Archive for October, 2014

Interview Archive A-Z List

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

I have recordings of hundreds of interviews hosted over the years – some are uploaded here on the website, some on my YouTube channel or Mixcloud page and others I’m uploading bit by bit.

Look through this A-Z list or please use the “Search” function on the left hand side menu bar on the top page of the website.

Air 2010

Alan McGee – Creation Records Founder 2011

Alicia Keys 2004

Amanda Hyndman – Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group 2013

Andy Summers – The Police 2008

Arctic Monkeys 2011

Ari Up – The Slits 2010

Asian Dub Foundation 2011

Basement Jaxx 2014 video

Basia 2009 video

The Big Pink 2009

Bluey – Incognito 2008 2009 London 2013

Bombay Bicycle Club 2014 video

Cancer Bats 2009

Charice 2010 video

Che’Nelle 2010

Chic 2006 2010

Coldplay 2005

CSS 2012 video

Delphic 2010

Dennis Morris – photographer 2008

Don Letts and Mick Jones – The Clash / Big Audio Dynamite 2011

The Drums 2010

Duran Duran 2008

Ebony Bones 2009

Ed Sheeran 2012

Emiliana Torrini 2010

Fourplay 2010

Frankie Knuckles 2009

Franz Ferdinand 2009

Giovanca 2010

Giovanni Allevi – piano virtuoso 2010

Glasvegas 2011

Go Chic 2010 2011

Goldie 2014

Gotye 2008

Grizzly Bear 2009

Gwen Stefani 2004

Henny Frazer – Hyatt Regency London, The Churchill Hotel 2013

Hilary Kole 2011

Holly Cole 2008

Hot Chip 2008

Hotei 2013

Hurts 2011

Jack Penate 2009

James Morrison 2012

Jamie Cullum 2010

The Japanese Popstars 2009

Jason Derulo 2010 video

Jeff Solorio – Dita Eyewear co-founder 2013

Jet 2009

Jimmy Choo 2008

Joe Fox – Hyatt Regency London, The Churchill Hotel 2013

John Lydon – Sex Pistols / Public Image Limited 2013

Jonathan Barnbrook – David Bowie album jacket designer 2013

Jose James 2010

Jose Parla 2013

Dame Judi Dench 2011

Jungle 2014

Justin Chadwick – film director 2008

The Kills 2008

Karl Hyde – Underworld 2005 2010

Keane 2009

Kyte 2009

Laura Mvula – singer/songwriter 2013

Little Barrie 2011

Little Mix video 2014

The Maccabees 2012

Manic Street Preachers 2012

Mark Ronson 2015 video

Masa Hidaka – Fuji Rock Festival Founder 2011

Massive Attack 2010

Metronomy 2009

MGMT 2010

Mick Jones and Don Letts – The Clash / Big Audio Dynamite 2011

Mitsuko Watanabe – Vogue Japan Editor In Chief 2012

Mogwai 2009

Monday Michiru 2008

The Morning Benders 2011

Mutemath 2011

Myself – (err.. not actually me) 2010

Natty 2009

Neil Barrett 2011

Nile Rodgers – Chic 2006 2010

OK Go 2009

Panic At The Disco 2011

Patrick Wolf 2009

Sir Paul McCartney 2013

Paul Sands and Richard Myerscough – Virgin Atlantic Airways Japan Managers 2010

Sir Paul Smith 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011

Paul Weller 2008 2012

Peter Hook – Joy Division, New Order, The Light 2012 video part 1 part 2

Pixie Lott 2012

The Qemists 2009

Sir Richard Branson 2009

Richard Collasse – President of Chanel Japan 2013

Richard Meyerscough – Virgin Atlantic Airways Japan Manager 2012

Richard Woods – artist 2008

Royksopp 2009

Sally de Souza – Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group 2013

Sananda Maitreya – formerly Terence Trent D’Arby 2013

Sparks 2008

Sting 2003

Suzanne Vega 2012 video

Taio Cruz 2010 video part 1 part 2

Teenage Fanclub 2009

Temples 2014

These New Puritans 2011

Tim Deluxe 2010

The Ting Tings 2011

Tom Tom Club 2013

Tricky 2008

Underworld 2005 2010

The Vaccines 2011

White Lies 2009

William Saito – software entrepreneur 2010

Zachary Alford – drummer for David Bowie, B-52’s, Tomoyasu Hotei 2013

2 Many DJ’s 2009

Black Card Cabaret 2015 Talent Show Auditions!!

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

The Black Card Cabaret talent show auditions are done – four events, 26 singers – totally inspiring!!

Congratulations to the six finalists who will sing at the Black Card Cabaret on Friday January 23 at the Shangri-La Hotel Tokyo – Kevin Gray, Nahid, Robin, Sunny, Hadi and Ashleigh Owens.

A very big thank you to all the singers who auditioned including – Sachi, Anisa, Clare, Reina, Liuwina, Yugo, Dale, Ai, Saya, Loma, Vanessa, Akira, Ryoko, Robert, Triesste, Keiko, Ken, Nadia, Maria Christina and Shiro.

And a big thank you to our illustrious judges – Sturt O, Michael Di Stasio and Bill Benfield.

The Black Card Cabaret is a very special event on the Tokyo calendar – a night at Gatsby’s Mansion!! Featuring cabaret, burlesque, live jazz speakeasy, 1920’s silent movies with live DJ soundtrack, champagne bubble bath with naked nymphs, casino gaming tables, Paparazzi stars red carpet lobby and all night free flow bars – Jazz Age decadence!!

Produced by Guy Perryman in support of Refugees International Japan.

Click here for more info.

Four chances to sing on stage or cheer for a singer at the Black Card Cabaret talent show auditions!!

We are looking for karaoke kings and queens for a series of X Factor Japan events!!

Professional or amateur singers are invited to join the public audition events for a chance to sing at the finals to be held at the Black Card Cabaret on Friday January 23 2015 at the Shangri-La Hotel Tokyo and win some fabulous prizes.

Black Card Cabaret Talent Show Audition dates:

Monday 10/13 (holiday) What The Dickens, Ebisu
Have a look at the highlights video of round 1

Sunday 10/26 Brew Dog, Roppongi
Sunday 11/9 What The Dickens, Ebisu
Monday 11/24 (holiday) Brew Dog, Roppongi
All events 7-9pm and free entry.

You can sing anything you want – cover or original and must provide karaoke-style backing track.

For more information or apply for an audition email

Finals take place at the Black Card Cabaret
Friday January 23 2015
Shangri-La Hotel Tokyo
Fabulous prizes – superstar judges!!

Produced by Guy Perryman in support of RIJ – Refugees International Japan

『Black Card Cabaret』
*場所:シャングリ・ラ ホテル東京
企画: ガイ・ペリマン
後援: RIJ – Refugees International Japan


Black Card Cabaret Talent Show Auditions:
10/13(月)@恵比寿 What The Dickens
10/26(日)@六本木 Brew Dog
11/09(日)@恵比寿 What The Dickens
11/24(月)@六本木 Brew Dog
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