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New PV Alert: MIGMA SHELTER – 69

MIGMA SHELTER come back to us with a triple A-side single and this promotional video for their song “69”. The beats are complimented with a metalesque guitar riff that’ll probably catch a few of you playing air guitar. The girls look like they’re up to no good as their yankee …

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New PV Alert: Ohara Sakurako – I am I

Celebrating her fifth year as a solo artist, Ohara Sakurako releases her new single “I am I”. For her tenth time out, we get a dual perspective of the actress/singer with an introspective Sakurako resting her head on her bed and a more lively Sakurako playfully strolling in the forest …

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New PV Alert: SHACHI – One Day

New music from the rap persona of Mashilo (Cy8er) gets a release with the promotional video for “One Day”. A mid tempo groove accompanies the hooded idol on this pleasing track. SHACHI alternates between her rap and her more melodic vocals with a touch of processing that you’re either going …

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New PV Alert: Fairies – Tell Me How You Feel

Finishing up their promotional cycle (the PV part of that cycle, anyway), Fairies release the short version for their coupling track “Tell me How You Feel” from their latest single “Metropolis”. The song plays with a very cool groove with a low hum kick drum contrasting with stabbing keyboards and …

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New PV Alert: KAI – Himitsu no tobira

Hitting us with some fresh indie idol style today we have the whimsy of former There There Theres and Bellring Shoujo Heart member KAI. “Himitsu no tobira (秘密の扉)” plays a grooving bassline that’s part surf and part motown imparted with a bit of magic from keyboard drippings. The PV seems …

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New PV Alert: RYUTIST – Majime ni koishite

For their 8th anniversary, RYUTist release the 7 inch disc “Majime ni koishite (Majimeに恋して)”. The retro melodies of the group get a decidedly upbeat arrangement as the girls emote from their colored backgrounds like an idol version of the Brady Bunch. A bit later in the promotional video, the girls …

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New PV Alert: Michishige Sayumi – OK! Ikimakucchae

Two things seem incredible to me. First of all, Michishige Sayumi, the leader of Morning Musume and Hello! Project during its second impact period is releasing a “best of” album. This is strange considering her reputation as singer (not as an entertainer), but the timing seems right considering the popularity …

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New PV Alert: Pimm’s – Like a Sunflower

Girls rock idol unit Pimm’s come back with a new digital single for the summertime. “Like a Sunflower” features a dramatic turn that sweeps members as they hit the summertime blues. Part time work, cramming, practicing, and lazing about keep the girls occupied but a little unfulfilled. The girls don’t …

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