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New PV Alert: Tacoyaki Rainbow – Nijiiro shinka-ron

From their new album “Double Rainbow”, Tacoyaki Rainbow just blew my mind with the promotional video for “Nijiiro shinka-ron”. The wafting vocals of the verses carry the sound of danger behind them, and when things break down, the attitude comes out. The chorus hits like the best of the Eighties …

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New PV Alert: HAMIDASYSTEM – Kogarete Planet

The mysterious trio HAMIDASYSTEM release an “Official Performance Video” for their song “Kogarete Planet”. Bathed in colored lights and lasers, the foursome work their way through a series of poses and twirls for this slow burn of a song. Dressed in neck to ankle black, the group whip the electronic …

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New PV Alert: Inkey Oops – Bubble ga hajike chau

The group that seemed to take up the flashback torch release their second promotional video. The three girls of Inkey Oops brought the fun with them for this second outing “Bubble ga hajike chau”. Most shots look like the girls are dressed down for a sleepover in shorts and comfy-looking …

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New PV Alert: BiSH – Toumeina mama de yuke

BiSH hit us again with a cross-promotional song for Kirin Lemon- a lemon flavored soft drink that doesn’t appear much in my corner of the world. “Toumeina mama de yuke” skips along melodically like a call and response or, if you prefer, like bubbles percolating up to the top of …

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New PV Alert: QUEENS – ROCKSTEADY

After a lengthy incubation period, QUEENS are finally ready to let us onto the party bus. The dance rock idol group doesn’t disappoint with this debut release and promotional video; “ROCKSTEADY” is filled with good times and a colorful, party atmosphere. QUEENS don’t sound like the heavy metal leaning rock …

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New PV Alert: Choux Cream Rocket – Kimi no Achoo!

All hail the winners of Last idol Season 2! The trio start off their winning promotional video with a nasty, sneeze inducing spill into a shallow creek. Choux Cream Rocket spend the next five minutes dealing with the dirtied uniform with a hose, a washing machine, and a few hijinks. …

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New PV Alert: GANG PARADE – GANG 2

Not long removed from their previous release “Beyond the Mountain”, GANG PARADE return with a new members, a new single, a new promotional video, and a return. Pumping mid-tempo rhythms work in concert with an emotional melody to build the outpour I’ve been awaiting. “GANG 2”, which sounds like a …

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