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New PV Alert: ≠ME (Not Equal Me) – Kimi no Oto Dattanda

Appearing as a coupling track on sister group =LOVE’s 6th release, ≠ME (Not Equal Me) get their second original song off the ground with “Kimi no Oto Dattanda (君の音だったんだ)”. As with their debut song “≠ME”, Kimi no Oto Dattanda” keeps to a scholastic theme. We se the girls around campus …

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New PV Alert: DAOKO – anniversary

From her DAOKO x Dragilia Lost album, DAOKO takes us on a tour of worlds both virtual and fabricated. DAOKO prances through elaborate set pieces with ample room for her to encircle full blown furniture pieces like she was shopping for her new Living Room at IKEA. When the chorus …

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New PV Alert: NMB48 – Hatsukoi Shijo Shugi

Getting together in smart street fashion and performance outfits of blue and white, NMB48’s 22nd go around plays out as a rehearsal in the unglamorous backstages of a theater. “Hatsukoi Shijo Shugi (初恋至上主義)” provides an upbeat soundtrack to an emotional outpour that imparts a bittersweet aftertaste. The brick room that …

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New PV Alert: EMI (from DESURABBITS) – Tokyo no sukima

Giving their main singer a spotlight, DESURABBITS gives EMI a star turn in the promotional video for “Tokyo no sukima (東京の隙間)”. Milky guitars underscore the solo image of EMI that quickly transitions to group shots of DESURABBITS both live and off shot. Lovely shots of the young talent at street …

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New PV Alert: MELONBATAKE A GO GO – Ikasuze IDOL

Getting in the habit today, we get more breakneck, rockabilly swing from MELONBATAKE A GO GO in the form of “Ikasuze IDOL (イカすぜIDOL)”. The girls put on the dress of catholic nuns as the bass guitar grooves over the beat until the real double-time groove sets in. Meanwhile the girls …

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New PV Alert: Uchida Shuri – FALL INTO A DREAM

A new digital single from Uchida Shuri gives us plenty of spacey instrumentals to sink our teeth into. “FALL INTO A DREAM (夢の中に吸い込まれる, Yume no naka ni suikomareru)” finds the singer trying her tongue with English lyrics. Subdued beats get a busy steel drum instrumental that sounds as warped as …

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New PV Alert: PiXMiX – Sonosaki e

Here with their major debut single, PiXMiX, the young sister group to OnePixcel get their feet wet with a dramatic turn in “Sonosaki e (その先へ)”. We find the girls engaged in dramatic jobs, promotional jobs, and all sorts of idol type work only to prove novice to the skills required. …

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New PV Alert: raymay – Godou

Hitting like a brick at the bottom stocking, raymay strike back with a new single and a new member. “Godou (悟道)” rocks out with a double kick drum and guitars all over your face on this event only release. raymay definitely should work for those of you who are looking …

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New PV Alert: Osaka☆Shunkashuto – Dance to the light

From their minialbum “Gachi Agaru High Tension made Yume jyanai Kono Genjitsu” and with Osaka’s Dotonbori behind them, Osaka☆Shunkashuto get an ebullient new promotional video in front of our eyes with “Dance to the light”. Shot on location, the girls bring out the locals for flash mob dance that takes …

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New PV Alert: =LOVE – Zuruiyo zuruine

The seasons have changed now that instead of happy-go-lucky idol songs, we get idol songs about love lost. Nothing this year heralds autumn as well as =LOVE’s lovesick refrain in their latest single, “Zuruiyo zuruine (ズルいよ ズルいね)”. It should be noted immediately that member Takamatsu Hitomi is absent from this …

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