melt banana

featuring: shop asahi

melt banana combine heavy punk noise with ultra fast beats. nevertheless, yako, agata and rika consider themselves a pop band. their name is a reference to the pop artist andy warhol. their album charlie is released by their own label a-zap. shimokitazawa is an experimental place for the young talents of tokyo’s rock and pop scene. melt banana used to perform in one of the many live music bars. you can find reasonable clothes shops, bars, trash and vintage shops in shimokitazawa. the area is an alternative shopping district for teens and students, who like streetwear. shimokitazawa is located only ten minutes from tokyo’s centre. you can scour the hype area comfortably in one afternoon on foot. melt banana like to rummage for old clothes and crazy trash toys, which are indispensable for real banana punks, at the asahi shop before their performance. asahi is opened daily from 11.00 –20.00.

shop asahi
shimokitazawa 2-2-7
train station shimokitazawa


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