Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

The ShortListen: Hotei feat. Richard Z. Kruspe (no. 297)

Who? Hotei, featuring Richard Z. Kruspe

What’s the story? 40 million albums sold is pretty impressive: and we bet a lot of you have never even heard of Hotei. Well, he's an incredibly successful Japanese guitarist, who's been in the game for over 30 years - and Tarantino fans among you will be familiar with his most famous track, Battle Without Honor or Humanity, which featured in Kill Bill. Despite being around for so long, he's only just got round to releasing his first UK album, Strangers, and he's teamed up with a host of guests, including the likes of Iggy Pop and Bullet for my Valentine's Matt Tuck. This atmospheric new video is for the track Move It, which features Rammstein guitarist Richard Z. Kruspe taking lead vocals - and it's a lean, taut, riffing beast of a track which works rather brilliantly. And while we're here, Richard can you get Rammstein to release a new album soon? Thanks.

For fans of: Jack White, Nine Inch Nails

In three words: Industrial riffing blast

Click here for more ShortListens

Listen to all of them as they become available, on this Spotify Playlist

Related

New-Atlas.png

The ShortListen: New Atlas (no. 296)

daydreamclub1.jpg

The ShortListen: The Daydream Club (no. 295)

lunashadows1.jpg

The ShortListen: Luna Shadows (no. 294)

turinbrakes1.jpg

The ShortListen: Turin Brakes (no. 293)

bry1.jpg

The ShortListen: Bry (no. 292)

katyb.jpg

The ShortListen: Katy B/Chris Lorenzo (no. 291)

boxerrebellion2.jpg

The ShortListen: The Boxer Rebellion (no. 290)

jorjasmith2.jpg

The ShortListen: Jorja Smith (no. 289)

teganandsara1.jpg

The ShortListen: Tegan and Sara (no. 288)

lakekomo1.jpg

The ShortListen: Lake Komo (no. 287)

ekkoes2.jpg

The ShortListen: EKKOES (no. 286)

ryx.jpg

The ShortListen: Ry X (no. 285)

Comments

More

Ed Sheeran's Glastonbury ride is not at all rock 'n' roll

It's classic Ed, really

by Carl Anka
22 Jun 2017

Stormzy praised for his powerful verse on the Grenfell charity song

It's the highlight of the song

by Carl Anka
21 Jun 2017

Jeremy Corbyn has been confirmed for the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury

No, really

by Tom Victor
16 Jun 2017

Classic Fleetwood Mac lineup confirms reunion tour for next year

Return of the Mac, come on

by Dave Fawbert
16 Jun 2017

Gene Simmons reckons he invented rock horns; is trying to trademark it

Yeah, good luck with that one mate

by Dave Fawbert
15 Jun 2017

Ariana Grande to become an honorary citizen of Manchester

The Manchester council plans to honour Ariana after her One Love concert

by Carl Anka
14 Jun 2017

The new London Grammar record is the best album released this year

"I suspect the Archangel Gabriel herself would rip out her own vocal chords if she got the chance to swap with Hannah Reid"

by Dave Fawbert
13 Jun 2017

Taylor Swift has just released her music on Spotify

Finally we can get our Taylor fix for free

by Carl Anka
09 Jun 2017

The definitive ranking of Kanye Wests

It's time to settle the age-old debate once and for all...

by Sam Diss
08 Jun 2017

Guy dives through town blasting the Vengaboys, starts huge party

This couldn't happen anywhere else

by Gary Ogden
07 Jun 2017