Tag Archive: japan nite

Mar 10

[press release] Download the Japan Nite 2011 compilation for free from HearJapan

Yokohama, Japan ― March 10th, 2011 ― The Japan Nite tour is about to take the US by storm once again, and HearJapan is excited to offer up an exclusive sampler of music from the bands! This nine track album has music from eight of the bands on the tour. This year the selection has a rough and …

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Apr 15

[interview] Chatmonchy

“If I were the devil/I wouldn’t have made the world like this/We can’t count the time of our life/Because nobody knows how long we’ve got,” Eriko Hashimoto sings plaintively on “Sekai ga Owaru Yoru ni.” It’s pretty heavy stuff for a top 10 hit, but that’s precisely why Chatmonchy is so popular. Like Yutaka Ozaki …

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Oct 05

[live report] Far East to East Showcase (Gelatine, Echostream, Swinging Popsicle, Kokusyoku Sumire)

When pop group AKB48 ran across the stage waving at their fans during their debut American concert, the members were in perfect sync. When Fujishima Mineko of Swinging Popsicle ran across the stage high-fiving the audience at the Far East to East Showcase, she nearly hit her head on a speaker. The New York Anime …

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