July 2012 archive

CANTOY – Samurai Girl (PV)

Swinging Popsicle releases “You’ve Got A Friend” digital single

J-Pop veterans Swinging Popsicle released their new digital single, “You’ve Got A Friend,” on iTunes America and Japan today. Originally recorded by Carole King in 1971, James Taylor’s version hit number 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 that same year, and won a Grammy for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance. Often included in Swinging Popsicle’s live …

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Sakanaction – Boku to Hana (PV)

CANTOY – KILL (Review)

CANTOY KILL Review by David Cirone In CANTOY’s 2010 debut CD MissMatch!?, vocalist miri-pow was at the forefront, with her cute, pixie-ish vocal style giving the album much of its trademark spunk. With its mix of electronic sequencing and punk power-chords, their debut album on Splatter Records’ label showed great promise (with highlights like “LOUD …

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Yo Shibusawa – Sezokutekikouchi (PV)


amazarashi – Christmas (PV)

Blew. My. Mind. Awesome combination of music and animation. http://youtu.be/jVG2qw4BkzI

deadman – follow the night light (PV)

exist†trace “Just Like A Virgin” will re-broadcast on Nico Nico Douga

Nico Nico Douga will re-broadcast exist†trace’s special live show “Just Like a Virgin” next week on July 20, following the success of last month’s worldwide concert live stream. Link: http://live.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv99865042 Time: Japan 7/20 at 11:00pm USA (Pacific) 7/20 at 7:00am USA (Eastern) 7/20 at 10:00am

Budo Grape Radio – Vol. 71-73

BUDO GRAPE “HIMITSU GALLERY” RADIO Fun music and conversation with Japanese New Wave band from Nagoya — Budo Grape! # # # EPISODE #71 Hosts: Quminco (vocal), Nagai (guitar), Naho (keyboards), Matsui (bass) Featured songs: “Nogashita Chu” from Aimore, “Boku no Kawaii Osakana” from Otonatachi x Kodomotachi

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2side1BRAIN – Under the winter sky (PV)

2side1BRAIN finally went to outerspace… where they have always belonged (?)