Mouse on the Keys

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Mouse on the Keys
OriginTokyo, Japan
Genres
Years active2007-present
Labels
Websitemouseonthekeys.net
Members
  • Akira Kawasaki
  • Atsushi Kiyota
  • Daisuke Niitome

Mouse on the Keys is a jazz-infused post-rock band from Tokyo, Japan.[1]

History[edit]

Mouse on the Keys began in 2007 with the release of an EP titled Sezession.[2] In 2009, Mouse on the Keys released their first full-length album titled An Anxious Object on Machu Picchu Industries.[3] In 2012, the band released an EP titled Machinic Phylum on Machu Picchu Industries.[4] In 2015, the band released their second full-length album titled The Flowers of Romance on Mule Musiq.[5][6][7] In 2016, the band released a split with Japanese math rock band Lite on Topshelf Records.[8] Mouse on the Keys released a live album titled Live at Red Bull Studios Tokyo in 2016.[9] In 2017, Mouse on the Keys released an EP on Topshelf Records titled Out Of Body.[10][11] Mouse on the Keys released their third studio album titled Tres on Topshelf Records in 2018. [12][13]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • An Anxious Object (2009, Machu Picchu Industries)
  • The Flowers of Romance (2015, Mule Musiq)
  • Tres (2018, Topshelf)

EPs[edit]

  • Sezession (2007, Machu Picchu Industries)
  • Machinic Phylum (2012, Machu Picchu Industries)
  • Out of Body (2017, Topshelf)

Live albums[edit]

  • Live at the Red Bull Studios Tokyo (2016, self-released)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Buchanan, John D. "Mouse on the Keys". AllMusic.
  2. ^ "MOUSE ON THE KEYS - Sezession". Disagreement.net. Retrieved 4 April 2017.
  3. ^ Boldrin, Guilherme. "Mouse On The Keys: An Anxious Object". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved 4 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Interview: Japan's Mouse On The Keys on Blending Philip Glass and Helmet". Red Bull Music Academy. Retrieved 4 April 2017.
  5. ^ Tan, Dylan; Yusof, Helmi. "Bowling the world over with music". Business Times. Retrieved 5 April 2017.
  6. ^ "mouse on the keysの6年ぶりフルアルバム、mule musiqからリリース". Cinra. Retrieved 5 April 2017.
  7. ^ Muggs, Joe. "CD: Mouse On The Keys - The Flowers of Romance". The Arts Desk. Retrieved 5 April 2017.
  8. ^ Gardner, Jason. "LITE/Mouse on the Keys Split". Mind Equals Blown. Retrieved 5 April 2017.
  9. ^ Kun, Ao. "MOUSE ON THE KEYS TO RELEASE "LIVE AT RED BULL STUDIOS TOKYO" ON EPONYMOUS TOUR". Jrock News. Retrieved 5 April 2017.
  10. ^ Anthony, David. "Mouse On The Keys has an Out Of Body experience on its new record". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 5 April 2017.
  11. ^ Feibel, Adam. "Mouse on the Keys: Out of Body". Exclaim!. Retrieved 5 April 2017.
  12. ^ "mouse on the keys // New Album 'Tres'". Topshelf Records. Topshelf Records. Retrieved 29 November 2018.
  13. ^ Snitter, Luke. "Mouse on the Keys release new album "Tres"". Breaker Japan. Breaker Inc. Retrieved 29 November 2018.