Japanese Gum, from Genova, northern Italy, are one of those best-kept-secrets from the criminally-underrated indie scene in Italy, that indie thing floating around electro-shoegaze, hypnogical pop, whatever. They may match with the new exciting vibe coming from a record label such as Captured Tracks.
Once said that, they finally popped up back with a new track, Homesick, a preview for the forth-coming record, to come on vinyl format next January (digitally, due to this December), titled High Dreams.
Here's the juicy preview, a pretty ecstatic as well measured thing.
And a live version killed by a horrible low-fi audio. Can't wait. Actually, I can. Enjoy.
Bonus: keep an eye, an ear, or both, on this:
not yet, probably nobody cares, or nobody cared enough to tell something. Also: nobody reads komakino.
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Previously, on komakino fanzine, about 'Japanese Gum':
25/05 Pistoia @ BRUMA Vol.II ,Chiesa di San Michele in Cioncio 26/05 San Gemini (Tr) @ Tempio San Giovanni Battista, Degustazioni Music 27/05 Napoli tbc 30/05 Roma @ Angelo Mai (w/ Roseluxx) 03/06 Este (Pd) @ Festival delle Basse 24/06 Milano @ Terraforma
26/07 Milano @ Magnolia Estate
Earlybird a 10euro + d.p. /
Biglietto: 18euro + d.p. e 20euro in cassa.
27/07 Sesto Al Reghena (PN) @ Sexto'nplugged
Sesto Al Reghena (PN), Piazza Castello, 4
Biglietto: 20 Euro + d.p.
28/07 San Mauro Pascoli (FC) @ A Cielo Aperto
biglietto: 22 + dp e 25 euro alla cassa
06/06 torino @ spazio211 07/06 marina di ravenna @ hana bi 08/06 roma @ monk Via Giuseppe Mirri 35, supports: the Decibelles (Fra) + MalClango (ita) - 20eu + d.p. con tessera arci (presentarsi al club gia muniti di tesseramento arci 2017)
30/05 Padova, Summer Student Festival 31/05 Firenze, Sala Vanni, Glorytellers 01/06 Recanati (An), Teatro Persiani, Klang 02/06 Genova, Altrove Teatro della Maddalena 03/06 Vadena (Bz), Piazzetta del Castello 04/06 Santarcangelo di Romagna (Rn), Supercnema, Strade Blu Festival / Dogville 06/06 Terracina (Lt), Tracce 10/06 Roma @ Monk 11/06 Guastalla (RE), Handmade Festival more tba