With a career spanning over 20 years of recording some of the loudest rock in Japan, Soichiro Nakamura is a warm, sincere and very humble jack-of all-trades. From the compact space of his Peace Music studio, located in the suburbs of Tokyo, he blasts out one high-voltage mix after another. The man behind the controls for groups like Boris, Yura Yura Teikoku, Guitar Wolf, Ai Aso, The 184.108.40.206′s, Nagisa Ni te, Afrirampo, Tenniscoats, My Pal Foot Foot, Ghost’s Michio Kurihara, Maher Shalal Hash Baz, and Nisennenmondai, Nakamura’s busy schedule also includes mastering and live sound work, and is a result mostly of word of mouth… READ THE REST ON TAPE OP. LOOK OUT FOR THE WALL OF FUZZ BOXES! While we’re on the topic of noise and sound we came across a short write up on Melbourne band Tantrums and their debut EP on Happy. Always great to hear some new music.