Tag: Miyavi

MIYAVI – Afraid To Be Cool (MV)

Who’s afraid to be cool? Definitely not MIYAVI! In his latest single “Afraid to be Cool”, the musician gives a friendly, rocking reminder that “you’ve got nothing to lose” with being yourself. It’s quite fitting that right after he sings that line, a guitar solo follows, carrying his message onwards: let your inhibitions go like …

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MIYAVI releases new single “Afraid To Be Cool” / “Raise Me Up”

MIYAVI’s new single “Afraid To Be Cool” / “Raise Me Up” has reached #1 on iTunes Top Album in Japan, and entered in the Top 10 on iTunes in Hong Kong and Finland upon its’ release on April 29! The digital double A-side single features the hot new tracks “Afraid To Be Cool” and “Raise …

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Miyavi featured in March 2016 Esquire magazine

Musician turned actor Miyavi (make sure you catch him as the sadistic “Bird” in Unbroken) is featured in the current issue of Esquire magazine for a 2-page spread titled “Greetings from Tokyo”. The full-page photo in the national magazine is the latest step in Miyavi’s ascension to worldwide artistic recognition. Esquire editors chose to include …

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Miyavi – El Rey 2015 Live Report

Miyavi Live at El Rey, February 18, 2015 Live report by Nhu Nguyen “Now you look at me? Don’t look at me!” Miyavi sarcastically says to the crowd, poking fun at his new found fame and fans attending the show from his work on Unbroken. While there were faces scattered among the crowd I wasn’t …

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Miyavi to appear on Ellen Degeneres show

Singer/guitarist Miyavi will appear on the Ellen Degeneres show today (11/19) to promote his role in the new American film Unbroken and perform a song for the live studio audience. Check your local listings for showtimes: http://www.ellentv.com/episodes/jennifer-aniston-miyavi/

MIYAVI – Real? (PV)

Real? What is real? This question posed to you by a man who came from a music sub-genre whose main appeal is looks. Don’t get me wrong, I love visual kei in it’s own right. It thrills me to see that Miyavi is not just another pretty face. He continues to stay true to himself …

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JRock247’s Best J-Rock Album Covers of 2013

The GazettE’s BEAUTIFUL DEFORMITY topped our list of the best J-Rock Album Covers of 2013. Check out the full list and comments from JRock247 writers: http://jrock247.com/best-j-rock-album-covers/best-j-rock-album-covers-2013/

Japan’s PROMIC launches J-Pop news website PROMIC.TV

Japan’s PROMIC (Foundation for Promotion of Music Industry and Culture) launched a new website this week — http://promic.tv. The English-language site uses YouTube playlists combined with cultural commentary in a program titled “J-Pop News.” The PROMIC.TV debut episode features MIYAVI, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, and HaKU, with insights on Harajuku culture, Japanese calligraphy, and “Dekotora” trucks. …

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Miyavi – SAMURAI SESSIONS Vol. 1 (Review)

Miyavi SAMURAI SESSIONS Vol. 1 Review by Nhu Nguyen After Miyavi left PS Company in 2009 and formed his own record label, J-Glam, it may have proven to be a lot more difficult to venture on his own than he had imagined. Despite getting married and having children, Miyavi’s 2010 release What’s My Name? carried …

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PicSpam: Miyavi

SHOXX, Feb 2005

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