Monthly Archive: December 2013

Dec 31 2013

Kra – Life ~Today is a good day to Die~ (review)

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RETRO REVIEW Kra Life ~Today is a good day to Die~ Review by Jen Wang The unusual title of Kra’s 2009 album, Life ~Today is a good day to Die~, is a good reflection of the band’s odd and complex nature. They can be a cheerful oshare kei unit, but they can also get dark …

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Dec 31 2013

FROM ADAM ON DOWN at Devils Fes 2 (2013)

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FROM ADAM ON DOWN at Devils Fes 2 at Aichi 3Star Imaike (Nagoya) 2013.11.17 – produced by Dazzle Vision’s Tony

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Dec 30 2013

Sakanaction – Eureka (PV)

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Artistically, NSFW.

Dec 27 2013

Shishido Kavka photographed for Vogue Japan

Shisido Kavka photographed for Vogue Japan

Photographer Tommy Ton photographs Japanese rock drummer/vocalist Shishido Kavka on the streets of Shibuya for Vogue Japan’s “Tokyo Street Cool”.

Dec 27 2013

WHITE ASH – Ciao, Fake Kings (Review)

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WHITE ASH Ciao, Fake Kings Review by David Cirone Hot off the success of their Gatchaman Crowds theme, young J-Rock band WHITE ASH proves itself to be a heavy-hitter with their latest release Ciao, Fake Kings. Opening track “Casablanca” kicks the album off with some heavy guitar, and follow-up track “Number Ninety-Nine” brings some great …

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Dec 26 2013

PicSpam: URBANGARDE

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Dec 24 2013

Gacharic Spin returns to America for Tekko 2014

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All-female JRock band Gacharic spin will perform a live concert in April 2014 at Pittsburgh anime event Tekko 2014 (formerly Tekkoshocon). Formed by bassist F Chopper KOGA and drummer Hana, the band has contributed to Sony PSP’s Hatsune Miku Project Diva series and created soundtrack songs for the Japanese Black Angel films. Known in Japan …

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Dec 24 2013

Gacharic Spin – NEXT STAGE (PV)

Gacharic Spin – NEXT STAGE (PV)

Dec 20 2013

URBANGARDE launches official Tumblr account

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International fans of Japanese avante-garde “trauma techno-pop” group URBANGARDE can keep up with the band’s outrageous, mind-bending antics via the band’s new official Tumblr page. http://urbangarde.tumblr.com In addition to the band’s regular posts on Facebook and Twitter, the band has launched the Tumblr account to help fans updated about their photos, music videos, and previews …

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Dec 20 2013

MAMADRIVE – Kuruizaki (PV)

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