September 30, 2011

SPYAIR Makes CD Debut in Korea

A 5-piece rock band SPYAIR released their first album “Rockin’ the World” simultaneously in Japan and Korea. SPYAIR’s making official Korean debut with this album. SPYAIR held a street live in Korea for PV shooting of their previous single “Japanication” released in March. Their live in Korea was followed up with a hands-on interview by M-net, a prominent local TV station, and gained much attention. As the anime “Gintama” and “BLEACH”... Read More

September 30, 2011

Japan’s #1 indie artist Def Tech, the one and only American and Japanese bilingual duo unit will finally release its music worldwide

Def Tech, a creator unit consisting of Shen and Micro who sold over 5 million record sales total since their debut in 2005 with album “Def Tech”, just released their past 4 albums worldwide today through their official website and iTunes. (US, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, EU) Their new album “UP” will also be released worldwide on October 5 through iTunes. Along with mp3 format download on iTunes Store, high-quality WAV format download will also be available... Read More

September 29, 2011

Earthquake Relief Charity Song ‘The Lifelines’ by ☆TakuTakahashi(m-flo), Maynard Plant(blanc./MONKEY MAJIK), WISE and May J. Chosen for Opening Theme Song of “J-MELO(NHK World TV)!

As “J-MELO(an NHK World TV program aired in more than 120 countries around the world to introduce Japanese music)” has been collecting messages from all around the world right after the earthquake on 3/11 in Japan, a total of more than 45 countries responded. All of these messages expressed how they are “sending their sympathy” and “willing to support Japan.” Through this theme song as part of a charity, the participating artists would like to express their gratitude... Read More

September 28, 2011

V-ROCK FESTIVAL ’11 / Comment Clips from Participating Artists!

The participating artists have left comment video clips of their excitement and expectation for V-ROCK FESTIVAL ’11 and they are now updated on the official website.  The first around of artist lineup includes MUCC, YELLOW FRIED CHICKENz, MICHAEL  MONROE, vistlip, Piko, Golden Bomber and LM.C. There have been announcements of additional artists and are still more to come! SYNC MUSIC JAPAN Channel ■Ticketing Information for Oversea... Read More

September 27, 2011

L’Arc~en~Ciel’s Official Application “L’Appli” is Now Available for Android!

L’Arc~en~Ciel’s Official Application “L’Appli” is Now Available for Android! Upgraded Version Also Available for iPhone! Free Application iPhone / Android Official Application L’Appli You can get the latest news on L’Arc~en~Ciel and access their Twitter and Facebook with a simple touch. If you shake your smartphone, you’ll get a slideshow of random photos of L’Arc~en~Ciel! Check out the new/upgraded applications on the URL below. ▼iPhone ... Read More

September 27, 2011

MEG / Cover of TM’s Masterpiece Ballad for “City Hunter 2″

With the concept of cover songs that connect Japan and France together, MEG has been releasing exclusive singles only in France and the derails for the 5th release of the series are now revealed. The 5th single will be the cover of ‘STILL LOVE HER’ originally by TM NETWORK. This song was originally a second track of a single, yet was much loved by TM fans and “City Hunter 2″ fans as it later became the ending theme of the very anime. MEG is getting a great... Read More

September 26, 2011

A visual heavy rock band, the GazettE, will make an appearance on “J-MELO,” a music program on “NHK World” on 10/3

“J-MELO” is a program entirely in English which serves the role of “connecting Japan to the rest of the world through music” and is aired in about 180 countries around the world. the GazettE has been selected by viewer votes all around the world for the annual “J-MELO Awards” and this time, their long-waited appearance is finally confirmed as well as their very first studio live on this program. For domestic broadcasting, the program will be... Read More

September 21, 2011

SCANDAL’s 1st Asia tour charmed 2,500 audience!

SCANDAL toured 3 cities in Asia and the local fans got excited with their performance! 4 shows were held at the following venues & dates SCANDAL ASIA TOUR 2011 “BABY ACTION” Sep.11 (Sun) The Wall, Taipei, Taiwan Sep.12 (Mon) Rotunda 3, HITEC, Hong Kong Sep.16 (Fri) La Salle SIA Theater, Singapore Sep.17 (Sat) La Salle SIA Theater, Singapore    Taiwan was their 1st place to visit so we’re a bit nervous how many people would gather the venue. However, against our... Read More

September 20, 2011

AAA & Perfume / Participating in Asia’s Biggest Music Festival

AAA and Perfume have been selected to represent Japan at “2011 Asia Song Festival” held on 10/15 at Daegu Stadium in Korea in commemoration of “World Championships Daegu 2011″ in cooperation of UNICEF. AAA and Perfume have been chosen by KOFICE after much delegation to decide the Japanese artist representatives. Making their debut in 2005, this is the very first time for AAA to perform in Korea. AAA Official Website: Facebook:... Read More

September 15, 2011


Showcase Live of 50 Artist Units & Kari BAR for Hunt Gamers in Shibuya! New Generation Event “Music DNA Tokyo” on 9/17(Sat) & 9/18(Sun) At O-East in Interaction of Internet Music Fans and Hunt Gamers Now Available for Live Streaming on Ustream ■Calling for all Internet music fans and PSP KARINCHUs (hung gamers) in Shibuya! In cooperation of 6 websites(Myspace Japan、audioleaf、muzie、syncl、musiccc、oto-labo) that promote the introduction of Japanese domestic... Read More