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NSK’s PV Power Hour 12/09/2017

The power crew talk about PINK CRES., Good Tears, EMPiRE, ROSARIO+CROSS, Niji no Conquistador, and Zenbu Kimi no Seida. Recorded December 9th, 2017. Ending theme song: “Dave Drops The Bass” by Chase Lim AKA 13thBeat [download] Charlie Cowdin’s Twitter – @drako60 Yoshi Hagiwara’s Twitter –  @yoshirekt New School Kaidan Twitter …

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New PV Alert: Cheeky Parade – Bokura no Uta

Just how does Cheeky Parade look now that their line-up is down to five members? I mean live, how does that happen? The promotional video of “Bokura no Uta”, the group’s recently released digital single, attempts to answer those questions. As it turns out, Cheeky Parade are looking pretty good. …

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New PV Alert: EMPiRE – Akarui mirai

You’ve probably been anticipating the debut promotional video from new WACK group EMPiRE (I have). Well, that wait is finally over with the release of “Akarui mirai”. A dramatic moment of unmasking felt appropriate for the establishing shots of the song, as we’ve only seen the girls in their twin-eared …

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New PV Alert: Zenbu Kimi No Seida – Sekirarararaiotto

A fifth single from ZenKimi arrived in stores today, and just in time for the party we get a promotional video for “Sekirarararaiotto”. The song pushes the group closer to a denpa lean with the hyper keyboards getting somewhat less boosts from the guitars. The visuals definitely scream the aesthetic …

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New PV Alert: Niji no Conquistador – Futari no Spur

Niji no Conquistador are here to entice you with their new album “Rainbow Phenomenon” with a winter themed promotional video. “Futari no Spur” looks like a school sleep-away trip with the girls in their yukata . Who the hell could possible sleep with fun just around the corner and your …

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New PV Alert: ROSARIO + CROSS – Lips ~Odore koigokoro~

More ROSARIO + CROSS gets a release with the serious “Lips ~Odore koigokoro~”. The funky instrumentals of the intros sound perfect for this dance-centric release. The somber tone of the verses get their contrast with a tuneful chorus that has the girls stretching their vocals a bit. The news for …

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New PV Alert: Good Tears – Namida no Kamen

Well, I don’t know much about this whole “Last Idol” business. It’s a reality show (think “Produce 101”, my Kpop friends) produced by Akimoto Yasushi meant to create his latest idol franchise: the winning group will be rewarded with a contract from Universal Japan, presumably with AkiP himself producing. What …

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New PV Alert: Tsubomi – Osaka ga aru!

How about a quick trip to Osaka? Well, the Tsubomi girls will take you on a quick journey through the Western city. The entirety of “Osaka ga aru!” can be described as “idols running loose through the city of Osaka”, which works just fine as a concept as far as …

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New PV Alert: Tentenko – Nantonaku abunai

The trippy world of Tentenko has opened for you once again with this track from her second EP “Kiken na anata”. Rhythm tracks from your grandma’s Wurlitzer organ back Tentenko’s confident voice in a sing-song of a melody. The arrangement could be described as spacious with our girl’s voice receiving …

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