Tag Archives: Music

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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This Week in Music 01.02.2013

I know it’s not technically 2013 but I’m only a few hours off for most of you. In any case, before we take a look at what’s coming out this week I’d like to address a few things and let you in on the changes that I’m making to this …

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What Makes The Music We Love

Although I have to rely on translations to understand idol music, I believe there is certain brilliance to the lyrical content in this genre. Depending on the group, they frequently talk of themes that people of all ages can easily relate to. Idol fans are usually young males but the …

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K-On! Hokago Live! is coming up soon.

Now that I’ve dedicated myself to picking up a PSP(a pink one at that), I’m running into PSP titles without even looking for them. I’ve come across this trailer for a K-On! music/rhythm/button-pressing game coming out this September 30th in Japan. the presentation looks really nice, and the game play …

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DJ MAX……fack

I’ve always loved music/rhythm games with DDR being my preferred choice, but over time I have found myself not paying as much attention to the newest content that was coming out of asia (IIDX,Pop’n Music,DDR,PIU etc). Back in the day I use to lurk through benamistyle,DDRfreak, browsing the forums and indulging on whatever news …

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Orange Caramel

After School is a Kpop group very similar to Morning Musume as they follow the same formula with their members. As New members from after school “join” the academy, Older members leave the group once they are ready to “graduate”. You might know these girls as they did a Korean …

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New Ikimono Gakari Single

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFGtoOssGdM] This new single kinda flew under the radar for me as I didn’t find out about it until after it was released….which was today. I don’t mind the these slow jams that Ikimono Gakari has been putting out lately, just would be nice to see some Kimagure Romantic ish songs once in …

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Kara Invades Japan

Kara has recently announced their plans for debuting in japan this summer and they have wasted no time in kicking off the promotions with the release of 2 previous hit singles from korea “Honey” and “pretty Girl” dubbed in Japanese. These Girls are pretty popular in Korea and its going …

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