Asobi Seksu

Asobi Seksu is a dream pop band which formed in 2004 in New York City, New York, United States. The band consists of Yuki Chikudate (vocals, keyboards), James Hanna (guitar, vocals), Billy Pavone (bass) and Larry Gorman (drums). The band’s name in Japanese consists of two words, "asobi" meaning "play" or "for fun", and "sekkusu" the Japanese transliterated word for "sex".

Their sound has been said to draw influence from the shoegazing movement of the late 1980s to early 1990s, which was coined to describe the textured and effects-heavy sound of alternative rock in that era.

Asobi Seksu released their eponymous debut album in 2004. The band regrouped with a new rhythm section for their second album, Citrus, which was recorded in Gigantic Studios, New York City with producer Chris Zane.

One Little Indian Records re-released the band’s first album Asobi Seksu and the follow-up Citrus in 2006.

The band changed its name to Asobi Seksu from the previous name Sportfuck when they signed to their current label.

According to the band’s official website "James and Yuki have almost completed writing songs for the new record and will be hitting the studio, once again with producer Chris Zane, this summer (2008). The new album will be released on Polyvinyl Record Co., the band’s new U.S. label."

www.asobiseksu.com

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Asobi Seksu Albums

0.0 Acoustic At Olympic Studios Asobi Seksu
Released on
November 16, 2009
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0.0 Asobi Seksu Asobi Seksu
Released on
May 18, 2004
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0.0 Citrus Asobi Seksu
Released on
May 30, 2006
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0.0 Familiar Light Asobi Seksu
Released on
February 16, 2009
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0.0 Fluorescence Asobi Seksu
Released on
February 15, 2011
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0.0 Goodbye Asobi Seksu
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0.0 Hush Asobi Seksu
Released on
February 11, 2009
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0.0 LIVE [at the Echo – October 6th, 2006] Asobi Seksu
Released on
October 13, 2006
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0.0 Me & Mary Asobi Seksu
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0.0 Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want To Fight Tonight) Asobi Seksu
Released on
September 25, 2007
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0.0 Rewolf Asobi Seksu
Released on
November 10, 2009
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0.0 Stay Awake 7″ Asobi Seksu
Released on
September 25, 2007
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0.0 Strawberries Asobi Seksu
Released on
November 30, 2006
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0.0 Strawberries CD1 Asobi Seksu
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0.0 Thursday Asobi Seksu
Released on
November 30, 2006
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0.0 Transparence Asobi Seksu
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0.0 Walk On The Moon Asobi Seksu
Released on
November 30, 2006
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