March 2012 archive

Chocolate Chip Cookies – Ashita no Kioku (PV)

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Arena 37c – May 2005

DAZZLE VISION – SECOND (PV)

DAZZLE VISION’s new PV for “SECOND” from upcoming release SHOCKING LOUD VOICE

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Arena 37c – May 2005

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Arena 37c – May 2005

The Pillows – Born in the 60s (live)

Interesting approach, considering the overwhelming dominance of youth-oriented marketing in Japanese music. …This looks like a fun show that sold a LOT of beer.

Budo Grape – Sutten Kororin and Botan wo Oshinaose (PV)

Budo Grape… locked in Nagoya for far too long… have lost their minds. Recommendation: Check out the new low-budget PV for “Sutten Kororin”, then IMMEDIATELY wash out your eyes with “Botan wo Oshinaose” below… Sutten Kororin Botan wo Oshinaose

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Arena 37c – May 2005

RAMPANT – Still Growing Flower (live)

RAMPANT’s drummer KA+U (Katsu) killing the drums. Live at Osaka RUIDO

MONKEY MAJIK – Somewhere Out There (Review)

MONKEY MAJIK Somewhere Out There Review by David Cirone Novelty act MONKEY MAJIK, politely called a “hybrid band” in Japan’s mainstream press, is all icing and no cake on their latest release. The backing of major label Avex and various commercial tie-ins may have bought them acceptance, but Somewhere Out There is as bland and …

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