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New PV Alert: Rock A Japonica – MUGEN

Rock A Japonica’s 5th single “MUGEN” gets promotion with a sprawling promotional video that befits the sprawling musical styles of the song. A virtual-reality piece, the girls of Rock A Japonica tap into each other’s dreams with futuristic helmet. With every new member, we see and hear a different musical …

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New PV Alert: RYUTist – Tasogare no diary

Playing catch-up after a pair of Morning Musume ’18 concerts, sorry if these are short… A sixth single from Niigata idols RYUTist put the four-piece group at the beach on a crisp day. Relaxing vocals float on a band arrangement that toes the line between twee and indie rock. The …

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New PV Alert: Niji no Conquistador – Yarukkya nai! 2018

Playing catch-up after a pair of Morning Musume ’18 concerts, sorry if these are short… A “Best of” release from Niji no Conquistador precipitates a new promotional video with “Yarukkya nai! 2018”. Now, I’m not sure if this song is a re-recording as the title suggests, but this PV makes …

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New PV Alert: Devil ANTHEM – Etto Neremishi

Playing catch-up after a pair of Morning Musume ’18 concerts, sorry if these are short… The seventh single from Devil ANTHEM. puts the five-piece idol group in some colorful outfits complete with cute cat ears. The electro-score of “Etto neremishi” backs video that presents some dance shot and sweeping aerial …

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New PV Alert: Yoshida Rinne – FOREVER YOUNG

Playing catch-up after a pair of Morning Musume ’18 concerts, sorry if these are short… This catch-up series starts off with Yoshida Rinne. You know how much I love the model/idol/rap idol hyphenate. “FOREVER YOUNG” blends the rap and the melody nicely with some hard hitting rhythms on the electric …

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New PV Alert: DAOKO x Nakata Yasutaka – Bokura no network

“Bokura no network (ぼくらのネットワーク)” from DAOKO’s 3rd album “Shiteki Ryoko” teams the sensation with capsule, Perfume, and Kyary Pamyu Pamyu (to name just a few) producer Nakata Yasutaka for a colorful collaboration. As DAOKO marches to the beat, her long sweater changes color to suit mood and situation. The production …

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New PV Alert: BiSH – stereo future

High on the dramatic scale and in stark black & white, BiSH pick things up where they left off with their new single “stereo future”. Led off by AiNA THE END’s searing voice, BiSH explore their abandoned, naturalistic settings under the weight of an orchestral score that augments the quick …

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New PV Alert: Ototoy Friday – Washan honey

Ototoy Friday get a release after about a year, with their new single “Tokyo / Washan Honey”. Today we get the promotional video for “Washan honey”, which finds the duo deep at the watery floor. Through some camera trickery, Minami and Mana sing behind a torrent of bubbles and flanked …

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