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New PV Alert: Wa-suta – Grapefruit moon

I know it’s time, can you believe that a Best of- CD for Wa-suta is in the works? From that work, today we have the promotional video from the original song “Grapefruit moon (グレープフルーツムーン)”. Shot on the rooftops with the titular moon floating bright and huge, Wa-suta present a look …

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New PV Alert: Maison book girl – Kanashimi no kodomotachi

From last December’s Umi to Uchu no Kodomotachi album, Maison book girl give us more frantic-paced, angular jams with the 5/4 groove of “Kanashimi no kodomotachi (悲しみの子供たち)”. Dismemberment is the name of the game with visualizations of children disintegrating before our eyes and our conception of pop rhythms falling apart …

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New PV Alert: Yurumerumo! – Supriser!

SURPRISE! Yurumerumo! has a new lineup and a new album set for release in the next week. In summary: OUT- Ano, IN- Nani and Nerun. Now at five members, Yurumerumo! still cleave to the cut up, mixed up porridge of styles with a few stark changes in sound on this …

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New PV Alert: COLOR’z – Nanokame

New music from COLOR’z makes its way to the New PV Alerts courtesty of the forthcoming single “Nanokame (ナノカメ)”. A rock soundtrack filled with riffing guitars and quick-handed drum fills accompanies the performance shots of the colorful idol group, who ironically are given back outfits befitting the sounds. Billows of …

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New PV Alert: Tenkou Shoujo* – Jounetsu revolver

Warming things up with their latest promotional video, Tenkou Shoujo* provide a funky soundtrack with their latest single “Jounetsu revolver (情熱リボルバー)”. The group, now down to a quartet, battle things out in the squared circle with some mixed martial arts matches that pits member vs. member. I don’t know, but …

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New PV Alert: Uchida Maaya – No scenario

With her 10th single, Uchida Maaya makes our pages for the first time. “No Scenario (ノーシナリオ)” gives us the singer in bed to start the day, and we join her reminisces of an incredible date the day before. Running through the park with umbrellas in hand, seems like the kind …

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New PV Alert: Tamura Meimi – Ichijiku

Tamura Meimi, the former Hello! Project member, puts together a new album with this, her latest promotional video, to serve in promotion. “Ichijiku (いちじく)” starts with Meimi playing coy with her vocals until she powers through a memorably melodic chorus. Through the visuals, the singer tries a series of dresses …

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New PV Alert: Kobushi Factory – The flower of youth

Are you ready for the end? Kobushi Factory will disband on March 30, 2020 with leader Hirose Ayaka attending University, Wada Sakurako exiting the entertainment industry, Nomura Minami pursuing a career as a theater actress, and Hamaura Ayano starting activities as a model and actress. Meanwhile, Inoue Rei will continue …

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New PV Alert: BAND-MAID – The Dragon Cries

The latest promotional video from BAND-MAID highlights a track from their latest album CONQUEROR. “The Dragon Cries” settles into a metal groove quickly with the maid-shaped rockers at the center of a darken room that could easily house the next Anne Rice style vampire movie. English lyrics of “The Dragon …

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New PV Alert: Dempagumi.inc – Moshi moshi, internet

Back with a look at their 6 person lineup, Dempagumi.inc give us a taste of the future from the past with their latest promotional video “Moshi moshi, internet (もしもし、インターネット)”. Fashioned to look like the idea of futuristic graphics from a bygone decade (the birthdate of the internet no less), flatter …

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