Eh . . . Japan?

Gig reviews, set lists, thoughts, comments and observations on the 2010 Sisters dates and the 2011 30th Anniversary tour
User avatar
Arrrgh!
Amphetamine Filth
Posts: 160
Joined: 13 Jun 2003, 20:07
Location: Dublin
Contact:

So in that short interview thing that appeared over the weekend, Von appears to mention a trip to the far east.

Anyone know anything more about that? As it happens I'll be out in Japan in May and can think of nothing weirder than a sisters gig. Hopefully, the stars will align.
Do I drive or am I driven?
User avatar
damagedone
Utterly Bastard Groovy Amphetamine Filth
Posts: 588
Joined: 04 Jul 2010, 19:25
Location: from around

It sounds weird The Girls playing in Japan,but then who knows,,,would definitely be nice to see some footages if it ever happens

:)
User avatar
hellboy69
Utterly Bastard Groovy Amphetamine Filth
Posts: 738
Joined: 15 Aug 2005, 12:45
Location: The Shire
Contact:

a lottery win, and support from Shonen Knife & The Boredoms and am there! ;D
User avatar
Quiff Boy
Herr Administrator
Posts: 16576
Joined: 25 Jan 2002, 00:00
Location: Lurking and fixing
Contact:

the comment is a reference to the sisters being scheduled to play japan in 1986, before the split put the kibosh on all that... maybe they're trying to play there 25 years later?

that would be rather cool 8)

and yet another country for eva, eggi, emma, indrek & andrew s to go to :lol: :notworthy:

(i stress to add the mention of japan in that interview is the first i've heard/read about it - please god, don't go booking flights to japan until anything is announced!!! :o:lol:)
What’s the difference between a buffalo and a bison?
User avatar
Silver_Owl
The Don
Posts: 7381
Joined: 27 Sep 2003, 18:52

If they add Frank Chickens to the bill count me in. :D
We forgive as we forget
As the day is long.
paint it black
Black, black, black & even blacker
Posts: 4557
Joined: 11 Jul 2002, 01:00

no doubt _emma_ is already working out the boat/coach/rail connections from Poland to Tokyo :lol: :notworthy:
User avatar
euphoria
Slight Overbomber
Posts: 1114
Joined: 11 Mar 2003, 19:39
Location: Berlin

Arrrgh! wrote:So in that short interview thing that appeared over the weekend, Von appears to mention a trip to the far east.

Anyone know anything more about that? As it happens I'll be out in Japan in May and can think of nothing weirder than a sisters gig. Hopefully, the stars will align.
I read it like they are going on their detour to South America and after that Japan immediately after Paris, in march. Ben is playing Helsinki at the end of march, Jürgen the sound guy is busy with other bands in april, Eureka machines will be on tour may/june as it seems, and then maybe Sisters play summer festivals.

Personally I hope for november ...I know, not likely.

But, on the other hand, march is very soon, they should have annonced something already :?
User avatar
Arrrgh!
Amphetamine Filth
Posts: 160
Joined: 13 Jun 2003, 20:07
Location: Dublin
Contact:

Well it'll be a long shot for me - basically if a gig happens in Japan towards the end of May, I'll head along (sporting a cheesy grin.)

It's a pretty long shot though. Particularly if Chris' band is doing stuff around then.
Do I drive or am I driven?
User avatar
sziamiau
Slight Overbomber
Posts: 1159
Joined: 13 Apr 2008, 18:36
Location: Maastricht

interesting! I gave up on trying to figure out what happens in the future though..so I won't be surprised at anything
User avatar
Quiff Boy
Herr Administrator
Posts: 16576
Joined: 25 Jan 2002, 00:00
Location: Lurking and fixing
Contact:

paint it black wrote:no doubt _emma_ is already working out the boat/coach/rail connections from Poland to Tokyo :lol: :notworthy:
i'd expect nothing less :lol: :lol: :notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy:

btw, emma: do we have a gig count for you? you cant be that far behind eva now ;D 8)
What’s the difference between a buffalo and a bison?
User avatar
theparadox2010
Amphetamine Filth
Posts: 177
Joined: 22 Feb 2010, 21:12
Location: under a tower, lancashire

I think the summer festivals are the "bill paying" gigs, so there will probably be some, and everyone knows they love playing brasil..
we're better than the birthday party, but not as good as motorhead, that makes us pretty damn good!!!!
_emma_
Overbomber
Posts: 2015
Joined: 24 Oct 2003, 10:19

Quiff Boy wrote:
paint it black wrote:no doubt _emma_ is already working out the boat/coach/rail connections from Poland to Tokyo :lol: :notworthy:
i'd expect nothing less :lol: :lol: :notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy:

btw, emma: do we have a gig count for you? you cant be that far behind eva now ;D 8)
No, no gig count for me, I don't know why but it never occurred to me to keep record of these things. I don't keep tickets, I don't write down the names of places and dates, sometimes I can't even remember whether I attended a gig from, say, 3 years ago or not - unless someone gives me a hint like - for example -"that was where we drank Jagermeister opposite that big yellow tent." But no, I don't think I'm even close to Eva. :)
And yes, I can travel to Japan only if there is a way to get there without a plane. I had to travel to the USA last month, and I did, I thought that maybe this trip would cure me of my phobia, but it didn't. On the way back when the turbulences appeared I swore to myself that once the plane touches the ground and I get off, I will never ever get on a plane again. :?
But OK - enough of self-pitying in public.
My first thought about the interview, when I read the "anniversary business to do in Japan" I thought that maybe it didn't necessarily mean playing gigs there, maybe just some private holidays and celebrations?
User avatar
Arrrgh!
Amphetamine Filth
Posts: 160
Joined: 13 Jun 2003, 20:07
Location: Dublin
Contact:

