Living in the Kansai area since 2013.
May 02 2019
Soko ni Naru’s stylish new music video for “Zettaiteki Sanpukan” promises to dazzle the senses with its slick imagery and refreshing, funky groove. The duo dropped their newest album, Issen, last month, and are following it up with a country-wide domestic tour where they are teaming up with several other great artists before closing things …
Apr 08 2019
HYDE’s first solo album in 13 years, anti — a title that gels well with the aggressive tone HYDE has taken on since reviving his solo activities last year — will be released digitally on May 3, followed by three versions of a physical CD release on June 19.
Mar 17 2019
MUCC Interview by Michelle Minikhiem March 17, 2019 Your album released in February is titled Kowareta Piano to Living Dead (“The Broken Piano and the Living Dead”). You listened to 140 demos that you created a long time ago and chose 9 of them to make this album. That sounds like a really difficult task. …
Mar 04 2019
Soko ni Naru has just put out the stunning music video for “Gou ni Moyu” from their upcoming compilation album Issen, directed by Kazuaki Kimura (this is the end).
Feb 07 2019
“ZIPANG”, the latest single from legendary vocalist HYDE, featuring YOSHIKI masterfully tickling the ivories, has finally been released after what has been (for some) a half-year long wait. The ballad debuted during HYDE’s first solo tour in over a decade this past summer and has stunned thousands with its moving message meant to convey “the …
Jan 15 2019
HALLOWEEN PARTY 2018 October 28th, 2018 MAKUHARI MESSE Live Report by Michelle Minikhiem Photos by Hideaki Imamoto, Toshikazu Oguruma, Kazuko Tanaka The final day of HALLOWEEN PARTY 2018 showed the same dedication to the Alice in Wonderland theme as the days prior. After seemingly falling from the ceiling like Alice down the rabbit hole, Kanon …
Jan 15 2019
HALLOWEEN PARTY 2018 October 27th, 2018 MAKUHARI MESSE Live Report by Michelle Minikhiem Photos by Hideaki Imamoto, Toshikazu Oguruma, Kazuko Tanaka HALLOWEEN PARTY 2018 was the first year that the entire event was focused around a central theme. The stage was decorated in iconic Alice in Wonderland tea party imagery and began with the shocking …
Jan 01 2019
HYDE’s highly anticipated single “ZIPANG”, featuring YOSHIKI as guest pianist, has received a new release date of February 6th, 2019, after production issues delayed the song. A short teaser for the high-concept music video for “ZIPANG” was also released. HYDE expressed has his desire to preserve and convey what he feels is the spirit of …
Dec 14 2018
HYDE has created a dark and stylish image song for the newest installment of the hot CAPCOM “Devil May Cry” franchise: Devil May Cry 5. “MAD QUALIA” can be heard electrifying the latest trailer for the game.