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Date registered: January 27, 2018

Latest posts

  1. SCANDAL – HONEY (Review) — February 12, 2018
  2. Looprider – Umi (Review) — February 9, 2018
  3. BLUE ENCOUNT set to release third album VECTOR — January 30, 2018
  4. LAMP IN TERREN new single Hana to Shinjin — January 28, 2018

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Feb 12 2018



SCANDAL HONEY Review by Marc Bowie On paper it shouldn’t have worked. Assemble four women at a dance school with little to no experience with musical instruments, have them rehearse relentlessly, encourage a degree of songwriting, and … presto, instant rock band. Just add water. But work it did — through previously undiscovered innate talent …

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Feb 09 2018

Looprider – Umi (Review)


Looprider Umi Review by Marc Bowie Bands who record single songs that take up an entire LP side or more run the risk of being called self-indulgent … or worse. Looprider’s 2017 album, Umi, would seem to fit the bill, as at twenty-five minutes this one-track effort is longer than the oft-mocked In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida. Happily, the …

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Jan 30 2018

BLUE ENCOUNT set to release third album VECTOR


Power-pop-turned-punk-rockers BLUE ENCOUNT have a new album, VECTOR, available March 21st. The 14-track disc includes “VS”, their opening contribution this past fall to the Gintama anime.

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Jan 28 2018

LAMP IN TERREN new single Hana to Shinjin


LAMP IN TERREN’s latest digital single, “Hana to Shinjin,” was released on January 19th. The accompanying video is a somewhat low key affair, but the song features a typically soaring and powerful vocal performance from Hiroshi Matsumoto.

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