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Andrez Bergen is an expatriate Australian journalist, musician, DJ, writer, photographer and ad hoc beer & sake connoisseur who's been ensconced in Tokyo, Japan, for the past 13 years.

Under the alias of Industrial Form he dabbled with graf and filmmaking in the early '90s, then set up indie electronic record label IF? in 1995 — since which time Bergen's made music under silly aliases like Little Nobody, Funk Gadget and Nana Mouskouri's Spectacles.

He's also written for a fistful of magazines like Mixmag, VICE, Geek Monthy, Impact, Anime Insider, Filmink and Australian Style, as well as newspapers The Age (Australia) and the Yomiuri Shimbun (Japan).

In April 2011 Bergen published his first novel, 'Tobacco-Stained Mountain Goat', through An...more


Unless you’ve had your head buried in one very deep sandbox, you’d have noticed that Japanese art, film, music and fashion has had a huge impact on the stylings of its Western brethren.

With this in mind I occasionally yack with foreign musicians and creative types about the influence of Japan on their own art, and this month I placed the spotlight on French artist Kmye Chan , with whom I’ve be... Read more of this blog post »
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Robert Thanks for accepting my friend request, Andrez.


Livvy The word stalker springs to mind... haha! ;)


Andrez Bergen Olivia *^*A Nerdy Girl*^* wrote: "The word stalker springs to mind... haha! ;)"

Be afraid - be very afraid... (oh, wait, that's from a movie!). ;)


Andrez Bergen Robert wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friend request, Andrez." Cheers, Robert. Sorry, I only just noticed this!


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