A gig at Shichoshitsu 2

Monday, Nov 19, 2012

Thanks very much for the people who supported me at Shichoshitsu 2 on 10th November.

I really enjoyed playing and appreciated your attentiveness. The sound on stage was fantastic. I definitely recommend you go to Shichoshitsu 2 if you are in Yokohama. It’s a lovely little music cafe.

I also made some new friends. This is another thing that made last night memorable. Oh, and not to forget the sweet potato curry I ate at Shichoshitsu 2 after the show. It was absolutely gorgeous.

Hope see you at another gig.


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Masa Solo Acoustic Live in Yokohama Japan

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012

It’s been 2 months since I came back to Japan. My mum’s recovery is amazing. She is nearly fully functional. She can do most of the house work like she used to do.
My dad is mentally more stabilised lately so I have a little more time for myself. The other day I walked around my town Yokohama and went to Koganecho district. It’s an area that used to be a red light district.
Now it’s all been cleaned up and artists moved in to create their studios. There are many small galleries and you can experience up-and-coming artists work.
I found a cafe called Shichoshitsu 2 where you can see live music regularly in the evening. So I dropped a O-ARC cd and got the gig on the same day. How lucky I am!!. I really wish Neil is with me but I have to do the solo this time.

If you are in Japan or travel to Japan around that time please pop in.

Hope see you there!


Masa Solo acoustic Live in Yokohama Japan
Saturday 10th November
Doors:6pm Music:6:30pm~
Venue: Shichoshitsu 2
2-7 Koganecho Naka-ku Yokohama Kanagawa Japan
Train station: Koganecho(Keikyu Line)

Tickets: 2000yen(including drink ticket 500yen) – at door
1500yen(including drink ticket 500yen) – advance http://cafe.taf.co.jp

More info: http://cafe.taf.co.jp 

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It’s time for me to be with my parents

Monday, Sep 17, 2012

We are really sorry for not keeping in touch for quite a long time.

I have been back to Japan for nearly a month now as my mom has been in a hospital with a broken leg and meanwhile I have to take care of my dad who has got Alzheimer’s. I will stay here at least until mid November to sort out possible issues that my parents will face in the near future.

We have started to rehearse new songs for our next album and I really want to carry on but now it’s time for me to be with my parents. Once I get back to London we will start gigging again.

I will update as often as I can.

Speak soon!

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O-ARC @ Club Fabulous Night

Sunday, Aug 5, 2012

Enjoying Olympics’!
We do! We enjoy twice as much as we support UK and Japan!

And we really appreciate if you can pop in our next gig to support us as you support your team. It’s a free entry and there are 5 more bands playing on the same bill.

It will be a fantasitc night!
Hope see you there!

Masa and Neil

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O-ARC @ Club Fabulous Night
Wednesday 8th August 8pm
Venue: Mother Live
333 Old Street London EC1V 9LE [map]
Admission Free

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O-ARC @ Symptomatic Presents

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2012

How are you! Weather in London is really unpredictable but no matter where you live we hope you are well and enjoy what life offers….

Our next gig will be on Thursday 26th of July at UNDERBELLY.

UNDERBELLY is a great venue which is located at basement of Zigfrid Bar at Hoxton Square. There are 4 other bands and the event is organised by Symptomatic Presents http://www.symptomaticpresents.com/listings
Hope you can make it!

Masa & Neil

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O-ARC @ Symptomatic Presents
Thursday 26th July
Doors 7:30pm Stage time 7:45pm~
11 Hoxton Square London N1 6NU [map]
Tube: Old Street
Tickets £7door / £5(advance)

More info: http://underbellyhoxton.com/

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