New album "Strangers"

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Hotei’s new album “Strangers” features collaborations with the legendary Iggy Pop, Richard Z. Kruspe from European rock gods Emigrate/Rammstein, Matt Tuck from British rock band Bullet For My Valentine, Noko from electronic music pioneers Apollo 440 and acclaimed Texas singer Shea Seger.

Hotei comments, When I was a teenager I was going to the record shops to buy everything I could by The Beatles, The Stones, Led Zeppelin… I soon realised that almost all of it was British. With idols like David Bowie and T-Rex, I’ve always felt a strong connection to the UK and now that I am living in London, ‘Strangers’ allows me to take a step out of this new and relatively anonymous space to introduce myself. A stranger to many, remembering the days when I was young and just starting out, playing gigs to a room of only 20 people, I want to connect with people individually and let them understand me through my music.”

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11th April 2017 Euro Tour: Frankfurt, Zoom

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12th April 2017 Euro Tour: Cologne, Clubbahnof Ehrenfeld

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14th April 2017 Euro Tour: Amsterdam, Paradiso

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15th April 2017 Euro Tour: Paaspop Festival, Netherlands

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17th April 2017 Euro Tour: Hamburg, Indra Club

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18th April 2017 Euro Tour: Berlin, Musik + Frieden

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21st April 2017 Euro Tour: Zurich, Papiersaal

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22nd April 2017 Euro Tour: Brussels, Rotonde Botanique

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Euro Tour April 2017

January 23, 2017

Euro Tour April 2017

We’ve added a couple more shows to the Euro tour, which now encompasses shows in Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland and Belgium. Tickets are available now for all shows. Hotei will be joined by longstanding live collaborator, Zac Alford on drums, Japanese keyboard player Okuno, and London based all rounder Noko, who will be playing bass....

“Beat 8”, final shows of 2016

December 30, 2016

“Beat 8”, final shows of 2016

Hotei performed the final shows of his 35th anniversary in December in Japan. Beat 8 was a 35 song, 35 year extravaganza in three different cities, entertaining fans with a near 4 hour performance, with the final show taking place at Budokan on 30th December, which was Hotei’s 40th headline appearance in the famous martial […]...

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