Maybe they've found some crazy Japanese record label that they're happy to do business with. You never know. Japan is a strange place.
Do I drive or am I driven?
User avatar
Pat
Slight Overbomber
Posts: 1313
Joined: 19 Jun 2005, 22:19
Location: Occupied Scotland
Contact:

Maybe it's just a shopping trip.
User avatar
euphoria
Slight Overbomber
Posts: 1114
Joined: 11 Mar 2003, 19:39
Location: Berlin

_emma_ wrote: And yes, I can travel to Japan only if there is a way to get there without a plane.
Should they in fact play there, I can wholeheartedly recommend the trans-mongolian railway to China. It's even better than you would think and not that expensive :D

Then it's just a ferry to South Korea, 4-5 hours by train through Korea and a three hour fast ferry to Japan...where they have very fast trains.
User avatar
Being645
Above the Chemist
Posts: 12869
Joined: 09 Apr 2009, 12:54
Location: reconstruction status: 71%

euphoria wrote:
_emma_ wrote: And yes, I can travel to Japan only if there is a way to get there without a plane.
Should they in fact play there, I can wholeheartedly recommend the trans-mongolian railway to China. It's even better than you would think and not that expensive :D

Then it's just a ferry to South Korea, 4-5 hours by train through Korea and a three hour fast ferry to Japan...where they have very fast trains.
Sounds like taking about a week to get there ... ;D ... in case all trains and ferries keep to their schedule ... :lol: ...


I'd love to do this ... ;D ;D ;D ... ought win the lottery, though ...
User avatar
Obviousman
Outside the Simian Flock
Posts: 7102
Joined: 22 Aug 2004, 12:14
Location: Soon over Babaluma
Contact:

euphoria wrote:
_emma_ wrote: And yes, I can travel to Japan only if there is a way to get there without a plane.
Should they in fact play there, I can wholeheartedly recommend the trans-mongolian railway to China. It's even better than you would think and not that expensive :D

Then it's just a ferry to South Korea, 4-5 hours by train through Korea and a three hour fast ferry to Japan...where they have very fast trains.
Now there's a dream trip :notworthy:

I always fancied going to Japan and am still looking for an excuse to figure out my summer hols destination, so this'd be perfect ;D

Middle of the month, please, guys!
Styles are a lie.

My Facebook/My Flickr
_emma_
Overbomber
Posts: 2015
Joined: 24 Oct 2003, 10:19

Wow, thanks for this info euphoria! :notworthy:
In such a case, it would only be a matter of getting enough days off work (probably doable). AND money. :urff:
User avatar
iesus
Overbomber
Posts: 3510
Joined: 15 Mar 2006, 11:15
Location: x-EU

paint it black wrote:no doubt _emma_ is already working out the boat/coach/rail connections from Poland to Tokyo :lol: :notworthy:
I think there lies an opportunity here for an once in a life time travel by using Транссибирская магистраль or Транссиб as it is well know in russian.

more info in http://www.transsib.ru/

to have an idea about what it is look at this map ;D

Image

Respect to those who will dare this :notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy:
Goths play Golf too ...
"Someday! Someday, everything you need, is just gonna fall out of the sky..." -A.E. Reading 1991
User avatar
mh
Above the Chemist
Posts: 7546
Joined: 23 Jun 2003, 14:41
Location: Over the edge and too far forward

I'm voting for a "Continent Crossing Lunatic" forum title for _emma_ if she does this! :D :notworthy:
Trigonometry. It's a sin.
User avatar
Pista
Cureboi
Posts: 15071
Joined: 25 Jun 2006, 15:03
Location: Lost In A Forest
Contact:

Would you stop referring to them as "The Girls" please? :|
Cheers.
Steve
Just like the old days

TheCureCommunity
User avatar
James Blast
Banned
Posts: 24739
Joined: 11 Jun 2003, 18:58
Location: back from some place else

I've always fancied a trip there, should they be playing when I was inna area, there's no danger I'd go see.
There's plenty of other Karaoke bars in that land.
"And when you start to think about death, you start to think about what's after it. And then you start hoping there is a God. For me, it's a frightening thought to go nowhere".
~ Peter Steele
User avatar
tristren
Amphetamine Filth
Posts: 143
Joined: 08 Apr 2002, 01:00
Location: Ottawa, Canada

"This page explains how to plan & book an overland journey from London to China or Japan by Trans-Siberian Railway, cheaply & independently."

http://www.seat61.com/Trans-Siberian.htm
User avatar
n'Emolicia
Amphetamine Filth
Posts: 184
Joined: 09 Jan 2011, 04:31
Location: The Other Side of the Looking Glass

Ya'll are fricken nuts!
I love it!

:notworthy:
...and some of us wandered off entirely on purpose.
User avatar
euphoria
Slight Overbomber
Posts: 1114
Joined: 11 Mar 2003, 19:39
Location: Berlin

There's nothing crazy or adventurous about going with the transsiberian/transmongolian (ask the mongolian salesmen who go to Moscow every second week all year), it's just a Very Nice Trip, the kind of trip where you might end up as best friend with someone you hated from the beginning. ...or the opposite of course, so by all means go alone if you can ;D

I guess emma understands russian to some extent, which helps a LOT, not least budgetwise (namely by buying tickets at the stations, not through an agency).

Sorry for going off-topic :P
Locked