Just invited to perform & on the initial performers list of SXSW 2006, annual film & music conference held in Austin,Texas.
Formed in yokohama in1992,by vocalist/guitarist/songwriter Rie Takeuchi,who'd been inspired by Pale Saints,MBV,Sonic Youth etc. Now Luminous Orange consists of Rie & support members (inc. Ahito Inazawa ..ex Number Girl, Ian Masters ..ex Pale Saints).
Luminous Orange has relased 4 albums, 1 mini album ,maxi & 7inch from various labels (including Cornelius' Trattoria,Ian Masters' Friendly Science Enregisterments in the UK). Highly spoken among ethusiastic shibuya-kei/shinjuku-alternative/dreamy pop folks throughout the world. in 2001, selected as a performer of Colette's (select shop in Paris )millenium party,and CMJ Music Marathon in NYC (2001 & 2004). Layers of delicate female voices with glittering guitars & synth on aggressive rhythms. also contains the feelings of bossanova ,electronica,classic impressionism.