Presentation -The Scene of "JAPANOISE"-

japan edge -The Insider's Guide to Japanese Pop Subculture-
Chapter 3 NOISE

# Whaddaya Mean, "Noise?" (p 76)

# Biography of Auther (pp 100, 80-)

# The Evolution of the Japanese Noise Scene (pp 76-79)

1978 Merzbow (Masami Akita) [primarily studio projects]
1979 Hijokaidan (Jojo Hiroshige) [primarily live performances]
1981 Incapacitants (Toshiji Mikawa)
1984 SOLMANIA (Masahiko Ohno)
1987 MASONNA (Maso Yamazaki)
1990 C.C.C.C. (Mayuko Hino, Hiroshi Hasegawa)
1991 AUBE (Akifumi Nakajima)
Violent Onsen Geisha (Nakahara) [from independent to major]

# Noisy Live Performance (pp 80-86)

# Some Difference Between JAPANOISE and the Other Noise (p 87)

European and American noise artists is based on their political views

# Noise Is a Language (pp 92-93)

Mayuko Hino's live performance style
"Language is limited. Also, music is sometimes limited. But noise is everything."

# Do You Want to Be a Mainstream? (pp 95-97)

The growing of independent Japanese bands
Noise may continue to be ignored by ninety-nine percent of the world