HESO INTERVIEWS

Hasegawa (HESO Magazine)

A New Age For Ainu: Interview with Hasegawa Osamu

In 2008, just before the G8 summit took place in Hokkaido, another less covered event occurred on the same island. At the Indigenous People’s Summit, representatives of indigenous groups from all over the world met, bringing special attention to Japan’s own native people, the Ainu. Ahead of the summit, the Japanese government issued a statement […]

MUSIC

Blur - The Magic Whip

Blur – The Magic Whip

The Beard – EP 116 – Blur by Beard Radio on Mixcloud Blur is back. Maybe. The only thing anyone knows is that the album, The Magic Whip is out and will likely be supported with one of their patented world tours. Despite not having released an album in more than a decade, Blur played […]

BUILT TO SPILL – UNTETHERED MOON

Built To Spill – Untethered Moon

The Beard – EP 115 – Built To Spill by Beard Radio on Mixcloud Ex-Indie Rock giants Built To Spill have their first new album out in more than six years. It has probably been longer than that since I have heard anything from them. Long off my radio radar due to ODing on them […]

Scroobius Pip Live in London (George Bull)

Scroobius Pip – The Interview

THOU SHALT THINK FOR YOURSELVES “They say a picture’s worth a thousand words/ so with this thousand words/ I‘ll paint a picture in your mind that breaks the rule of thirds…” sound the first lines of Scroobius Pip’s album opener “1000 Words”. “Anyone can write a poem if you’ve got something to say,” he says […]

Fans

Tips For the Polite Punk to Party Down at Summer Festivals

If you are reading this you are too late. You should already be gone. You should have said to yourself — Screw it! Go up Thursday night. Forget about being older and wiser and more cautious and tired and objecting to all these kids rainy day fashions and the polite way they smoke their tobaccos […]

Okino Shuya © Maria Golomidova (HESO Magazine)

Shuya Okino Interview

Shuya Okino has been DJing on the international scene for more than two decades, bringing the best Crossover Jazz to the Americas, Europe and Asia in a soulful effort to bridge musical as well as cultural divides. Garnering early acclaim with Kyoto Jazz Massive’s first single, “Eclipse/Silent Messenger” and the release of the subsequent album […]

Johnny Cash - Man In Black

Johnny Cash – Man In Black

The Beard – EP 9 – Man In Black by Beard Radio on Mixcloud “Folsom Prison Blues” Johnny Cash “I Walk The Line” Johnny Cash “When It’s Springtime In Alaska” Johnny Cash “Girl From the North County” Bob Dylan “Highwayman” The Highwaymen “Sunday Morning Coming Down” Kris Kristofferson “Why me Lord?” Ray Charles “I Hung […]