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New PV Alert: SPARK SPEAKER – Realta

SPARK SPEAKER close out 2018 with a promotional video from their October 8, 2018 release “The World is Mine”. Things in “Realta” start pretty pensive: quiet guitars backed with a soft piano highlight the thoughtful melodies and vocals. With their four member lineup, things explode with big guitars and horns …

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New PV Alert: KissBeeWEST – CARNIVAL

The Kansai sisters to KissBee make some noise for their 2019 with their new promotional video for “CARNIVAL”, their fourth anniversary song.. The music plays an interesting shuffle with a guitar riff that’s quirky and fun. It’s catchy, yeah? We even get a bit of a guitar solo to round …

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New PV Alert: STU48 – Kaze wo matsu

STU48, the floating theater girls, are back with their second single “Kaze wo matsu”. Don’t be scared off by the ten minute run time; the last six minutes is “making” footage. In foam colored dresses, the girls dance a highly intricate dance on the mountain sides overlooking the sea of …

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New PV Alert: Kolokol – bookmark

With their first one-man live upcoming in March, it’s a good time for Kolokol to release a new promotional video. Playing a rock arrangement that stays closer on the side of the emo punk style, Kolokol have a great musical staff behind them as evidenced by “bookmark” and its fury …

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New PV Alert: BURST GIRL – Nancy

BURST GIRL are back with a send up to 70’s British punk and Nancy Spungen. Guitars blazing and pop melodies, “Nancy” certainly gets the sound of punk (perhaps not quite 70s British punk) down, and with lyrics like “Fuck you, I love you” BURST GIRL probably get an appropriate attitude …

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