Wednesday, December 21, 2011

It's Way Back Wednesday Ya'll

OnMugen Presents: Way Back Wednesday

Decided to take some time out of my morning and compile a list of really good classic tunes to help everyone get over the hump!   Some you might know but most you probably won’t.  No worry though, trust me when I say “It's Way Back Wednesday Ya'll!!!” and you will have a good ole’ time listening to these solid grooves!  There are over 100 songs so Kick Back, Relax and enjoy this “Way Back Wednesday”


If you didn’t know, clicking the little grey box in the video player let’s you access the playlist so you can skip through if you want.



Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Groovy Hip Hop Baby!

I feel so bad for those who don't hear what I hear nor feel what I feel when I hear certain Hip Hop songs. You know, that kind of Marvin Gaye- "Turn Off The Lights" kind of vibe. How did you feel when you 1st heard A Tribe Called Quest- Bonita Applebum? I was wishing I was swaying right along with them in the video. I understand the politics of radio and record labels which, makes me love (free) Satellite and Internet Radio stations, but what's coming out of the air waves is sickening, literally. I won't even go into seeing children imitate the music videos. So I offer you this alternative:


Saturday, December 10, 2011

National Defense Authorization Act: The End of America? |

I recently wrote and article for a site called
Here is an excerpt from the article:
Wake up America! You should all know by now about the The Feinstein Amendment 1031(e) . At this point, the House and Senate have both passed their versions of the bill (H.R.1540 andS.1867), but they have disagreement on several provisions, including a provision opposed by the Obama Administration that would require the military to indefinitely detain terrorism suspects, including American citizens living in the U.S., without charge or trial............
National Defense Authorization Act: The End of America? |

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Thursday, December 08, 2011

We hope to see you this Saturday! 今週の土曜日に楽しみでしょう!

It's only a few days until one of the best parties of the year! Come help us raise some money for Japan Association for Refugees by partying down in blue. Great live performances by To the Top, Orion and Mika Chan, DJ Donny, K.O.J.I. and more! Enjoy delicious cuisine as well as many ¥500 drinks at the Pink Cow with us. Plus, one free drink for everyone! The regular price for entry is ¥2500, but show up in blue and you receive a ¥500 discount if you pay at the door (blue shirt, pants, dress or skirt!) You can also buy a ticket online in advance for only ¥2000 at:

今年の最高のパーティまで後数日しかありません。「Blue」で思い切りパーと楽しむことだけで、難民支援会のために募金活動を手伝って欲しいです。To the TopやOrion や Mika Chan や DJ Donny や K.O.J.I. 等、かっこいいなアーティストが発表しますよ。我々と一緒にThe Pink Cowで美味い料理と500円飲み物を楽しみましょう。もちろんあんたの最初の飲み物は無料です!イベントチャージは2500円ですが、でも青い服を着てくるなら、500円を割引して、チャージは2000円になります!(ズボン、ドレス、スカート、シャーシ、ブラウス等はOKです。) オンラインでチケットを買っても同じディスカウントできるでしょう!http://bluejar.streetsidemedia.comをアックスして下さい!

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Thursday, November 24, 2011

My Take on some Classic tunes aka The OnMu Remixes

I recently took a break from my pop life to get back to my Hip-Hop roots. This is the result of that sabbatical. My take on some classic Japanese and Rock songs remixed with an OnMu taste.. Enjoy and let me know what you think. Taz

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

A New Album From Orion!

Get your copy of Orion’s new album “Keep Going”.  It is a collection of high energy pop songs from a Japan perspective.



Saturday, November 19, 2011

A letter to my Old Earth

My Grandma passed away.  I didn't have the chance to say goodbye in person so....

A face that is always on my mind,
A smile I have seen a million times,
Two eyes that would light up the sky at night,
One last battle you could not fight,
The day was long, then night then morn.
I knew that soon you would be gone,
I clasped your hand so warm in mind,
Soon we would be out of time,
To stay with us you fought so hard, 
A million pieces went my heart,
Now a photo I look at to see your smile,
I keep your name on my speed dial,
A mental video to hear your voice,
This I do.... I have no choice.,
But great memories I will always keep with me,
Your love in my heart for eternity,
I never got to say goodbye,
To understand why, I can but try,
Waiting in heaven from this moment on,
'Till god asks you to bring me home....

I love you Grandma xxx

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Saturday, November 12, 2011


RIP HeavyD


The only rival to his larger-than-life appearance was the oversize delivery of his soulful rhyme,Heavy D, along with a trio known as The Boyz (Glen Parrish, Troy Dixon, and Edward Ferrell) racked up a string of hits during the early part of 1990s. But more importantly, their successes helped to set the foundation for other artists to follow and ushered what many called the golden age of hip-hop.  He was a relentlessly positive rapper. You and your mom could both like him.  And this was true to the very end, even when it came to his Twitter page. RIP!

