Tom Mes: Could you talk a bit about your project with the band Bacillus Army, the album Asia Strikes Back and the film you made to accompany it?
Sogo Ishii: I knew I wasn't cut out for music, but at the same the col...展开laborative nature of filmmaking often frustrated me due to its slowness. I wanted to move quicker, but I couldn't. Often when I felt that frustration I would turn to music. After Burst City I got together with members of The Roosters and the vocalist of Son House and we recorded the album Asia Strikes Back. I made a thirty-minute film with the same title that was released on video at the time. I'm thinking of releasing it on DVD, but with some major modifications to the sound and the music.