Tag Archives: J-Pop

This Week in Music 06.05.2013

With AKB48 having their little election circlejerk at the end of the week, it’d be easy to forget that anything else is really happening in the idol world right now. Well, it’s a good thing I’m here to remind you. Let’s take a look at this week’s new music.  

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That’s No Idol Group…

With the recent arrival of groups that deviate wildly from the typical idol formula, it begs the question: how far can you go before they stop being classed as idol groups, and simply become female rap groups or rock bands with a collection of female vocalists. Unfortunately, these arguments are …

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