toe is one of my favourite japanese post-rock, math-rock band. You know, the drum play of this band is incredible. Rather than the bass or piano and guitar. Actually the guitar is cool too. Well i think if usually a frontman is a vocalist, on this band the frontman is a drummer.
I'm not really good on describe their music so this is from their last.fm page; "The vast majority of the music is instrumental and features the swift and acute drumming of Takashi. The band has changed their sound over their musical tenure by incorporating acoustic guitars, rhodes piano, and vibraphones in their most recent releases."
The members are:
☆ 山嵜廣和 / Yamazaki Hirokazu (Guitar)
☆ 美濃隆章 / Mino Takaaki (Guitar)
☆ 山根さとし / Yamane Satoshi (Bass)
☆ 柏倉隆史 / Kashikura Takashi (Drums)
And 柏倉隆史 is 木村カエラ’s support drummer. (i'll talk about 木村カエラ later). The band tours regularly in Japan, and can most notably be compared to acts such as Pele and The Album Leaf (wow the album leaf!!! i'll talk about this wonderful american band later too).
They already have 7 album which is 4 ep, 1 split ep with Pele and 2 LP. My favourite is their first album, The Book About My Idle Plot on a Vague Anxiety, then New Sentimentality EP.
03 Tremolo + Delay
05 All I Understand Is That I Don't Understand
07 Past And Language
08 Music For You
09 I Do Still Wrong
11 Everything Means Nothing
track 2 is one of my fav here is the video
03 New Sentimentality
track 4 is my favourite, this is the video, enjoy.
03 After Image
05 Say It Ain't So
06 Two Moons
07 モスキートンはもう聞こえない #1
08 モスキートンはもう聞こえない #2
09 ラストナイト (Album Version)
10 グッドバイ (Album Version)
11 You Go
12 Our Next Movement
13 Long Tomorrow