Tag Archive: Swinging Popsicle

Feb 21 2015

Swinging Popsicle opens 20th Anniversary website


Japanese pop-rock band Swinging Popsicle, veterans of multiple U.S. anime conventions (Fanime, New York Anime Festival, Anime Mid-Atlantic), have launched a “20th Anniversary 2015-2017″ website in celebration of their three phases of debuts: 1995 – Swinging Popsicle is formed 1996 – Indie debut 1997 – Major debut (Sony Music) In addition to their regular live …

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Feb 03 2014

Swinging Popsicle releases digital single Do Your Homework (Remix)


J-Pop band Swinging Popsicle released their latest digital single “Do Your Homework (Remix)” last week on iTunes worldwide. Featuring vocalist Mineko Fujishima’s crystal-clear vocals and a dreamy, electro-bossa-nova melody, the remix of the original 2011 track was inspired by composer Hironobu Hirata’s recent work producing tracks for Nitroplus mascot and anime star Super Sonico. “Do …

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Sep 10 2013

Top 10 Swinging Popsicle Songs


With a sizable repertoire, Swinging Popsicle has a lot to choose from. Since their major-label debut on Sony Music in 1997, Swinging Popsicle has established a unique voice and steady level of quality, mixing hard rock, soft rock, shoegazer, and trippy experimental music. The band has visited America a few times (Fanime MusicFest, New York …

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Aug 28 2013

Swinging Popsicle to perform at Nitro Super Sonic 2013


J-Rock group Swinging Popsicle will perform at Nitroplus game studio’s annual live music event, Nitro Super Sonic 2013, held on September 21 and 22 at Tokyo International Forum. The concert will feature live performances of music from Nitroplus’s vast catalog of projects, including Phantom of Inferno, Steins;Gate, Deus Machina Demonbane, Fate/Zero, Chaos;Head, Saya no Uta, …

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May 15 2013

DQS – 10 Drummers vs. Earth (Review)


DQS 10 Drummers vs. Earth Review by David Cirone The idea of 10 drummers slamming away at once is impressive and scary. I expected a “wall of sound” type of experience, and 10 Drummers vs. Earth could have been a mess, or worse yet, boring — but there’s a lot of variety here. DQS emerges …

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Apr 11 2013

7!! to perform at Fanime 2013


Young Japanese band 7!! (7 Oops) will make their American performance debut at San Jose’s FanimeCon May 22-27, 2013. 7!! is a four-piece band from Okinawa with an infectious pop sound thanks to their vocalist NANAE’s sweet voice. With their high energy performances and NANAE’s female perspective, 7!! attracts many young fans. Their debut 2011 …

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Mar 30 2013

Swinging Popsicle – Chocolate Soul Music (cover)

Swinging Popsicle – Chocolate Soul Music (cover)

Jan 02 2013

Taru – Perfect Loop (Swinging Popsicle cover)

Taru – Perfect Loop (Swinging Popsicle cover)

Korean pop artist Taru covers Swinging Popsicle’s “Perfect Loop” from the Nitroplus SUMAGA Special.

Dec 15 2012

Swinging Popsicle song chosen for Tamagotchi L.i.f.e. webisode


J-Pop band Swinging Popsicle’s song “Girl meets Boy” was chosen for the latest Tamagotchi L.i.f.e. webisode, which premiered this week on the new lifestyle brand’s official YouTube channel. Swinging Popsicle recently celebrated their 15th anniversary with the digital release of “You’ve Got a Friend,” their first release since 2008. Band members have kept busy in …

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Jul 20 2012

Swinging Popsicle releases “You’ve Got A Friend” digital single


J-Pop veterans Swinging Popsicle released their new digital single, “You’ve Got A Friend,” on iTunes America and Japan today. Originally recorded by Carole King in 1971, James Taylor’s version hit number 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 that same year, and won a Grammy for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance. Often included in Swinging Popsicle’s live …

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