Nils Ferry at Planet Kyoto writes... On May 3, 2010, the Kyoto band elements played its final show as elements. After 15 years and seven albums, the death of elements drummer Sanjo Toru in January 2010 marked the end of one part of their musical journey. This show was a celebration of their music and a tribute to their friend. The entire concert was filmed by Planet Kyoto … [Read more...]
RAW elements @ Alphabet Ave.
...their eclectic mix of sounds and experiences only highlighted what some might say is a lack of focus but what others would call an openness towards any kind of music. And so in the body of elements music and side unit recordings, you'll find ska, rock steady, steady rock, folk, waltz, zulu jive, slow balads, comedy and tragedy, political and social commentary, electronica, … [Read more...]