Category Archive: Electronic

Apr 12

[press release] sasakure.UK Song with Hatsune Miku Translation Contest

Yokohama, Japan — April 11th, 2012 — HearJapan is proud to announce a new contest featuring a brand new song from sasakure.UK! Combining chiptune, pop and even progressive rock influences, as well as his own illustration and animation style, sasakure.UK is a one man tour-de-force. His fame around the world on video sites like YouTube …

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Mar 27

[press release] Next Music From Tokyo: Vol 4 Canada

Next Music from Tokyo: Vol 4 feat: ZAZEN BOYS, group_inou, Charan-Po-Rantan, Praha Depart May 18 Toronto @ The Rivoli May 19 Toronto @ The Rivoli May 21 Montreal @ Divan Orange May 23 Vancouver @ The Waldorf Hotel Next Music from Tokyo is a non-profit cross-Canada tour showcasing the best independent and underground music from …

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Mar 26

[press release] YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN Announce US Tour with Xiu Xiu

YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN Announce US Tour with Xiu Xiu - Nominated For MTV’s Album of The Week Self-Titled Album Out Now Hoshi Neko Hoshi Neko Click Here To Watch The Video For “Hoshi Neko” On Pitchfork “YT//ST creates full-scale events, complete with eerie face-paint , monochromatic paper sets and Boredoms-style drum blasts that blend black metal and …

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Mar 24

[press release] J-Rock screamo band Dazzle Vision in New UTAU Software

Japanese Vocaloid fan magazine Gekkayo publishes vocalist Maiko download March 23, 2012 – Japanese hard-rock screamo band Dazzle Vision posted photos on their Twitter account today previewing the release of vocalist Maiko’s voice-synthesized alter-ego. Famous for her “Death Voice,” high-fashion lolita style, and melodic vocals, Maiko and her band-mates recently judged an open-mic “Death Voice” contest outside Shibuya’s fashion landmark …

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Jan 23

[review] Sun Burns Down – Jin Akanishi

Jin Akanishi is hitting his stride with a fabulous new single, “Sun Burns Down.”  It’s upbeat techno-pop ala Kaskade, the lyrics hinting at some sexy time, but never wandering outside of radio-pop friendly.  The driving chorus, where Jin urges his listeners to “make love until the sun burns down,” is  fist-pumpingly catchy.  The simple beats …

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