June 28, 2013

Human Beat Boxer , Daichi, will Perform in the United States. To celebrate US performance, a special clip is published on YouTube.

A 22 year old prodigy human beat boxer, Daichi, from Japan will be performing in San Francisco on July 27th and 28th. Daichi made it to the final of a contest organized by Apollo Theater , a renowned event that produced Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder. This is the first achievement as a Japanese musician and he even ranked third in the contest. His talent was recognized in New York, the motherland of Hip Hop. After coming back to Japan, he gained such a popularity that his... Read More

June 28, 2013

KUKIKODAN, Taiwan live decided

KUKIKODAN will be having their last live of their tour first time overseas in Taiwan. This tour started from the release of the new album “Yoru wa Sono Manazashi no Saki ni Nagareru”. In Taiwan, a CD has been released through Rock Record which produces many works of Japanese-Korean artists such as Sakanaction. From there, the Taiwan performance came about. At the Taiwan performance, Seiichi Yamamoto and Yamaguchi who participated in making of the album will be appearing as... Read More

June 28, 2013

Hama Okamoto Signs an Endorsement Contract with Fender USA

There was an announcement that the Bassist of OKAMOTO, Hama Okamoto signed an endorsement contract with an instrument maker, Fender Musical Instruments Corporation of the US. Hama Okamoto has been favoring and using the bass of Fender. With this contract, Fender will fully backup him from now on. Hama Okamoto is the first Japanese bassist to sign an endorsement contract with Fender, and he exclaims, “it`s as if my entire life work has been accepted! At the same time, this will... Read More

June 27, 2013

FACT Confirmed to Perform at <VANS WARPED TOUR’13 UK>

Digital release of best album with a special track. Global release of ‘burundanga’ , the fourth full length album, via US label Good Fight Music. All these are still recent news for the very active FACT. You should also check out the band playing at in UK, this is a very big festival originally started is US. The festival is scheduled on November 16 and 17 in London, England. Besides FACT, Rise Against, Billy Talent, Capture the Crown and other bands are also lined up. FACT... Read More

June 27, 2013

illion, Release Images of UK Live with Skilled Ones for 5 Weeks in a Row

The March Live`s image of illion, “O2 Shepherd`s Bush Empire” in London, UK was released on the official YouTube channel.The images released this time are those from “LYNCH” and “BRAIN DRAIN” Live. Yojiro Noda (RADWIMPS) along with Ryosuke Nagaoka (G/ PETALS), Hiroko Kurimoto (B/ ex. Kegawa no Maries),and Akira Kawasaki (Dr/ mouse on the keys) performed a total of 11 songs from the first album “UBU” in front of the local audiences. The Live images from this performance... Read More

June 26, 2013

LITE Published a YouTube Clip of a Technical Tune ,”bond”, from Their New Album.

Lite released their first full album in two years, “Installation”, on June 5th and the live footage of “bond” from the album has been published on YouTube. The technical guitar riff that leads to the complicated song form shows off LITE’s sensational uniqueness. Their solo concert will be at Umeda SHANGRI-LA on June 27th (Thurs), Nagoya APOLLO THEATER on June 28th(Fri) and Ebisu LIQUIDROOM on June 29th (Sat). There will be some collaboration with... Read More

June 26, 2013

Ten Upcoming Artists Gather at the Stage of “Livemasters CHOICE×HighApps “ Tokyo-Nagoya-Osaka Tour!!

“Livemasters CHOICE × HighApps “, a music event held at Shibuya CLUB QUATTRO on April 21(Sun) 2013, will go on a Tokyo-Nagoya-Osaka QUATTRO tour in August. The event is organized as the third collaboration event of “Livemasters CHOICE “ by Livemasters Inc., which produces live music events for various artists, and “HighApps” by HIP LAND MUSIC. Just as the previous one, the event will feature 10 upcoming young talents performing on the same stage. Advance tickets... Read More

June 26, 2013

Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico Added to Countries to Receive Perfume Live Broadcast

Some countries were added to the list of those who will be having the Live Viewing of Perfume`s performance in England on July 5th. Theaters of Jakarta of Indonesia, San Paulo of Brazil, and Mexico City of Mexico will also have a Live broadcast of Perfume`s Live. This performance in England is part of their first European tour, “Perfume WORLD TOUR 2nd”. Broadcast in theaters of Japan, Hong Kong in China, Thailand, Singapore, and Los Anglos of US had already been announced. For... Read More

June 26, 2013

SCREW finishes major label debut album, “SCREW”, and reveals new visuals

SCREW is scheduled to release their major label debut album, “SCREW” on July 10th and has revealed their newest visuals and artwork. The album will be released in 3 different versions, each having different artworks: “limited first press edition A” features the members in black suits with a deep-blue sky in the background, which makes of a memorable contrast; “limited first press edition B” features the members in a different black outfit who stand in front of a wall... Read More

June 25, 2013

Hemenway / Dual Release of 6th Single of 10-Month Release Series!

With the dual releases of “Start Kakumei” available for both digital download and a physical package, Hemenway is bringing you a powerfully positive message and a revolution in your ears! The title song ‘Start Kakumei,’ the opening theme song for a TV Tokyo anime “Duel Masters Victory V3,” is a perfect theme song for anyone who wants to start or restart anew. As Isaac introduced the song at their 5th release live at eggman on 6/6, this song sings about how you can... Read More