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London band Bo Ningen rumoured for ‘Zoolander 2’ cameo

Ben Still pictures band on set of eagerly anticipated movie sequel

Bo Ningen, Twin Peaks, Public Access TV, The Wytches to play NME CMJ showcase

Happyness and Girlpool are also in the lineup for the October 22 gig

Bo Ningen – ‘III’

Bo Ningen’s self-titled 2010 debut album arrived like a lightning strike on a clear day. The London-based Japanese four-piece sounded genuinely unhinged, as you’d have to be to combine such improbable influences as ’70s prog-rock windbags King Crimson and Japanese ’90s noise terrorist Masonna (whose live performances were so extreme they often lasted one solitary minute). The resulting confrontational,...

Savages’ Jehnny Beth to appear on next Bo Ningen album

'III' will be released on May 12

Bo Ningen – ‘Line The Wall’

The first noises on Bo Ningen's second album suggest the Japanese psych-warriors may be approaching a Horrors-ish enlightenment. Opener 'Soko' rumbles along with a Toy-like squall that's backed by PiL's icy drum thunder. 'Henkan' is similarly exciting – all Gang Of Four sheet-metal-guitar crunches and a bizarrely baggy Shaun Ryder vocal from singer Tiagen. From there things lock into...

Album Review: Bo Ningen – Bo Ningen (Stolen Recordings)

This Japanese psych-garage band have been building a huge reputation in London of late. The Horrors are in thrall to them, and no wonder; ‘Bo Ningen’ makes ‘Primary Colours’ sound like The Bodyguard soundtrack. Right from the opening Black Sabbath meets The Sonics of ‘4 Seconds To Ascension’ this is an incredible ride; ‘Koroshitai Kimochi’ is like At The...