Tag Archive: Sony Music Japan

Oct 01


For a band that started in Europe and has toured with Moby and Garbage, Over and Over is long overdue. Their first US release greatest hits album spans over a decade of electronic beats from 1997 to 2007. The tracks are all newly remixed, retaining the original flavor with a kick of spice. That is, …

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Nov 09

[live report + interview] An Cafe – Live Cafe Tour ’09 “ King of NYAPPY GO AROUND”

On the futuristic island of Odaiba there’s a live house called Shinkiba Studio Coast with a great view of the glitzy, neon flashing lights of the ferris wheel nearby. As the boys and girls scream with delight while rotating on the vertigo-inducing ride, another glitzy, neon flashing lights display was going on inside the live …

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Oct 09

[press release] AN CAFE: BB Parallel World US Release

[Los Angeles, CA] – Maru Music Announces the release of BB Parallel World, the fourth full-length album from the visual kei superstars An Cafe.  This release is special as it contains a DVD with exclusive live performances and music videos which is expanded for the US version.  With three full-length albums and three EPs under …

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Jul 02

[review] SID: Hikari

Hikari sheds little new light on SID’s musical style.  Jazzy pop rock with predictable key changes and sweetly dramatic ballads litter their first major label release with Sony Music. SID is talented; they blend jazz, rock, pop, rockabilly and bits of ska.  “Mousou Nikki 2″ is a perfect example of this, a follow up to …

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