There are some shows that you remember forever. This was not one of them. Even without drugs or alcohol, most of the evening is a big blackout, probably due to the fact that I never learned the names of most of the bands. Here's what I remember basically:
1. My friend Nick and his cousin came.
2. There was a noisy hardcore band that started things out (Z-Z言語「ウ」
?) and they weren't half-bad.
3. Hide from Ultra Bide
was ringmaster as usual.
4. The DJ was some gaijin (DJ AFRIphoniC), and he played a decent selection of late 70's-early 80's NYC.
From what I could tell.
5. Nick and his cousin went out for ramen just as this cool noise guy came on and made noise with an unusual mix of mostly homemade instruments. As the lights were off for the most part, I couldn't really tell what he was doing, but it sure made an ungodly musique concrete kinda racket. Hide says he routinely plays on the street in front of Shinjuku Station, and when I talked with him later…