of closeness with them personally.  I joined The Black Crowes cover band as a singer when I was a college student.  Some of my old friends might remember that…  Needless to say, it was not easy. But It was an amazing feeling to sing their groovy…

  21. My next group exhibition will open 21st January!

    08 Jan 2019

    I am happy to announce that my works will be exhibited in Tokyo again. The group exhibition will take place on 21 January - 2 February at M84 gallery in Tokyo. I will show two of my concert photos. Everybody is welcome. Please stop by and talk about photography, art…

  22. Michael Schenker Fest Resurrection Tour: Japan 2018 at Tokyo International Forum Hall A, 5 Sep. 2018

    09 Sep 2018

    At first, I was really worried about getting good shots of all members of Michael Schenker Fest.  It’s a band with 8 legendary musicians We concert photographers are usually allowed to photograph only first 3 songs. It’s completely understandable. Concerts are basically for listening music. So it’s for audience and…

  23. Gizmodrome at Orchard Hall, Tokyo, 9 Apr. 2018.

    18 Apr 2018

    I’ve never thought one of my bucket list artists appears in front of my camera so soon!  The last time I saw Stewart Copeland was The Police’s reunion tour back in 2008 in Tokyo.  I was in the audience and watching the show.  I couldn’t be happier… Now I’m working…

  24. My photos have been published on the music magazines “BURRN” and “MASSIVE”!

    20 Mar 2018

    Happy to see my live shots of Sons Of Texas on music magazines “BURRN!” and “MASSIVE”! Please check out the latest issues! (interviewer and live report: You Masuda)  発売中のBURRNとMASSIVEに、撮影させていただきました、Sons Of Texasのライブ写真が掲載されております。(インタビューとライブレポートは増田勇一さん) 是非チェックしていただけると嬉しいです!

  25. H.E.A.T at Club Quattro, Tokyo, 16 Feb. 2018.

    17 Feb 2018

    This was my first time shooting H.E.A.T and I was really moved by their awesome performance Especially, vocalist Erik was epic! He moved around inside the venue a lot. He dived into the crowd, went to the bar by crowd surfing and kept on singing perfectly. Just amazing! Everyone in…

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