November 14, 2016

mouse on the keys to Release a new EP in Japan, North America and Europe.

mouse on the keys is going to release an EP titled “Out of Body” on January 25th in 2017. “Out of Body” will be released as the first work from an independent label “fractrec “. The six-song EP will include “Elegy” a bold rendition of Rakvmaninov’s classical masterpiece. The EP will not only be released in Japan but also in North America and Europe from Topshelf Records. mouse on the keys「Out of Body」Track Listing 01. Intro 02. Earache 03. Dark Lights 04.... Read More

November 13, 2016

A crowd of 15,000 cheers KAO=S’s live-show in Paraguay

KAO=S performed at the Nihon Matsuri event for the 80th Anniversary of Emigrant Japanese in Paraguay (80 Aniversario de Inmigración Japonesa al Paraguay) on October 15th at Asunción. 15,000 cheered on KAO=S’s performance. KAO=S arrived in Paraguay on the midnight of October 13th. They appeared on two syndicated Paraguayan TV programs on the morning of October 14th. KAO=S played their music in the offices of Paraguayan newspaper publisher “Ultima Hora”, which... Read More

November 11, 2016

Interview ! HYDE [VAMPS] North America Tour Vol.3 New York

──North America Tour schedule looks as tough as six shows in ten days. How are you going to spend the 10 days during the tour? HYDE: Sleep, sleep and sleep. Drink and sleep (lol). It’s all bus trip. All I can do is sleep. Of course we take breaks here and there. I can unusually sleep on the bus. It’s never a comfortable ride. It’s no bigger than a coffin but somehow it works for me to sleep there. JIN said the same thing. So I don’t mind the travel.... Read More

November 11, 2016

The 50 Kaitenz Going to New York for the First Time in 10 Years.

The 50 Kaitenz is a garage rock trio from Osaka. Their debut album “50 Kaitenz no Gya!!” (released in 2006) will be re-released as a remastered version on November 16th to celebrate its 10th anniversary. Right before the promotional tour, on the 20th and 23rd of November the band will be performing unexpectedly in New York for two days. The venue is their holy place “Pianos”, where they recorded some songs as bonus truck in the remastered version. This is their 5th NY... Read More

November 10, 2016

Interview ! HYDE [VAMPS] North America Tour Vol.2 San Francisco

──The North American tour VAMPS North American Tour 2016 With Special guest Citizen Zero is starting on November 6th . So you wanted to do your own headline tour? HYDE: One of the purposes for international shows is to get more exposure to potential fan base, we were reluctant to do the headline tour. But our management insisted that we do the tour for next year. Then we said why not. This could give us good experience. ──So this is for fueling up your upcoming US activity... Read More

November 10, 2016

Interview ! HYDE [VAMPS] North America Tour Vol.1 Mexico

──You went to Mexico for the first time during the South America Tour last year, right? HYDE: Yeah, I knew there are a lot of VAMPS fans. It’s usually Mexicans among the Central and South Latin American fans that come to our show in North America. I’m sure the show in Mexico will be a blast. ──This is the South-end in your North America tour? HYDE: Strictly speaking, Mexico may not be North America but since we have a lot of fans in the area, show dates were... Read More

November 9, 2016

THE SxPLAY Ranks First in The Largest Music Chart! Her First China Tour at Beijing Was a Blast!

THE SxPLAYis Going on to her first China tour titled “THE ADVENTURE OF ReBIRTH” and opening show was held at Modernsky Lab in Beijing. THE SxPLAY’s music has been favored so much by Chinese music fans that their song “Kimi ga Nokoshita Sekai de” featured in the game app “Deemo” ver2.4 ranked first in Kugou music, which is used by six hundred million Chinese people, for two weeks in a row since its first appearance on the 28th of September. At the show, the Chinese... Read More

November 9, 2016

LITE’s New Album Will Be Released in North America and Europe. The Tune featuring Dubzombie Published.

“D” from LITE’s fifth album “Cubic”L to be released on November 16th has been published on SoundCloud. “D” features Dubzombie from SOIL & “PIMP” SESSIONS as a guest trumpet player. This danceable and jazzy tune will be available in North America and Europe through Topshelf Records. Official Website Twitter Facebook Bandcamp Instagram... Read More

November 8, 2016

WEAVER’s First Show in Taiwan

WEAVER will perform at CLAPPER STUDIO in Taipei, Taiwan on December 10th for a multi-band event “WEAVER×HUSH -Music Holiday Special Live in Taiwan “. This is WEAVER’s first show in Taiwan. They welcome Hush, who performed at SUMMER SONIC 2016 as a guest act and Man Man Shuo as an opening act, which formed 2012. WEAVER×HUSH ~Music Holiday Special Live in Taiwan~ December 10th 2016 (Sat) CLAPPER STUDIO Tawian Taipei Performers WEAVER / HUSH / 慢慢説(Man Man Shuo... Read More

November 2, 2016

MONO Adds Solo Show in Tokyo for World Tour & Albini Appears on Documentary

Starting October 13th, with their show in Beijing, China, MONO has been on their world tour. Along with the October 14th release of their ninth album “Requiem For Hell”, they have been touring China and European countries. In conjunction with their world tour, the trailer for their documentary video “Journey Through Hell” which is scheduled to be released soon, is now on Youtube. In this video, we can view comments by the album’s producer Steve Albini, and the album’s... Read More