CMU Approved

Approved: Japanese Television

By | Published on Tuesday 19 November 2019

Japanese Television

Psychedelic space-surfers Japanese Television released their debut EP in 2018, following it up this summer with a second. Now they’re back with a momentum-boosting video for their track ‘Bruno’s Nightmare’.

Said track is a good example of their sound, drawing on various aspects of psych and instrumental rock, with motoric beats driving through it. A mildly unsettling bassline provides further ground upon which the guitar and synth are able to build. The video provides suitable accompaniment, featuring some striking dance moves from a man named Brian in an empty warehouse.

“We first met Brian, aka The Doctor, at around 1am in a sweaty basement club in Manchester whilst on tour and whilst playing a set”, says the band’s Al Brown. “He felt like a being from another dimension. His movements were like nothing we’d ever seen before. Everyone in the venue was mesmerised. He kindly agreed that night to be in a video for us”.

The band will be touring the UK in February, kicking off at The Victoria in Dalston on 6 Feb. Watch the video for ‘Bruno’s Nightmare’ here:

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