April 12, 2016

Suiyoubi no Campanella Reveals Video from “SXSW” Music Festival

Suiyoubi no Campanella has revealed their video of performing at the “SXSW 2016” music festival. The video is available on YouTube. The “SXSW 2016” music festival was held in Austin, Texas, from March 11 to 20. She performed on March 15 at the “Cheer Up Charlies” stage under the name “WEDNESDAY CAMPANELLA”. The video is two-parted with a “Street Version” showing KOM_I (vocal) touring the town, along with the street concert held the day before, and a “Live... Read More

March 12, 2016


‘WE ARE X’ AT SXSW FILM FESTIVAL IN AUSTIN, TX: FRIDAY, MARCH 11 (Satellite venue: Marchesa, 6:30p) WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16 (Topfer Theater-Zach, 10:45a) FRIDAY, MARCH 18 (Paramount Theatre, 5:30p) Yoshiki To Perform Live At The Paramount Theatre On Friday, March 18 Immediately Following The Screening Of ‘WE ARE X’ ‘WE ARE X’ WINS WORLD CINEMA DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL JURY AWARD FOR “BEST EDITING” AT 2016 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL The award-winning, new documentary on the... Read More

March 3, 2016

Suiyoubi no Campanella Confirms to Perform Live at SXSW 2016

Suiyoubi no Campanella has confirmed to perform live at the SXSW 2016 music festival this March, held in Austin, Texas. The album “Zipang”, released last year November, with a theme showing a trip to the Eurasian continent and picturing how Japan is viewed from other countries, has drawn many creators and fans from the US and other countries. At the SXSW2016, she will be performing as “WEDNESDAY CAMPANELLA” on March 15th at the “Cheer Up Charlies”... Read More

February 10, 2016

“SXSW” Music features [Alexandros] and DE DE MOUSE

SXSW 2016, to be held in March in Austin Texas had added more music acts, including various Japanese artists. As of now, those announced on the official website are, [Alexandros], DE DE MOUSE , Atomic stooges, Jungles!!! from RED BACTERIA VACUUM, KOHH, Chihiro Yamazaki+ROUTE14band, PANAQUONPE, Qrion、REATMO, Rei, Pirates Canoe, Tempalay, Emufucka, and KAO=S. [Alexandros] had performed as[Champagne] 2 years ago, making their second appearance at SXSW this time. Official Website:... Read More

May 2, 2014

Mayu Wakisaka Performing at TGE,in UK, After Having a Blast at SXSW2014

A Japanese songstress, Mayu Wakisaka, has successfully finished her first SXSW show in Austin, US, and now is ready to head to Europe for The Great Escape, an annually held music showcase in Brighton, UK. While many acts from Japan show strong influence from its own Japanese culture, Mayu’s music is totally western, and her lyric is all in well-written, heart-warming English. According to some press in Japan, her folk and jazz oriented music style has been compared to that... Read More

April 10, 2014

Starmarie Covers “1/3 no Junjou na Kanjou” at <Japan Night Tour> New York Concert

The idol group who began their official international advance, Starmarie, held their show at KITTING FACTORY, a live music bar in New York, on the night of March 16. As the first idol group to ever perform there, they entertained the local fans. Starmarie also performed at the biggest music showcase event in the world, SXSW (South by South-West), held in Austin, Texas, on March 11. They costarred with such big-name artists including YOSHIKI and Lady Gaga. The crowd went wild... Read More

March 27, 2014

For the First Time in History, YOSHIKI Plays with Virtual YOSHIKI Visualized by Hologram! Finally, The Performance Will Be Published on YouTube!

On March 14th (CT), Yoshiki from X-Japan made his first appearance at the world’s largest music convention, SXSW(South by South West), and the performance ended as a big success. After the event, America’s leading fashion magazine “FLAUNT” hosted a party, and there were two of Yoshiki’s crystal piano. This history-making performance by Yoshiki and virtual Yoshiki by hologram surprised all the fans and impressed all the attendees. Now this double Yoshiki... Read More

March 24, 2014

YOSHIKI, Introduced His Mourning Song to All Disaster Struck Area of the World & Great Performance with Virtual YOSHIKI

On March 14th (Texas Local Time), YOSHIKI of X JAPAN attended the SXSW (South By South West), one of world`s largest music convention, for the first time. SXSW is the world’s largest event consisting Music, Film, and Interactive, and is held every year in March at Austin of Texas, USA, and this will be their 28th year. YOSHIKI announced his first Solo World Tour on February 19th at the Grammy Museum of Los Angeles. He had been offerd from the SXSW sponsor many times, and... Read More

March 10, 2014


From March 9, SYNC MUSIC JAPAN participated in SXSW Interactive and started holding JAPAN PAVILION. At JAPAN PAVILION, music, anime, and various kinds of start-up tech companies are exhibiting their content and service. 5 Japanese bands will perform the live in “Japan Nite”, and also YOSHIKI makes his first appearance at the live of SXSW on 14th. Furthermore, big graphic panels of YOSHIKI and Kyary Pamyu Pamyu displayed at JAPAN PAVILION are capturing the spotlight from... Read More

February 21, 2014

Japan Nite & Japan Nite US Tour 2014

SXSW, an annual film, interactive, and music festivals and conferences held in Austin, Texas, United States, starting on March 6th this year. Japan Nite Tour is an annual post-SXSW tour by performers at Japan Nite at SXSW. Japan Nite has showcased numerous upcoming Japanese acts including HY, ELLEGARDEN, Love Phychedelico, Original Love, Lolita No.18, Cocco, Go!Go!7188, Petti Booka, Kishidan, Bonnie Pink, Scandal, Chatmonchy, Number Girl. This year’s performers are Starmarie,... Read More