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  Part 2, featuring the full rundown of the live itself, is this way! Article: jazz Live coverage: jazz, Yayoi Photography: Katie F. for Shattered-Tranquility.net Special Thanks: Ku, Alicia © Shattered-Tranquility.net 2014 ----- In Japan, there are certain motifs that immediately evoke the image of summer. The persistent hum of cicadas, the mirrored burst and sparkle of fireworks reflected in a river, the flavor of fresh grilled takoyaki drenched in sauce and mayonnaise, the petrichor after summer Read more

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LIX. Changes Name

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LIX. Changes Name
Thanks to Mateluhi for sending it in.

After the departure of three of the members of LIX. on September 25th, the guitarist Yuu decided to change the name of the band.

LIX. have officially changed their name to lix, and the new lineup is Chihiro on vocals, and Yuu on guitar. They updated their website and blog with the change.

They have several upcoming performances this month and next month.

10/21- Osaka, Nishikujo BRAND NEW
Tickets: adv:2000/day:2500;
Open: 16:00, start: 16:30
Appearances: lix, Zig+Zag, Kathakalia, umbrella, 2nd Dyz, Black Mary, Resiment Eve, Pan-d-ra

10/23- Ikebukuro BLACK HOLE
Tickets: adv:3000, door:3500
Open: 16:00, start: 16:30
THE SOUND BEE HD, lix, project -Merrow-, the fool, GPKISM, dieS, Dunkelheit

11/7- Otsuka RED ZONE

11/14- Shinsaibashi Club Alive
Appearances: lix, SUICIDE ALI, THE SOUND BEE HD, 999-three nine-, Larme d’ange, MAGIER SEXALICE, umbrella, Magistina Saga
Tickets: adv:2500, start:3000
Open: 15:30, start: 16:00

It’s great to see they’ll keep pushing onward.

Source: OHP