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NSK’s PV Power Hour 05/05/2018

The power crew talk about ANGERME, Up Up Girls (2), Kolokol, AKB48, Shingeki, Band Ja Naimon!, and Suzuki Airi. Recorded May 5th, 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 Kaidan Twitter …

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New PV Alert: BABYMETAL – Distortion

Coming at us like a surprise attack, BABYMETAL pops us in the jaw with their latest digital release, “Distortion”. BABYMETAL play things cool and mysteriou with this new promotional video. Much of the imagery is shrouded in fog with faces obscured by camera angles and masks. One thing is sure: …

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New PV Alert: Suzuki Airi – start again/DISTANCE/#DMAF

A trio of promotional videos from former C-ute member Suzuki Airi hit airwaves earlier this week. Let’s take a look at the return of this Hello! Project mainstay.    Suzuki Airi – start again With ocean views that recall the final C-ute promotional video, “start again” feels very much like …

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New PV Alert: Band Ja Naimon/Koisuru Kanzen Hanzai

Two new promotional video releases were uploaded by band-dols Band Ja Naimon in preparation for their 7th single release. Let’s take a look! Band Ja Naimon – BORN TO BE IDOL The 4:3 aspect ratio screams 1980’s almost as much as the retro graphics and retro hairstyles in Band Ja …

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New PV Alert: BURST GIRL – GREAT FXXKING MY WORLD

Run! BURST GIRLS present their first promotional video filled with the members all running to different goals. Formed from members formerly of Guso Drop, BURST GIRL aren’t exactly rookies, but “GREAT FXXKING MY WORLD” is this group’s first dip into the promotional video realm. It’s not ultimately important, but as …

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New PV Alert: E-girls – Show Time

Supporting their new album “E.G.11”, the E-girls bust open up this latin inspired groove piece. “Show Time” decorates its set with the foliage of a tropical locale inside a set that’s meant to look like an extraordinary club. Choreography looks crisp and impressive with some body contortions that look painful …

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New PV Alert: AKB48 – Teacher Teacher

On this second day of May, AKB48 said to the wota world: Let there be LEGS. For their 52nd single, the group makes a conscious decision to add sex appeal to the already potent electro pop groove of “Teacher Teacher”. Now, we can’t proceed too far without addressing the inherent …

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New PV Alert: Party Rockets GT – NON STOP ROCK

Time to step on that distortion pedal, Party Rockets GT are here to give us some “NON STOP ROCK”. By “rock”, the group really means some 1980’s style hair metal with lots of guitars and straight beats. The chorus gives us the memorable phrase “Non stop rock, non stop dance, …

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New PV Alert: HAMIDASYSTEM – S

Returning with another performance video, HAMIDASYSTEM return with more promotion for their new EP “DERO X”. “S” starts with downward spiraling melodies under purple rays. The sounds are spooky and exotic; they lend a chilling impression when combined with the clear vocals. When things break down and start accelerating, the …

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NSK’s PV Power Hour 04/28/2018

The power crew talk about Niji no Conquistador, ANGERME, RECOJO, Tacoyaki Rainbow, Wakita Monari, Jyujyu, You’ll Melt More!, Erabareshi, and EMPiRE. Recorded April 28th, 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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