Album review: Asobi Seksu

Album review: Asobi Seksu

* Asobi Seksu is the colloquial translation for “playful sex” in Japanese. * Asobi Seksu's lead vocalist/keyboardist Yuki Chikudate got standing ovations at child prodigy recitals when she was just 8. * The melody of the closing track...

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Asobi Seksu

Asobi Seksu

While Asobi Seksu aren’t 100 per cent twee, they certainly dip their tootsies in the ripples of Lake Cutesy, and as the huge NME office debate about Los Campesinos! has proved, twee is both divisive and of limited lifespan. We loved the candy...

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Asobi Seksu

Asobi Seksu

Look. Directly. At. Your. Shoes. Yes, quit pondering the jheri curls of Matt Bowman from The Pigeon Detectives’ hair and get shoegazing. If The Twang could (briefly) make baggy cool, Jap-pop duo Asobi Seksu have resurrected the spirit of that...

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Asobi Seksu

Asobi Seksu

If you’re not really getting any from your music right now, why not let Asobi Seksu (Japanese for ‘playful sex’) buy you a few cheap doubles and take you home for coffee? Tingly and tripped out, their grungy shoegaze is just the experience...

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