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New PV Alert 2& – Red Shoot

2& (pronounced “double and”), the solo project of former Guso Drop member Saki gets a new promotional video with the release of “Red Shoot”. The singer’s distinctive vocals adorn this upbeat track with an uptempo rock arrangement. The promotional video features Saki in her striking red performance outfit goofing on …

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New PV Alert: SHE IS SUMMER – Kaigan 2-gosen

New musical grooves from SHE IS SUMMER’s 2nd album WAVE MOTION. Maybe I never noticed before, but this time around we get english translations for this rainy day love sick song. Set mostly in an American Style diner, MICO stares her memories down from a romantic affair. Meanwhile, I just …

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New PV Alert: FAKY – New Age

The third of FAKY’s dance trilogy gets a release with the tough as nails “New Age”. With writer credits that include Koda Kumi and a rhythm that slaps, you probably expect this to be my favorite of the three. You’re right. There’s some definite shades of 2NE1 here as the …

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New PV Alert: Chuning Candy – Ai no uta

With a new release less than a week old, Chuning Candy give us a choreography video for the second side of their double A-side. With a sound that’s decidedly more “idol” than you might expect from the group, Chuning Candy seems to be keeping it simple for you, (yes, you) …

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New PV Alert: pop☆star (OS☆U) – Dirty Love

Straight outta Aichi, pop☆star is a subunit of the more popular members from OS☆U chosen to deliver pop and electronic. The girls certainly looked polished, and the zooming camera work (though disorienting at times) holds interest in this new unit. pop☆star definitely feels like something new, and I support anything …

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New PV Alert: SHACHI – Getting Lucky

New music from Suzukawa Mashilo’s rap identity SHACHI got a promotional video release. “Getting Lucky” from SHACHI’s Universal Music release “Alone” matches the artist’s unique vocals with the sounds of nature and SAME’s modern, grooving beats. SHACHI takes the daytripper approach to the promotional video, and we get a lot …

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New PV Alert: Niji no Conquistador – Hibike! Fanfare

The Niji no Conquistador triple release is coming, and here we now have the second of three promotional videos for the headlining A-side tracks. “Hibike! Fanfare (響け!ファンファーレ)” combines a rainbow themed dance show with table tennis, curling, synchronized swimming, baseball, soccer, and some curious power ups. The theme here seems …

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New PV Alert: Appare! Harajuku – Gimigimi Darling

“Gimigimi Darling (ギミギミダーリン)” marks the second major release from Appare! Harajuku, and we get the new promotional video on the now side! The group gets the drop on Valentine’s Day with this early release PV. This time around the girls play with a Yunomi song tapered to the group’s strengths. …

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New PV Alert: Gu-Gu Lulu – Mi Se Te!

On their third single, Gu-Gu Lulu keep the funky bass going on and on. “Mi Se Te! (ミ・セ・テ!)” plays with the girls co-habiting a spacious quarters with separate rooms for each member. As the guitar melodies start up, the bass pops its way into existence and the girls crawl out …

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