The Sunpilots comprise frontman/manager Raj Siva-Rajah, guitarist Bob Spencer, Tom McGirr on drums/percussion, and Adil Baktir on bass. They released their debut album, “Living Receiver” to rave reviews, a MusicOz Award, an ‘Indie Album of the Year’ and two ‘Indie Album of the Week’ awards from the Australian street press. Their single ‘Spotlight in the Sun’ became the most added song on Australian radio and Apple featured two tracks as iTunes Singles of the Week. The band also became a North American college radio favourite and won ‘Best International Artist’ at the Toronto Independent Music Awards and ‘Single of the Year’ at the LA Independent Music Awards.
Japan’s café scene has always been one step ahead of the rest of the world’s, with its myriad of cat cafés, dog cafés and anime cafés lining the streets of some quarters of Tokyo. But, according to reports from the Daily Star, the newest kid about to arrive on the café block could be the most exciting yet. Especially if you’re a fan of a certain cheeky British and Irish five piece pop sensation.