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12 Best Songs of the Week: Arctic Monkeys, Fujiya & Miyagi, The Orielles, Plains, and More

Plus Gorillaz and Tame Impala, Crack Cloud, Francis Lung, Alex Lahey, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 02, 2022

Welcome to the 33rd Songs of the Week of 2022. Lots of British artists this week! Including the entire Top 3. This week after much inner-dialogue, we settled on a Top 12. More

Premiere: Fujiya & Miyagi Share New Single “Slight Variations”

New LP Slight Variations Is Out September 30 via Impossible Objects of Desire

Aug 30, 2022

Fans last heard from long-running Brighton-based electronic outfit Fujiya & Miyagi with their 2019 record, Flashback. Over the band’s twenty-year career, they have consistently taken an ardent and expansive approach to electronic music, fusing elements from pop, house, disco, acid, krautrock, and more. Their discography acts as a sampling for decades of electronica, an approach they doubled down on for their newly announced forthcoming LP, Slight Variations. More

Premiere: Fujiya and Miyagi Share New Video for “Flashback”

Flashback Due Out May 31 via Impossible Objects of Desire

Apr 16, 2019

Brighton-based electronic group Fujiya and Miyagi have returned with a video for their new single “Flashback,” the title track off of their forthcoming album, and we are pleased to premiere it. More

Listen: Under the Radar’s Weekly Playlist Featuring Wye Oak, Titus Andronicus, Slow Club, and More

Plus Tracks from Wunder Wunder, Ashrae Fax, Coldplay Remixed by AlunaGeorge, The Rosebuds, Anand Wilder of Yeasayer, Hooray for Earth, Kan Wakan, and Others

Jul 03, 2014

Welcome to Under the Radar’s weekly playlist, where we compile the best and most exciting tracks to debut online in the last week (give or take). Because it’s a short work week and a holiday weekend, less new tracks of note debuted this week. So this mix features some of the last week’s best new tracks, but also features other tracks from recent months that we liked. Included are songs by Wye Oak, Wunder Wunder, Ashrae Fax, Titus Andronicus, The Rosebuds, Ice Cream Cathedral, Ought, Childhood, Slow Club, Boxed In, Coldplay remixed by AlunaGeorge, Anand Wilder (of Yeasyer), and more. More

Listen: Fujiya & Miyagi – “Flaws”

Artificial Sweeteners Is Due Out May 6 Via Yep Roc

Mar 05, 2014

It’s been a minute since we’ve heard from Fujiya & Miyagi. But the British band is finally ready to reveal the follow-up to 2011’s Ventriloquizzing. More

Jan 03, 2012

MOJO magazine recently commissioned musicians to cover landmark 1983 New Order album Power, Corruption & Lies. More

Fujiya & Miyagi Release New Track/Announce Tour Dates

North American Tour Begins January 19

Dec 13, 2011

Fujiya & Miyagi are hitting the road this January in support of this year’s album, Ventriloquizzing. More

Sep 07, 2011

It’s been awhile since we last heard from Fujiya and Miyagi, but the band recently announced the release of their stand-alone song, “Different Blades From The Same Pair Of Scissors.” More

Fujiya & Miyagi Announce U.S. Shows

Ventriloquizzing Out Today

Jan 25, 2011

In honor of their new doll-happy album Ventriloquizzing (revisit this and freak yourself out) Fuijya & Miyagi have announced a short run of U.S. dates. More

Fujiya & Miyagi Catch the Holiday Spirit

Creepy Dolls Like Christmas Too!

Dec 17, 2010

What’s Christmas without a bit of creep factor. Oh wait, that’s Halloween, right? Fujiya and Miyagi have got you covered for both. We have the video. More

Nov 17, 2010

Another one to file under “Fuijya & Miyagi really like creepy images.” Today the British band released the video for “16 Shades of Black and Blue.” We have the clip. More

Fujiya & Miyagi Release Terrifying Album Trailer

Ventriloquizzing out January 25th on Yep Roc

Oct 28, 2010

‘Cause Halloween ‘aint terrifying enough, today Fuijya & Miyagi unveiled an album trailer for upcoming release Ventriloquizzing (out January 25th on Yep Roc). More

Fujiya and Miyagi Drop New MP3, Album Details

Ventriloquizzing Out This January

Sep 15, 2010

British dance-rock Fujiya and Miyagi quartet are busy prepping Lightbulbs follow-up Ventriloquizzing (out January via Yep Roc). We have the first cut from the album. More



Interviews

2016 Artist Survey: David Best of Fujiya & Miyagi

Best on 2016's Best Albums, the Election, Brexit, David Bowie, Prince, Leonard Cohen, Self-Driving Cars, and Scary Movies

Jan 18, 2017

For Under the Radar‘s 14th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2016. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2016 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. More

2014 Artist Survey: Fujiya & Miyagi

David Best on the Best of 2014, Best Fan Interactions, U2's Free Album, and His Favorite Music Video as a Child

Jan 20, 2015

For Under the Radar’s 12th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2014. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2014 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. More

Fujiya & Miyagi

Sweet Treats

Sep 01, 2008

For all you Yanks, let’s get one thing out of the way: The song “Knickerbocker” and its lyric “knickerbocker glory” have nothing to do with basketball. It’s the U.K. equivalent of an ice cream sundae. It’s also the sonic confection opening Fujiya & Miyagi’s third full-length, Lightbulbs. More


Reviews

Feb 16, 2011

As with Fujiya & Miyagi’s previous records, Ventriloquizzing seems sonically constructed to fly under the radar. More