• “A major turning point” - Q Magazine [4/5]
  • "Cerebral and discomforting" - Classic Rock [7/10]
  • "A celebration of the other" - The Line Of Best Fit [4/5]
  • "Reinventing the face of alt rock" - The Forty Five
  • "Timeless songwriting" - Vulture Hound [4/5]
  • "Quantum music" - Louder Than War [8/10]
  • "Avantgarde psychedelia" - Guitar World
  • "Transformative" - HERO Magazine
  • "A crunching return" - CLASH

London-based Japanese alternative-rock band BO NINGEN...

London-based Japanese alternative-rock band BO NINGEN are pleased to reveal a collaboration with Italo-Australian video artist Rebecca Salvadori in the form of an experimental new piece of video art for their latest single ‘Minimal’, which is out now.

Commenting on the collaboration, guitarist Kohhei Matsuda said: “The main focus when working together was about creating a dialogue between each of us and artist/director Rebecca Salvadori. She individually interviewed us about...

London-based Japanese alternative-rock band BO NINGEN are today delighted to reveal their new single ‘Minimal’which features a guest vocal appearance from Bobby Gillespie of Scottish rock icons Primal Scream.

The track is the latest single to be taken from their forthcoming new album Sudden Fictions, which the band are today pleased to reveal the artwork and tracklist. The album is set for release on 26th June 2020 via Alcopop! Records...

London-based Japanese alternative-rock band BO NINGEN are today delighted to announce ‘Zankoku’, the bands unreleased album track.

Commenting on the new track, vocalist & bassist Taigen Kawabe says: “Zankoku (which means cruel in Japanese) is the bridge between the existing image of BO NINGEN on our previous album, Ⅲ, and our forthcoming album, Sudden Fictions. You can sonically observe how BO NINGEN transformed into a new shape, how we re-find...

London-based Japanese alternative-rock band BO NINGEN are pleased to present A Found History: five days of exclusive rarities and sonic oddments from the past decade which chart a course through the band’s past, and examine how their sound has evolved to encompass the material on their forthcoming new album, Sudden Fictions.

In exclusive partnership with The Quietus, The Line of Best Fit,...

London-based Japanese alternative-rock band BO NINGEN are pleased to present A Found History: five days of exclusive rarities and sonic oddments from the past decade which chart a course through the band’s past, and examine how their sound has evolved to encompass the material on their just-announced forthcoming new album, Sudden Fictions, set for release on 26th June 2020 via Alcopop! Records.

In exclusive partnership with The Quietus, The Line...

Bo Ningen’s third album ‘III’ will be released by Stolen Recordings on May 12th, 2014. It is a rich and accomplished album that has seen them evolve musically. Collaborations with Jehnny Beth of Savages and Roger Robinson of King Midas Sound feature and they’ve sung partly in English for the first time. The album was recorded over several months with the band spending more time on the production and development...