In memory of this Hip-Hop Pioneer, one of Tokyo’s top DJs, DJ E SMOOVE has put together a tribute mixtape that is sure to bring back those good memories of The Overweight Lover.  You can listen to it here or scroll down to find the download link.

If you are having trouble finding the link to download this incredible mix, just click here

R.I.P. Heavy D 1967 – 2011 | The 90′S Hip-Hop Pioneer With A Large Heart

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Hatervision: Hulu in Japan from my living room!

  Hulu may not have a new owner yet, but it does have an international presence now that it has come to Japan! I was scanning through the video app channels on my Sony Bravia and noticed a new icon.  Upon further inspection, I realized it was the Hulu icon!  Here is a video of the Hulu experience in Japan:

  Overall the list looks more like Netflix than Hulu's free or Plus services in the US do. With my service I can stream the content to my Android phone, PC or TV.  They appear to have a decent selection thus far and, for ¥1,480 per month ($19.19 US), it seems pretty reasonable.  Check the Press Release for a full list of content providers signed up so far or just hit the source link to try out a free month so you can decide whether or not it's worth your yen.

Hulu Japan Site:
Press Release:

Hatervision: Hulu in Japan from my living room!

Friday, October 21, 2011

Pepper Spray happy NYPD Deputy Inspector Is punished…not really

Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna is one Lucky S.O.B. (SMH!)
He gets docked 10 vacation days, or the equivalent amount of pay for this:

C'mon, This guy pepper sprays a bunch of corralled and surrounded unarmed young females and all he gets is a slap on the wrist!? That is so wrong I almost find it funny (ALMOST). Unfortunately police brutality in the real world isn’t as funny. What’s even more unfunny than that? Police getting away with it. Which is what happened in this case. Follow the link to read more:

Pepper Spray happy NYPD Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna Is punished…not really | "The NYPD found that Bologna violated departmental guidelines and docked him 10 vacation days, or the equivalent amount of pay, police sources said."

Monday, October 17, 2011

Women: A Chemical Breakdown!


Element : WOMEN
Symbol : Wm
Atomic mass : Accepted as 53.6 Kg; isotopes may vary from 40-200 kg.
Occurrence : Copious quantities in all urban areas.


1. Boils at room temperature
2. Freezes without any known reason.
3. Melts if given special treatment.
4. Bitter, if incorrectly used.
5. Sweet as Honey if given a proper treatment.


1. Have great affinity for Gold, Silver and a range
of precious stones and absorbs great
quantities of expensive substances.
2.. May explode spontaneously without prior warning
and for unknown cause
3. Insoluble in liquids, but activity greatly
increases by that.
4.. Most powerful money reducing agent known to man.


1. Pure specimen turns rosy pink when happy.
2. Turns green when placed behind a better specimen.


illegal to possess more than one, although several
can be maintained at different locations as long as
specimens do not come in direct contact with each



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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Never Stop Fighting for Justice and We will Win!

Is murder all we know? Who is safe? Are you not afraid of a Government who kills without compulsion or compassion? 

 A nation that is so consumed by vengeance and blind to Christ's exhortation to mercy cannot call itself Christian nor Civilized.

What part of "Thou shall not kill..." Do we not understand.. An eye for an eye makes the whole world go blind!

"The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which." - G. Orwell


Below is an excerpt of letter from Troy Davis who was executed on  September 21, 2011 in the state of Georgia in one of the most controversial death penalty cases of the century:

Thank you and remember I am in a place where execution can only destroy your physical form but because of my faith in God, my family and all of you I have been spiritually free for some time and no matter what happens in the days, weeks to come, this Movement to end the death penalty, to seek true justice, to expose a system that fails to protect the innocent must be accelerated. There are so many more Troy Davis’. This fight to end the death penalty is not won or lost through me but through our strength to move forward and save every innocent person in captivity around the globe. We need to dismantle this Unjust system city by city, state by state and country by country.

I can’t wait to Stand with you, no matter if that is in physical or spiritual form, I will one day be announcing,


Never Stop Fighting for Justice and We will Win!

To read the full letter click here

R.I.P. Troy Davis


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Monday, September 19, 2011

Tokyo Game Show 2011

Went to check out TGS 2011 and let me tell you,  There were some really interesting things to be seen there.  Unfortunately, they had most of it under a "No picture, No video" shut down but, I captured what I could.  For the meantime, enjoy these shots of some of the CosPlay characters, game settings(what I could sneak shots of anyway) and my excursion to the Vietnam festival after the game show.  I have tons more of photos and video to edit so stay tuned!

L. Taz

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