Tag Archive: New York City

Nov 17

[review + interview] From Scientist to Songstress: In Mio Soul's Skin

Tokyo-born songwriter Mio Soul makes her debut with In My Skin.  The EP contains the heavy drum beats and smooth melodies of contemporary R&B with flavors of pop, dance, and jazz.  Simple yet candid, the lyrics are in English, except for the rap in “Let’s Party” where Mio effortlessly flows in and out of her …

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Nov 28

[interview] Jin Akanishi

What do you do when you’re a member of a phenomenally successful Japanese boyband? If you’re Jin Akanishi, you go solo and tour the United States. For the past nine years, Akanishi was one-sixth of KAT-TUN, a relatively new song-and-dance group conceived and managed by the institutional idol agency Johnny & Associates, Inc., which has …

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Aug 19

[press release] Zazen Boys & BOOM BOOM SATELLITES @ FETES Showcase NYC

The New York Anime Festival is proud to reveal bands Boom Boom Satellites, Zazen Boys, and Echostream will come together with previously-announced musical guest Puffy AmiYumi at the Far East To East Showcase (FETES) on Sunday, October 10, 2010! Boom Boom Satellites, Zazen Boys, Echostream, and Puffy AmiYumi will all be appearing at NYAF for …

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Jun 21

[press release] Ken Hirai to Play Two Shows at B.B. King Blues Club

15th Anniversary Special!! Vol.3 – Ken’s Bar N.Y. Ken Hirai is a Japanese R&B and pop singer. His soulful voice and unconventional looks won him fans following his debut in 1992. Since his debut, Hirai has worked as a model, actor, composer, lyricist, singer, and spokesperson. During his career, Hirai has sold close to 14 …

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Jun 18

[press release] The Diva Review Presents A NEO TOKYO SAMURAI IN NEW YORK

The Diva Review Presents A NEO TOKYO SAMURAI IN NEW YORK: A CONVERSATION WITH MIYAVI Live Interview and Exclusive Performance – Saturday, June 26th, 2010 The Diva Review is pleased to announce that MIYAVI’s first public appearance in New York City will take place during a very special live interview on Saturday, June 26th, 2010 …

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