April 20, 2024 is the street date of Intoxicate vol. 169 “Silence Around Her”.

Marisa Monte, one of the most popular Brazilian singer-songwriters, is on the cover. She is coming to Japan, after her six-year absence, for the Jazz Festival Ebisu Bloomin’ Jazz Garden at Yebisu Garden Place which celebrates its 30th anniversary.

“Exotic Grammar” exhibits Marisa Monte and a musician / poet Koichi Makigami who won the performing artist prize of Foundation for Contemporary Arts this year.

In “Pick Up”, you will find the following; original soundtrack of Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, Makoto Ozone who will appear on Festa Summer Muza Kawasaki 2024; Metropolitan Jazz updating Jazz Music in Japan from Tokyo; Theater Debut Program offering kids a chance to associate with the concert hall programmed by Tokyo Bunka Kaikan; Composium 2024 inviting a composer Mark-Anthony Turnage, and so on.

Intoxicate preview screening introduces four films; All of Us Strangers based on the novel by Taichi Yamada; Have You Got It Yet? The Story of Syd Barrett and Pink Floyd unveiling the mysterious life of Syd Barrett; The Lost Weekend: A Love Story describes the separated period of John Lennon and Ono Yoko through the eyes of their personal-assistance May Pang; a documentary of Kazuhiko Kato who always walked ahead of us Tonoban: A Musician Kazuhiko Kato and His Time.

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You can buy the magazine at Tower Records Online.

FYI English translated articles: https://mikiki.tokyo.jp/subcategory/intoxicate%20off%20the%20paper