Trippple Nippples - The Energy Exchange

Avant/Garde Diaries
Mar 14, 2013 3:30PM

Watch out K-pop boy toys and Hello Kitty girl groups, there is a Godzilla tearing through Tokyo’s music scene—a six-headed, war paint-smeared, hot dog-spewing behemoth. It is a force to be reckoned with, and a force to be taken seriously. It’s name? Trippple Nippples, of course. The collective’s completely unique and outlandish performances, along with their music and video art represent a new sound and style emerging from Tokyo. In some ways, it is reminiscent of the musical performance art of late ‘60s psychedelia or late ‘70s punk. But in other ways, it marks a distinctly Japanese knack for anything-goes cultural hodgepodge – electronic music, raw punk energy, pop, and experimental art. For their efforts, the group has drawn accolades from fans as diverse as DEVO, Pharrell Williams, and The Flaming Lips. Stop, drop, and roll!

Editorial Lead by Agi Habryka / Directed by Kateb Habib / Produced by Yuka Uchida / Camera Assistance by Alexandre Cas / Music by Bunnystripes

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