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New PV Alert: Watanabe Mayu – Sayonara de owaru wake janai

Watanabe Mayu’s solo graduation song begins with the (now) former member asleep on an old fashioned iron bed decorated with damasked linens. She looks a bit like sleeping beauty here, and given the Western setting I’m sure more than a little intentionality went into that decision. When the nostaligiac ballad …

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New PV Alert: DAOKO – Onaji Yoru

DAOKO quickly hits us again with a new track filled with sensuality and mystery. For this new jam, DAOKO teams up with D.A.N. for a spy soundtrack of jam filled with funky bass riffs, pizzicato strings, and so much space you can drive a bus between the notes. High notes …

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New PV Alert: KissBee – &PEACH

The lights hang decoratively, the wigs add uniformity, and the black and white outfits add whimsy to this new promotional video from KissBee. Now, you know I loved the heck out of “Dokkin Fuwa Fuwa“. This time, the girls trade the quickstep of that release for a magical symphony marching …

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New PV Alert: Malcolm Mask McLaren – Existence

The power guitars and drums smack you right in the face immediately with the new Malcolm Mask Mclaren. “Existence” puts the girls in the middle of a camping trip, as if to heighten gap with the musical arrangement. The wooded surroundings crowned with RVs along the camp road serve as …

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New PV Alert: notall – Semishigure

Here goes notall again releasing free music. “CD Uruno, Yamemashita. 2” includes Semishigure as heard in the recently released promotional video above. Live footage of the group gets intercut with night scenes of the girls around town. As you might expect, the girls put on their best emotional face in …

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NSK’s PV Power Hour 10/28/2017

The power crew talk about Tokimeki Sendenbu, MAPLEZ, HAMIDASYSTEM, Kasai Tomomi, You’ll Melt More!, and Bandjanaimon! Recorded October 28th, 2017. 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 – @newschoolkaidan Join …

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New PV Alert: AKB48 – 11gatsu no Anklet

The 50th single release from AKB48 marks Watanabe Mayu’s final moments with the group, and as such we get a promotional that, at least in the first 45 seconds, looks a lot like a Mayuyu solo video. And, with the joy on her face in those moments, I’m satisfied with …

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New PV Alert: Musubizm – Kimi e 100%

From their 2nd single “Kimi ni Mu CHU♡XX “, Musubizm deliver light-hearted 80’s inflected promotional video to reflect on. It seems the video editing department had a lot of fun with onscreen graphics, color filters, and background replacement for “Kimi e 100%”. I personally like the green screens of the …

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