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Apr 08 2019
As a follow-up to their last single “Sayonara Inago”, instrumental foursome NABOWA have released a music video to the title song “DUSK” off their upcoming album, out April 24. The video, a moody performance piece with plenty of violin and slap bass playing, was shot by noted director Takaharu Shimizu.
Mar 31 2019
Japan Night launches in New York City on May 12th, featuring four prominent Japanese music artists at two venues just blocks apart. The one-night only special event will be presented by Japan 2019 in collaboration with Japan Day @ Central Park, created by the Japanese community of New York to foster a deeper understanding of …
Mar 19 2019
Kyoto instrumental quartet NABOWA has released a new single, “SAYONARA INAGO,” from their upcoming album DUSK, which will be out on April 24th. The LP was mastered by Grammy-nominated mixer Daddy Kev, who has worked with rappers Busdriver and Sage Francis, among others.
Mar 04 2019
Punk rock trio TsuShiMaMiRe has announced a series of events to celebrate their 20th anniversary as a band, including the release of a greatest hits album on July 10th and a 20-date tour of Japan.
Mar 04 2019
Keeping it old-school and featuring plenty of syndrum sound, new wave trio JEBIOTTO will release their own version of a space-age love song with a new 7-inch single “Get Down” on March 6th. The disc, a double A-side, is paired with a tune by British postpunk band Treeboy & Arc.
Feb 27 2019
ROOKiEZ is PUNK’D will perform at this year’s Sakura-Con, held April 19-21 at the Washington State Convention Center. The popular anime convention is in its twenty-second year, and ROOKiEZ is PUNK’D has provided the themes for such anime series as BLEACH, Blue Exorcist, and Durarara!!
Feb 22 2019
Iconic alt-rockers NUMBER GIRL surprised longtime fans with their recent announcement that they will perform at the Rising Sun Rock Festival this August in Ezo. Frontman Shutoku Mukai got the idea to reform the band during a drinking session last summer.
Feb 04 2019
ONE OK ROCK has released the music video to “Wasted Nights” from their upcoming ninth album Eye Of The Storm, which will be available internationally on February 15. The clip features plenty of slo-mo action as the band dances between the raindrops intercut with shots of modern youth enjoying life on their own terms. ONE …
Jan 29 2019
Following up on the news of launching of their own record label, SCANDAL has announced that their first release on March 27 will be a double A-side with songs “Masterpiece” and “Mabataki.” The tunes will be available as a CD single with cover art by collage artist Q-TA and available as a regular edition or special …
Jan 16 2019
BAND-MAID kicked 2019 off with a bang by releasing a music video to a typically melodic pounder of a new song called “Bubble.” The tune features a crunching riff with an intriguing break-down in the middle to change things up, while the video itself has the band performing on a smoky stage intercut with some …