Reputation or Noteriety?

March 9, 2008

The Slutty Fringe editorial is sucker for girls that play instruments, especially if they have interesting hair – step forward Australian indie mindies Teenagers in Tokyo, who spent the last year getting word love from all the right places – the more discerning mp3 blogs such as BigStereo and the more angular printed publications like FACT.

Now they have signed to BackYard Recordings, home to Teh Gossips and Roger Troutmann revivalists Chromeo it’s entirely within the realms of being possible that Teenagers in Tokyo will crossover into the conscience of the unwashed masses who rely on vacuous Radio One personalities to tell them what they should like (yes you Jo Whiley)

The schoolboy humour inherent in acronyming their name to TIT is not lost on us either

Teenagers In Tokyo – Very Vampyr / ysi

Teenagers In Tokyo – End It Tonight / ysi

3 Responses to “Reputation or Noteriety?”

  1. cdv1971 Says:

    Thanks for this tip. I’m moving Down Under in a few weeks and am looking for new Aussie bands to check out.

    I’m spinning a new site, A Free Man, out of my personal blog and am hoping to meet some like minded music bloggers. If you have the chance, take a look at my site and if you like it perhaps we could exchange blog roll listings.

    All the best,


  2. […] to remind the listener of their place in time. They’ve started to get some attention from the music bloggers and are poised to take the old world by storm when they head over next […]

  3. A Free Man Says:

    Just published an interview with these gals – check it out if you’re interested. Thanks for the tip on a hot new Aussie band.

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