December 20, 2012

JINN to Broadcast Their Concert Live on USTREAM! 12/22 (Sat) 18:30-21:15 (JST)

A live event titled “JINN Presents ‘Tokyo Fuyu no JINN Vol.4′,” which will be hosted by JINN, a group well-known as a live band, is going to be held at Shibuya O-Crest this Saturday, the 22nd. The three bands performing will be JINN, ircle and Oreskaband. For the intervals between bands, JINN’s drummer TETSUYUKI will try his hand at being a DJ for the first time. For the live show’s opening, vocalist Hiitan and guitarist Haruka will also give... Read More

December 20, 2012


SOFFet held their live show called “Takasu Clinic Presents SOFFet DEBUT 10th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL LIVE TOUR ‘JOIN THE PARTY’ with Tokyo Junkastic Band” on December 14 at the LIQUIDROOM in Ebisu, Tokyo. At the live show on the first day of this tour marking the 10th anniversary of the duo’s debut, SOFFet looked back on their activities as a duo up through the present day, with many of their most famous songs, such as “Kimi Ga Iru Kara,”... Read More

December 19, 2012

Hitoto Yo / Solo Live in Taiwan in 7 Years

Ever active in the music scene with 10 consecutive monthly releases, single releases for anime and movie theme songs and making TV drama and movie debuts, Hitoto Yo has been celebrating her 10th anniversary to the fullest this year. She also held a solo live on 12/8/2012 in Taiwan in 7 long awaited years by Taiwanese fans. As the year of her 10th anniversary is coming to an end soon, Hitoto Yo chose Taiwan, her second home where she spend her childhood with her family, to be... Read More

December 18, 2012

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

December 15, 2012 – 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 recent years with solo projects, including band... Read More

December 18, 2012

THE BACK HORN / First Overseas Solo Live in Taiwan!

THE BACK HORN held their very first solo live on 12/8/2012 at THE WALL Live House in Taiwan. With their recently released album “Live Squall” in June, THE BACK HORN kicked off their tour in September at Zepp DiverCity Tokyo. They have participated in overseas events and rock festivals before, but this is their first official solo live to be held outside of Japan. With album releases since 2005, THE BACK HORN’s fans have been increasing and this time, 500 fans that have... Read More

December 17, 2012

Perfume / Awarded at 16th Japan Media Arts Festival for Global Website Project

Perfume’s “Global Website Project” launched upon their world debut was awarded the grand prize for Entertainment Division at the 16th Japan Media Arts Festival. As Perfume contracted with the new label Universal Music in March 2012, “Global Website Project” was designed with the concept of “going out to the world with cooperation of fans and creators” in which featured a teaser site, an open-source platform and Perfume members’ live performances. This topic has... Read More

December 17, 2012

LAGITAGIDA releases highly anticipated, sensational music video, shot with the help from fans!

LAGITAGIDA, who have just released their first single “Terrible Boy / Uncrackable Nuts,” has released a music video. Shot in one seamless take, the music video is a visual document of a recording session that was made open to the public, and it has the look and feel reminiscent of a live show. The raw video was shot on smartphones of nearly one hundred fans present at the event. Here are some comments from the band’s leader, Ohtake, the director, editor, and the originator... Read More

December 15, 2012

exist†trace guitarist miko Christmas event with Sixh.

December 12, 2012 – exist†trace guitarist and songwriter miko participated in a special Christmas event with Sixh. fashion designer IBI on Sunday, December 9. In 2012, miko began a collaboration with Sixh., performing as a fashion model for IBI’s “Galaxy Android” clothing line. At the h.NAOTO Shinjuku Marui One Shop, customers who shopped during the special campaign were eligible to take a 3-shot Polaroid photo with miko and IBI. Since it was a Christmas... Read More

December 14, 2012 / First Overseas Solo Live in Taiwan! announced their first overseas solo live to be held on 2/23/2013 at THE WALL in Taipei, Taiwan. They have participated in fashion events “roomsLINK TAIPEI” and “SHIBUYA FASHION FESTIVAL in TAIPEI” and performed on special live stages. Lots of local fans joined the audience to show their support and to respond to such warm welcome and support, decided to hold their very first overseas solo live in Taiwan. The Taiwan live will be an additional... Read More

December 13, 2012

Nishino Kana / Successful Tour with Audience of 100,000 & First Overseas Live in 2013

The final live of Nishino Kana’s nationwide tour “Kanayan Tour 2012~Arena~” was held on 11/24/2012 at Saitama Super Arena in great success. This tour kicked off on 10/13 in her hometown Mie prefecture at Sun Arena and continued on touring 6 locations around Japan. This tour staged 9 lives with an accumulative audience of 100,000. She also made an announcement that she will be holding overseas lives for the first time in the spring of 2013. Her very first overseas live will... Read More