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NSK’s PV Power Hour 02/10/2018

The power crew talk about Playballs, Itano Tomomi, Tsubaki Factory, DESU. RABBITS, Candye Syrup, Morning Musume, GANG PARADE, and ONE PIXCEL. Recorded February 10th, 2018. 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 …

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New PV Alert: SCANDAL – Platform Syndrome

Mami flips the power on her JCM2000, and you know you’re in for some SCANDAL style rock. “Platform Syndrome”, an album track from the latest album puts the group’s band sound first: fast tempos and guitar work rule the airwaves for a straight ahead band sound. In keeping with this …

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New PV Alert: Tokyo Girls’ Style – Last Romance

Before the paint dries, it’s time to unpack the funk grooves of Tokyo Girls’ Style’s 24th single. In a bit of a return, TGS turn to their funky roots for “Last Romance”, although nothing is quite the same as it was. The sound palette for this latest release eschews the …

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New PV Alert: ONEPIXCEL – LAGRIMA

ONEPIXCEL finally make their major debut with “LAGRIMA”, the ED theme for Dragon Ball Super. Make no mistake, getting attached to the Dragon Ball series is a big step for the young group. The trio dial back the electro a bit for “LAGRIMA” although you’ll still here some of the …

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New PV Alert: AOP – Mondou muyou de GO! !

The second promotional video from AOP’s Osomatsu-san 2nd season theme made the airwaves recently, and it’s a race. The five girls run across a particularly long bridge while trying to lip along with their track. Now, I should warn you that “Mondou muyou de GO!!” is shot documentary style, so …

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New PV Alert: Tsubaki Factory – A Spring Love Song

With pastoral colors abounding, the Caelia Factory girls get a spring party going with the cute and fresh “Shunrenka”. The sound stage promotional video puts the girls in crisp looking white bouses and pastel skirts with a bit of puff under a draping of streamers. Giant balls of yarn decorate …

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New PV Alert: GANG PARADE – BREAKING THE ROAD

GANG PARADE hit a seaside beach resort on their latest single “BREAKING THE ROAD” In the long skirts that seem to have become their trademark, the girls run through the deserted twisting passageways of the monstrosity. While visually stimulating, the girls don’t end up busting up anyone’s posh vacation, which …

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New PV Alert: BAND-MAID – DOMINATION

In time for their new album “WORLD DOMINATION”, BAND-MAID release the rocking new promotional video for the track “DOMINATION”. Clearly setting their sights on a world stage, the five-some keep their foot on the throttle with crunchy guitars and double-kick action. The central riff sounds great over the both the …

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New PV Alert: Candye♡Syrup – IDOL DEATH SKA !?

Waxing the 3rd wave ska like it was 1996, Candye♡Syrup make a return with a new promotional video for a new mini album. As usual, the girls are put of their lacy lolita best, crowned with the dyed coifs of their fashionable Harajuku origins. The pastels and sweets never let …

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