Quirky art group Maywa Denki make music with instruments they invent
Quirky art group Maywa Denki make music with instruments they invent such as singing robots
Published on Jun 7, 2014 11:23 AM
You have heard of Best Denki, a Japanese company selling electrical and electronic goods. But what about Maywa Denki, a Japanese "company" that promotes "self-playing" music instruments, a barking "gun" and comprises salary men who like to sing wildly with their neck ties around their head?
Well, now you have, and the quirky art-music group are back in town.
Eccentric main man Nobumichi Tosa and his crew will perform tonight at the Esplanade Concert Hall, a show that is part of the Esplanade's annual festival, Flipside, which celebrates the lighter side of the arts.
Tosa, Maywa Denki's "president", will be accompanied by fellow performers identified only as "employee A, B, C and D". All of them perform dressed in blue overalls, the group's uniform.
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FLIPSIDE 2014: VOICE MECHANICS BY MAYWA DENKI
Where: Esplanade Concert Hall
When: Today, 7.30pm
Admission: $40 from Sistic (go to www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555)