Concert / Math-rock & Instrumental LITE

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Established in 2003, LITE is a four-piece band comprised of Nobuyuki Takeda (Guitar/​Vocals), Kozo Kusumoto (Guitar/​Synth), Jun Izawa (Bass), and Akinori Yamamoto (Drums). Combining innovative and cutting-edge riffs and rhythms, they captivate audiences with their unique and emotionally charged sound. Renowned pioneers in the instrumental rock and math rock genres, LITE has been continuously embracing new challenges and experimental ventures, leaving an indelible mark both nationally and globally. Their influence reaches far beyond Japan, with releases under the esteemed American indie label Topshelf Records” and extensive touring across North America, Europe, and Asia. They have performed at prestigious festivals, headlining the UK’s ArcTanGent Festival” and gracing the stages of FUJI ROCK” and SUMMER SONIC”.


TOE / MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY / The Redneck Manifesto

LITE / Infinite Mirror feat.Tomotaka Tsuji (Stay


Led by exuberant guitarist Marcos Mena, standards is a math rock duo all of its own. The pair boast a fruitful combination of musical chops and catchy guitar-driven melodies which has garnished popularity among fans who laud standards for their uniquely danceable brand of complex instrumental rock. For almost five years, their instrumental compositions have captivated audiences all over the world as well as in their hometown of Los Angeles, California. As the band enters this new chapter, there is little doubt that they will continue to defy expectations of what an instrumental rock duo is capable of.

standards on Audiotree Live (Full Session)